SUSE SLES11 Security Update : glibc (SUSE-SU-2019:14084-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 125984

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for glibc fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

CVE-2019-9169: Fixed heap-based buffer over-read via an attempted case-insensitive regular-expression match (bsc#1127308).

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 11-SP4-LTSS:zypper in -t patch slessp4-glibc-14084=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch sleposp3-glibc-14084=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-glibc-14084=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-glibc-14084=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1127308

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-9169/

http://www.nessus.org/u?876e23a3

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 125984

File Name: suse_SU-2019-14084-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/18/2019

Updated: 1/26/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-i18ndata, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-info, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-locale, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-profile, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nscd, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/17/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/26/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9169