SuSE 10 Security Update : glibc (ZYPP Patch Number 7896)

High Nessus Plugin ID 57435


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


The following bug has been fixed :

- Specially crafted time zone files could cause a heap overflow in glibc.


Apply ZYPP patch number 7896.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57435

File Name: suse_glibc-7896.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/01/05

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/12/26