Slackware 14.1 / current : glibc (SSA:2016-054-02)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 88910


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New glibc packages are available for Slackware 14.1 and -current to fix security issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 88910

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2016-054-02.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/02/24

Modified: 2017/01/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


Base Score: 8.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:glibc, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:glibc-i18n, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:glibc-profile, p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:glibc-solibs, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7547

SSA: 2016-054-02

IAVA: 2016-A-0053

TRA: TRA-2017-08