ID CVE-2010-2248
Summary fs/cifs/cifssmb.c in the CIFS implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.34-rc4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via an SMB response packet with an invalid CountHigh value, as demonstrated by a response from an OS/2 server, related to the CIFSSMBWrite and CIFSSMBWrite2 functions.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.0
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1
  • 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 2.6.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.8.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.4
  • 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 2.6.11.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.12
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.12
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.13
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.13
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.14
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.14
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.15
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.15
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.16
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.16
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.17
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.17
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.18
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.18
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.19
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.19
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.20
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.20
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.21
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.21
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.22
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.22
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.23
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.23
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.24
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.24
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.25
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.25
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.26
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.26
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.27
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.27
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.28
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.28
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.29
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.29
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.30
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.30
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.31
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.31
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.12
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.13
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.13
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.14
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.14
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23 Release Candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23 release candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Release Candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Release Candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Release Candidate 3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24:rc3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Release Candidate 4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24:rc4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Release Candidate 5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24:rc5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.33
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33 Release Candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.33:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33 Release Candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.33:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33 Release Candidate 3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.33:rc3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33 Release Candidate 4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.33:rc4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33 Release Candidate 5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.33:rc5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33 Release Candidate 6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.33:rc6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.33.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.33.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.34 Release Candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.34:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.34 Release Candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.34:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.34 Release Candidate 3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.34:rc3
CVSS
Base: 7.8 (as of 08-09-2010 - 09:05)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-20
CAPEC
  • Buffer Overflow via Environment Variables
    This attack pattern involves causing a buffer overflow through manipulation of environment variables. Once the attacker finds that they can modify an environment variable, they may try to overflow associated buffers. This attack leverages implicit trust often placed in environment variables.
  • Server Side Include (SSI) Injection
    An attacker can use Server Side Include (SSI) Injection to send code to a web application that then gets executed by the web server. Doing so enables the attacker to achieve similar results to Cross Site Scripting, viz., arbitrary code execution and information disclosure, albeit on a more limited scale, since the SSI directives are nowhere near as powerful as a full-fledged scripting language. Nonetheless, the attacker can conveniently gain access to sensitive files, such as password files, and execute shell commands.
  • Cross Zone Scripting
    An attacker is able to cause a victim to load content into their web-browser that bypasses security zone controls and gain access to increased privileges to execute scripting code or other web objects such as unsigned ActiveX controls or applets. This is a privilege elevation attack targeted at zone-based web-browser security. In a zone-based model, pages belong to one of a set of zones corresponding to the level of privilege assigned to that page. Pages in an untrusted zone would have a lesser level of access to the system and/or be restricted in the types of executable content it was allowed to invoke. In a cross-zone scripting attack, a page that should be assigned to a less privileged zone is granted the privileges of a more trusted zone. This can be accomplished by exploiting bugs in the browser, exploiting incorrect configuration in the zone controls, through a cross-site scripting attack that causes the attackers' content to be treated as coming from a more trusted page, or by leveraging some piece of system functionality that is accessible from both the trusted and less trusted zone. This attack differs from "Restful Privilege Escalation" in that the latter correlates to the inadequate securing of RESTful access methods (such as HTTP DELETE) on the server, while cross-zone scripting attacks the concept of security zones as implemented by a browser.
  • Cross Site Scripting through Log Files
    An attacker may leverage a system weakness where logs are susceptible to log injection to insert scripts into the system's logs. If these logs are later viewed by an administrator through a thin administrative interface and the log data is not properly HTML encoded before being written to the page, the attackers' scripts stored in the log will be executed in the administrative interface with potentially serious consequences. This attack pattern is really a combination of two other attack patterns: log injection and stored cross site scripting.
  • Command Line Execution through SQL Injection
    An attacker uses standard SQL injection methods to inject data into the command line for execution. This could be done directly through misuse of directives such as MSSQL_xp_cmdshell or indirectly through injection of data into the database that would be interpreted as shell commands. Sometime later, an unscrupulous backend application (or could be part of the functionality of the same application) fetches the injected data stored in the database and uses this data as command line arguments without performing proper validation. The malicious data escapes that data plane by spawning new commands to be executed on the host.
  • Object Relational Mapping Injection
    An attacker leverages a weakness present in the database access layer code generated with an Object Relational Mapping (ORM) tool or a weakness in the way that a developer used a persistence framework to inject his or her own SQL commands to be executed against the underlying database. The attack here is similar to plain SQL injection, except that the application does not use JDBC to directly talk to the database, but instead it uses a data access layer generated by an ORM tool or framework (e.g. Hibernate). While most of the time code generated by an ORM tool contains safe access methods that are immune to SQL injection, sometimes either due to some weakness in the generated code or due to the fact that the developer failed to use the generated access methods properly, SQL injection is still possible.
  • SQL Injection through SOAP Parameter Tampering
    An attacker modifies the parameters of the SOAP message that is sent from the service consumer to the service provider to initiate a SQL injection attack. On the service provider side, the SOAP message is parsed and parameters are not properly validated before being used to access a database in a way that does not use parameter binding, thus enabling the attacker to control the structure of the executed SQL query. This pattern describes a SQL injection attack with the delivery mechanism being a SOAP message.
  • Subverting Environment Variable Values
    The attacker directly or indirectly modifies environment variables used by or controlling the target software. The attacker's goal is to cause the target software to deviate from its expected operation in a manner that benefits the attacker.
  • Format String Injection
    An attacker includes formatting characters in a string input field on the target application. Most applications assume that users will provide static text and may respond unpredictably to the presence of formatting character. For example, in certain functions of the C programming languages such as printf, the formatting character %s will print the contents of a memory location expecting this location to identify a string and the formatting character %n prints the number of DWORD written in the memory. An attacker can use this to read or write to memory locations or files, or simply to manipulate the value of the resulting text in unexpected ways. Reading or writing memory may result in program crashes and writing memory could result in the execution of arbitrary code if the attacker can write to the program stack.
  • LDAP Injection
    An attacker manipulates or crafts an LDAP query for the purpose of undermining the security of the target. Some applications use user input to create LDAP queries that are processed by an LDAP server. For example, a user might provide their username during authentication and the username might be inserted in an LDAP query during the authentication process. An attacker could use this input to inject additional commands into an LDAP query that could disclose sensitive information. For example, entering a * in the aforementioned query might return information about all users on the system. This attack is very similar to an SQL injection attack in that it manipulates a query to gather additional information or coerce a particular return value.
  • Relative Path Traversal
    An attacker exploits a weakness in input validation on the target by supplying a specially constructed path utilizing dot and slash characters for the purpose of obtaining access to arbitrary files or resources. An attacker modifies a known path on the target in order to reach material that is not available through intended channels. These attacks normally involve adding additional path separators (/ or \) and/or dots (.), or encodings thereof, in various combinations in order to reach parent directories or entirely separate trees of the target's directory structure.
  • Client-side Injection-induced Buffer Overflow
    This type of attack exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in targeted client software through injection of malicious content from a custom-built hostile service.
  • Variable Manipulation
    An attacker manipulates variables used by an application to perform a variety of possible attacks. This can either be performed through the manipulation of function call parameters or by manipulating external variables, such as environment variables, that are used by an application. Changing variable values is usually undertaken as part of another attack; for example, a path traversal (inserting relative path modifiers) or buffer overflow (enlarging a variable value beyond an application's ability to store it).
  • Embedding Scripts in Non-Script Elements
    This attack is a form of Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) where malicious scripts are embedded in elements that are not expected to host scripts such as image tags (<img>), comments in XML documents (< !-CDATA->), etc. These tags may not be subject to the same input validation, output validation, and other content filtering and checking routines, so this can create an opportunity for an attacker to tunnel through the application's elements and launch a XSS attack through other elements. As with all remote attacks, it is important to differentiate the ability to launch an attack (such as probing an internal network for unpatched servers) and the ability of the remote attacker to collect and interpret the output of said attack.
  • Flash Injection
    An attacker tricks a victim to execute malicious flash content that executes commands or makes flash calls specified by the attacker. One example of this attack is cross-site flashing, an attacker controlled parameter to a reference call loads from content specified by the attacker.
