Fedora 27 : glibc (2017-fb5e227432)

High Nessus Plugin ID 106014

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This update fixes minor security bugs (CVE-2017-17426, CVE-2017-15804), contains single-threaded optimizations for `malloc`, and increases compatibility with IBM POWER 9 hardware.

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Solution

Update the affected glibc package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-fb5e227432

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106014

File Name: fedora_2017-fb5e227432.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/01/15

Updated: 2018/02/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:glibc, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15804, CVE-2017-17426