openSUSE Security Update : glibc (openSUSE-2016-852)

High Nessus Plugin ID 91987

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for glibc provides the following fixes :

- Increase DTV_SURPLUS limit. (bsc#968787)

- Do not copy d_name field of struct dirent.
(CVE-2016-1234, bsc#969727)

- Fix memory leak in _nss_dns_gethostbyname4_r.
(bsc#973010)

- Fix stack overflow in _nss_dns_getnetbyname_r.
(CVE-2016-3075, bsc#973164)

- Fix malloc performance regression from SLE 11.
(bsc#975930)

- Fix getaddrinfo stack overflow in hostent conversion.
(CVE-2016-3706, bsc#980483)

- Do not use alloca in clntudp_call. (CVE-2016-4429, bsc#980854)

- Remove mtrace.1, now included in the man-pages package.
(bsc#967190)

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=967190

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=968787

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=975930

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

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91987

File Name: openSUSE-2016-852.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/07/11

Updated: 2021/01/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/07/10

Reference Information

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