  • Cross-Site Scripting Using Alternate Syntax
    The attacker uses alternate forms of keywords or commands that result in the same action as the primary form but which may not be caught by filters. For example, many keywords are processed in a case insensitive manner. If the site's web filtering algorithm does not convert all tags into a consistent case before the comparison with forbidden keywords it is possible to bypass filters (e.g., incomplete black lists) by using an alternate case structure. For example, the "script" tag using the alternate forms of "Script" or "ScRiPt" may bypass filters where "script" is the only form tested. Other variants using different syntax representations are also possible as well as using pollution meta-characters or entities that are eventually ignored by the rendering engine. The attack can result in the execution of otherwise prohibited functionality.
  • Exploiting Trust in Client (aka Make the Client Invisible)
    An attack of this type exploits a programs' vulnerabilities in client/server communication channel authentication and data integrity. It leverages the implicit trust a server places in the client, or more importantly, that which the server believes is the client. An attacker executes this type of attack by placing themselves in the communication channel between client and server such that communication directly to the server is possible where the server believes it is communicating only with a valid client. There are numerous variations of this type of attack.
  • XML Nested Payloads
    Applications often need to transform data in and out of the XML format by using an XML parser. It may be possible for an attacker to inject data that may have an adverse effect on the XML parser when it is being processed. By nesting XML data and causing this data to be continuously self-referential, an attacker can cause the XML parser to consume more resources while processing, causing excessive memory consumption and CPU utilization. An attacker's goal is to leverage parser failure to his or her advantage. In most cases this type of an attack will result in a denial of service due to an application becoming unstable, freezing, or crash. However it may be possible to cause a crash resulting in arbitrary code execution, leading to a jump from the data plane to the control plane [R.230.1].
  • XML Oversized Payloads
    Applications often need to transform data in and out of the XML format by using an XML parser. It may be possible for an attacker to inject data that may have an adverse effect on the XML parser when it is being processed. By supplying oversized payloads in input vectors that will be processed by the XML parser, an attacker can cause the XML parser to consume more resources while processing, causing excessive memory consumption and CPU utilization, and potentially cause execution of arbitrary code. An attacker's goal is to leverage parser failure to his or her advantage. In many cases this type of an attack will result in a denial of service due to an application becoming unstable, freezing, or crash. However it is possible to cause a crash resulting in arbitrary code execution, leading to a jump from the data plane to the control plane [R.231.1].
  • Filter Failure through Buffer Overflow
    In this attack, the idea is to cause an active filter to fail by causing an oversized transaction. An attacker may try to feed overly long input strings to the program in an attempt to overwhelm the filter (by causing a buffer overflow) and hoping that the filter does not fail securely (i.e. the user input is let into the system unfiltered).
  • Cross-Site Scripting via Encoded URI Schemes
    An attack of this type exploits the ability of most browsers to interpret "data", "javascript" or other URI schemes as client-side executable content placeholders. This attack consists of passing a malicious URI in an anchor tag HREF attribute or any other similar attributes in other HTML tags. Such malicious URI contains, for example, a base64 encoded HTML content with an embedded cross-site scripting payload. The attack is executed when the browser interprets the malicious content i.e., for example, when the victim clicks on the malicious link.
  • XML Injection
    An attacker utilizes crafted XML user-controllable input to probe, attack, and inject data into the XML database, using techniques similar to SQL injection. The user-controllable input can allow for unauthorized viewing of data, bypassing authentication or the front-end application for direct XML database access, and possibly altering database information.
  • Environment Variable Manipulation
    An attacker manipulates environment variables used by an application to perform a variety of possible attacks. Changing variable values is usually undertaken as part of another attack; for example, a path traversal (inserting relative path modifiers) or buffer overflow (enlarging a variable value beyond an application's ability to store it).
  • Global variable manipulation
    An attacker manipulates global variables used by an application to perform a variety of possible attacks. Changing variable values is usually undertaken as part of another attack; for example, a path traversal (inserting relative path modifiers) or buffer overflow (enlarging a variable value beyond an application's ability to store it).
  • Leverage Alternate Encoding
    This attack leverages the possibility to encode potentially harmful input and submit it to applications not expecting or effective at validating this encoding standard making input filtering difficult.
  • Fuzzing
    Fuzzing is a software testing method that feeds randomly constructed input to the system and looks for an indication that a failure in response to that input has occurred. Fuzzing treats the system as a black box and is totally free from any preconceptions or assumptions about the system. An attacker can leverage fuzzing to try to identify weaknesses in the system. For instance fuzzing can help an attacker discover certain assumptions made in the system about user input. Fuzzing gives an attacker a quick way of potentially uncovering some of these assumptions without really knowing anything about the internals of the system. These assumptions can then be turned against the system by specially crafting user input that may allow an attacker to achieve his goals.
  • Using Leading 'Ghost' Character Sequences to Bypass Input Filters
    An attacker intentionally introduces leading characters that enable getting the input past the filters. The API that is being targeted, ignores the leading "ghost" characters, and therefore processes the attackers' input. This occurs when the targeted API will accept input data in several syntactic forms and interpret it in the equivalent semantic way, while the filter does not take into account the full spectrum of the syntactic forms acceptable to the targeted API. Some APIs will strip certain leading characters from a string of parameters. Perhaps these characters are considered redundant, and for this reason they are removed. Another possibility is the parser logic at the beginning of analysis is specialized in some way that causes some characters to be removed. The attacker can specify multiple types of alternative encodings at the beginning of a string as a set of probes. One commonly used possibility involves adding ghost characters--extra characters that don't affect the validity of the request at the API layer. If the attacker has access to the API libraries being targeted, certain attack ideas can be tested directly in advance. Once alternative ghost encodings emerge through testing, the attacker can move from lab-based API testing to testing real-world service implementations.
  • Accessing/Intercepting/Modifying HTTP Cookies
    This attack relies on the use of HTTP Cookies to store credentials, state information and other critical data on client systems. The first form of this attack involves accessing HTTP Cookies to mine for potentially sensitive data contained therein. The second form of this attack involves intercepting this data as it is transmitted from client to server. This intercepted information is then used by the attacker to impersonate the remote user/session. The third form is when the cookie's content is modified by the attacker before it is sent back to the server. Here the attacker seeks to convince the target server to operate on this falsified information.
  • Embedding Scripts in HTTP Query Strings
    A variant of cross-site scripting called "reflected" cross-site scripting, the HTTP Query Strings attack consists of passing a malicious script inside an otherwise valid HTTP request query string. This is of significant concern for sites that rely on dynamic, user-generated content such as bulletin boards, news sites, blogs, and web enabled administration GUIs. The malicious script may steal session data, browse history, probe files, or otherwise execute attacks on the client side. Once the attacker has prepared the malicious HTTP query it is sent to a victim user (perhaps by email, IM, or posted on an online forum), who clicks on a normal looking link that contains a poison query string. This technique can be made more effective through the use of services like http://tinyurl.com/, which makes very small URLs that will redirect to very large, complex ones. The victim will not know what he is really clicking on.
  • MIME Conversion
    An attacker exploits a weakness in the MIME conversion routine to cause a buffer overflow and gain control over the mail server machine. The MIME system is designed to allow various different information formats to be interpreted and sent via e-mail. Attack points exist when data are converted to MIME compatible format and back.
  • Exploiting Multiple Input Interpretation Layers
    An attacker supplies the target software with input data that contains sequences of special characters designed to bypass input validation logic. This exploit relies on the target making multiples passes over the input data and processing a "layer" of special characters with each pass. In this manner, the attacker can disguise input that would otherwise be rejected as invalid by concealing it with layers of special/escape characters that are stripped off by subsequent processing steps. The goal is to first discover cases where the input validation layer executes before one or more parsing layers. That is, user input may go through the following logic in an application: In such cases, the attacker will need to provide input that will pass through the input validator, but after passing through parser2, will be converted into something that the input validator was supposed to stop.
  • Buffer Overflow via Symbolic Links
    This type of attack leverages the use of symbolic links to cause buffer overflows. An attacker can try to create or manipulate a symbolic link file such that its contents result in out of bounds data. When the target software processes the symbolic link file, it could potentially overflow internal buffers with insufficient bounds checking.
