SuSE 10 Security Update : glibc (ZYPP Patch Number 8351)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 62960


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


This collective update to the GNU Lib C library (glibc) provides the following fixes :

- Make addmntent() return errors also for cached streams.
(bnc#676178, CVE-2011-1089)

- Fix overflows in vfprintf(). (bnc#770891, CVE-2012-3406)

- Fix incomplete results from nscd. (bnc#753756)

- Fix a deadlock in dlsym in case the symbol isn't found, for multi-threaded programs. (bnc#760216)


Apply ZYPP patch number 8351.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 62960

File Name: suse_glibc-8351.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/11/19

Modified: 2016/02/28

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1089, CVE-2012-3406