ID CVE-2005-2490
Summary Stack-based buffer overflow in the sendmsg function call in the Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.13.1 allows local users to execute arbitrary code by calling sendmsg and modifying the message contents in another thread.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.0
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 test1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 test10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 test11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 test2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 test3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 test4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 test5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 test6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 test7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 test8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6 test9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.1 Release Candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.1 Release Candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.6 Release Candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.7 Release Candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.8 Release Candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.8 Release Candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.8 Release Candidate 3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc3
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:2.6.20
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:2.6.20
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.10 Release Candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11 Release Candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11 Release Candidate 3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11 Release Candidate 4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12 Release Candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12 Release Candidate 4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc4
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6_test9_cvs
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6_test9_cvs
CVSS
Base: 4.6 (as of 14-09-2005 - 15:14)
Impact:
Exploitability:
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL
nessus via4
  • NASL family Mandriva Local Security Checks
    NASL id MANDRAKE_MDKSA-2005-220.NASL
    description Multiple vulnerabilities in the Linux 2.6 kernel have been discovered and corrected in this update: The kernel on x86_64 platforms does not use a guard page for the 47-bit address page to protect against an AMD K8 bug which allows a local user to cause a DoS (CVE-2005-1764). The KEYCTL_JOIN_SESSION_KEYRING operation in versions prior to 2.6.12.5 contains an error path that does not properly release the session management semaphore, which allows local users or remote attackers to cause a DoS (semaphore hang) via a new session keyring with an empty name string, a long name string, the key quota reached, or ENOMEM (CVE-2005-2098). Kernels prior to 2.6.12.5 do not properly destroy a keyring that is not instantiated properly, allowing a local user or remote attacker to cause a DoS (oops) via a keyring with a payload that is not empty (CVE-2005-2099). An array index overflow in the xfrm_sk_policy_insert function in xfrm_user.c allows local users to cause a DoS (oops or deadlock) and possibly execute arbitrary code (CVE-2005-2456). The zisofs driver in versions prior to 2.6.12.5 allows local users and remove attackers to cause a DoS (crash) via a crafted compressed ISO filesystem (CVE-2005-2457). inflate.c in the zlib routines in versions prior to 2.6.12.5 allow remove attackers to cause a DoS (crash) via a compressed file with 'improper tables' (CVE-2005-2458). The huft_build function in inflate.c in the zlib routines in versions prior to 2.6.12.5 returns the wrong value, allowing remote attackers to cause a DoS (crash) via a certain compressed file that leads to a NULL pointer dereference (CVE-2005-2459). A stack-based buffer overflow in the sendmsg function call in versions prior to 2.6.13.1 allow local users to execute arbitrary code by calling sendmsg and modifying the message contents in another thread (CVE-2005-2490). The raw_sendmsg function in versions prior to 2.6.13.1 allow local users to cause a DoS (change hardware state) or read from arbitrary memory via crafted input (CVE-2005-2492). A memory leak in the seq_file implementation in the SCSI procfs interface (sg.c) in 2.6.13 and earlier allows a local user to cause a DoS (memory consumption) via certain repeated reads from /proc/scsi/gs/devices file which is not properly handled when the next() interator returns NULL or an error (CVE-2005-2800). The ipt_recent module in versions prior to 2.6.12 when running on 64bit processors allows remote attackers to cause a DoS (kernel panic) via certain attacks such as SSH brute force (CVE-2005-2872). The ipt_recent module in versions prior to 2.6.12 does not properly perform certain tests when the jiffies value is greater than LONG_MAX, which can cause ipt_recent netfilter rules to block too early (CVE-2005-2873). Multiple vulnerabilities in versions prior to 2.6.13.2 allow local users to cause a DoS (oops from NULL dereference) via fput in a 32bit ioctl on 64-bit x86 systems or sockfd_put in the 32-bit