  • Overflow Variables and Tags
    This type of attack leverages the use of tags or variables from a formatted configuration data to cause buffer overflow. The attacker crafts a malicious HTML page or configuration file that includes oversized strings, thus causing an overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow via Parameter Expansion
    In this attack, the target software is given input that the attacker knows will be modified and expanded in size during processing. This attack relies on the target software failing to anticipate that the expanded data may exceed some internal limit, thereby creating a buffer overflow.
  • Signature Spoof
    An attacker generates a message or datablock that causes the recipient to believe that the message or datablock was generated and cryptographically signed by an authoritative or reputable source, misleading a victim or victim operating system into performing malicious actions.
  • XML Client-Side Attack
    Client applications such as web browsers that process HTML data often need to transform data in and out of the XML format by using an XML parser. It may be possible for an attacker to inject data that may have an adverse effect on the XML parser when it is being processed. These adverse effects may include the parser crashing, consuming too much of a resource, executing too slowly, executing code supplied by an attacker, allowing usage of unintended system functionality, etc. An attacker's goal is to leverage parser failure to his or her advantage. In some cases it may be possible to jump from the data plane to the control plane via bad data being passed to an XML parser. [R.484.1]
  • Embedding NULL Bytes
    An attacker embeds one or more null bytes in input to the target software. This attack relies on the usage of a null-valued byte as a string terminator in many environments. The goal is for certain components of the target software to stop processing the input when it encounters the null byte(s).
  • Postfix, Null Terminate, and Backslash
    If a string is passed through a filter of some kind, then a terminal NULL may not be valid. Using alternate representation of NULL allows an attacker to embed the NULL mid-string while postfixing the proper data so that the filter is avoided. One example is a filter that looks for a trailing slash character. If a string insertion is possible, but the slash must exist, an alternate encoding of NULL in mid-string may be used.
  • Simple Script Injection
    An attacker embeds malicious scripts in content that will be served to web browsers. The goal of the attack is for the target software, the client-side browser, to execute the script with the users' privilege level. An attack of this type exploits a programs' vulnerabilities that are brought on by allowing remote hosts to execute code and scripts. Web browsers, for example, have some simple security controls in place, but if a remote attacker is allowed to execute scripts (through injecting them in to user-generated content like bulletin boards) then these controls may be bypassed. Further, these attacks are very difficult for an end user to detect.
  • Using Slashes and URL Encoding Combined to Bypass Validation Logic
    This attack targets the encoding of the URL combined with the encoding of the slash characters. An attacker can take advantage of the multiple way of encoding an URL and abuse the interpretation of the URL. An URL may contain special character that need special syntax handling in order to be interpreted. Special characters are represented using a percentage character followed by two digits representing the octet code of the original character (%HEX-CODE). For instance US-ASCII space character would be represented with %20. This is often referred as escaped ending or percent-encoding. Since the server decodes the URL from the requests, it may restrict the access to some URL paths by validating and filtering out the URL requests it received. An attacker will try to craft an URL with a sequence of special characters which once interpreted by the server will be equivalent to a forbidden URL. It can be difficult to protect against this attack since the URL can contain other format of encoding such as UTF-8 encoding, Unicode-encoding, etc.
  • SQL Injection
    This attack exploits target software that constructs SQL statements based on user input. An attacker crafts input strings so that when the target software constructs SQL statements based on the input, the resulting SQL statement performs actions other than those the application intended. SQL Injection results from failure of the application to appropriately validate input. When specially crafted user-controlled input consisting of SQL syntax is used without proper validation as part of SQL queries, it is possible to glean information from the database in ways not envisaged during application design. Depending upon the database and the design of the application, it may also be possible to leverage injection to have the database execute system-related commands of the attackers' choice. SQL Injection enables an attacker to talk directly to the database, thus bypassing the application completely. Successful injection can cause information disclosure as well as ability to add or modify data in the database. In order to successfully inject SQL and retrieve information from a database, an attacker:
  • String Format Overflow in syslog()
    This attack targets the format string vulnerabilities in the syslog() function. An attacker would typically inject malicious input in the format string parameter of the syslog function. This is a common problem, and many public vulnerabilities and associated exploits have been posted.
  • Blind SQL Injection
    Blind SQL Injection results from an insufficient mitigation for SQL Injection. Although suppressing database error messages are considered best practice, the suppression alone is not sufficient to prevent SQL Injection. Blind SQL Injection is a form of SQL Injection that overcomes the lack of error messages. Without the error messages that facilitate SQL Injection, the attacker constructs input strings that probe the target through simple Boolean SQL expressions. The attacker can determine if the syntax and structure of the injection was successful based on whether the query was executed or not. Applied iteratively, the attacker determines how and where the target is vulnerable to SQL Injection. For example, an attacker may try entering something like "username' AND 1=1; --" in an input field. If the result is the same as when the attacker entered "username" in the field, then the attacker knows that the application is vulnerable to SQL Injection. The attacker can then ask yes/no questions from the database server to extract information from it. For example, the attacker can extract table names from a database using the following types of queries: If the above query executes properly, then the attacker knows that the first character in a table name in the database is a letter between m and z. If it doesn't, then the attacker knows that the character must be between a and l (assuming of course that table names only contain alphabetic characters). By performing a binary search on all character positions, the attacker can determine all table names in the database. Subsequently, the attacker may execute an actual attack and send something like:
  • Using Unicode Encoding to Bypass Validation Logic
    An attacker may provide a Unicode string to a system component that is not Unicode aware and use that to circumvent the filter or cause the classifying mechanism to fail to properly understanding the request. That may allow the attacker to slip malicious data past the content filter and/or possibly cause the application to route the request incorrectly.
  • URL Encoding
    This attack targets the encoding of the URL. An attacker can take advantage of the multiple way of encoding an URL and abuse the interpretation of the URL. An URL may contain special character that need special syntax handling in order to be interpreted. Special characters are represented using a percentage character followed by two digits representing the octet code of the original character (%HEX-CODE). For instance US-ASCII space character would be represented with %20. This is often referred as escaped ending or percent-encoding. Since the server decodes the URL from the requests, it may restrict the access to some URL paths by validating and filtering out the URL requests it received. An attacker will try to craft an URL with a sequence of special characters which once interpreted by the server will be equivalent to a forbidden URL. It can be difficult to protect against this attack since the URL can contain other format of encoding such as UTF-8 encoding, Unicode-encoding, etc. The attacker could also subvert the meaning of the URL string request by encoding the data being sent to the server through a GET request. For instance an attacker may subvert the meaning of parameters used in a SQL request and sent through the URL string (See Example section).
  • User-Controlled Filename
    An attack of this type involves an attacker inserting malicious characters (such as a XSS redirection) into a filename, directly or indirectly that is then used by the target software to generate HTML text or other potentially executable content. Many websites rely on user-generated content and dynamically build resources like files, filenames, and URL links directly from user supplied data. In this attack pattern, the attacker uploads code that can execute in the client browser and/or redirect the client browser to a site that the attacker owns. All XSS attack payload variants can be used to pass and exploit these vulnerabilities.
  • Using Escaped Slashes in Alternate Encoding
    This attack targets the use of the backslash in alternate encoding. An attacker can provide a backslash as a leading character and causes a parser to believe that the next character is special. This is called an escape. By using that trick, the attacker tries to exploit alternate ways to encode the same character which leads to filter problems and opens avenues to attack.
  • Using Slashes in Alternate Encoding
    This attack targets the encoding of the Slash characters. An attacker would try to exploit common filtering problems related to the use of the slashes characters to gain access to resources on the target host. Directory-driven systems, such as file systems and databases, typically use the slash character to indicate traversal between directories or other container components. For murky historical reasons, PCs (and, as a result, Microsoft OSs) choose to use a backslash, whereas the UNIX world typically makes use of the forward slash. The schizophrenic result is that many MS-based systems are required to understand both forms of the slash. This gives the attacker many opportunities to discover and abuse a number of common filtering problems. The goal of this pattern is to discover server software that only applies filters to one version, but not the other.
  • Buffer Overflow in an API Call
    This attack targets libraries or shared code modules which are vulnerable to buffer overflow attacks. An attacker who has access to an API may try to embed malicious code in the API function call and exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in the function's implementation. All clients that make use of the code library thus become vulnerable by association. This has a very broad effect on security across a system, usually affecting more than one software process.
