CVE-2013-0242
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2,SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3,SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 LTSS for AMD64 and Intel EM64T,SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 LTSS for IBM zSeries 64bit,SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 LTSS for x86,SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS,SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2,SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware,SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3,SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware,SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2,SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3
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CVE-2013-0242

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Upstream information

CVE-2013-0242 at MITRE

Description

Buffer overflow in the extend_buffers function in the regular expression matcher (posix/regexec.c) in glibc, possibly 2.17 and earlier, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and crash) via crafted multibyte characters.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.96
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 801246 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 848783 [NEW], 882910 [CLOSED / NORESPONSE]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2
  • glibc >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-devel >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-devel-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-locale >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-locale-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • nscd >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
Patchnames:
sledsp2-glibc
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3
  • glibc >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-devel >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-devel-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-locale >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-locale-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • nscd >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
Patchnames:
sledsp3-glibc
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1-LTSS
  • glibc >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-32bit >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-devel >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-devel-32bit >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-html >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-info >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-locale >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-locale-32bit >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-profile >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-profile-32bit >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • nscd >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
Patchnames:
slessp1-glibc
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • glibc >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-devel >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-devel-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-html >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-info >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-locale >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-locale-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-locale-x86 >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-profile >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-profile-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-profile-x86 >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-x86 >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • nscd >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
Patchnames:
slessp2-glibc
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • glibc >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-devel >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-devel-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-html >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-info >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-locale >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-locale-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-locale-x86 >= 2.11.3-17.72.14
  • glibc-profile >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-profile-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-profile-x86 >= 2.11.3-17.72.14
  • glibc-x86 >= 2.11.3-17.72.14
  • nscd >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
Patchnames:
slessp3-glibc
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2
  • glibc >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-devel >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-devel-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-html >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-info >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-locale >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-locale-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-locale-x86 >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-profile >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-profile-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-profile-x86 >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-x86 >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • nscd >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
Patchnames:
slessp2-glibc
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3
  • glibc >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-devel >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-devel-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-html >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-info >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-locale >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-locale-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-locale-x86 >= 2.11.3-17.72.14
  • glibc-profile >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-profile-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-profile-x86 >= 2.11.3-17.72.14
  • glibc-x86 >= 2.11.3-17.72.14
  • nscd >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
Patchnames:
slessp3-glibc
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2
  • glibc-html >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-info >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
Patchnames:
sdksp2-glibc
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3
  • glibc-html >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-info >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
Patchnames:
sdksp3-glibc
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 LTSS for x86
  • glibc >= 2.4-31.77.112.1
  • glibc-devel >= 2.4-31.77.112.1
  • glibc-html >= 2.4-31.77.112.1
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.4-31.77.112.1
  • glibc-info >= 2.4-31.77.112.1
  • glibc-locale >= 2.4-31.77.112.1
  • glibc-profile >= 2.4-31.77.112.1
  • nscd >= 2.4-31.77.112.1
Builds
ZYPP Patch Nr: 8936
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 LTSS for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 LTSS for IBM zSeries 64bit
  • glibc >= 2.4-31.77.112.1
  • glibc-32bit >= 2.4-31.77.112.1
  • glibc-devel >= 2.4-31.77.112.1
  • glibc-devel-32bit >= 2.4-31.77.112.1
  • glibc-html >= 2.4-31.77.112.1
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.4-31.77.112.1
  • glibc-info >= 2.4-31.77.112.1
  • glibc-locale >= 2.4-31.77.112.1
  • glibc-locale-32bit >= 2.4-31.77.112.1
  • glibc-profile >= 2.4-31.77.112.1
  • glibc-profile-32bit >= 2.4-31.77.112.1
  • nscd >= 2.4-31.77.112.1
Builds
ZYPP Patch Nr: 8936
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3
  • glibc-html >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-info >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 8337
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3
  • glibc >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-devel >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-locale >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • nscd >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 8337
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3
  • glibc >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-devel >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-devel-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-locale >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-locale-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • nscd >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 8337
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware
  • glibc >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-devel >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-html >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-info >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-locale >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-profile >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • nscd >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 8337
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • glibc >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-devel >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-html >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-info >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-locale >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-locale-x86 >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-profile >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-profile-x86 >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-x86 >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • nscd >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 8337
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • glibc >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-devel >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-devel-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-html >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-info >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-locale >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-locale-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-profile >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • glibc-profile-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
  • nscd >= 2.11.3-17.56.2
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 8337
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS
  • glibc >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-devel >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-html >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-info >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-locale >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-profile >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • nscd >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 9664
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS
  • glibc >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-32bit >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-devel >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-devel-32bit >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-html >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-info >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-locale >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-locale-32bit >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-profile >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-profile-32bit >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • nscd >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 9664
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2
  • glibc-html >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-info >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 8335
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2
  • glibc >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-devel >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-locale >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • nscd >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 8335
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2
  • glibc >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-devel >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-devel-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-locale >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-locale-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • nscd >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 8335
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware
  • glibc >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-devel >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-html >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-info >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-locale >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-profile >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • nscd >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 8335
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware
  • glibc >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-devel >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-devel-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-html >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-info >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-locale >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-locale-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-profile >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-profile-32bit >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • nscd >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 8335
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • glibc >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-devel >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-html >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-info >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-locale >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-locale-x86 >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-profile >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-profile-x86 >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • glibc-x86 >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
  • nscd >= 2.11.3-17.45.49.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 8335
openSUSE 12.3
  • glibc >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-32bit >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-debuginfo >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-debugsource >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-devel >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-devel-32bit >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-devel-debuginfo >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-devel-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-devel-static >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-devel-static-32bit >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-extra >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-extra-debuginfo >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-html >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-info >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-locale >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-locale-32bit >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-locale-debuginfo >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-locale-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-obsolete >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-obsolete-debuginfo >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-profile >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-profile-32bit >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-testsuite >= 2.17-4.7.2
  • glibc-utils >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-utils-32bit >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-utils-debuginfo >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-utils-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • glibc-utils-debugsource >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • nscd >= 2.17-4.7.1
  • nscd-debuginfo >= 2.17-4.7.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2013-723