openSUSE Security Update : glibc (openSUSE-2018-30)

High Nessus Plugin ID 106059

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for glibc fixes the following issues :

- A privilege escalation bug in the realpath() function has been fixed. [CVE-2018-1000001, bsc#1074293]

- A memory leak and a buffer overflow in the dynamic ELF loader has been fixed. [CVE-2017-1000408, CVE-2017-1000409, bsc#1071319]

- An issue in the code handling RPATHs was fixed that could have been exploited by an attacker to execute code loaded from arbitrary libraries. [CVE-2017-16997, bsc#1073231]

- A potential crash caused by a use-after-free bug in pthread_create() has been fixed. [bsc#1053188]

- A bug that prevented users to build shared objects which use the optimized libmvec.so API has been fixed.
[bsc#1070905]

- A memory leak in the glob() function has been fixed.
[CVE-2017-15670, CVE-2017-15671, CVE-2017-15804, bsc#1064569, bsc#1064580, bsc#1064583]

- A bug that would lose the syscall error code value in case of crashes has been fixed. [bsc#1063675]

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected glibc packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1051042

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1053188

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1063675

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1064569

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1064580

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1064583

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1070905

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1071319

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1073231

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1074293

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106059

File Name: openSUSE-2018-30.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/01/16

Updated: 2019/04/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-devel-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-devel-static, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-devel-static-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-extra-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-i18ndata, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-info, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-locale, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-locale-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-locale-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-locale-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-obsolete, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-obsolete-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-profile, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-profile-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-utils-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-utils-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-utils-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-utils-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nscd, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nscd-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/01/15

Exploitable With

Metasploit (glibc "realpath()" Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000408, CVE-2017-1000409, CVE-2017-15670, CVE-2017-15671, CVE-2017-15804, CVE-2017-16997, CVE-2018-1000001