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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 62960
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VPR Score: 6.7


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.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 62960

File Name: suse_glibc-8351.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/19/2012

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: 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: 11/1/2012

Reference Information

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