Slackware 12.0 / 12.1 / 12.2 / 13.0 / 13.1 / current : glibc (SSA:2010-301-01)

High Nessus Plugin ID 50388


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New glibc packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, 13.0, 13.1, and -current to fix a security issue.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 50388

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2010-301-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/10/29

Modified: 2018/02/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:glibc, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:glibc-i18n, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:glibc-profile, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:glibc-solibs, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:glibc-zoneinfo, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.2, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/10/28

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (glibc LD_AUDIT Arbitrary DSO Load Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3856

BID: 44347

SSA: 2010-301-01