ID CVE-2007-6417
Summary The shmem_getpage function (mm/shmem.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.11 through 2.6.23 does not properly clear allocated memory in some rare circumstances related to tmpfs, which might allow local users to read sensitive kernel data or cause a denial of service (crash).
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.19
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.21
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23
CVSS
Base: 7.2 (as of 17-12-2007 - 21:25)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-399
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE
nessus via4
  • NASL family Mandriva Local Security Checks
    NASL id MANDRIVA_MDVSA-2008-112.NASL
    description Some vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in the Linux 2.6 kernel : The Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP) subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.6.18, and probably other versions, does not properly check feature lengths, which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code, related to an unspecified overflow. (CVE-2008-2358) VFS in the Linux kernel before 2.6.22.16, and 2.6.23.x before 2.6.23.14, performs tests of access mode by using the flag variable instead of the acc_mode variable, which might allow local users to bypass intended permissions and remove directories. (CVE-2008-0001) Linux kernel before 2.6.22.17, when using certain drivers that register a fault handler that does not perform range checks, allows local users to access kernel memory via an out-of-range offset. (CVE-2008-0007) Integer overflow in the hrtimer_start function in kernel/hrtimer.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23.10 allows local users to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (panic) via a large relative timeout value. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third-party information. (CVE-2007-5966) The shmem_getpage function (mm/shmem.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.11 through 2.6.23 does not properly clear allocated memory in some rare circumstances related to tmpfs, which might allow local users to read sensitive kernel data or cause a denial of service (crash). (CVE-2007-6417) The isdn_ioctl function in isdn_common.c in Linux kernel 2.6.23 allows local users to cause a denial of service via a crafted ioctl struct in which iocts is not null terminated, which triggers a buffer overflow. (CVE-2007-6151) The do_coredump function in fs/exec.c in Linux kernel 2.4.x and 2.6.x up to 2.6.24-rc3, and possibly other versions, does not change the UID of a core dump file if it exists before a root process creates a core dump in the same location, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2007-6206) Buffer overflow in the isdn_net_setcfg function in isdn_net.c in Linux kernel 2.6.23 allows local users to have an unknown impact via a crafted argument to the isdn_ioctl function. (CVE-2007-6063) The wait_task_stopped function in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23.8 checks a TASK_TRACED bit instead of an exit_state value, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (machine crash) via unspecified vectors. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third-party information. (CVE-2007-5500) The minix filesystem code in Linux kernel 2.6.x before 2.6.24, including 2.6.18, allows local users to cause a denial of service (hang) via a malformed minix file stream that triggers an infinite loop in the minix_bmap function. NOTE: this issue might be due to an integer overflow or signedness error. (CVE-2006-6058) 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 36852
    published 2009-04-23
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=36852
    title Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDVSA-2008:112)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-578-1.NASL
    description The minix filesystem did not properly validate certain filesystem values. If a local attacker could trick the system into attempting to mount a corrupted minix filesystem, the kernel could be made to hang for long periods of time, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2006-6058) Alexander Schulze discovered that the skge driver does not properly use the spin_lock and spin_unlock functions. Remote attackers could exploit this by sending a flood of network traffic and cause a denial of service (crash). (CVE-2006-7229) Hugh Dickins discovered that hugetlbfs performed certain prio_tree calculations using HPAGE_SIZE instead of PAGE_SIZE. A local user could exploit this and cause a denial of service via kernel panic. (CVE-2007-4133) Chris Evans discovered an issue with certain drivers that use the ieee80211_rx function. Remote attackers could send a crafted 802.11 frame and cause a denial of service via crash. (CVE-2007-4997) Alex Smith discovered an issue with the pwc driver for certain webcam devices. A local user with physical access to the system could remove the device while a userspace application had it open and cause the USB subsystem to block. (CVE-2007-5093) Scott James Remnant discovered a coding error in ptrace. Local users could exploit this and cause the kernel to enter an infinite loop. (CVE-2007-5500) Venustech AD-LAB discovered a buffer overflow in the isdn net subsystem. This issue is exploitable by local users via crafted input to the isdn_ioctl function. (CVE-2007-6063) It was discovered that the isdn subsystem did not properly check for NULL termination when performing ioctl handling. A local user could exploit this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2007-6151) Blake Frantz discovered that when a root process overwrote an existing core file, the resulting core file retained the previous core file's ownership. Local users could exploit this to gain access to sensitive information. (CVE-2007-6206) Hugh Dickins discovered the when using the tmpfs filesystem, under rare circumstances, a kernel page may be improperly cleared. A local user may be able to exploit this and read sensitive kernel data or cause a denial of service via crash. (CVE-2007-6417) Bill Roman discovered that the VFS subsystem did not properly check access modes. A local user may be able to gain removal privileges on directories. (CVE-2008-0001). 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 2018-11-28
    plugin id 31093
    published 2008-02-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=31093
    title Ubuntu 6.06 LTS : linux-source-2.6.15 vulnerabilities (USN-578-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-574-1.NASL
