openSUSE Security Update : glibc (openSUSE-SU-2014:1115-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 77659

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

glibc was updated to fix three security issues :

- A directory traversal in locale environment handling was fixed (CVE-2014-0475, bnc#887022, GLIBC BZ #17137)

- Disable gconv transliteration module loading which could be used for code execution (CVE-2014-5119, bnc#892073, GLIBC BZ #17187)

- Fix crashes on invalid input in IBM gconv modules (CVE-2014-6040, bnc#894553, BZ #17325)

Solution

Update the affected glibc packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=887022

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=892073

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=894553

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-09/msg00017.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 77659

File Name: openSUSE-2014-536.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/09/12

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-devel-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-devel-static, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-devel-static-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-extra-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-i18ndata, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-info, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-locale, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-locale-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-locale-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-locale-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-obsolete, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-obsolete-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-profile, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-profile-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-utils-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-utils-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-utils-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-utils-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nscd, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nscd-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/09/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0475, CVE-2014-5119, CVE-2014-6040

BID: 68505, 68983, 69472