openSUSE Security Update : glibc (openSUSE-2016-699)

high Nessus Plugin ID 91534

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for glibc fixes the following issues :

- glob-altdirfunc.patch: Do not copy d_name field of struct dirent (CVE-2016-1234, boo#969727, BZ #19779)

- nss-dns-memleak-2.patch: fix memory leak in
_nss_dns_gethostbyname4_r (boo#973010)

- nss-dns-getnetbyname.patch: fix stack overflow in
_nss_dns_getnetbyname_r (CVE-2016-3075, boo#973164, BZ #19879)

- getaddrinfo-hostent-conv-stack-overflow.patch:
getaddrinfo stack overflow in hostent conversion (CVE-2016-3706, boo#980483, BZ #20010)

- clntudp-call-alloca.patch: do not use alloca in clntudp_call (CVE-2016-4429, boo#980854, BZ #20112)

Solution

Update the affected glibc packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=969727

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=973010

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=973164

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=980483

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=980854

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91534

File Name: openSUSE-2016-699.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/9/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/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:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/8/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1234, CVE-2016-3075, CVE-2016-3706, CVE-2016-4429