    description The minix filesystem did not properly validate certain filesystem values. If a local attacker could trick the system into attempting to mount a corrupted minix filesystem, the kernel could be made to hang for long periods of time, resulting in a denial of service. This was only vulnerable in Ubuntu 7.04 and 7.10. (CVE-2006-6058) The signal handling on PowerPC systems using HTX allowed local users to cause a denial of service via floating point corruption. This was only vulnerable in Ubuntu 6.10 and 7.04. (CVE-2007-3107) The Linux kernel did not properly validate the hop-by-hop IPv6 extended header. Remote attackers could send a crafted IPv6 packet and cause a denial of service via kernel panic. This was only vulnerable in Ubuntu 7.04. (CVE-2007-4567) The JFFS2 filesystem with ACL support enabled did not properly store permissions during inode creation and ACL setting. Local users could possibly access restricted files after a remount. This was only vulnerable in Ubuntu 7.04 and 7.10. (CVE-2007-4849) Chris Evans discovered an issue with certain drivers that use the ieee80211_rx function. Remote attackers could send a crafted 802.11 frame and cause a denial of service via crash. This was only vulnerable in Ubuntu 7.04 and 7.10. (CVE-2007-4997) Alex Smith discovered an issue with the pwc driver for certain webcam devices. A local user with physical access to the system could remove the device while a userspace application had it open and cause the USB subsystem to block. This was only vulnerable in Ubuntu 7.04. (CVE-2007-5093) Scott James Remnant discovered a coding error in ptrace. Local users could exploit this and cause the kernel to enter an infinite loop. This was only vulnerable in Ubuntu 7.04 and 7.10. (CVE-2007-5500) It was discovered that the Linux kernel could dereference a NULL pointer when processing certain IPv4 TCP packets. A remote attacker could send a crafted TCP ACK response and cause a denial of service via crash. This was only vulnerable in Ubuntu 7.10. (CVE-2007-5501) Warren Togami discovered that the hrtimer subsystem did not properly check for large relative timeouts. A local user could exploit this and cause a denial of service via soft lockup. (CVE-2007-5966) Venustech AD-LAB discovered a buffer overflow in the isdn net subsystem. This issue is exploitable by local users via crafted input to the isdn_ioctl function. (CVE-2007-6063) It was discovered that the isdn subsystem did not properly check for NULL termination when performing ioctl handling. A local user could exploit this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2007-6151) Blake Frantz discovered that when a root process overwrote an existing core file, the resulting core file retained the previous core file's ownership. Local users could exploit this to gain access to sensitive information. (CVE-2007-6206) Hugh Dickins discovered the when using the tmpfs filesystem, under rare circumstances, a kernel page may be improperly cleared. A local user may be able to exploit this and read sensitive kernel data or cause a denial of service via crash. (CVE-2007-6417) Bill Roman discovered that the VFS subsystem did not properly check access modes. A local user may be able to gain removal privileges on directories. (CVE-2008-0001). 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 2018-11-28
    plugin id 30183
    published 2008-02-05
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=30183
    title Ubuntu 6.10 / 7.04 / 7.10 : linux-source-2.6.17/20/22 vulnerabilities (USN-574-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_KERNEL-4929.NASL
    description This kernel update fixes the following security problems : CVE-2008-0007: Insufficient range checks in certain fault handlers could be used by local attackers to potentially read or write kernel memory. CVE-2008-0001: Incorrect access mode checks could be used by local attackers to corrupt directory contents and so cause denial of service attacks or potentially execute code. CVE-2007-5966: Integer overflow in the hrtimer_start function in kernel/hrtimer.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23.10 allows local users to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (panic) via a large relative timeout value. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third-party information. CVE-2007-3843: The Linux kernel checked the wrong global variable for the CIFS sec mount option, which might allow remote attackers to spoof CIFS network traffic that the client configured for security signatures, as demonstrated by lack of signing despite sec=ntlmv2i in a SetupAndX request. CVE-2007-2242: The IPv6 protocol allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via crafted IPv6 type 0 route headers (IPV6_RTHDR_TYPE_0) that create network amplification between two routers. CVE-2007-6417: The shmem_getpage function (mm/shmem.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.11 through 2.6.23 does not properly clear allocated memory in some rare circumstances, which might allow local users to read sensitive kernel data or cause a denial of service (crash). CVE-2007-4308: The (1) aac_cfg_open and (2) aac_compat_ioctl functions in the SCSI layer ioctl path in aacraid in the Linux kernel did not check permissions for ioctls, which might have allowed local users to cause a denial of service or gain privileges. CVE-2007-3740: The CIFS filesystem, when Unix extension support is enabled, does not honor the umask of a process, which allows local users to gain privileges. CVE-2007-3848: The Linux kernel allowed local users to send arbitrary signals to a child process that is running at higher privileges by causing a setuid-root parent process to die, which delivers an attacker-controlled parent process death signal (PR_SET_PDEATHSIG). CVE-2007-4997: Integer underflow in the ieee80211_rx function in net/ieee80211/ieee80211_rx.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted SKB length value in a runt IEEE 802.11 frame when the IEEE80211_STYPE_QOS_DATA flag is set, aka an 'off-by-two error.' CVE-2007-6063: Buffer overflow in the isdn_net_setcfg function in isdn_net.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to have an unknown impact via a crafted argument to the isdn_ioctl function. CVE-none-yet: A failed change_hat call can result in an apparmored task becoming unconfined (326546). and the following non security bugs : - patches.suse/apparmor-r206-310260.diff: AppArmor - add audit capability names (310260). - patches.suse/apparmor-r326-240982.diff: AppArmor - fix memory corruption if policy load fails (240982). - patches.suse/apparmor-r400-221567.diff: AppArmor - kernel dead locks when audit back log occurs (221567). - patches.suse/apparmor-r405-247679.diff: AppArmor - apparmor fails to log link reject in complain mode (247679). - patches.suse/apparmor-r473-326556.diff: AppArmor - fix race on ambiguous deleted file name (326556). - patches.suse/apparmor-r479-257748.diff: AppArmor - fix kernel crash that can occur on profile removal (257748). - patches.fixes/usb_unusual_292931.diff: add quirk needed for 1652:6600 (292931). - patches.drivers/r8169-perform-a-PHY-reset-before.patch: r8169: perform a PHY reset before any other operation at boot time (345658). - patches.drivers/r8169-more-alignment-for-the-0x8168: refresh. - patches.fixes/usb_336850.diff: fix missing quirk leading to a device disconnecting under load (336850). - patches.fixes/avm-fix-capilib-locking: [ISDN] Fix random hard freeze with AVM cards. (#341894)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-19
    plugin id 30142
    published 2008-02-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=30142
    title openSUSE 10 Security Update : kernel (kernel-4929)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-1436.NASL
    description Several local 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-2006-6058 LMH reported an issue in the minix filesystem that allows local users with mount privileges to create a DoS (printk flood) by mounting a specially crafted corrupt filesystem. - CVE-2007-5966 Warren Togami discovered an issue in the hrtimer subsystem that allows a local user to cause a DoS (soft lockup) by requesting a timer sleep for a long period of time leading to an integer overflow. - CVE-2007-6063 Venustech AD-LAB discovered a buffer overflow in the isdn ioctl handling, exploitable by a local user. - CVE-2007-6206 Blake Frantz discovered that when a core file owned by a non-root user exists, and a root-owned process dumps core over it, the core file retains its original ownership. This could be used by a local user to gain access to sensitive information. - CVE-2007-6417 Hugh Dickins discovered an issue in the tmpfs filesystem where, under a rare circumstance, a kernel page may be improperly cleared, leaking sensitive kernel memory to userspace or resulting in a DoS (crash). These problems have been fixed in the stable distribution in version 2.6.18.dfsg.1-13etch6. The following matrix lists additional packages that were rebuilt for compatibility with or to take advantage of this update : Debian 4.0 (etch) fai-kernels 1.17+etch.13etch6 user-mode-linux 2.6.18-1um-2etch.13etch6
