GLSA-202006-04 : glibc: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 137441


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202006-04 (glibc: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in glibc. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All glibc users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-libs/glibc-2.30-r8'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 137441

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202006-04.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 6/17/2020

Updated: 6/22/2020

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


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


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:gentoo:linux:glibc, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/13/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/18/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-6488, CVE-2019-7309, CVE-2019-9169, CVE-2020-10029, CVE-2020-1751

GLSA: 202006-04