SUSE SLED10 / SLES10 Security Update : glibc (SUSE-SU-2012:1667-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 83570
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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for GNU C library (glibc) fixes multiple integer overflows in strtod and related functions.

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Solution

Update the affected glibc packages

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?6dc57730

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3480.html

https://bugzilla.novell.com/775690

http://www.nessus.org/u?1f58e0b7

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83570

File Name: suse_SU-2012-1667-1.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/20/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-i18ndata, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-info, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-locale, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:glibc-profile, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:nscd, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:10

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/18/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3480

BID: 54982