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 29756
    published 2007-12-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=29756
    title Debian DSA-1436-1 : linux-2.6 - several vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2008-0885.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2008:0885 : Updated kernel packages that fix various security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. Security fixes : * a missing capability check was found in the Linux kernel do_change_type routine. This could allow a local unprivileged user to gain privileged access or cause a denial of service. (CVE-2008-2931, Important) * a flaw was found in the Linux kernel Direct-IO implementation. This could allow a local unprivileged user to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2007-6716, Important) * Tobias Klein reported a missing check in the Linux kernel Open Sound System (OSS) implementation. This deficiency could lead to a possible information leak. (CVE-2008-3272, Moderate) * a deficiency was found in the Linux kernel virtual filesystem (VFS) implementation. This could allow a local unprivileged user to attempt file creation within deleted directories, possibly causing a denial of service. (CVE-2008-3275, Moderate) * a flaw was found in the Linux kernel tmpfs implementation. This could allow a local unprivileged user to read sensitive information from the kernel. (CVE-2007-6417, Moderate) Bug fixes : * when copying a small IPoIB packet from the original skb it was received in to a new, smaller skb, all fields in the new skb were not initialized. This may have caused a kernel oops. * previously, data may have been written beyond the end of an array, causing memory corruption on certain systems, resulting in hypervisor crashes during context switching. * a kernel crash may have occurred on heavily-used Samba servers after 24 to 48 hours of use. * under heavy memory pressure, pages may have been swapped out from under the SGI Altix XPMEM driver, causing silent data corruption in the kernel. * the ixgbe driver is untested, but support was advertised for the Intel 82598 network card. If this card was present when the ixgbe driver was loaded, a NULL pointer dereference and a panic occurred. * on certain systems, if multiple InfiniBand queue pairs simultaneously fell into an error state, an overrun may have occurred, stopping traffic. * with bridging, when forward delay was set to zero, setting an interface to the forwarding state was delayed by one or possibly two timers, depending on whether STP was enabled. This may have caused long delays in moving an interface to the forwarding state. This issue caused packet loss when migrating virtual machines, preventing them from being migrated without interrupting applications. * on certain multinode systems, IPMI device nodes were created in reverse order of where they physically resided. * process hangs may have occurred while accessing application data files via asynchronous direct I/O system calls. * on systems with heavy lock traffic, a possible deadlock may have caused anything requiring locks over NFS to stop, or be very slow. Errors such as 'lockd: server [IP] not responding, timed out' were logged on client systems. * unexpected removals of USB devices may have caused a NULL pointer dereference in kobject_get_path. * on Itanium-based systems, repeatedly creating and destroying Windows guests may have caused Dom0 to crash, due to the 'XENMEM_add_to_physmap' hypercall, used by para-virtualized drivers on HVM, being SMP-unsafe. * when using an MD software RAID, crashes may have occurred when devices were removed or changed while being iterated through. Correct locking is now used. * break requests had no effect when using 'Serial Over Lan' with the Intel 82571 network card. This issue may have caused log in problems. * on Itanium-based systems, module_free() referred the first parameter before checking it was valid. This may have caused a kernel panic when exiting SystemTap. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to resolve these issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-18
    plugin id 67747
    published 2013-07-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=67747
    title Oracle Linux 5 : kernel (ELSA-2008-0885)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2008-0885.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix various security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. Security fixes : * a missing capability check was found in the Linux kernel do_change_type routine. This could allow a local unprivileged user to gain privileged access or cause a denial of service. (CVE-2008-2931, Important) * a flaw was found in the Linux kernel Direct-IO implementation. This could allow a local unprivileged user to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2007-6716, Important) * Tobias Klein reported a missing check in the Linux kernel Open Sound System (OSS) implementation. This deficiency could lead to a possible information leak. (CVE-2008-3272, Moderate) * a deficiency was found in the Linux kernel virtual filesystem (VFS) implementation. This could allow a local unprivileged user to attempt file creation within deleted directories, possibly causing a denial of service. (CVE-2008-3275, Moderate) * a flaw was found in the Linux kernel tmpfs implementation. This could allow a local unprivileged user to read sensitive information from the kernel. (CVE-2007-6417, Moderate) Bug fixes : * when copying a small IPoIB packet from the original skb it was received in to a new, smaller skb, all fields in the new skb were not initialized. This may have caused a kernel oops. * previously, data may have been written beyond the end of an array, causing memory corruption on certain systems, resulting in hypervisor crashes during context switching. * a kernel crash may have occurred on heavily-used Samba servers after 24 to 48 hours of use. * under heavy memory pressure, pages may have been swapped out from under the SGI Altix XPMEM driver, causing silent data corruption in the kernel. * the ixgbe driver is untested, but support was advertised for the Intel 82598 network card. If this card was present when the ixgbe driver was loaded, a NULL pointer dereference and a panic occurred. * on certain systems, if multiple InfiniBand queue pairs simultaneously fell into an error state, an overrun may have occurred, stopping traffic. * with bridging, when forward delay was set to zero, setting an interface to the forwarding state was delayed by one or possibly two timers, depending on whether STP was enabled. This may have caused long delays in moving an interface to the forwarding state. This issue caused packet loss when migrating virtual machines, preventing them from being migrated without interrupting applications. * on certain multinode systems, IPMI device nodes were created in reverse order of where they physically resided. * process hangs may have occurred while accessing application data files via asynchronous direct I/O system calls. * on systems with heavy lock traffic, a possible deadlock may have caused anything requiring locks over NFS to stop, or be very slow. Errors such as 'lockd: server [IP] not responding, timed out' were logged on client systems. * unexpected removals of USB devices may have caused a NULL pointer dereference in kobject_get_path. * on Itanium-based systems, repeatedly creating and destroying Windows guests may have caused Dom0 to crash, due to the 'XENMEM_add_to_physmap' hypercall, used by para-virtualized drivers on HVM, being SMP-unsafe. * when using an MD software RAID, crashes may have occurred when devices were removed or changed while being iterated through. Correct locking is now used. * break requests had no effect when using 'Serial Over Lan' with the Intel 82571 network card. This issue may have caused log in problems. * on Itanium-based systems, module_free() referred the first parameter before checking it was valid. This may have caused a kernel panic when exiting SystemTap. