SuSE 11.2 Security Update : glibc (SAT Patch Number 8335)

High Nessus Plugin ID 71307


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


This update for glibc contains the following fixes :

- Fix integer overflows in malloc. (CVE-2013-4332, bnc#839870)

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

- Fix buffer overflow in strcoll. (CVE-2012-4412, bnc#779320)

- Update mount flags in <sys/mount.h>. (bnc#791928)

- Fix buffer overrun in regexp matcher. (CVE-2013-0242, bnc#801246)

- Fix memory leaks in dlopen. (bnc#811979)

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

- Fix check for XEN build in glibc_post_upgrade that causes missing init re-exec. (bnc#818628)

- Don't raise UNDERFLOW in tan/tanf for small but normal argument. (bnc#819347)

- Properly cross page boundary in SSE4.2 implementation of strcmp. (bnc#822210)

- Fix robust mutex handling after fork. (bnc#827811)

- Fix missing character in IBM-943 charset. (bnc#828235)

- Fix use of alloca in gaih_inet. (bnc#828637)

- Initialize pointer guard also in static executables.
(CVE-2013-4788, bnc#830268)

- Fix readdir_r with long file names. (CVE-2013-4237, bnc#834594)


Apply SAT patch number 8335.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 71307

File Name: suse_11_glibc-130913.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/12/10

Modified: 2013/12/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/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: 2013/09/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4412, CVE-2013-0242, CVE-2013-1914, CVE-2013-4237, CVE-2013-4332, CVE-2013-4788