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

high Nessus Plugin ID 81667
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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: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/6/2015

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

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