  • Using UTF-8 Encoding to Bypass Validation Logic
    This attack is a specific variation on leveraging alternate encodings to bypass validation logic. This attack leverages the possibility to encode potentially harmful input in UTF-8 and submit it to applications not expecting or effective at validating this encoding standard making input filtering difficult. UTF-8 (8-bit UCS/Unicode Transformation Format) is a variable-length character encoding for Unicode. Legal UTF-8 characters are one to four bytes long. However, early version of the UTF-8 specification got some entries wrong (in some cases it permitted overlong characters). UTF-8 encoders are supposed to use the "shortest possible" encoding, but naive decoders may accept encodings that are longer than necessary. According to the RFC 3629, a particularly subtle form of this attack can be carried out against a parser which performs security-critical validity checks against the UTF-8 encoded form of its input, but interprets certain illegal octet sequences as characters.
  • Web Logs Tampering
    Web Logs Tampering attacks involve an attacker injecting, deleting or otherwise tampering with the contents of web logs typically for the purposes of masking other malicious behavior. Additionally, writing malicious data to log files may target jobs, filters, reports, and other agents that process the logs in an asynchronous attack pattern. This pattern of attack is similar to "Log Injection-Tampering-Forging" except that in this case, the attack is targeting the logs of the web server and not the application.
  • XPath Injection
    An attacker can craft special user-controllable input consisting of XPath expressions to inject the XML database and bypass authentication or glean information that he normally would not be able to. XPath Injection enables an attacker to talk directly to the XML database, thus bypassing the application completely. XPath Injection results from the failure of an application to properly sanitize input used as part of dynamic XPath expressions used to query an XML database. In order to successfully inject XML and retrieve information from a database, an attacker:
  • AJAX Fingerprinting
    This attack utilizes the frequent client-server roundtrips in Ajax conversation to scan a system. While Ajax does not open up new vulnerabilities per se, it does optimize them from an attacker point of view. In many XSS attacks the attacker must get a "hole in one" and successfully exploit the vulnerability on the victim side the first time, once the client is redirected the attacker has many chances to engage in follow on probes, but there is only one first chance. In a widely used web application this is not a major problem because 1 in a 1,000 is good enough in a widely used application. A common first step for an attacker is to footprint the environment to understand what attacks will work. Since footprinting relies on enumeration, the conversational pattern of rapid, multiple requests and responses that are typical in Ajax applications enable an attacker to look for many vulnerabilities, well-known ports, network locations and so on.
  • Embedding Script (XSS) in HTTP Headers
    An attack of this type exploits web applications that generate web content, such as links in a HTML page, based on unvalidated or improperly validated data submitted by other actors. XSS in HTTP Headers attacks target the HTTP headers which are hidden from most users and may not be validated by web applications.
  • OS Command Injection
    In this type of an attack, an adversary injects operating system commands into existing application functions. An application that uses untrusted input to build command strings is vulnerable. An adversary can leverage OS command injection in an application to elevate privileges, execute arbitrary commands and compromise the underlying operating system.
  • Buffer Overflow in Local Command-Line Utilities
    This attack targets command-line utilities available in a number of shells. An attacker can leverage a vulnerability found in a command-line utility to escalate privilege to root.
  • XSS in IMG Tags
    Image tags are an often overlooked, but convenient, means for a Cross Site Scripting attack. The attacker can inject script contents into an image (IMG) tag in order to steal information from a victim's browser and execute malicious scripts.
  • XML Parser Attack
    Applications often need to transform data in and out of the XML format by using an XML parser. It may be possible for an attacker to inject data that may have an adverse effect on the XML parser when it is being processed. These adverse effects may include the parser crashing, consuming too much of a resource, executing too slowly, executing code supplied by an attacker, allowing usage of unintended system functionality, etc. An attacker's goal is to leverage parser failure to his or her advantage. In some cases it may be possible to jump from the data plane to the control plane via bad data being passed to an XML parser. [R.99.1]
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  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLEVM_OVMSA-2013-0039.NASL
    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : please see Oracle VM Security Advisory OVMSA-2013-0039 for details.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 79507
    published 2014-11-26
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=79507
    title OracleVM 2.2 : kernel (OVMSA-2013-0039)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2010-0606.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. This update fixes the following security issues : * a flaw was found in the CIFSSMBWrite() function in the Linux kernel Common Internet File System (CIFS) implementation. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted SMB response packet to a target CIFS client, resulting in a kernel panic (denial of service). (CVE-2010-2248, Important) * buffer overflow flaws were found in the Linux kernel's implementation of the server-side External Data Representation (XDR) for the Network File System (NFS) version 4. An attacker on the local network could send a specially crafted large compound request to the NFSv4 server, which could possibly result in a kernel panic (denial of service) or, potentially, code execution. (CVE-2010-2521, Important) This update also fixes the following bug : * the rpc_call_async() function in the SUN Remote Procedure Call (RPC) subsystem in the Linux kernel had a reference counting bug. In certain situations, some Network Lock Manager (NLM) messages may have triggered this bug on NFSv2 and NFSv3 servers, leading to a kernel panic (with 'kernel BUG at fs/lockd/host.c:[xxx]!' logged to '/var/log/messages'). (BZ#612962) Users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 48909
    published 2010-08-29
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=48909
    title CentOS 4 : kernel (CESA-2010:0606)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_2_KERNEL-100921.NASL
    description This openSUSE 11.2 kernel was updated to 2.6.31.14, fixing several security issues and bugs. A lot of ext4 filesystem stability fixes were also added. Following security issues have been fixed: CVE-2010-3301: Mismatch between 32bit and 64bit register usage in the system call entry path could be used by local attackers to gain root privileges. This problem only affects x86_64 kernels. CVE-2010-3081: Incorrect buffer handling in the biarch-compat buffer handling could be used by local attackers to gain root privileges. This problem affects foremost x86_64, or potentially other biarch platforms, like PowerPC and S390x. CVE-2010-3084: A buffer overflow in the ETHTOOL_GRXCLSRLALL code could be used to crash the kernel or potentially execute code. CVE-2010-2955: A kernel information leak via the WEXT ioctl was fixed. CVE-2010-2960: The keyctl_session_to_parent function in security/keys/keyctl.c in the Linux kernel expects that a certain parent session keyring exists, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a KEYCTL_SESSION_TO_PARENT argument to the keyctl function. CVE-2010-3080: A double free in an alsa error path was fixed, which could lead to kernel crashes. CVE-2010-3079: Fixed a ftrace NULL pointer dereference problem which could lead to kernel crashes. CVE-2010-3298: Fixed a kernel information leak in the net/usb/hso driver. CVE-2010-3296: Fixed a kernel information leak in the cxgb3 driver. CVE-2010-3297: Fixed a kernel information leak in the net/eql driver. CVE-2010-3078: Fixed a kernel information leak in the xfs filesystem. CVE-2010-2942: Fixed a kernel information leak in the net scheduler code. CVE-2010-2954: The irda_bind function in net/irda/af_irda.c in the Linux kernel did not properly handle failure of the irda_open_tsap function, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and panic) and possibly have unspecified other impact via multiple unsuccessful calls to bind on an AF_IRDA (aka PF_IRDA) socket. CVE-2010-2226: The xfs_swapext function in fs/xfs/xfs_dfrag.c in the Linux kernel did not properly check the file descriptors passed to the SWAPEXT ioctl, which allowed local users to leverage write access and obtain read access by swapping one file into another file. CVE-2010-2946: The 'os2' xattr namespace on the jfs filesystem could be used to bypass xattr namespace rules. CVE-2010-2959: Integer overflow in net/can/bcm.c in the Controller Area Network (CAN) implementation in the Linux kernel allowed attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted CAN traffic. CVE-2010-3015: Integer overflow in the ext4_ext_get_blocks function in fs/ext4/extents.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (BUG and system crash) via a write operation on the last block of a large file, followed by a sync operation. CVE-2010-2492: Buffer overflow in the ecryptfs_uid_hash macro in fs/ecryptfs/messaging.