SuSE 11.1 Security Update : glibc (SAT Patch Number 4572)

High Nessus Plugin ID 55441

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update fixes the following security issues found in glibc :

- Specially crafted input to the fnmatch function could cause an integer overflow. (CVE-2011-1071)

- The output of the 'locale' command was not properly quoted. (CVE-2011-1095)

- Unprivileged users could read the NIS shadow database.
(CVE-2010-0015)

- Don't search the current directory if $ORIGIN is in RPATH of libraries called by setuid binaries.
(CVE-2011-0536) The update also includes fixes for non-security bugs. Please refer to the package changelog for details.

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 4572.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=569091

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=585879

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=625591

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=625835

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=645303

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=647965

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=649634

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=659090

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=664541

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=666179

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=673111

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=677787

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=678031

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=685405

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=687510

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-0015.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-0536.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1071.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1095.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 55441

File Name: suse_11_glibc-110516.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/06/28

Updated: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:glibc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:glibc-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:glibc-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:glibc-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:glibc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:glibc-i18ndata, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:glibc-info, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:glibc-locale, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:glibc-locale-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:glibc-profile, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:glibc-profile-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:nscd, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/05/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0015, CVE-2011-0536, CVE-2011-1071, CVE-2011-1095

CWE: 255