SuSE 11.3 Security Update : glibc (SAT Patch Number 9587)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77229


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


This glibc update contains one security and two non security fixes :

- directory traversal in LC_* locale handling.
(CVE-2014-0475). (bnc#887022)

- nscd gets activated upon upgrade. (bnc#882028)

- iconv command inserts a extra control code '0F'.


Apply SAT patch number 9587.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77229

File Name: suse_11_glibc-140806.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/08/16

Modified: 2014/08/16

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: 2014/08/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0475