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel might have allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash) via unspecified vectors. CVE-2010-2248: fs/cifs/cifssmb.c in the CIFS implementation in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via an SMB response packet with an invalid CountHigh value, as demonstrated by a response from an OS/2 server, related to the CIFSSMBWrite and CIFSSMBWrite2 functions. CVE-2010-2803: The drm_ioctl function in drivers/gpu/drm/drm_drv.c in the Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) subsystem in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory by requesting a large memory-allocation amount. CVE-2010-2478: A potential buffer overflow in the ETHTOOL_GRXCLSRLALL ethtool code was fixed which could be used by local attackers to crash the kernel or potentially execute code. CVE-2010-2524: The DNS resolution functionality in the CIFS implementation in the Linux kernel, when CONFIG_CIFS_DFS_UPCALL is enabled, relies on a user's keyring for the dns_resolver upcall in the cifs.upcall userspace helper, which allowed local users to spoof the results of DNS queries and perform arbitrary CIFS mounts via vectors involving an add_key call, related to a 'cache stuffing' issue and MS-DFS referrals. CVE-2010-2798: The gfs2_dirent_find_space function in fs/gfs2/dir.c in the Linux kernel used an incorrect size value in calculations associated with sentinel directory entries, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and panic) and possibly have unspecified other impact by renaming a file in a GFS2 filesystem, related to the gfs2_rename function in fs/gfs2/ops_inode.c. CVE-2010-2537: The BTRFS_IOC_CLONE and BTRFS_IOC_CLONE_RANGE ioctls allowed a local user to overwrite append-only files. CVE-2010-2538: The BTRFS_IOC_CLONE_RANGE ioctl was subject to an integer overflow in specifying offsets to copy from a file, which potentially allowed a local user to read sensitive filesystem data. CVE-2010-2521: Multiple buffer overflows in fs/nfsd/nfs4xdr.c in the XDR implementation in the NFS server in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted NFSv4 compound WRITE request, related to the read_buf and nfsd4_decode_compound functions. CVE-2010-2066: The mext_check_arguments function in fs/ext4/move_extent.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to overwrite an append-only file via a MOVE_EXT ioctl call that specifies this file as a donor. CVE-2010-2495: The pppol2tp_xmit function in drivers/net/pppol2tp.c in the L2TP implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly validate certain values associated with an interface, which allowed attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) or possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors related to a routing change. CVE-2010-2071: The btrfs_xattr_set_acl function in fs/btrfs/acl.c in btrfs in the Linux kernel did not check file ownership before setting an ACL, which allowed local users to bypass file permissions by setting arbitrary ACLs, as demonstrated using setfacl. CVE-2010-1641: The do_gfs2_set_flags function in fs/gfs2/file.c in the Linux kernel did not verify the ownership of a file, which allowed local users to bypass intended access restrictions via a SETFLAGS ioctl request. CVE-2010-1087: The nfs_wait_on_request function in fs/nfs/pagelist.c in Linux kernel 2.6.x allowed attackers to cause a denial of service (Oops) via unknown vectors related to truncating a file and an operation that is not interruptible. CVE-2010-1636: The btrfs_ioctl_clone function in fs/btrfs/ioctl.c in the btrfs functionality in the Linux kernel did not ensure that a cloned file descriptor has been opened for reading, which allowed local users to read sensitive information from a write-only file descriptor. CVE-2010-1437: Race condition in the find_keyring_by_name function in security/keys/keyring.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via keyctl session commands that trigger access to a dead keyring that is undergoing deletion by the key_cleanup function. CVE-2010-1148: The cifs_create function in fs/cifs/dir.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a NULL nameidata (aka nd) field in a POSIX file-creation request to a server that supports UNIX extensions. CVE-2010-1162: The release_one_tty function in drivers/char/tty_io.c in the Linux kernel omitted certain required calls to the put_pid function, which has unspecified impact and local attack vectors. CVE-2010-1146: The Linux kernel, when a ReiserFS filesystem exists, did not restrict read or write access to the .reiserfs_priv directory, which allowed local users to gain privileges by modifying (1) extended attributes or (2) ACLs, as demonstrated by deleting a file under .reiserfs_priv/xattrs/. CVE-2009-4537: drivers/net/r8169.c in the r8169 driver in the Linux kernel did not properly check the size of an Ethernet frame that exceeds the MTU, which allowed remote attackers to (1) cause a denial of service (temporary network outage) via a packet with a crafted size, in conjunction with certain packets containing A characters and certain packets containing E characters; or (2) cause a denial of service (system crash) via a packet with a crafted size, in conjunction with certain packets containing '\0' characters, related to the value of the status register and erroneous behavior associated with the RxMaxSize register. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2009-1389.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 49671
    published 2010-09-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=49671
    title openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2010:0664-1)
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20100805_KERNEL_ON_SL4_X.NASL
    description This update fixes the following security issues : - a flaw was found in the CIFSSMBWrite() function in the Linux kernel Common Internet File System (CIFS) implementation. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted SMB response packet to a target CIFS client, resulting in a kernel panic (denial of service). (CVE-2010-2248, Important) - buffer overflow flaws were found in the Linux kernel's implementation of the server-side External Data Representation (XDR) for the Network File System (NFS) version 4. An attacker on the local network could send a specially crafted large compound request to the NFSv4 server, which could possibly result in a kernel panic (denial of service) or, potentially, code execution. (CVE-2010-2521, Important) This update also fixes the following bug : - the rpc_call_async() function in the SUN Remote Procedure Call (RPC) subsystem in the Linux kernel had a reference counting bug. In certain situations, some Network Lock Manager (NLM) messages may have triggered this bug on NFSv2 and NFSv3 servers, leading to a kernel panic (with 'kernel BUG at fs/lockd/host.c:[xxx]!' logged to '/var/log/messages'). (BZ#612962) The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-01-02
    plugin id 60831
    published 2012-08-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=60831
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL4.x i386/x86_64
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1000-1.NASL
    description Dan Rosenberg discovered that the RDS network protocol did not correctly check certain parameters. A local attacker could exploit this gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3904) Al Viro discovered a race condition in the TTY driver. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2009-4895) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the MOVE_EXT ext4 ioctl did not correctly check file permissions. A local attacker could overwrite append-only files, leading to potential data loss. (CVE-2010-2066) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the swapexit xfs ioctl did not correctly check file permissions. A local attacker could exploit this to read from write-only files, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-2226) Suresh Jayaraman discovered that CIFS did not correctly validate certain response packats. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic that would crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2248) Ben Hutchings discovered that the ethtool interface did not correctly check certain sizes. A local attacker could perform malicious ioctl calls that could crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2478, CVE-2010-3084) James Chapman discovered that L2TP did not correctly evaluate checksum capabilities. If an attacker could make malicious routing changes, they could crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2495) Neil Brown discovered that NFSv4 did not correctly check certain write requests. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic that could crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-2521) David Howells discovered that DNS resolution in CIFS could be spoofed. A local attacker could exploit this to control DNS replies, leading to a loss of privacy and possible privilege escalation. (CVE-2010-2524) Dan Rosenberg discovered a flaw in gfs2 file system's handling of acls (access control lists). An unprivileged local attacker could exploit this flaw to gain access or execute any file stored in the gfs2 file system. (CVE-2010-2525) Bob Peterson discovered that GFS2 rename operations did not correctly validate certain sizes. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2798) Eric Dumazet discovered that many network functions could leak kernel stack contents. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-2942, CVE-2010-3477) Sergey Vlasov discovered that JFS did not correctly handle certain extended attributes. A local attacker could bypass namespace access rules, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-2946) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the IRDA subsystem did not correctly shut down. A local attacker could exploit this to cause the system to crash or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-2954) Brad Spengler discovered that the wireless extensions did not correctly validate certain request sizes. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-2955) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the session keyring did not correctly check for its parent. On systems without a default session keyring, a local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2960) Kees Cook discovered that the V4L1 32bit compat interface did not correctly validate certain parameters. A local attacker on a 64bit system with access to a video device could exploit this to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-2963) Toshiyuki Okajima discovered that ext4 did not correctly check certain parameters. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or overwrite the last block of large files. (CVE-2010-3015) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the AIO subsystem did not correctly validate certain parameters. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3067) Dan Rosenberg discovered that certain XFS ioctls leaked kernel stack contents. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3078) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the OSS sequencer device did not correctly shut down. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3080) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the ROSE driver did not correctly check parameters. A local attacker with access to a ROSE network device could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3310) Thomas Dreibholz discovered that SCTP did not correctly handle appending packet chunks. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3432) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the CD driver did not correctly check parameters. A local attacker could exploit this to read arbitrary kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3437) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the Sound subsystem did not correctly validate parameters. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3442) Dan Rosenberg discovered that SCTP did not correctly handle HMAC calculations. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic that would crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3705) Joel Becker discovered that OCFS2 did not correctly validate on-disk symlink structures. If an attacker were able to trick a user or automated system into mounting a specially crafted filesystem, it could crash the system or expose kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-NNN2). 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 2018-12-01
