Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : glibc (MDVSA-2010:207)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 50076

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Synopsis

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

A vulnerability in the GNU C library (glibc) was discovered which could escalate the privilegies for local users (CVE-2010-3847).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 50076

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-207.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Published: 10/21/2010

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:glibc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:glibc-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:glibc-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:glibc-doc-pdf, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:glibc-i18ndata, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:glibc-profile, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:glibc-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:glibc-utils, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nscd, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/20/2010

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (glibc "$ORIGIN" Expansion Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3847

BID: 44154

MDVSA: 2010:207