Fedora 15 : glibc-2.14.1-5 (2012-0018)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 57584


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Revert change from -6 which filtered out GLIBC_PRIVATE symbols. Not appropriate for an update release.

Check values from TZ file header (#767696) Convert tzdata-update to lua (#743034) Mark __clone as .cantunwind (#749556) Update to 2.24.1 release Correctly reparse group line after enlarging the buffer (#739360) Avoid race between {,de}allocate_stack and reclaim_stacks during fork

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected glibc package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57584

File Name: fedora_2012-0018.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/01/18

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:glibc, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:15

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/01/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-5029

FEDORA: 2012-0018