Slackware 13.1 / 13.37 / current : glibc (SSA:2012-244-01)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 61748


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


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


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 61748

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2012-244-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/09/04

Modified: 2015/03/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 4

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

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/08/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3480

BID: 54982

SSA: 2012-244-01