Recommended update for glibc

SUSE Security Update: Recommended update for glibc
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:4067-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1064569 #1110170 #1110174
Cross-References: CVE-2017-15671
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 one vulnerability and has two fixes is now available.

Description:

This update for glibc fixes the following issues:
Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2017-15671: Fixed memory leak in glob with GLOB_TILDE (bsc#1064569, BZ #22325).

Non-security issue fixed:
  • Avoid access beyond memory bounds in pthread_attr_getaffinity_np (bsc#1110170, BZ #15618).
  • Remove improper assert in dlclose (bsc#1110174, BZ #11941).

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-13903=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-glibc-13903=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch slessp3-glibc-13903=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch sleposp3-glibc-13903=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-glibc-13903=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-glibc-13903=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 (i586 x86_64):
    • glibc-html-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-info-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 i686 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • glibc-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-devel-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • glibc-html-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-i18ndata-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-info-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-locale-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-profile-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • nscd-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • glibc-32bit-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-devel-32bit-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-locale-32bit-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-profile-32bit-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (ia64):
    • glibc-locale-x86-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-profile-x86-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-x86-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS (i586 i686 s390x x86_64):
    • glibc-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-devel-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS (i586 s390x x86_64):
    • glibc-html-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-i18ndata-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-info-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-locale-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-profile-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • nscd-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS (s390x x86_64):
    • glibc-32bit-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-devel-32bit-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-locale-32bit-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-profile-32bit-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586 i686):
    • glibc-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-devel-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586):
    • glibc-html-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-i18ndata-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-info-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-locale-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-profile-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • nscd-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 i686 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • glibc-debuginfo-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-debugsource-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • glibc-debuginfo-32bit-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (ia64):
    • glibc-debuginfo-x86-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 (i586 i686 s390x x86_64):
    • glibc-debuginfo-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
    • glibc-debugsource-2.11.3-17.110.24.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 (s390x x86_64):
    • glibc-debuginfo-32bit-2.11.3-17.110.24.2

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