openSUSE Security Update : glibc (openSUSE-2016-224)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 88829

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for glibc fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2015-7547: A stack-based buffer overflow in getaddrinfo allowed remote attackers to cause a crash or execute arbitrary code via crafted and timed DNS responses (bsc#961721)

- CVE-2015-8777: Insufficient checking of LD_POINTER_GUARD environment variable allowed local attackers to bypass the pointer guarding protection of the dynamic loader on set-user-ID and set-group-ID programs (bsc#950944)

- CVE-2015-8776: Out-of-range time values passed to the strftime function may cause it to crash, leading to a denial of service, or potentially disclosure information (bsc#962736)

- CVE-2015-8778: Integer overflow in hcreate and hcreate_r could have caused an out-of-bound memory access. leading to application crashes or, potentially, arbitrary code execution (bsc#962737)

- CVE-2014-9761: A stack overflow (unbounded alloca) could have caused applications which process long strings with the nan function to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code. (bsc#962738)

- CVE-2015-8779: A stack overflow (unbounded alloca) in the catopen function could have caused applications which pass long strings to the catopen function to crash or, potentially execute arbitrary code. (bsc#962739)

The following non-security bugs were fixed :

- bsc#955647: Resource leak in resolver

- bsc#956716: Don't do lock elision on an error checking mutex

- bsc#958315: Reinitialize dl_load_write_lock on fork

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP1:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected glibc packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=950944

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=955647

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=956716

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=958315

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=961721

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=962736

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=962737

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=962738

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=962739

https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2017-08

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 88829

File Name: openSUSE-2016-224.nasl

Version: 2.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/02/18

Updated: 2019/04/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

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:42.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9761, CVE-2015-7547, CVE-2015-8776, CVE-2015-8777, CVE-2015-8778, CVE-2015-8779

TRA: TRA-2017-08

IAVA: 2016-A-0053