routing_ioctl function on 64-bit systems (CVE-2005-3044). The sys_set_mempolicy function in mempolicy.c allows local users to cause a DoS via a negative first argument (CVE-2005-3053). Versions 2.6.8 to 2.6.14-rc2 allow local users to cause a DoS (oops) via a userspace process that issues a USB Request Block (URB) to a USB device and terminates before the URB is finished, which leads to a stale pointer reference (CVE-2005-3055). drm.c in version 2.6.13 and earlier creates a debug file in sysfs with world-readable and world-writable permissions, allowing local users to enable DRM debugging and obtain sensitive information (CVE-2005-3179). The Orinoco driver in 2.6.13 and earlier does not properly clear memory from a previously used packet whose length is increased, allowing remote attackers to obtain sensitive information (CVE-2005-3180). Kernels 2.6.13 and earlier, when CONFIG_AUDITSYSCALL is enabled, use an incorrect function to free names_cache memory, preventing the memory from being tracked by AUDITSYSCALL code and leading to a memory leak (CVE-2005-3181). The VT implementation in version 2.6.12 allows local users to use certain IOCTLs on terminals of other users and gain privileges (CVE-2005-3257). Exec does not properly clear posix-timers in multi-threaded environments, which result in a resource leak and could allow a large number of multiple local users to cause a DoS by using more posix- timers than specified by the quota for a single user (CVE-2005-3271). The rose_rt_ioctl function rose_route.c in versions prior to 2.6.12 does not properly verify the ndigis argument for a new route, allowing an attacker to trigger array out-of-bounds errors with a large number of digipeats (CVE-2005-3273). A race condition in ip_vs_conn_flush in versions prior to 2.6.13, when running on SMP systems, allows local users to cause a DoS (NULL dereference) by causing a connection timer to expire while the connection table is being flushed before the appropriate lock is acquired (CVE-2005-3274). The NAT code in versions prior to 2.6.13 incorrectly declares a variable to be static, allowing remote attackers to cause a DoS (memory corruption) by causing two packets for the same protocol to be NATed at the same time (CVE-2005-3275). The sys_get_thread_area function in process.c in versions prior to 2.6.12.4 and 2.6.13 does not clear a data structure before copying it to userspace, which may allow a user process to obtain sensitive information (CVE-2005-3276). The provided packages are patched to fix these vulnerabilities. All users are encouraged to upgrade to these updated kernels. To update your kernel, please follow the directions located at: http://www.mandriva.com/en/security/kernelupdate
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2014-08-22
    plugin id 20451
    published 2006-01-15
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=20451
    title MDKSA-2005:220 : kernel
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2005-514.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages are now available as part of ongoing support and maintenance of Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4. This is the second regular update. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. The Linux kernel handles the basic functions of the operating system. This is the second regular kernel update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. New features introduced in this update include: - Audit support - systemtap - kprobes, relayfs - Keyring support - iSCSI Initiator - iscsi_sfnet 4:0.1.11-1 - Device mapper multipath support - Intel dual core support - esb2 chipset support - Increased exec-shield coverage - Dirty page tracking for HA systems - Diskdump -- allow partial diskdumps and directing to swap There were several bug fixes in various parts of the kernel. The ongoing effort to resolve these problems has resulted in a marked improvement in the reliability and scalability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. The following security bugs were fixed in this update, detailed below with corresponding CAN names available from the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) : - flaws in ptrace() syscall handling on 64-bit systems that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (crash) (CVE-2005-0756, CVE-2005-1761, CVE-2005-1762, CVE-2005-1763) - flaws in IPSEC network handling that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service or potentially gain privileges (CVE-2005-2456, CVE-2005-2555) - a flaw in sendmsg() syscall handling on 64-bit systems that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service or potentially gain privileges (CVE-2005-2490) - a flaw in sendmsg() syscall handling that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service by altering hardware state (CVE-2005-2492) - a flaw that prevented the topdown allocator from allocating mmap areas all the way down to address zero (CVE-2005-1265) - flaws dealing with keyrings that could cause a local denial of service (CVE-2005-2098, CVE-2005-2099) - a flaw in the 4GB split patch that could allow a local denial of service (CVE-2005-2100) - a xattr sharing bug in the ext2 and ext3 file systems that could cause default ACLs to disappear (CVE-2005-2801) - a flaw in the ipt_recent module on 64-bit architectures which could allow a remote denial of service (CVE-2005-2872) The following device drivers have been