SUSE SLES12 Security Update : glibc (SUSE-SU-2020:3024-1)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 143758

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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 :

CVE-2020-10029: Fixed a stack corruption from range reduction of pseudo-zero (bsc#1165784)

Use posix_spawn on popen (bsc#1149332, bsc#1176013)

Correct locking and cancellation cleanup in syslog functions (bsc#1172085)

Fixed concurrent changes on nscd aware files (bsc#1171878)

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 OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-8-2020-3024=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-8-2020-3024=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2020-3024=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP3-2020-3024=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2020-3024=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2020-3024=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-BCL :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-BCL-2020-3024=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2020-3024=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2020-3024=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-5-2020-3024=1

HPE Helion Openstack 8 :

zypper in -t patch HPE-Helion-OpenStack-8-2020-3024=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1149332

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1165784

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1171878

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1172085

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1176013

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-10029/

http://www.nessus.org/u?b9dff19d

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 143758

File Name: suse_SU-2020-3024-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/12/09

Updated: 2021/01/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/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: 2020/10/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/03/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-10029