Fedora 20 : glibc-2.18-19.fc20 (2015-2845)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 81616
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VPR Score: 5.8

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- Fix CVE-2014-6040: crash in code page decoding functions (IBM933, IBM935, IBM937, IBM939, IBM1364)

- Fix CVE-2014-7817: command execution in wordexp() with WRDE_NOCMD specified

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Solution

Update the affected glibc package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1135841

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1157689

http://www.nessus.org/u?c564838b

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 81616

File Name: fedora_2015-2845.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/5/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.8

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:glibc, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:20

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/28/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6040, CVE-2014-7817

BID: 69472, 71216

FEDORA: 2015-2845