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to resolve these issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 43710
    published 2010-01-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=43710
    title CentOS 5 : kernel (CESA-2008:0885)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_KERNEL-4970.NASL
    description This kernel update is a respin of a previous one that broke CPUFREQ support (bug 357598). Previous changes : This kernel update fixes the following security problems : CVE-2008-0007: Insufficient range checks in certain fault handlers could be used by local attackers to potentially read or write kernel memory. CVE-2008-0001: Incorrect access mode checks could be used by local attackers to corrupt directory contents and so cause denial of service attacks or potentially execute code. CVE-2007-5966: Integer overflow in the hrtimer_start function in kernel/hrtimer.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23.10 allows local users to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (panic) via a large relative timeout value. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third-party information. CVE-2007-3843: The Linux kernel checked the wrong global variable for the CIFS sec mount option, which might allow remote attackers to spoof CIFS network traffic that the client configured for security signatures, as demonstrated by lack of signing despite sec=ntlmv2i in a SetupAndX request. CVE-2007-6417: The shmem_getpage function (mm/shmem.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.11 through 2.6.23 does not properly clear allocated memory in some rare circumstances, which might allow local users to read sensitive kernel data or cause a denial of service (crash). And the following bugs (numbers are https://bugzilla.novell.com/ references) : - patches.fixes/input-add-amilo-pro-v-to-nomux.patch: Add Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Pro 2010 to nomux list (345699). - patches.arch/acpica-psd.patch: Changed resolution of named references in packages (https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=346831). - patches.fixes/acpica_sizeof.patch: SizeOf operator ACPI interpreter fix (http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9558). - patches.drivers/libata-sata_sis-fix-scr-access: sata_sis: fix SCR access (331610). - patches.drivers/libata-tape-fix: libata: backport tape support fixes (345438). - patches.arch/powernowk8_family_freq_from_fiddid.patch: To find the frequency given the fid and did is family dependent. (#332722). - patches.drivers/libata-force-cable-type: libata: implement libata.force_cbl parameter (337610). - patches.drivers/libata-sata_nv-disable-ADMA: sata_nv: disable ADMA by default (346508). - patches.fixes/via-velocity-dont-oops-on-mtu-change-1: [VIA_VELOCITY]: Don't oops on MTU change. (341537). - patches.fixes/via-velocity-dont-oops-on-mtu-change-2: via-velocity: don't oops on MTU change while down (341537). - patches.fixes/sony-laptop-call-sonypi_compat_init-earlier: s ony-laptop: call sonypi_compat_init earlier (343483). - Updated kABI symbols for 2.6.22.15 changes, and Xen x86_64 changes. - series.conf file cleanup: group together latency tracing patches. - Fix a memory leak and a panic in drivers/block/cciss.c patches.drivers/cciss-panic-in-blk_rq_map_sg: Panic in blk_rq_map_sg() from CCISS driver. - patches.drivers/cciss-fix_memory_leak : - Address missed-interrupt issues discovered upstream. - Update to 2.6.22.15 - fixes CVE-2007-5966 - lots of libata fixes, which cause the following to be removed : - patches.drivers/libata-add-NCQ-spurious-completion-horka ges - patches.drivers/libata-add-ST9120822AS-to-NCQ-blacklist - patches.drivers/libata-disable-NCQ-for-ST9160821AS-3.ALD - removed patches already in this release : - patches.fixes/i4l-avoid-copying-an-overly-long-string.pa tch : - patches.fixes/ramdisk-2.6.23-corruption_fix.diff - patches.fixes/microtek_hal.diff: Delete. - fixed previous poweroff regression from 2.6.22.10 - lots of other fixes and some new pci ids. - Thousands of changes in patches.rt/ for the kernel-rt* kernels. - patches.fixes/usb_336850.diff: fix missing quirk leading to a device disconnecting under load (336850). - patches.fixes/nfs-unmount-leak.patch: NFSv2/v3: Fix a memory leak when using -onolock (336253). - add xenfb-module-param patch to make Xen virtual frame buffer configurable in the guest domains, instead of a fixed resolution of 800x600. - patches.xen/xen3-aux-at_vector_size.patch: Also include x86-64 (310037). - patches.xen/xen3-patch-2.6.18: Fix system lockup (335121). - patches.fixes/acpi_autoload_baydock.patch: autloading of dock module (302482). Fixed a general bug with linux specific hids there. - patches.xen/xen3-patch-2.6.22.11-12: Linux 2.6.22.12. - patches.xen/xen3-fixup-arch-i386: Fix CONFIG_APM=m issue. - patches.xen/xen-x86-no-lapic: Re-diff.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-22
    plugin id 30250
    published 2008-02-11
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=30250
    title openSUSE 10 Security Update : kernel (kernel-4970)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_KERNEL-4935.NASL
    description This kernel update fixes the following security problems : - Insufficient range checks in certain fault handlers could be used by local attackers to potentially read or write kernel memory. (CVE-2008-0007) - Incorrect access mode checks could be used by local attackers to corrupt directory contents and so cause denial of service attacks or potentially execute code. (CVE-2008-0001) - Integer overflow in the hrtimer_start function in kernel/hrtimer.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23.10 allows local users to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (panic) via a large relative timeout value. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third-party information. (CVE-2007-5966) - The shmem_getpage function (mm/shmem.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.11 through 2.6.23 does not properly clear allocated memory in some rare circumstances, which might allow local users to read sensitive kernel data or cause a denial of service (crash). (CVE-2007-6417) Additionally the following bugfixes have been included for all platforms : - patches.suse/bootsplash: Bootsplash for current kernel (none). patch the patch for Bug 345980. - patches.fixes/megaraid-fixup-driver-version: Megaraid driver version out of sync (299740). - OCFS2: Updated to version 1.2.8 - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3070.