Slackware 14.1 / current : glibc (SSA:2014-296-01)

High Nessus Plugin ID 78656

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VPR Score: 6.7


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New glibc packages are available for Slackware 14.1 and -current to fix security issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 78656

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2014-296-01.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2014/10/24

Updated: 2015/01/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:glibc, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:glibc-i18n, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:glibc-profile, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:glibc-solibs, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:glibc-zoneinfo, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 2014/10/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4412, CVE-2012-4424, CVE-2013-4237, CVE-2013-4458, CVE-2013-4788, CVE-2014-0475, CVE-2014-4043, CVE-2014-5119, CVE-2014-6040

SSA: 2014-296-01