SuSE 10 Security Update : glibc (ZYPP Patch Number 8579)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66802


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


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

- Fix stack overflow in getaddrinfo with many results.
(bnc#813121, CVE-2013-1914)

- Fix locking in _IO_cleanup. (bnc#796982)

- Fix buffer overflow in glob. (bnc#691365)

- Fix memory leak in execve (bnc#805899)


Apply ZYPP patch number 8579.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66802

File Name: suse_glibc-8579.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/06/05

Modified: 2013/06/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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: 2013/05/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1914