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

High Nessus Plugin ID 81667


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: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/03/06

Modified: 2016/02/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


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