SUSE SLES10 Security Update : glibc (SUSE-SU-2013:1287-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83597

Synopsis

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

Description

This collective update for the GNU C library (glibc) provides the following fixes and enhancements :

Security issues fixed :

- Fix stack overflow in getaddrinfo with many results.
(bnc#813121, CVE-2013-1914)

- Fixed another stack overflow in getaddrinfo with many results (bnc#828637)

- Fix buffer overflow in glob. (bnc#691365) (CVE-2010-4756)

- Fix array overflow in floating point parser [bnc#775690] (CVE-2012-3480)

- Fix strtod integer/buffer overflows [bnc#775690] (CVE-2012-3480) Make addmntent return errors also for cached streams. [bnc #676178, CVE-2011-1089]

- Fix overflows in vfprintf. [bnc #770891, CVE 2012-3406]

- Add vfprintf-nargs.diff for possible format string overflow. [bnc #747768, CVE-2012-0864]

- Check values from file header in __tzfile_read. [bnc #735850, CVE-2009-5029]

Also several bugs were fixed :

- Fix locking in _IO_cleanup. (bnc#796982)

- Fix memory leak in execve. (bnc#805899) Fix nscd timestamps in logging (bnc#783196)

- Fix perl script error message (bnc#774467)

- Fall back to localhost if no nameserver defined (bnc#818630)

- Fix incomplete results from nscd. [bnc #753756]

- Fix a deadlock in dlsym in case the symbol isn't found, for multithreaded programs. [bnc #760216]

- Fix problem with TLS and dlopen. [#732110]

- Backported regex fix for skipping of valid EUC-JP matches [bnc#743689]

- Fixed false regex match on incomplete chars in EUC-JP [bnc#743689]

- Add glibc-pmap-timeout.diff in order to fix useless connection attempts to NFS servers. [bnc #661460]

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected glibc packages

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?1c6953c2

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-5029.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-4756.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1089.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0864.html

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

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-1914.html

https://bugzilla.novell.com/661460

https://bugzilla.novell.com/676178

https://bugzilla.novell.com/691365

https://bugzilla.novell.com/732110

https://bugzilla.novell.com/735850

https://bugzilla.novell.com/743689

https://bugzilla.novell.com/747768

https://bugzilla.novell.com/753756

https://bugzilla.novell.com/760216

https://bugzilla.novell.com/770891

https://bugzilla.novell.com/774467

https://bugzilla.novell.com/775690

https://bugzilla.novell.com/783196

https://bugzilla.novell.com/796982

https://bugzilla.novell.com/805899

https://bugzilla.novell.com/813121

https://bugzilla.novell.com/818630

https://bugzilla.novell.com/828637

http://www.nessus.org/u?16a241e5

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83597

File Name: suse_SU-2013-1287-1.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/20

Updated: 2018/07/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

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: 2013/08/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-5029, CVE-2010-4756, CVE-2011-1089, CVE-2012-0864, CVE-2012-3480, CVE-2013-1914

BID: 46740, 50898, 52201, 54982, 58839