upgraded to new versions : qla2100 --------- 8.00.00b21-k to 8.01.00b5-rh2 qla2200 --------- 8.00.00b21-k to 8.01.00b5-rh2 qla2300 --------- 8.00.00b21-k to 8.01.00b5-rh2 qla2322 --------- 8.00.00b21-k to 8.01.00b5-rh2 qla2xxx --------- 8.00.00b21-k to 8.01.00b5-rh2 qla6312 --------- 8.00.00b21-k to 8.01.00b5-rh2 megaraid_mbox --- 2.20.4.5 to 2.20.4.6 megaraid_mm ----- 2.20.2.5 to 2.20.2.6 lpfc ------------ 0:8.0.16.6_x2 to 0:8.0.16.17 cciss ----------- 2.6.4 to 2.6.6 ipw2100 --------- 1.0.3 to 1.1.0 tg3 ------------- 3.22-rh to 3.27-rh e100 ------------ 3.3.6-k2-NAPI to 3.4.8-k2-NAPI e1000 ----------- 5.6.10.1-k2-NAPI to 6.0.54-k2-NAPI 3c59x ----------- LK1.1.19 mptbase --------- 3.01.16 to 3.02.18 ixgb ------------ 1.0.66 to 1.0.95-k2-NAPI libata ---------- 1.10 to 1.11 sata_via -------- 1.0 to 1.1 sata_ahci ------- 1.00 to 1.01 sata_qstor ------ 0.04 sata_sil -------- 0.8 to 0.9 sata_svw -------- 1.05 to 1.06 s390: crypto ---- 1.31 to 1.57 s390: zfcp ------ s390: CTC-MPC --- s390: dasd ------- s390: cio ------- s390: qeth ------ All Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 users are advised to upgrade their kernels to the packages associated with their machine architectures and configurations as listed in this erratum.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-15
    plugin id 19989
    published 2005-10-11
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=19989
    title RHEL 4 : kernel (RHSA-2005:514)
  • NASL family Mandriva Local Security Checks
    NASL id MANDRAKE_MDKSA-2005-235.NASL
    description Multiple vulnerabilities in the Linux 2.6 kernel have been discovered and corrected in this update : A stack-based buffer overflow in the sendmsg function call in versions prior to 2.6.13.1 allow local users to execute arbitrary code by calling sendmsg and modifying the message contents in another thread (CVE-2005-2490). The raw_sendmsg function in versions prior to 2.6.13.1 allow local users to cause a DoS (change hardware state) or read from arbitrary memory via crafted input (CVE-2005-2492). The ipt_recent module in versions prior to 2.6.12 does not properly perform certain tests when the jiffies value is greater than LONG_MAX, which can cause ipt_recent netfilter rules to block too early (CVE-2005-2873). Multiple vulnerabilities in versions prior to 2.6.13.2 allow local users to cause a DoS (oops from null dereference) via fput in a 32bit ioctl on 64-bit x86 systems or sockfd_put in the 32-bit routing_ioctl function on 64-bit systems (CVE-2005-3044). Versions 2.6.8 to 2.6.14-rc2 allow local users to cause a DoS (oops) via a userspace process that issues a USB Request Block (URB) to a USB device and terminates before the URB is finished, which leads to a stale pointer reference (CVE-2005-3055). drm.c in version 2.6.13 and earlier creates a debug file in sysfs with world-readable and world-writable permissions, allowing local users to enable DRM debugging and obtain sensitive information (CVE-2005-3179). The Orinoco driver in 2.6.13 and earlier does not properly clear memory from a previously used packet whose length is increased, allowing remote attackers to obtain sensitive information (CVE-2005-3180). Kernels 2.6.13 and earlier, when CONFIG_AUDITSYSCALL is enabled, use an incorrect function to free names_cache memory, preventing the memory from being tracked by AUDITSYSCALL code and leading to a memory leak (CVE-2005-3181). The VT implementation in version 2.6.12 allows local users to use certain IOCTLs on terminals of other users and gain privileges (CVE-2005-3257). A race condition in ip_vs_conn_flush in versions prior to 2.6.13, when running on SMP systems, allows local users to cause a DoS (null dereference) by causing a connection timer to expire while the connection table is being flushed before the appropriate lock is acquired (CVE-2005-3274). The provided packages are patched to fix these vulnerabilities. All users are encouraged to upgrade to these updated kernels. To update your kernel, please follow the directions located at : http://www.mandriva.com/en/security/kernelupdate
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-19
    plugin id 20466
    published 2006-01-15
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=20466
    title Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDKSA-2005:235)
  • NASL family Mandriva Local Security Checks
    NASL id MANDRAKE_MDKSA-2005-219.NASL
    description Multiple vulnerabilities in the Linux 2.6 kernel have been discovered and corrected in this update : An integer overflow in vc_resize (CVE-2004-1333). A race condition in the sysfs_read_file and sysfs_write_file functions in 2.6.10 and earlier allows local users to read kernel memory and cause a DoS (crash) via large offsets in sysfs files (CVE-2004-2302). An integer signedness error in scsi_ioctl.c (CVE-2005-0180). Netfilter allows a local user to cause a DoS (memory consumption) via certain packet fragments that are reassembled twice, which causes a data structure to be allocated twice (CVE-2005-0210). A DoS in pkt_ioctl in pktcdvc.c (CVE-2005-1589). An array index overflow in the xfrm_sk_policy_insert function in xfrm_user.c allows local users to cause a DoS (oops or deadlock) and possibly execute arbitrary code (CVE-2005-2456). The zisofs driver in versions prior to 2.6.12.5 allows local users and remove attackers to cause a DoS (crash) via a crafted compressed ISO filesystem (CVE-2005-2457). inflate.c in the zlib routines in versions prior to 2.6.12.5 allow remove attackers to cause a DoS (crash) via a compressed file with 'improper tables' (CVE-2005-2458). The huft_build function in inflate.c in the zlib routines in versions prior to 2.6.12.5 returns the wrong value, allowing remote attackers to cause a DoS (crash) via a certain compressed file that leads to a NULL pointer dereference (CVE-2005-2459). A stack-based buffer overflow in the sendmsg function call in versions prior to 2.6.13.1 allow local users to execute arbitrary code by calling sendmsg and modifying the message contents in another thread (CVE-2005-2490). vlan_dev.c in version 2.6.8 allows remote attackers to cause a DoS (oops from null dereference) via certain UDP packets that lead to a function call with the wrong argument (CVE-2005-2548). The kernel does not properly restrict socket policy access to users with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability, which could allow local users to conduct unauthorized activities via ipv4/ip_sockglue.c and ipv6/ipv6_sockglue.c (CVE-2005-2555). A memory leak in the seq_file implementation in the SCSI procfs interface (sg.c) in 2.6.13 and earlier allows a local user to cause a DoS (memory consumption) via certain repeated reads from /proc/scsi/gs/devices file which is not properly handled when the next() interator returns NULL or an error (CVE-2005-2800). xattr.c in the ext2 and ext3 file system code does not properly compare the name_index fields when sharing xattr blocks which could prevent ACLs from being applied (CVE-2005-2801). The ipt_recent module in versions prior to 2.6.12 when running on 64bit processors allows remote attackers to cause a DoS (kernel panic) via certain attacks such as SSH brute force (CVE-2005-2872). The ipt_recent module in versions prior to 2.6.12 does not properly perform certain tests when the jiffies value is greater than LONG_MAX, which can cause ipt_recent netfilter rules to block too early (CVE-2005-2873). Multiple vulnerabilities in versions prior to 2.6.13.2 allow local users to cause a DoS (oops from null dereference) via fput in a 32bit ioctl on 64-bit x86 systems or sockfd_put in the 32-bit routing_ioctl function on 64-bit systems (CVE-2005-3044). The sys_set_mempolicy function in mempolicy.c allows local users to cause a DoS via a negative first argument (CVE-2005-3053). Versions 2.6.8 to 2.6.14-rc2 allow local users to cause a DoS (oops) via a userspace process that issues a USB Request Block (URB) to a USB device and terminates before the URB is finished, which leads to a stale pointer reference (CVE-2005-3055). The Orinoco driver in 2.6.13 and earlier does not properly clear memory from a previously used packet whose length is increased, allowing remote attackers to obtain sensitive information (CVE-2005-3180). Kernels 2.6.13 and earlier, when CONFIG_AUDITSYSCALL is enabled, use an incorrect function to free names_cache memory, preventing the memory from being tracked by AUDITSYSCALL code and leading to a memory leak (CVE-2005-3181). The VT implementation in version 2.6.12 allows local users to use certain IOCTLs on terminals of other users and gain privileges (CVE-2005-3257). Exec does not properly clear posix-timers in multi-threaded environments, which result in a resource leak and could allow a large number of multiple local users to cause a DoS by using more posix- timers than specified by the quota for a single user (CVE-2005-3271). The rose_rt_ioctl function rose_route.c in versions prior to 2.6.12 does not properly verify the ndigis argument for a new route, allowing an attacker to trigger array out-of-bounds errors with a large number of digipeats (CVE-2005-3273). A race condition in ip_vs_conn_flush in versions prior to 2.6.13, when running on SMP systems, allows local users to cause a DoS (null dereference) by causing a connection timer to expire while the connection table is being flushed before the appropriate lock is acquired (CVE-2005-3274). The NAT code in versions prior to 2.6.13 incorrectly declares a variable to be static, allowing remote attackers to cause a DoS (memory corruption) by causing two packets for the same protocol to be NATed at the same time (CVE-2005-3275). The sys_get_thread_area function in process.c in versions prior to 2.6.12.4 and 2.6.13 does not clear a data structure before copying it to userspace, which may allow a user process to obtain sensitive information (CVE-2005-3276). The following non-security fixes are also applied : Driver updates were made to the aic97xx and sata_sil modules. Support was added for ATI ipx400 chipsets, for IDE and sound. A build problem with icecream on the x86_64 platform was fixed. The pin1 APIC timer on RS480-based motherboards was disabled. The provided packages are patched to fix these vulnerabilities. All users are encouraged to upgrade to these updated kernels. To update your kernel, please follow the directions located at : http://www.mandriva.com/en/security/kernelupdate
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-19
    plugin id 20450
    published 2006-01-15
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=20450
    title Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDKSA-2005:219)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-178-1.NASL
