|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Update for glibc RHSA-2012:0397-01|
|Summary:||The remote host is missing an update for the 'glibc'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.|
The remote host is missing an update for the 'glibc'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
The glibc packages provide the standard C and standard math libraries used
by multiple programs on the system. Without these libraries, the Linux
system cannot function correctly.
An integer overflow flaw was found in the implementation of the printf
functions family. This could allow an attacker to bypass FORTIFY_SOURCE
protections and execute arbitrary code using a format string flaw in an
application, even though these protections are expected to limit the impact
of such flaws to an application abort. (CVE-2012-0864)
All users of glibc are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a patch to resolve this issue.
glibc on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Please Install the Updated Packages.
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-0864|
BugTraq ID: 52201
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:0393
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:0397
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:0488
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:0531
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2012 Greenbone Networks GmbH|
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