    plugin id 50044
    published 2010-10-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=50044
    title Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 9.04 / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : linux, linux-ec2, linux-source-2.6.15 vulnerabilities (USN-1000-1)
  • NASL family Mandriva Local Security Checks
    NASL id MANDRIVA_MDVSA-2010-198.NASL
    description Some vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in the Linux 2.6 kernel : fs/namei.c in Linux kernel 2.6.18 through 2.6.34 does not always follow NFS automount symlinks, which allows attackers to have an unknown impact, related to LOOKUP_FOLLOW. (CVE-2010-1088) The tc_fill_tclass function in net/sched/sch_api.c in the tc subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.4.x before 2.4.37.6 and 2.6.x before 2.6.31-rc9 does not initialize certain (1) tcm__pad1 and (2) tcm__pad2 structure members, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via unspecified vectors. (CVE-2009-3228) The do_pages_move function in mm/migrate.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.33-rc7 does not validate node values, which allows local users to read arbitrary kernel memory locations, cause a denial of service (OOPS), and possibly have unspecified other impact by specifying a node that is not part of the kernel node set. (CVE-2010-0415) The ATI Rage 128 (aka r128) driver in the Linux kernel before 2.6.31-git11 does not properly verify Concurrent Command Engine (CCE) state initialization, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via unspecified ioctl calls. (CVE-2009-3620) The wake_futex_pi function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.33-rc7 does not properly handle certain unlock operations for a Priority Inheritance (PI) futex, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) and possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors involving modification of the futex value from user space. (CVE-2010-0622) The kvm_arch_vcpu_ioctl_set_sregs function in the KVM in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.30, when running on x86 systems, does not validate the page table root in a KVM_SET_SREGS call, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash or hang) via a crafted cr3 value, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference in the gfn_to_rmap function. (CVE-2009-2287) The handle_dr function in arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.31.1 does not properly verify the Current Privilege Level (CPL) before accessing a debug register, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (trap) on the host OS via a crafted application. (CVE-2009-3722) The ext4_decode_error function in fs/ext4/super.c in the ext4 filesystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference), and possibly have unspecified other impact, via a crafted read-only filesystem that lacks a journal. (CVE-2009-4308) The eisa_eeprom_read function in the parisc isa-eeprom component (drivers/parisc/eisa_eeprom.c) in the Linux kernel before 2.6.31-rc6 allows local users to access restricted memory via a negative ppos argument, which bypasses a check that assumes that ppos is positive and causes an out-of-bounds read in the readb function. (CVE-2009-2846) Multiple buffer overflows in fs/nfsd/nfs4xdr.c in the XDR implementation in the NFS server in the Linux kernel before 2.6.34-rc6 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted NFSv4 compound WRITE request, related to the read_buf and nfsd4_decode_compound functions. (CVE-2010-2521) mm/shmem.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc8, when strict overcommit is enabled and CONFIG_SECURITY is disabled, does not properly handle the export of shmemfs objects by knfsd, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and knfsd crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2010-1643. (CVE-2008-7256) The release_one_tty function in drivers/char/tty_io.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.34-rc4 omits certain required calls to the put_pid function, which has unspecified impact and local attack vectors. (CVE-2010-1162) mm/shmem.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc3, when strict overcommit is enabled, does not properly handle the export of shmemfs objects by knfsd, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and knfsd crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors. (CVE-2010-1643) The sctp_process_unk_param function in net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.33.3 and earlier, when SCTP is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via an SCTPChunkInit packet containing multiple invalid parameters that require a large amount of error data. (CVE-2010-1173) The Transparent Inter-Process Communication (TIPC) functionality in Linux kernel 2.6.16-rc1 through 2.6.33, and possibly other versions, allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel OOPS) by sending datagrams through AF_TIPC before entering network mode, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference. (CVE-2010-1187) The sctp_process_unk_param function in net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.33.3 and earlier, when SCTP is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via an SCTPChunkInit packet containing multiple invalid parameters that require a large amount of error data. (CVE-2010-1173) fs/cifs/cifssmb.c in the CIFS implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.34-rc4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via an SMB response packet with an invalid CountHigh value, as demonstrated by a response from an OS/2 server, related to the CIFSSMBWrite and CIFSSMBWrite2 functions. (CVE-2010-2248) Buffer overflow in the ecryptfs_uid_hash macro in fs/ecryptfs/messaging.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.35 might allow local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash) via unspecified vectors. (CVE-2010-2492) The xfs_swapext function in fs/xfs/xfs_dfrag.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.35 does not properly check the file descriptors passed to the SWAPEXT ioctl, which allows local users to leverage write access and obtain read access by swapping one file into another file. (CVE-2010-2226) The gfs2_dirent_find_space function in fs/gfs2/dir.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.35 uses an incorrect size value in calculations associated with sentinel directory entries, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and panic) and possibly have unspecified other impact by renaming a file in a GFS2 filesystem, related to the gfs2_rename function in fs/gfs2/ops_inode.c. (CVE-2010-2798) The do_anonymous_page function in mm/memory.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.52, 2.6.32.x before 2.6.32.19, 2.6.34.x before 2.6.34.4, and 2.6.35.x before 2.6.35.2 does not properly separate the stack and the heap, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code by writing to the bottom page of a shared memory segment, as demonstrated by a memory-exhaustion attack against the X.Org X server. (CVE-2010-2240) The drm_ioctl function in drivers/gpu/drm/drm_drv.c in the Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.53, 2.6.32.x before 2.6.32.21, 2.6.34.x before 2.6.34.6, and 2.6.35.x before 2.6.35.4 allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory by requesting a large memory-allocation amount. (CVE-2010-2803) Integer overflow in net/can/bcm.c in the Controller Area Network (CAN) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.53, 2.6.32.x before 2.6.32.21, 2.6.34.x before 2.6.34.6, and 2.6.35.x before 2.6.35.4 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted CAN traffic. (CVE-2010-2959) Double free vulnerability in the snd_seq_oss_open function in sound/core/seq/oss/seq_oss_init.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc4 might allow local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via an unsuccessful attempt to open the /dev/sequencer device. (CVE-2010-3080) A vulnerability in Linux kernel caused by insecure allocation of user space memory when translating system call inputs to 64-bit. A stack pointer underflow can occur when using the compat_alloc_user_space method with an arbitrary length input. (CVE-2010-3081) The IA32 system call emulation functionality in arch/x86/ia32/ia32entry.S in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc4-git2 on the x86_64 platform does not zero extend the %eax register after the 32-bit entry path to ptrace is used, which allows local users to gain privileges by triggering an out-of-bounds access to the system call table using the %rax register. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of a CVE-2007-4573 regression. (CVE-2010-3301) 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 49795
    published 2010-10-08
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=49795
    title Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDVSA-2010:198)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE9_12646.NASL
