openSUSE Security Update : glibc (openSUSE-2016-1149)

high Nessus Plugin ID 93852


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This update for glibc fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- arm: mark __startcontext as .cantunwind (CVE-2016-6323, boo#994359, BZ #20435)

Bugs fixed :

- aarch64: Merge __local_multiple_threads offset with memory reference

- Fix memory leak in regexp compiler (BZ #17069)

- Provide correct buffer length to netgroup queries in nscd (BZ #16695)

- Use NSS_STATUS_TRYAGAIN to indicate insufficient buffer (BZ #16878)

- aarch64: End frame record chain correctly (BZ #17555)

- _IO_wstr_overflow integer overflow (BZ #17269)

- Fix nscd lookup when netgroup has wildcards (BZ #16758, BZ #16759)

- Avoid overlapping addresses to stpcpy calls in nscd (BZ #16760)

- resolv: Always set *resplen2 out parameter in send_dg (boo#994576, BZ #19791)

- Fix memory handling in strxfrm_l (BZ #16009)

- Harden tls_dtor_list with pointer mangling (BZ #19018)

- open and openat ignore 'mode' with O_TMPFILE in flags (BZ #17523)


Update the affected glibc packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93852

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1149.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/5/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/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:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/4/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6323