    description Oleg Nesterov discovered a local Denial of Service vulnerability in the timer handling. When a non group-leader thread called exec() to execute a different program while an itimer was pending, the timer expiry would signal the old group leader task, which did not exist any more. This caused a kernel panic. This vulnerability only affects Ubuntu 5.04. (CAN-2005-1913) Al Viro discovered that the sendmsg() function did not sufficiently validate its input data. By calling sendmsg() and at the same time modifying the passed message in another thread, he could exploit this to execute arbitrary commands with kernel privileges. This only affects the amd64 bit platform. (CAN-2005-2490) Al Viro discovered a vulnerability in the raw_sendmsg() function. By calling this function with specially crafted arguments, a local attacker could either read kernel memory contents (leading to information disclosure) or manipulate the hardware state by reading certain IO ports. This vulnerability only affects Ubuntu 5.04. (CAN-2005-2492) Jan Blunck discovered a Denial of Service vulnerability in the procfs interface of the SCSI driver. By repeatedly reading /proc/scsi/sg/devices, a local attacker could eventually exhaust kernel memory. (CAN-2005-2800) A flaw was discovered in the handling of extended attributes on ext2 and ext3 file systems. Under certain condidions, this could prevent the enforcement of Access Control Lists, which eventually could lead to information disclosure, unauthorized program execution, or unauthorized data modification. This does not affect the standard Unix permissions. (CAN-2005-2801) Chad Walstrom discovered a Denial of Service in the ipt_recent module, which can be used in netfilter (Firewall configuration). A remote attacker could exploit this to crash the kernel by sending certain packets (such as an SSH brute-force attack) to a host which uses the 'recent' module. (CAN-2005-2802). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-10-26
    plugin id 20588
    published 2006-01-15
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=20588
    title Ubuntu 4.10 / 5.04 : linux-source-2.6.10, linux-source-2.6.8.1 vulnerabilities (USN-178-1)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2005-514.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages are now available as part of ongoing support and maintenance of Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4. This is the second regular update. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. The Linux kernel handles the basic functions of the operating system. This is the second regular kernel update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. New features introduced in this update include: - Audit support - systemtap - kprobes, relayfs - Keyring support - iSCSI Initiator - iscsi_sfnet 4:0.1.11-1 - Device mapper multipath support - Intel dual core support - esb2 chipset support - Increased exec-shield coverage - Dirty page tracking for HA systems - Diskdump -- allow partial diskdumps and directing to swap There were several bug fixes in various parts of the kernel. The ongoing effort to resolve these problems has resulted in a marked improvement in the reliability and scalability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. The following security bugs were fixed in this update, detailed below with corresponding CAN names available from the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) : - flaws in ptrace() syscall handling on 64-bit systems that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (crash) (CVE-2005-0756, CVE-2005-1761, CVE-2005-1762, CVE-2005-1763) - flaws in IPSEC network handling that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service or potentially gain privileges (CVE-2005-2456, CVE-2005-2555) - a flaw in sendmsg() syscall handling on 64-bit systems that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service or potentially gain privileges (CVE-2005-2490) - a flaw in sendmsg() syscall handling that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service by altering hardware state (CVE-2005-2492) - a flaw that prevented the topdown allocator from allocating mmap areas all the way down to address zero (CVE-2005-1265) - flaws dealing with keyrings that could cause a local denial of service (CVE-2005-2098, CVE-2005-2099) - a flaw in the 4GB split patch that could allow a local denial of service (CVE-2005-2100) - a xattr sharing bug in the ext2 and ext3 file systems that could cause default ACLs to disappear (CVE-2005-2801) - a flaw in the ipt_recent module on 64-bit architectures which could allow a remote denial of service (CVE-2005-2872) The following device drivers have been upgraded to new versions : qla2100 --------- 8.00.00b21-k to 8.01.00b5-rh2 qla2200 --------- 8.00.00b21-k to 8.01.00b5-rh2 qla2300 --------- 8.00.00b21-k to 8.01.00b5-rh2 qla2322 --------- 8.00.00b21-k to 8.01.00b5-rh2 qla2xxx --------- 8.00.00b21-k to 8.01.00b5-rh2 qla6312 --------- 8.00.00b21-k to 8.01.00b5-rh2 megaraid_mbox --- 2.20.4.5 to 2.20.4.6 megaraid_mm ----- 2.20.2.5 to 2.20.2.6 lpfc ------------ 0:8.0.16.6_x2 to 0:8.0.16.17 cciss ----------- 2.6.4 to 2.6.6 ipw2100 --------- 1.0.3 to 1.1.0 tg3 ------------- 3.22-rh to 3.27-rh e100 ------------ 3.3.6-k2-NAPI to 3.4.8-k2-NAPI e1000 ----------- 5.6.10.1-k2-NAPI to 6.0.54-k2-NAPI 3c59x ----------- LK1.1.19 mptbase --------- 3.01.16 to 3.02.18 ixgb ------------ 1.0.66 to 1.0.95-k2-NAPI libata ---------- 1.10 to 1.11 sata_via -------- 1.0 to 1.1 sata_ahci ------- 1.00 to 1.01 sata_qstor ------ 0.04 sata_sil -------- 0.8 to 0.9 sata_svw -------- 1.05 to 1.06 s390: crypto ---- 1.31 to 1.57 s390: zfcp ------ s390: CTC-MPC --- s390: dasd ------- s390: cio ------- s390: qeth ------ All Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 users are advised to upgrade their kernels to the packages associated with their machine architectures and configurations as listed in this erratum.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 21943
