SuSE 10 Security Update : glibc (ZYPP Patch Number 9035)

High Nessus Plugin ID 81125


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update for glibc fixes the following security issue :

- A vulnerability was found and fixed in the GNU C Library, specifically in the function gethostbyname(), that can lead to a local or remote buffer overflow.
(bsc#913646). (CVE-2015-0235)


Apply ZYPP patch number 9035.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81125

File Name: suse_glibc-9035.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/02/02

Modified: 2016/12/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:10:glibc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:10:glibc-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:10:glibc-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:10:glibc-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:10:glibc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:10:glibc-i18ndata, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:10:glibc-info, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:10:glibc-locale, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:10:glibc-locale-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:10:glibc-profile, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:10:glibc-profile-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:10:nscd, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:10

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/27

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Exim GHOST (glibc gethostbyname) Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0235

BID: 72325

OSVDB: 117579

CERT: 967332