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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.1.4.2014.0760.1
Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SUSE: Security Advisory (SUSE-SU-2014:0760-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'glibc' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2014:0760-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'glibc' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2014:0760-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
This update for the GNU Lib C fixes security issues, some bugs and introduces one new feature.

The following security issues have been fixed:

* CVE-2013-4357: Various potential stack overflows in getaddrinfo() and
others were fixed. (bnc#844309)
* CVE-2013-4458: A stack (frame) overflow in getaddrinfo() when called
with AF_INET6.

The following new feature has been implemented:

* On PowerLinux, a vDSO entry for getcpu() was added for possible
performance enhancements. (FATE#316816, bnc#854445)

The following issues have been fixed:

* Performance problems with threads in __lll_lock_wait_private and
__lll_unlock_wake_private. (bnc#836746)
* IPv6: Memory leak in getaddrinfo() when many RRs are returned.
(bnc#863499)
* Using profiling C library (-lc_p) can trigger a segmentation fault.
(bnc#872832)

Security Issues references:

* CVE-2013-4357
* CVE-2013-4458

Affected Software/OS:
'glibc' package(s) on SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
5.0

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-4357
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-09/msg00020.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/09/17/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/09/17/8
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/01/28/18
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/01/29/21
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/02/24/3
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/67992
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2306-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2306-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2306-3
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2013-4357
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2013-4357
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2013-4357
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/95103
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2013-4357
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-4458
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-04
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:283
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:284
https://sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2013-10/msg00733.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2016:0470 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00036.html
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