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2: Remove overzealous BUG_ON(). - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3072.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2: fix rename vs unlink race. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3074.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2: Remove expensive local alloc bitmap scan code. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3057.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2: Check for cluster locking in ocfs2_readpage. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r2975.diff: ocfs2_dlm: make functions static. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r2976.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2_dlm: make tot_backoff more descriptive. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3002.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2: Remove the printing of harmless ERRORS like ECONNRESET, EPIPE.. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3004.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2_dlm: Call cond_resched_lock() once per hash bucket scan. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3006.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2_dlm: Silence compiler warnings. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3062.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2_dlm: Fix double increment of migrated lockres' owner count. - patches.fixes/hugetlb-get_user_pages-corruption.patch: hugetlb: follow_hugetlb_page() for write access (345239). - enable patches.fixes/reiserfs-fault-in-pages.patch (333412) - patches.drivers/usb-update-evdo-driver-ids.patch: USB: update evdo driver ids. Get the module to build... - patches.drivers/usb-add-usb_device_and_interface_info.pa tch: USB: add USB_DEVICE_AND_INTERFACE_INFO(). This is needed to get the HUAWEI devices to work properly, and to get patches.drivers/usb-update-evdo-driver-ids.patch to build without errors. - patches.drivers/usb-update-evdo-driver-ids.patch: USB: update evdo driver ids on request from our IT department (345438). - patches.suse/kdump-dump_after_notifier.patch: Add dump_after_notifier sysctl (265764). - patches.drivers/libata-sata_nv-disable-ADMA: sata_nv: disable ADMA by default (346508). - patches.fixes/cpufreq-fix-ondemand-deadlock.patch: Cpufreq fix ondemand deadlock (337439). - patches.fixes/eliminate-cpufreq_userspace-scaling_setspe ed-deadlock.patch: Eliminate cpufreq_userspace scaling_setspeed deadlock (337439). - patches.xen/15181-dma-tracking.patch: Fix issue preventing Xen KMPs from building. - patches.drivers/r8169-perform-a-PHY-reset-before.patch: r8169: perform a PHY reset before any other operation at boot time (345658). - patches.drivers/r8169-more-alignment-for-the-0x8168: refresh. - patches.fixes/lockd-grant-shutdown: Stop GRANT callback from crashing if NFS server has been stopped. (292478). There was a problem with this patch which would cause apparently random crashes when lockd was in use. The offending change has been removed. - patches.fixes/usb_336850.diff: fix missing quirk leading to a device disconnecting under load (336850). - patches.fixes/cifs-incomplete-recv.patch: fix incorrect session reconnects (279783). - patches.fixes/megaraid_mbox-dell-cerc-support: Fix so that it applies properly. I extended the context to 6 lines to help patch find where to apply the patch (267134). - patches.fixes/md-idle-test: md: improve the is_mddev_idle test fix (326591).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-22
    plugin id 30249
    published 2008-02-11
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=30249
    title SuSE 10 Security Update : Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 4935)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_KERNEL-4941.NASL
    description This kernel update fixes the following security problems : CVE-2008-0007: Insufficient range checks in certain fault handlers could be used by local attackers to potentially read or write kernel memory. CVE-2008-0001: Incorrect access mode checks could be used by local attackers to corrupt directory contents and so cause denial of service attacks or potentially execute code. CVE-2007-5966: Integer overflow in the hrtimer_start function in kernel/hrtimer.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23.10 allows local users to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (panic) via a large relative timeout value. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third-party information. CVE-2007-6417: The shmem_getpage function (mm/shmem.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.11 through 2.6.23 does not properly clear allocated memory in some rare circumstances, which might allow local users to read sensitive kernel data or cause a denial of service (crash). Furthermore, this kernel catches up to the SLE 10 state of the kernel, with massive additional fixes. All platforms : - patches.suse/bootsplash: Bootsplash for current kernel (none). patch the patch for Bug number 345980. - patches.fixes/megaraid-fixup-driver-version: Megaraid driver version out of sync (299740). - OCFS2: Updated to version 1.2.8 - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3070.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2: Remove overzealous BUG_ON(). - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3072.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2: fix rename vs unlink race. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3074.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2: Remove expensive local alloc bitmap scan code. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3057.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2: Check for cluster locking in ocfs2_readpage. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r2975.diff: ocfs2_dlm: make functions static. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r2976.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2_dlm: make tot_backoff more descriptive. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3002.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2: Remove the printing of harmless ERRORS like ECONNRESET, EPIPE.. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3004.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2_dlm: Call cond_resched_lock() once per hash bucket scan. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3006.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2_dlm: Silence compiler warnings. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3062.