SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : coreutils (SAT Patch Numbers 8334 / 8336)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 70134

Synopsis

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

Description

This coreutils update fixes three minor security issues :

- VUL-1: CVE-2013-0221: segmentation fault in 'sort -d' and 'sort -M' with long line input. (bnc#798538)

- VUL-1: CVE-2013-0222: segmentation fault in 'uniq' with long line input. (bnc#796243)

- VUL-1: CVE-2013-0223: segmentation fault in 'join -i' with long line input (bnc#798541)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 8334 / 8336 as appropriate.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=796243

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=798538

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=798541

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-0221.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-0222.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-0223.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70134

File Name: suse_11_coreutils-130917.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/26/2013

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:coreutils, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:coreutils-lang, 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: 9/17/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0221, CVE-2013-0222, CVE-2013-0223