SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : glibc (SUSE-SU-2019:1716-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 126337

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VPR Score: 3.6

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-2015-5180: Fixed a NULL pointer dereference with internal QTYPE (bsc#941234).

Feature work: IBM zSeries arch13 hardware support in glibc added (fate#327072, bsc#1132678)

Other issue addressed: Fixed a concurrency issue with ldconfig (bsc#1117993).

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 Software Development Kit 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2019-1716=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-1716=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-1716=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1117993

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1132678

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=941234

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5180/

http://www.nessus.org/u?ea5d61dc

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 126337

File Name: suse_SU-2019-1716-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/06/28

Updated: 2020/01/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/06/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/06/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5180