Security update for glibc

SUSE Security Update: Security update for glibc
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:2883-1
Rating: important
References: #1058774 #1064580 #1064583 #941234
Cross-References: CVE-2015-5180 CVE-2017-15670 CVE-2017-15804
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3

An update that solves three vulnerabilities and has one errata is now available.

Description:

This update for glibc fixes the following security issues:

  • CVE-2017-15670: Prevent off-by-one error that lead to a heap-based buffer overflow in the glob function, related to the processing of home directories using the ~ operator followed by a long string (bsc#1064583)
  • CVE-2017-15804: The glob function contained a buffer overflow during unescaping of user names with the ~ operator (bsc#1064580)
  • CVE-2015-5180: res_query in libresolv allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and process crash) (bsc#941234).

This non-security issue was fixed:
  • Fix inaccuracies in casin, cacos, casinh, cacosh (bsc#1058774)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch sdksp4-glibc-13795=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-glibc-13795=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch slessp3-glibc-13795=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch sleposp3-glibc-13795=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-glibc-13795=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-glibc-13795=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 (i586 x86_64):
    • glibc-html-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-info-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 i686 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • glibc-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-devel-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • glibc-html-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-i18ndata-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-info-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-locale-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-profile-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • nscd-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • glibc-32bit-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-devel-32bit-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-locale-32bit-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-profile-32bit-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (ia64):
    • glibc-locale-x86-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-profile-x86-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-x86-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS (i586 i686 s390x x86_64):
    • glibc-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-devel-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS (i586 s390x x86_64):
    • glibc-html-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-i18ndata-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-info-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-locale-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-profile-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • nscd-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS (s390x x86_64):
    • glibc-32bit-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-devel-32bit-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-locale-32bit-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-profile-32bit-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586 i686):
    • glibc-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-devel-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586):
    • glibc-html-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-i18ndata-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-info-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-locale-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-profile-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • nscd-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 i686 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • glibc-debuginfo-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-debugsource-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • glibc-debuginfo-32bit-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (ia64):
    • glibc-debuginfo-x86-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 (i586 i686 s390x x86_64):
    • glibc-debuginfo-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
    • glibc-debugsource-2.11.3-17.110.19.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 (s390x x86_64):
    • glibc-debuginfo-32bit-2.11.3-17.110.19.2

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