    description This updates the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 kernel to fix various security issues and some bugs. The following security bugs were fixed : - Incorrect buffer handling in the biarch-compat buffer handling could be used by local attackers to gain root privileges. This problem affects foremost x86_64, or potentially other biarch platforms, like PowerPC and S390x. (CVE-2010-3081) - A kernel information leak via the WEXT ioctl was fixed. (CVE-2010-2955) - A kernel information leak via the XFS filesystem was fixed. (CVE-2010-3078) - A kernel information leak in the net eql code was fixed. (CVE-2010-3297) - The xfs_swapext function in fs/xfs/xfs_dfrag.c in the Linux kernel did not properly check the file descriptors passed to the SWAPEXT ioctl, which allowed local users to leverage write access and obtain read access by swapping one file into another file. (CVE-2010-2226) - Fixed a kernel information leak in the net scheduler code. (CVE-2010-2942) - fs/cifs/cifssmb.c in the CIFS implementation in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via an SMB response packet with an invalid CountHigh value, as demonstrated by a response from an OS/2 server, related to the CIFSSMBWrite and CIFSSMBWrite2 functions. (CVE-2010-2248) Additionally a data corruption bug in s390 was fixed : - A race between /proc/pid/stat and fork in the S390 kernel could lead to data corruption.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2015-01-15
    plugin id 49657
    published 2010-09-23
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=49657
    title SuSE9 Security Update : the Linux kernel (YOU Patch Number 12646)
  • NASL family VMware ESX Local Security Checks
    NASL id VMWARE_VMSA-2011-0003.NASL
    description a. vCenter Server and vCenter Update Manager update Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition to Service Pack 3 Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition (SQL Express) distributed with vCenter Server 4.1 Update 1 and vCenter Update Manager 4.1 Update 1 is upgraded from SQL Express Service Pack 2 to SQL Express Service Pack 3, to address multiple security issues that exist in the earlier releases of Microsoft SQL Express. Customers using other database solutions need not update for these issues. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2008-5416, CVE-2008-0085, CVE-2008-0086, CVE-2008-0107 and CVE-2008-0106 to the issues addressed in MS SQL Express Service Pack 3. b. vCenter Apache Tomcat Management Application Credential Disclosure The Apache Tomcat Manager application configuration file contains logon credentials that can be read by unprivileged local users. The issue is resolved by removing the Manager application in vCenter 4.1 Update 1. If vCenter 4.1 is updated to vCenter 4.1 Update 1 the logon credentials are not present in the configuration file after the update. VMware would like to thank Claudio Criscione of Secure Networking for reporting this issue to us. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2010-2928 to this issue. c. vCenter Server and ESX, Oracle (Sun) JRE is updated to version 1.6.0_21 Oracle (Sun) JRE update to version 1.6.0_21, which addresses multiple security issues that existed in earlier releases of Oracle (Sun) JRE. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the following names to the security issues fixed in Oracle (Sun) JRE 1.6.0_19: CVE-2009-3555, CVE-2010-0082, CVE-2010-0084, CVE-2010-0085, CVE-2010-0087, CVE-2010-0088, CVE-2010-0089, CVE-2010-0090, CVE-2010-0091, CVE-2010-0092, CVE-2010-0093, CVE-2010-0094, CVE-2010-0095, CVE-2010-0837, CVE-2010-0838, CVE-2010-0839, CVE-2010-0840, CVE-2010-0841, CVE-2010-0842, CVE-2010-0843, CVE-2010-0844, CVE-2010-0845, CVE-2010-0846, CVE-2010-0847, CVE-2010-0848, CVE-2010-0849, CVE-2010-0850. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the following name to the security issue fixed in Oracle (Sun) JRE 1.6.0_20: CVE-2010-0886. d. vCenter Update Manager Oracle (Sun) JRE is updated to version 1.5.0_26 Oracle (Sun) JRE update to version 1.5.0_26, which addresses multiple security issues that existed in earlier releases of Oracle (Sun) JRE. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the following names to the security issues fixed in Oracle (Sun) JRE 1.5.0_26: CVE-2010-3556, CVE-2010-3566, CVE-2010-3567, CVE-2010-3550, CVE-2010-3561, CVE-2010-3573, CVE-2010-3565,CVE-2010-3568, CVE-2010-3569, CVE-2009-3555, CVE-2010-1321, CVE-2010-3548, CVE-2010-3551, CVE-2010-3562, CVE-2010-3571, CVE-2010-3554, CVE-2010-3559, CVE-2010-3572, CVE-2010-3553, CVE-2010-3549, CVE-2010-3557, CVE-2010-3541, CVE-2010-3574. e. vCenter Server and ESX Apache Tomcat updated to version 6.0.28 Apache Tomcat updated to version 6.0.28, which addresses multiple security issues that existed in earlier releases of Apache Tomcat The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the following names to the security issues fixed in Apache Tomcat 6.0.24: CVE-2009-2693, CVE-2009-2901, CVE-2009-2902,i and CVE-2009-3548. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the following names to the security issues fixed in Apache Tomcat 6.0.28: CVE-2010-2227, CVE-2010-1157. f. vCenter Server third-party component OpenSSL updated to version 0.9.8n The version of the OpenSSL library in vCenter Server is updated to 0.9.8n. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2010-0740 and CVE-2010-0433 to the issues addressed in this version of OpenSSL. g. ESX third-party component OpenSSL updated to version 0.9.8p The version of the ESX OpenSSL library is updated to 0.9.8p. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2010-3864 and CVE-2010-2939 to the issues addressed in this update. h. ESXi third-party component cURL updated The version of cURL library in ESXi is updated. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2010-0734 to the issues addressed in this update. i. ESX third-party component pam_krb5 updated The version of pam_krb5 library is updated. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2008-3825 and CVE-2009-1384 to the issues addressed in the update. j. ESX third-party update for Service Console kernel The Service Console kernel is updated to include kernel version 2.6.18-194.11.1. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2010-1084, CVE-2010-2066, CVE-2010-2070, CVE-2010-2226, CVE-2010-2248, CVE-2010-2521, CVE-2010-2524, CVE-2010-0008, CVE-2010-0415, CVE-2010-0437, CVE-2009-4308, CVE-2010-0003, CVE-2010-0007, CVE-2010-0307, CVE-2010-1086, CVE-2010-0410, CVE-2010-0730, CVE-2010-1085, CVE-2010-0291, CVE-2010-0622, CVE-2010-1087, CVE-2010-1173, CVE-2010-1437, CVE-2010-1088, CVE-2010-1187, CVE-2010-1436, CVE-2010-1641, and CVE-2010-3081 to the issues addressed in the update. Notes : - The update also addresses the 64-bit compatibility mode stack pointer underflow issue identified by CVE-2010-3081. This issue was patched in an ESX 4.1 patch prior to the release of ESX 4.1 Update 1 and in a previous ESX 4.0 patch release. - The update also addresses CVE-2010-2240 for ESX 4.0.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-08-06
    plugin id 51971
    published 2011-02-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=51971
    title VMSA-2011-0003 : Third-party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESX
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2010-0610.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2010:0610 : Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. This update fixes the following security issues : * instances of unsafe sprintf() use were found in the Linux kernel Bluetooth implementation. Creating a large number of Bluetooth L2CAP, SCO, or RFCOMM sockets could result in arbitrary memory pages being overwritten. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a kernel panic (denial of service) or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2010-1084, Important) * a flaw was found in the Xen hypervisor implementation when using the Intel Itanium architecture, allowing guests to enter an unsupported state. An unprivileged guest user could trigger this flaw by setting the BE (Big Endian) bit of the Processor Status Register (PSR), leading to the guest crashing (denial of service). (CVE-2010-2070, Important) * a flaw was found in the CIFSSMBWrite() function in the Linux kernel Common Internet File System (CIFS) implementation. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted SMB response packet to a target CIFS client, resulting in a kernel panic (denial of service). (CVE-2010-2248, Important) * buffer overflow flaws were found in the Linux kernel's implementation of the server-side External Data Representation (XDR) for the Network File System (NFS) version 4. An attacker on the local network could send a specially crafted large compound request to the NFSv4 server, which could possibly result in a kernel panic (denial of service) or, potentially, code execution. (CVE-2010-2521, Important) * a flaw was found in the handling of the SWAPEXT IOCTL in the Linux kernel XFS file system implementation. A local user could use this flaw to read write-only files, that they do not own, on an XFS file system. This could lead to unintended information disclosure. (CVE-2010-2226, Moderate) * a flaw was found in the dns_resolver upcall used by CIFS. A local, unprivileged user could redirect a Microsoft Distributed File System link to another IP address, tricking the client into mounting the share from a server of the user's choosing. (CVE-2010-2524, Moderate) * a missing check was found in the mext_check_arguments() function in the ext4 file system code. A local user could use this flaw to cause the MOVE_EXT IOCTL to overwrite the contents of an append-only file on an ext4 file system, if they have write permissions for that file. (CVE-2010-2066, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Neil Brown for reporting CVE-2010-1084, and Dan Rosenberg for reporting CVE-2010-2226 and CVE-2010-2066. This update also fixes several bugs. Documentation for these bug fixes will be available shortly from the Technical Notes document linked to in the References. Users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-18
    plugin id 68081
    published 2013-07-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=68081
