SuSE 11.3 Security Update : glibc (SAT Patch Number 10357)

High Nessus Plugin ID 81667

Synopsis

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

Description

glibc has ben updated to fix three security issues :

- wordexp failed to honour WRDE_NOCMD (bsc#906371).
(CVE-2014-7817)

- Fixed invalid file descriptor reuse while sending DNS query (bsc#915526). (CVE-2013-7423)

- Fixed buffer overflow in wscanf (bsc#916222) These non-security issues have been fixed:. (CVE-2015-1472)

- Remove inaccurate assembler implementations of ceill, floorl, nearbyintl, roundl, truncl for PowerPC64 (bsc#917072)

- Don't return IPv4 addresses when looking for IPv6 addresses only (bsc#904461)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 10357.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=904461

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=906371

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=915526

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=916222

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=917072

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-7423.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-7817.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-9402.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1472.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81667

File Name: suse_11_glibc-150226.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/03/06

Updated: 2016/02/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2015/02/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7423, CVE-2014-7817, CVE-2014-9402, CVE-2015-1472