    published 2006-07-05
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=21943
    title CentOS 4 : kernel (CESA-2005:514)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2005-663.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages are now available as part of ongoing support and maintenance of Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3. This is the sixth regular update. This security advisory has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. The Linux kernel handles the basic functions of the operating system. This is the sixth regular kernel update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3. New features introduced by this update include : - diskdump support on HP Smart Array devices - netconsole/netdump support over bonded interfaces - new chipset and device support via PCI table updates - support for new 'oom-kill' and 'kscand_work_percent' sysctls - support for dual core processors and ACPI Power Management timers on AMD64 and Intel EM64T systems There were many bug fixes in various parts of the kernel. The ongoing effort to resolve these problems has resulted in a marked improvement in the reliability and scalability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3. There were numerous driver updates and security fixes (elaborated below). Other key areas affected by fixes in this update include kswapd, inode handling, the SATA subsystem, diskdump handling, ptrace() syscall support, and signal handling. The following device drivers have been upgraded to new versions : 3w-9xxx ---- 2.24.03.008RH cciss ------ 2.4.58.RH1 e100 ------- 3.4.8-k2 e1000 ------ 6.0.54-k2 emulex ----- 7.3.2 fusion ----- 2.06.16i.01 iscsi ------ 3.6.2.1 ipmi ------- 35.4 lpfcdfc ---- 1.2.1 qlogic ----- 7.05.00-RH1 tg3 -------- 3.27RH The following security bugs were fixed in this update : - a flaw in syscall argument checking on Itanium systems that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (crash) (CVE-2005-0136) - a flaw in stack expansion that allowed a local user of mlockall() to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion) (CVE-2005-0179) - a small memory leak in network packet defragmenting that allowed a remote user to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion) on systems using netfilter (CVE-2005-0210) - flaws in ptrace() syscall handling on AMD64 and Intel EM64T systems that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (crash) (CVE-2005-0756, CVE-2005-1762, CVE-2005-2553) - flaws in ISO-9660 file system handling that allowed the mounting of an invalid image on a CD-ROM to cause a denial of service (crash) or potentially execute arbitrary code (CVE-2005-0815) - a flaw in ptrace() syscall handling on Itanium systems that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (crash) (CVE-2005-1761) - a flaw in the alternate stack switching on AMD64 and Intel EM64T systems that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (crash) (CVE-2005-1767) - race conditions in the ia32-compat support for exec() syscalls on AMD64, Intel EM64T, and Itanium systems that could allow a local user to cause a denial of service (crash) (CVE-2005-1768) - flaws in IPSEC network handling that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service or potentially gain privileges (CVE-2005-2456, CVE-2005-2555) - a flaw in sendmsg() syscall handling on 64-bit systems that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service or potentially gain privileges (CVE-2005-2490) - flaws in unsupported modules that allowed denial-of-service attacks (crashes) or local privilege escalations on systems using the drm, coda, or moxa modules (CVE-2004-1056, CVE-2005-0124, CVE-2005-0504) - potential leaks of kernel data from jfs and ext2 file system handling (CVE-2004-0181, CVE-2005-0400) Note: The kernel-unsupported package contains various drivers and modules that are unsupported and therefore might contain security problems that have not been addressed. All Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 users are advised to upgrade their kernels to the packages associated with their machine architectures and configurations as listed in this erratum.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 21849
    published 2006-07-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=21849