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2_dlm: Fix double increment of migrated lockres' owner count. - patches.fixes/hugetlb-get_user_pages-corruption.patch: hugetlb: follow_hugetlb_page() for write access (345239). - enable patches.fixes/reiserfs-fault-in-pages.patch (333412) - patches.drivers/usb-update-evdo-driver-ids.patch: USB: update evdo driver ids. Get the module to build... - patches.drivers/usb-add-usb_device_and_interface_info.patch: USB: add USB_DEVICE_AND_INTERFACE_INFO(). This is needed to get the HUAWEI devices to work properly, and to get patches.drivers/usb-update-evdo-driver-ids.patch to build without errors. - patches.drivers/usb-update-evdo-driver-ids.patch: USB: update evdo driver ids on request from our IT department (345438). - patches.suse/kdump-dump_after_notifier.patch: Add dump_after_notifier sysctl (265764). - patches.drivers/libata-sata_nv-disable-ADMA: sata_nv: disable ADMA by default (346508). - patches.fixes/cpufreq-fix-ondemand-deadlock.patch: Cpufreq fix ondemand deadlock (337439). - patches.fixes/eliminate-cpufreq_userspace-scaling_setspeed-d eadlock.patch: Eliminate cpufreq_userspace scaling_setspeed deadlock (337439). - patches.xen/15181-dma-tracking.patch: Fix issue preventing Xen KMPs from building. - patches.drivers/r8169-perform-a-PHY-reset-before.patch: r8169: perform a PHY reset before any other operation at boot time (345658). - patches.drivers/r8169-more-alignment-for-the-0x8168: refresh. - patches.fixes/lockd-grant-shutdown: Stop GRANT callback from crashing if NFS server has been stopped. (292478). There was a problem with this patch which would cause apparently random crashes when lockd was in use. The offending change has been removed. - patches.fixes/usb_336850.diff: fix missing quirk leading to a device disconnecting under load (336850). - patches.fixes/cifs-incomplete-recv.patch: fix incorrect session reconnects (279783). - patches.fixes/megaraid_mbox-dell-cerc-support: Fix so that it applies properly. I extended the context to 6 lines to help patch find where to apply the patch (267134). - patches.fixes/md-idle-test: md: improve the is_mddev_idle test fix (326591). AMD64/Intel EM64T (x86_64) specific : - patches.arch/x86_64-mce-loop: x86_64: fix misplaced `continue' in mce.c (344239).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-19
    plugin id 30143
    published 2008-02-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=30143
    title openSUSE 10 Security Update : kernel (kernel-4941)
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20080924_KERNEL_ON_SL5_X.NASL
    description Security fixes : - a missing capability check was found in the Linux kernel do_change_type routine. This could allow a local unprivileged user to gain privileged access or cause a denial of service. (CVE-2008-2931, Important) - a flaw was found in the Linux kernel Direct-IO implementation. This could allow a local unprivileged user to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2007-6716, Important) - Tobias Klein reported a missing check in the Linux kernel Open Sound System (OSS) implementation. This deficiency could lead to a possible information leak. (CVE-2008-3272, Moderate) - a deficiency was found in the Linux kernel virtual filesystem (VFS) implementation. This could allow a local unprivileged user to attempt file creation within deleted directories, possibly causing a denial of service. (CVE-2008-3275, Moderate) - a flaw was found in the Linux kernel tmpfs implementation. This could allow a local unprivileged user to read sensitive information from the kernel. (CVE-2007-6417, Moderate) Bug fixes : - when copying a small IPoIB packet from the original skb it was received in to a new, smaller skb, all fields in the new skb were not initialized. This may have caused a kernel oops. - previously, data may have been written beyond the end of an array, causing memory corruption on certain systems, resulting in hypervisor crashes during context switching. - a kernel crash may have occurred on heavily-used Samba servers after 24 to 48 hours of use. - under heavy memory pressure, pages may have been swapped out from under the SGI Altix XPMEM driver, causing silent data corruption in the kernel. - the ixgbe driver is untested, but support was advertised for the Intel 82598 network card. If this card was present when the ixgbe driver was loaded, a NULL pointer dereference and a panic occurred. - on certain systems, if multiple InfiniBand queue pairs simultaneously fell into an error state, an overrun may have occurred, stopping traffic. - with bridging, when forward delay was set to zero, setting an interface to the forwarding state was delayed by one or possibly two timers, depending on whether STP was enabled. This may have caused long delays in moving an interface to the forwarding state. This issue caused packet loss when migrating virtual machines, preventing them from being migrated without interrupting applications. - on certain multinode systems, IPMI device nodes were created in reverse order of where they physically resided. - process hangs may have occurred while accessing application data files via asynchronous direct I/O system calls. - on systems with heavy lock traffic, a possible deadlock may have caused anything requiring locks over NFS to stop, or be very slow. Errors such as 'lockd: server [IP] not responding, timed out' were logged on client systems. - unexpected removals of USB devices may have caused a NULL pointer dereference in kobject_get_path. - on Itanium-based systems, repeatedly creating and destroying Windows guests may have caused Dom0 to crash, due to the 'XENMEM_add_to_physmap' hypercall, used by para-virtualized drivers on HVM, being SMP-unsafe. - when using an MD software RAID, crashes may have occurred when devices were removed or changed while being iterated through. Correct locking is now used. - break requests had no effect when using 'Serial Over Lan' with the Intel 82571 network card. This issue may have caused log in problems. - on Itanium-based systems, module_free() referred the first parameter before checking it was valid. This may have caused a kernel panic when exiting SystemTap.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-01-07
    plugin id 60477
    published 2012-08-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=60477
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL5.x i386/x86_64
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_KERNEL-4938.NASL
    description This kernel update fixes the following security problems : - Insufficient range checks in certain fault handlers could be used by local attackers to potentially read or write kernel memory. (CVE-2008-0007) - Incorrect access mode checks could be used by local attackers to corrupt directory contents and so cause denial of service attacks or potentially execute code. (CVE-2008-0001) - Integer overflow in the hrtimer_start function in kernel/hrtimer.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23.10 allows local users to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (panic) via a large relative timeout value. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third-party information. (CVE-2007-5966) - The shmem_getpage function (mm/shmem.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.11 through 2.6.23 does not properly clear allocated memory in some rare circumstances, which might allow local users to read sensitive kernel data or cause a denial of service (crash). (CVE-2007-6417) Additionally the following bugfixes have been included for all platforms : - patches.suse/bootsplash: Bootsplash for current kernel (none). patch the patch for Bug 345980. - patches.fixes/megaraid-fixup-driver-version: Megaraid driver version out of sync (299740). - OCFS2: Updated to version 1.2.8 - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3070.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2: Remove overzealous BUG_ON(). - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3072.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2: fix rename vs unlink race. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3074.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2: Remove expensive local alloc bitmap scan code. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3057.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2: Check for cluster locking in ocfs2_readpage. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r2975.diff: ocfs2_dlm: make functions static. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r2976.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2_dlm: make tot_backoff more descriptive. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3002.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2: Remove the printing of harmless ERRORS like ECONNRESET, EPIPE.. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3004.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2_dlm: Call cond_resched_lock() once per hash bucket scan. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3006.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2_dlm: Silence compiler warnings. - patches.fixes/ocfs2-1.2-svn-r3062.diff: [PATCH] ocfs2_dlm: Fix double increment of migrated lockres' owner count. - patches.fixes/hugetlb-get_user_pages-corruption.patch: hugetlb: follow_hugetlb_page() for write access (345239). - enable patches.fixes/reiserfs-fault-in-pages.patch (333412) - patches.drivers/usb-update-evdo-driver-ids.patch: USB: update evdo driver ids. Get the module to build... - patches.drivers/usb-add-usb_device_and_interface_info.pa tch: USB: add USB_DEVICE_AND_INTERFACE_INFO(). This is needed to get the HUAWEI devices to work properly, and to get patches.drivers/usb-update-evdo-driver-ids.patch to build without errors. - patches.drivers/usb-update-evdo-driver-ids.patch: USB: update evdo driver ids on request from our IT department (345438). - patches.suse/kdump-dump_after_notifier.patch: Add dump_after_notifier sysctl (265764). - patches.drivers/libata-sata_nv-disable-ADMA: sata_nv: disable ADMA by default (346508). - patches.fixes/cpufreq-fix-ondemand-deadlock.patch: Cpufreq fix ondemand deadlock (337439). - patches.fixes/eliminate-cpufreq_userspace-scaling_setspe ed-deadlock.patch: Eliminate cpufreq_userspace scaling_setspeed deadlock (337439). - patches.xen/15181-dma-tracking.patch: Fix issue preventing Xen KMPs from building. - patches.drivers/r8169-perform-a-PHY-reset-before.patch: r8169: perform a PHY reset before any other operation at boot time (345658). - patches.drivers/r8169-more-alignment-for-the-0x8168: refresh. - patches.fixes/lockd-grant-shutdown: Stop GRANT callback from crashing if NFS server has been stopped. (292478). There was a problem with this patch which would cause apparently random crashes when lockd was in use. The offending change has been removed. - patches.fixes/usb_336850.diff: fix missing quirk leading to a device disconnecting under load (336850). - patches.fixes/cifs-incomplete-recv.patch: fix incorrect session reconnects (279783). - patches.fixes/megaraid_mbox-dell-cerc-support: Fix so that it applies properly. I extended the context to 6 lines to help patch find where to apply the patch (267134). - patches.fixes/md-idle-test: md: improve the is_mddev_idle test fix (326591). Fixes for the AMD64/Intel EM64T (x86_64) platform : - patches.arch/x86_64-mce-loop: x86_64: fix misplaced `continue' in mce.c (344239).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-22
    plugin id 59126
    published 2012-05-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=59126
    title SuSE 10 Security Update : Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 4938)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_KERNEL-4943.NASL
    description This kernel update brings the kernel to version 2.6.22.16 and fixes the following security problems : CVE-2008-0007: Insufficient range checks in certain fault handlers could be used by local attackers to potentially read or write kernel memory. CVE-2008-0001: Incorrect access mode checks could be used by local attackers to corrupt directory contents and so cause denial of service attacks or potentially execute code. CVE-2007-5966: Integer overflow in the hrtimer_start function in kernel/hrtimer.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23.10 allows local users to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (panic) via a large relative timeout value. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third-party information. CVE-2007-3843: The Linux kernel checked the wrong global variable for the CIFS sec mount option, which might allow remote attackers to spoof CIFS network traffic that the client configured for security signatures, as demonstrated by lack of signing despite sec=ntlmv2i in a SetupAndX request. CVE-2007-6417: The shmem_getpage function (mm/shmem.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.11 through 2.6.23 does not properly clear allocated memory in some rare circumstances, which might allow local users to read sensitive kernel data or cause a denial of service (crash). And the following bugs (numbers are https://bugzilla.novell.com/ references) : - patches.fixes/input-add-amilo-pro-v-to-nomux.patch: Add Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Pro 2010 to nomux list (345699). - patches.arch/acpica-psd.patch: Changed resolution of named references in packages (https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=346831). - patches.fixes/acpica_sizeof.patch: SizeOf operator ACPI interpreter fix (http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9558). - patches.drivers/libata-sata_sis-fix-scr-access: sata_sis: fix SCR access (331610). - patches.drivers/libata-tape-fix: libata: backport tape support fixes (345438). - patches.arch/powernowk8_family_freq_from_fiddid.patch: To find the frequency given the fid and did is family dependent. (#332722). - patches.drivers/libata-force-cable-type: libata: implement libata.force_cbl parameter (337610). - patches.drivers/libata-sata_nv-disable-ADMA: sata_nv: disable ADMA by default (346508). - patches.fixes/via-velocity-dont-oops-on-mtu-change-1: [VIA_VELOCITY]: Don't oops on MTU change. (341537). - patches.fixes/via-velocity-dont-oops-on-mtu-change-2: via-velocity: don't oops on MTU change while down (341537). - patches.fixes/sony-laptop-call-sonypi_compat_init-earlier: s ony-laptop: call sonypi_compat_init earlier (343483). - Updated kABI symbols for 2.6.22.15 changes, and Xen x86_64 changes. - series.conf file cleanup: group together latency tracing patches. - Fix a memory leak and a panic in drivers/block/cciss.c patches.drivers/cciss-panic-in-blk_rq_map_sg: Panic in blk_rq_map_sg() from CCISS driver. - patches.drivers/cciss-fix_memory_leak : - Address missed-interrupt issues discovered upstream. - Update to 2.6.22.15 - fixes CVE-2007-5966 - lots of libata fixes, which cause the following to be removed : - patches.drivers/libata-add-NCQ-spurious-completion-horka ges - patches.drivers/libata-add-ST9120822AS-to-NCQ-blacklist - patches.drivers/libata-disable-NCQ-for-ST9160821AS-3.ALD - removed patches already in this release : - patches.fixes/i4l-avoid-copying-an-overly-long-string.pa tch : - patches.fixes/ramdisk-2.6.23-corruption_fix.diff - patches.fixes/microtek_hal.diff: Delete. - fixed previous poweroff regression from 2.6.22.10 - lots of other fixes and some new pci ids. - Thousands of changes in patches.rt/ for the kernel-rt* kernels. - patches.fixes/usb_336850.diff: fix missing quirk leading to a device disconnecting under load (336850). - patches.fixes/nfs-unmount-leak.patch: NFSv2/v3: Fix a memory leak when using -onolock (336253). - add xenfb-module-param patch to make Xen virtual frame buffer configurable in the guest domains, instead of a fixed resolution of 800x600. - patches.xen/xen3-aux-at_vector_size.patch: Also include x86-64 (310037). - patches.xen/xen3-patch-2.6.18: Fix system lockup (335121). - patches.fixes/acpi_autoload_baydock.patch: autloading of dock module (302482). Fixed a general bug with linux specific hids there. - patches.xen/xen3-patch-2.6.22.11-12: Linux 2.6.22.12. - patches.xen/xen3-fixup-arch-i386: Fix CONFIG_APM=m issue. - patches.xen/xen-x86-no-lapic: Re-diff.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-22
