SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : glibc (SUSE-SU-2019:1877-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 126812

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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 issues fixed :

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

CVE-2009-5155: Fixed a denial of service in parse_reg_exp() (bsc#1127223).

Non-security issues fixed: Does no longer compress debug sections in crt*.o files (bsc#1123710)

Fixes a concurrency problem in ldconfig (bsc#1117993)

Fixes a race condition in pthread_mutex_lock while promoting to PTHREAD_MUTEX_ELISION_NP (bsc#1131330)

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 Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2019-1877=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2019-1877=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-SP1-2019-1877=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-2019-1877=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2019-1877=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-1877=1

See Also

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

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1123710

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1127223

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

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1131330

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-5155/

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?9a83f968

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 126812

File Name: suse_SU-2019-1877-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/19/2019

Updated: 1/13/2021

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-32bit-debuginfo, 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-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-devel-static, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-extra-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-locale, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-locale-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-locale-base-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-locale-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-profile, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-utils-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-utils-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-utils-src-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nscd, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nscd-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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: 7/18/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/26/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-5155, CVE-2019-9169