Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

SUSE: CVE-2020-29562: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Back to Search

SUSE: CVE-2020-29562: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/04/2020
Created
03/02/2021
Added
02/27/2021
Modified
10/22/2021

Description

The iconv function in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.30 to 2.32, when converting UCS4 text containing an irreversible character, fails an assertion in the code path and aborts the program, potentially resulting in a denial of service.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-glibc
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-devel
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-devel-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-devel-static
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-devel-static-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-extra
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-html
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-i18ndata
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-info
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-locale
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-locale-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-locale-base
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-locale-base-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-profile
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-profile-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-utils
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-utils-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-nscd

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;