SuSE 11.3 Security Update : glibc (SAT Patch Number 10259)

high Nessus Plugin ID 81295
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VPR Score: 4.4


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


glibc has been updated to fix security issues and bugs :

- Fix crashes on invalid input in IBM gconv modules.
(CVE-2014-6040 / CVE-2012-6656, bsc#894553, bsc#894556, GLIBC BZ #17325, GLIBC BZ #14134)

- Avoid infinite loop in nss_dns getnetbyname.

- Don't touch user-controlled stdio locks in forked child.
(bsc#864081, GLIBC BZ #12847)

- Unlock mutex before going back to waiting for PI mutexes. (bsc#891843, GLIBC BZ #14417)

- Implement x86 cpuid handling of leaf4 for cache information. (bsc#903288, GLIBC BZ #12587)

- Fix infinite loop in check_pf. (bsc#909053, GLIBC BZ #12926)


Apply SAT patch number 10259.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81295

File Name: suse_11_glibc-150129.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/11/2015

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

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: 1/29/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6656, CVE-2014-6040, CVE-2014-9402