    title CentOS 3 : kernel (CESA-2005:663)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2005-663.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages are now available as part of ongoing support and maintenance of Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3. This is the sixth regular update. This security advisory has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. The Linux kernel handles the basic functions of the operating system. This is the sixth regular kernel update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3. New features introduced by this update include : - diskdump support on HP Smart Array devices - netconsole/netdump support over bonded interfaces - new chipset and device support via PCI table updates - support for new 'oom-kill' and 'kscand_work_percent' sysctls - support for dual core processors and ACPI Power Management timers on AMD64 and Intel EM64T systems There were many bug fixes in various parts of the kernel. The ongoing effort to resolve these problems has resulted in a marked improvement in the reliability and scalability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3. There were numerous driver updates and security fixes (elaborated below). Other key areas affected by fixes in this update include kswapd, inode handling, the SATA subsystem, diskdump handling, ptrace() syscall support, and signal handling. The following device drivers have been upgraded to new versions : 3w-9xxx ---- 2.24.03.008RH cciss ------ 2.4.58.RH1 e100 ------- 3.4.8-k2 e1000 ------ 6.0.54-k2 emulex ----- 7.3.2 fusion ----- 2.06.16i.01 iscsi ------ 3.6.2.1 ipmi ------- 35.4 lpfcdfc ---- 1.2.1 qlogic ----- 7.05.00-RH1 tg3 -------- 3.27RH The following security bugs were fixed in this update : - a flaw in syscall argument checking on Itanium systems that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (crash) (CVE-2005-0136) - a flaw in stack expansion that allowed a local user of mlockall() to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion) (CVE-2005-0179) - a small memory leak in network packet defragmenting that allowed a remote user to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion) on systems using netfilter (CVE-2005-0210) - flaws in ptrace() syscall handling on AMD64 and Intel EM64T systems that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (crash) (CVE-2005-0756, CVE-2005-1762, CVE-2005-2553) - flaws in ISO-9660 file system handling that allowed the mounting of an invalid image on a CD-ROM to cause a denial of service (crash) or potentially execute arbitrary code (CVE-2005-0815) - a flaw in ptrace() syscall handling on Itanium systems that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (crash) (CVE-2005-1761) - a flaw in the alternate stack switching on AMD64 and Intel EM64T systems that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service (crash) (CVE-2005-1767) - race conditions in the ia32-compat support for exec() syscalls on AMD64, Intel EM64T, and Itanium systems that could allow a local user to cause a denial of service (crash) (CVE-2005-1768) - flaws in IPSEC network handling that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service or potentially gain privileges (CVE-2005-2456, CVE-2005-2555) - a flaw in sendmsg() syscall handling on 64-bit systems that allowed a local user to cause a denial of service or potentially gain privileges (CVE-2005-2490) - flaws in unsupported modules that allowed denial-of-service attacks (crashes) or local privilege escalations on systems using the drm, coda, or moxa modules (CVE-2004-1056, CVE-2005-0124, CVE-2005-0504) - potential leaks of kernel data from jfs and ext2 file system handling (CVE-2004-0181, CVE-2005-0400) Note: The kernel-unsupported package contains various drivers and modules that are unsupported and therefore might contain security problems that have not been addressed. All Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 users are advised to upgrade their kernels to the packages associated with their machine architectures and configurations as listed in this erratum.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-15
    plugin id 19832
    published 2005-10-05
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=19832
    title RHEL 3 : kernel (RHSA-2005:663)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-1017.NASL
    description Several local and remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux kernel that may lead to a denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems : - CVE-2004-1017 Multiple overflows exist in the io_edgeport driver which might be usable as a denial of service attack vector. - CVE-2005-0124 Bryan Fulton reported a bounds checking bug in the coda_pioctl function which may allow local users to execute arbitrary code or trigger a denial of service attack. - CVE-2005-0449 An error in the skb_checksum_help() function from the netfilter framework has been discovered that allows the bypass of packet filter rules or a denial of service attack. - CVE-2005-2457 Tim Yamin discovered that insufficient input validation in the zisofs driver for compressed ISO file systems allows a denial of service attack through maliciously crafted ISO images. - CVE-2005-2490 A buffer overflow in the sendmsg() function allows local users to execute arbitrary code. - CVE-2005-2555 Herbert Xu discovered that the setsockopt() function was not restricted to users/processes with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability. This allows attackers to manipulate IPSEC policies or initiate a denial of service attack. - CVE-2005-2709 Al Viro discovered a race condition in the /proc handling of network devices. A (local) attacker could exploit the stale reference after interface shutdown to cause a denial of service or possibly execute code in kernel mode. - CVE-2005-2800 Jan Blunck discovered that repeated failed reads of /proc/scsi/sg/devices leak memory, which allows a denial of service attack. - CVE-2005-2973 Tetsuo Handa discovered that the udp_v6_get_port() function from the