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

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VPR Score: 6.7


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


glibc has ben updated to fix three security issues :

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

- 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)


Apply SAT patch number 10357.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81667

File Name: suse_11_glibc-150226.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/6/2015

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

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: 2/26/2015

Reference Information

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