openSUSE Security Update : glibc / glibc-testsuite / glibc-utils / etc (openSUSE-2015-383)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 83867
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

glibc was updated to fix security issues and bugs :

- Separate internal state between getXXent and getXXbyYY NSS calls (CVE-2014-8121, bsc#918187, BZ #18007)

- Fix read past end of pattern in fnmatch (bsc#920338, BZ #17062, BZ #18032, BZ #18036)

- Fix buffer overflow in nss_dns (CVE-2015-1781, bsc#927080, BZ #18287)

Also this bug got fixed :

- Simplify handling of nameserver configuration in resolver (bsc#917539)

Solution

Update the affected glibc / glibc-testsuite / glibc-utils / etc packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=917539

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=918187

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=920338

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=927080

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83867

File Name: openSUSE-2015-383.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/28/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-devel-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-devel-static, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-devel-static-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-extra-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-i18ndata, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-info, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-locale, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-locale-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-locale-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-locale-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-obsolete, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-obsolete-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-profile, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-profile-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-utils-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-utils-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-utils-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:glibc-utils-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nscd, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:nscd-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/17/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8121, CVE-2015-1781