IPv6 code can be forced into an endless loop, which allows a denial of service attack. - CVE-2005-3044 Vasiliy Averin discovered that the reference counters from sockfd_put() and fput() can be forced into overlapping, which allows a denial of service attack through a NULL pointer dereference. - CVE-2005-3053 Eric Dumazet discovered that the set_mempolicy() system call accepts a negative value for its first argument, which triggers a BUG() assert. This allows a denial of service attack. - CVE-2005-3055 Harald Welte discovered that if a process issues a USB Request Block (URB) to a device and terminates before the URB completes, a stale pointer would be dereferenced. This could be used to trigger a denial of service attack. - CVE-2005-3180 Pavel Roskin discovered that the driver for Orinoco wireless cards clears its buffers insufficiently. This could leak sensitive information into user space. - CVE-2005-3181 Robert Derr discovered that the audit subsystem uses an incorrect function to free memory, which allows a denial of service attack. - CVE-2005-3257 Rudolf Polzer discovered that the kernel improperly restricts access to the KDSKBSENT ioctl, which can possibly lead to privilege escalation. - CVE-2005-3356 Doug Chapman discovered that the mq_open syscall can be tricked into decrementing an internal counter twice, which allows a denial of service attack through a kernel panic. - CVE-2005-3358 Doug Chapman discovered that passing a zero bitmask to the set_mempolicy() system call leads to a kernel panic, which allows a denial of service attack. - CVE-2005-3783 The ptrace code using CLONE_THREAD didn't use the thread group ID to determine whether the caller is attaching to itself, which allows a denial of service attack. - CVE-2005-3784 The auto-reaping of child processes functionality included ptraced-attached processes, which allows denial of service through dangling references. - CVE-2005-3806 Yen Zheng discovered that the IPv6 flow label code modified an incorrect variable, which could lead to memory corruption and denial of service. - CVE-2005-3847 It was discovered that a threaded real-time process, which is currently dumping core can be forced into a dead-lock situation by sending it a SIGKILL signal, which allows a denial of service attack. - CVE-2005-3848 Ollie Wild discovered a memory leak in the icmp_push_reply() function, which allows denial of service through memory consumption. - CVE-2005-3857 Chris Wright discovered that excessive allocation of broken file lock leases in the VFS layer can exhaust memory and fill up the system logging, which allows denial of service. - CVE-2005-3858 Patrick McHardy discovered a memory leak in the ip6_input_finish() function from the IPv6 code, which allows denial of service. - CVE-2005-4605 Karl Janmar discovered that a signedness error in the procfs code can be exploited to read kernel memory, which may disclose sensitive information. - CVE-2005-4618 Yi Ying discovered that sysctl does not properly enforce the size of a buffer, which allows a denial of service attack. - CVE-2006-0095 Stefan Rompf discovered that dm_crypt does not clear an internal struct before freeing it, which might disclose sensitive information. - CVE-2006-0096 It was discovered that the SDLA driver's capability checks were too lax for firmware upgrades. - CVE-2006-0482 Ludovic Courtes discovered that get_compat_timespec() performs insufficient input sanitizing, which allows a local denial of service attack. - CVE-2006-1066 It was discovered that ptrace() on the ia64 architecture allows a local denial of service attack, when preemption is enabled.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-08-09
    plugin id 22559
    published 2006-10-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=22559
    title Debian DSA-1017-1 : kernel-source-2.6.8 - several vulnerabilities
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:06:01.812-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
  • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
description Stack-based buffer overflow in the sendmsg function call in the Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.13.1 allows local users execute arbitrary code by calling sendmsg and modifying the message contents in another thread.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10481
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title Stack-based buffer overflow in the sendmsg function call in the Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.13.1 allows local users execute arbitrary code by calling sendmsg and modifying the message contents in another thread.
version 23
redhat via4
advisories
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2005:514
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2005:663
refmap via4
bid 14785
confirm http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.13.1
debian DSA-1017
fedora
  • FLSA:157459-1
  • FLSA:157459-2
  • FLSA:157459-3
mandrake
  • MDKSA-2005:219
  • MDKSA-2005:220
mandriva MDKSA-2005:235
misc https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=166248
secunia
  • 16747
  • 17002
  • 17073
  • 17826
  • 17918
  • 19374
suse SUSE-SA:2005:068
trustix 2005-0049
ubuntu USN-178-1
vupen ADV-2005-1878
xf kernel-sendmsg-bo(22217)
Last major update 19-02-2017 - 00:09
Published 14-09-2005 - 15:03
Last modified 19-10-2018 - 11:32
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