SuSE 11.2 Security Update : glibc (SAT Patch Number 7110)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 64150
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Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

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

- Fix strtod integer/buffer overflows. (bnc#775690, CVE-2012-3480)

- Fix vfprintf handling of many format specifiers.
(bnc#770891, CVE-2012-3404 / CVE-2012-3405 / CVE-2012-3406)

- Fix pthread_cond_timedwait stack unwinding. (bnc#750741, bnc#777233)

- Improve fix for dynamic library unloading. (bnc#783060)

- Fix resolver when first query fails, but second one succeeds. (bnc#767266)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 7110.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=750741

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=767266

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=770891

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=775690

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=777233

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=783060

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3404.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3405.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3406.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3480.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64150

File Name: suse_11_glibc-121129.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/25/2013

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:glibc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:glibc-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:glibc-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:glibc-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:glibc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:glibc-i18ndata, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:glibc-info, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:glibc-locale, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:glibc-locale-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:glibc-profile, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:glibc-profile-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:nscd, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/29/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3404, CVE-2012-3405, CVE-2012-3406, CVE-2012-3480