SuSE 11.3 Security Update : glibc (SAT Patch Number 9262)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74351
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This update for the GNU Lib C fixes security issues, some bugs and introduces one new feature. The following security issues have been fixed : - Various potential stack overflows in getaddrinfo() and others were fixed. (bnc#844309). (CVE-2013-4357) - A stack (frame) overflow in getaddrinfo() when called with AF_INET6. The following new feature has been implemented:. (CVE-2013-4458) - On PowerLinux, a vDSO entry for getcpu() was added for possible performance enhancements. (FATE#316816, bnc#854445) The following issues have been fixed : - Performance problems with threads in __lll_lock_wait_private and __lll_unlock_wake_private. (bnc#836746) - IPv6: Memory leak in getaddrinfo() when many RRs are returned. (bnc#863499) - Using profiling C library (-lc_p) can trigger a segmentation fault. (bnc#872832)