    plugin id 30144
    published 2008-02-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=30144
    title openSUSE 10 Security Update : kernel (kernel-4943)
  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLEVM_OVMSA-2008-2006.NASL
    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : - CVE-2008-2931: missing check before setting mount propagation - CVE-2007-6716: dio: use kzalloc to zero out struct dio - CVE-2008-3272: snd_seq_oss_synth_make_info leak - CVE-2008-3275: vfs: fix lookup on deleted directory - CVE-2007-6417: tmpfs: restore missing clear_highpage
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-01-02
    plugin id 79448
    published 2014-11-26
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=79448
    title OracleVM 2.1 : kernel (OVMSA-2008-2006)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2008-0885.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix various security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. Security fixes : * a missing capability check was found in the Linux kernel do_change_type routine. This could allow a local unprivileged user to gain privileged access or cause a denial of service. (CVE-2008-2931, Important) * a flaw was found in the Linux kernel Direct-IO implementation. This could allow a local unprivileged user to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2007-6716, Important) * Tobias Klein reported a missing check in the Linux kernel Open Sound System (OSS) implementation. This deficiency could lead to a possible information leak. (CVE-2008-3272, Moderate) * a deficiency was found in the Linux kernel virtual filesystem (VFS) implementation. This could allow a local unprivileged user to attempt file creation within deleted directories, possibly causing a denial of service. (CVE-2008-3275, Moderate) * a flaw was found in the Linux kernel tmpfs implementation. This could allow a local unprivileged user to read sensitive information from the kernel. (CVE-2007-6417, Moderate) Bug fixes : * when copying a small IPoIB packet from the original skb it was received in to a new, smaller skb, all fields in the new skb were not initialized. This may have caused a kernel oops. * previously, data may have been written beyond the end of an array, causing memory corruption on certain systems, resulting in hypervisor crashes during context switching. * a kernel crash may have occurred on heavily-used Samba servers after 24 to 48 hours of use. * under heavy memory pressure, pages may have been swapped out from under the SGI Altix XPMEM driver, causing silent data corruption in the kernel. * the ixgbe driver is untested, but support was advertised for the Intel 82598 network card. If this card was present when the ixgbe driver was loaded, a NULL pointer dereference and a panic occurred. * on certain systems, if multiple InfiniBand queue pairs simultaneously fell into an error state, an overrun may have occurred, stopping traffic. * with bridging, when forward delay was set to zero, setting an interface to the forwarding state was delayed by one or possibly two timers, depending on whether STP was enabled. This may have caused long delays in moving an interface to the forwarding state. This issue caused packet loss when migrating virtual machines, preventing them from being migrated without interrupting applications. * on certain multinode systems, IPMI device nodes were created in reverse order of where they physically resided. * process hangs may have occurred while accessing application data files via asynchronous direct I/O system calls. * on systems with heavy lock traffic, a possible deadlock may have caused anything requiring locks over NFS to stop, or be very slow. Errors such as 'lockd: server [IP] not responding, timed out' were logged on client systems. * unexpected removals of USB devices may have caused a NULL pointer dereference in kobject_get_path. * on Itanium-based systems, repeatedly creating and destroying Windows guests may have caused Dom0 to crash, due to the 'XENMEM_add_to_physmap' hypercall, used by para-virtualized drivers on HVM, being SMP-unsafe. * when using an MD software RAID, crashes may have occurred when devices were removed or changed while being iterated through. Correct locking is now used. * break requests had no effect when using 'Serial Over Lan' with the Intel 82571 network card. This issue may have caused log in problems. * on Itanium-based systems, module_free() referred the first parameter before checking it was valid. This may have caused a kernel panic when exiting SystemTap. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to resolve these issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-27
    plugin id 34288
    published 2008-09-25
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=34288
    title RHEL 5 : kernel (RHSA-2008:0885)
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:17:59.667-04:00
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 5
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11414
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is CentOS Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15802
  • comment Oracle Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15459
description The shmem_getpage function (mm/shmem.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.11 through 2.6.23 does not properly clear allocated memory in some rare circumstances related to tmpfs, which might allow local users to read sensitive kernel data or cause a denial of service (crash).
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8920
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title The shmem_getpage function (mm/shmem.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.11 through 2.6.23 does not properly clear allocated memory in some rare circumstances related to tmpfs, which might allow local users to read sensitive kernel data or cause a denial of service (crash).
version 18
redhat via4
advisories
rhsa
id RHSA-2008:0885
rpms
  • kernel-0:2.6.18-92.1.13.el5
  • kernel-PAE-0:2.6.18-92.1.13.el5
  • kernel-PAE-devel-0:2.6.18-92.1.13.el5
  • kernel-debug-0:2.6.18-92.1.13.el5
  • kernel-debug-devel-0:2.6.18-92.1.13.el5
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.18-92.1.13.el5
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.18-92.1.13.el5
  • kernel-headers-0:2.6.18-92.1.13.el5
  • kernel-kdump-0:2.6.18-92.1.13.el5
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:2.6.18-92.1.13.el5
  • kernel-xen-0:2.6.18-92.1.13.el5
  • kernel-xen-devel-0:2.6.18-92.1.13.el5
refmap via4
bid 27694
debian DSA-1436
mandriva
  • MDVSA-2008:086
  • MDVSA-2008:112
mlist
  • [linux-kernel] 20071128 [PATCH] tmpfs: restore missing clear_highpage
  • [linux-kernel] 20071212 Re: [PATCH] tmpfs: restore missing clear_highpage
  • [linux-kernel] 20071215 Re: [PATCH] tmpfs: restore missing clear_highpage
osvdb 44120
secunia
  • 28141
  • 28706
  • 28806
  • 28971
  • 32023
suse SUSE-SA:2008:006
ubuntu
  • USN-574-1
  • USN-578-1
statements via4
contributor Tomas Hoger
lastmodified 2009-01-15
organization Red Hat
statement This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and Red Hat Enterprise MRG. It was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0885.html
Last major update 21-08-2010 - 00:00
Published 17-12-2007 - 19:46
Last modified 30-10-2018 - 12:25
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