Slackware 13.1 / 13.37 / current : glibc (SSA:2012-041-03)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 57894


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New glibc packages are available for Slackware 13.1, 13.37, and
-current to fix a security issue.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57894

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2012-041-03.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/02/13

Modified: 2013/06/01

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: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:13.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:13.37

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-5029

SSA: 2012-041-03