SUSE SLES12 Security Update : glibc (SUSE-SU-2018:1562-2)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118259

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for glibc fixes the following issues :

CVE-2017-18269: Fix SSE2 memmove issue when crossing 2GB boundary (bsc#1094150)

CVE-2018-11236: Fix overflow in path length computation (bsc#1094161)

CVE-2018-11237: Don't write beyond buffer destination in
__mempcpy_avx512_no_vzeroupper (bsc#1094154)

Non security bugs fixed: Fix crash in resolver on memory allocation failure (bsc#1086690)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-1077=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1086690

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1094150

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1094154

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1094161

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-18269/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-11236/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-11237/

http://www.nessus.org/u?e62a47af

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118259

File Name: suse_SU-2018-1562-2.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/22

Updated: 2019/04/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-locale, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-locale-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-profile, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nscd, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nscd-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-18269, CVE-2018-11236, CVE-2018-11237