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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64150


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


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)


Apply SAT patch number 7110.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64150

File Name: suse_11_glibc-121129.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/25

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: 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: 2012/11/29

Reference Information

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