    title Oracle Linux 5 : kernel (ELSA-2010-0610)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2010-0610.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. This update fixes the following security issues : * instances of unsafe sprintf() use were found in the Linux kernel Bluetooth implementation. Creating a large number of Bluetooth L2CAP, SCO, or RFCOMM sockets could result in arbitrary memory pages being overwritten. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a kernel panic (denial of service) or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2010-1084, Important) * a flaw was found in the Xen hypervisor implementation when using the Intel Itanium architecture, allowing guests to enter an unsupported state. An unprivileged guest user could trigger this flaw by setting the BE (Big Endian) bit of the Processor Status Register (PSR), leading to the guest crashing (denial of service). (CVE-2010-2070, Important) * a flaw was found in the CIFSSMBWrite() function in the Linux kernel Common Internet File System (CIFS) implementation. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted SMB response packet to a target CIFS client, resulting in a kernel panic (denial of service). (CVE-2010-2248, Important) * buffer overflow flaws were found in the Linux kernel's implementation of the server-side External Data Representation (XDR) for the Network File System (NFS) version 4. An attacker on the local network could send a specially crafted large compound request to the NFSv4 server, which could possibly result in a kernel panic (denial of service) or, potentially, code execution. (CVE-2010-2521, Important) * a flaw was found in the handling of the SWAPEXT IOCTL in the Linux kernel XFS file system implementation. A local user could use this flaw to read write-only files, that they do not own, on an XFS file system. This could lead to unintended information disclosure. (CVE-2010-2226, Moderate) * a flaw was found in the dns_resolver upcall used by CIFS. A local, unprivileged user could redirect a Microsoft Distributed File System link to another IP address, tricking the client into mounting the share from a server of the user's choosing. (CVE-2010-2524, Moderate) * a missing check was found in the mext_check_arguments() function in the ext4 file system code. A local user could use this flaw to cause the MOVE_EXT IOCTL to overwrite the contents of an append-only file on an ext4 file system, if they have write permissions for that file. (CVE-2010-2066, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Neil Brown for reporting CVE-2010-1084, and Dan Rosenberg for reporting CVE-2010-2226 and CVE-2010-2066. This update also fixes several bugs. Documentation for these bug fixes will be available shortly from the Technical Notes document linked to in the References. Users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-20
    plugin id 48312
    published 2010-08-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=48312
    title RHEL 5 : kernel (RHSA-2010:0610)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-2094.NASL
    description Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux kernel that may lead to a denial of service or privilege escalation. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems : - CVE-2009-4895 Kyle Bader reported an issue in the tty subsystem that allows local users to create a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference). - CVE-2010-2226 Dan Rosenberg reported an issue in the xfs filesystem that allows local users to copy and read a file owned by another user, for which they only have write permissions, due to a lack of permission checking in the XFS_SWAPEXT ioctl. - CVE-2010-2240 Rafal Wojtczuk reported an issue that allows users to obtain escalated privileges. Users must already have sufficient privileges to execute or connect clients to an Xorg server. - CVE-2010-2248 Suresh Jayaraman discovered an issue in the CIFS filesystem. A malicious file server can set an incorrect 'CountHigh' value, resulting in a denial of service (BUG_ON() assertion). - CVE-2010-2521 Neil Brown reported an issue in the NFSv4 server code. A malicious client could trigger a denial of service (Oops) on a server due to a bug in the read_buf() routine. - CVE-2010-2798 Bob Peterson reported an issue in the GFS2 file system. A file system user could cause a denial of service (Oops) via certain rename operations. - CVE-2010-2803 Kees Cook reported an issue in the DRM (Direct Rendering Manager) subsystem. Local users with sufficient privileges (local X users or members of the 'video' group on a default Debian install) could acquire access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2010-2959 Ben Hawkes discovered an issue in the AF_CAN socket family. An integer overflow condition may allow local users to obtain elevated privileges. - CVE-2010-3015 Toshiyuki Okajima reported an issue in the ext4 filesystem. Local users could trigger a denial of service (BUG assertion) by generating a specific set of filesystem operations. This update also includes fixes a regression introduced by a previous update. See the referenced Debian bug page for details.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 48387
    published 2010-08-23
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=48387
    title Debian DSA-2094-1 : linux-2.6 - privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak
  • NASL family Mandriva Local Security Checks
    NASL id MANDRIVA_MDVSA-2010-188.NASL
    description Some vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in the Linux 2.6 kernel : fs/namei.c in Linux kernel 2.6.18 through 2.6.34 does not always follow NFS automount symlinks, which allows attackers to have an unknown impact, related to LOOKUP_FOLLOW. (CVE-2010-1088) The tc_fill_tclass function in net/sched/sch_api.c in the tc subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.4.x before 2.4.37.6 and 2.6.x before 2.6.31-rc9 does not initialize certain (1) tcm__pad1 and (2) tcm__pad2 structure members, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via unspecified vectors. (CVE-2009-3228) The do_pages_move function in mm/migrate.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.33-rc7 does not validate node values, which allows local users to read arbitrary kernel memory locations, cause a denial of service (OOPS), and possibly have unspecified other impact by specifying a node that is not part of the kernel node set. (CVE-2010-0415) The ATI Rage 128 (aka r128) driver in the Linux kernel before 2.6.31-git11 does not properly verify Concurrent Command Engine (CCE) state initialization, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via unspecified ioctl calls. (CVE-2009-3620) The wake_futex_pi function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.33-rc7 does not properly handle certain unlock operations for a Priority Inheritance (PI) futex, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) and possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors involving modification of the futex value from user space. (CVE-2010-0622) The kvm_arch_vcpu_ioctl_set_sregs function in the KVM in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.30, when running on x86 systems, does not validate the page table root in a KVM_SET_SREGS call, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash or hang) via a crafted cr3 value, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference in the gfn_to_rmap function. (CVE-2009-2287) The handle_dr function in arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.31.1 does not properly verify the Current Privilege Level (CPL) before accessing a debug register, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (trap) on the host OS via a crafted application. (CVE-2009-3722) The ext4_decode_error function in fs/ext4/super.c in the ext4 filesystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference), and possibly have unspecified other impact, via a crafted read-only filesystem that lacks a journal. (CVE-2009-4308) The eisa_eeprom_read function in the parisc isa-eeprom component (drivers/parisc/eisa_eeprom.c) in the Linux kernel before 2.6.31-rc6 allows local users to access restricted memory via a negative ppos argument, which bypasses a check that assumes that ppos is positive and causes an out-of-bounds read in the readb function. (CVE-2009-2846) Multiple buffer overflows in fs/nfsd/nfs4xdr.c in the XDR implementation in the NFS server in the Linux kernel before 2.6.34-rc6 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted NFSv4 compound WRITE request, related to the read_buf and nfsd4_decode_compound functions. (CVE-2010-2521) mm/shmem.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc8, when strict overcommit is enabled and CONFIG_SECURITY is disabled, does not properly handle the export of shmemfs objects by knfsd, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and knfsd crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2010-1643. (CVE-2008-7256) The release_one_tty function in drivers/char/tty_io.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.34-rc4 omits certain required calls to the put_pid function, which has unspecified impact and local attack vectors. (CVE-2010-1162) mm/shmem.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc3, when strict overcommit is enabled, does not properly handle the export of shmemfs objects by knfsd, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and knfsd crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors. (CVE-2010-1643) The sctp_process_unk_param function in net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.33.3 and earlier, when SCTP is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via an SCTPChunkInit packet containing multiple invalid parameters that require a large amount of error data. (CVE-2010-1173) The Transparent Inter-Process Communication (TIPC) functionality in Linux kernel 2.6.16-rc1 through 2.6.33, and possibly other versions, allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel OOPS) by sending datagrams through AF_TIPC before entering network mode, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference. (CVE-2010-1187) The sctp_process_unk_param function in net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.33.3 and earlier, when SCTP is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via an SCTPChunkInit packet containing multiple invalid parameters that require a large amount of error data. (CVE-2010-1173) fs/cifs/cifssmb.c in the CIFS implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.34-rc4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via an SMB response packet with an invalid CountHigh value, as demonstrated by a response from an OS/2 server, related to the CIFSSMBWrite and CIFSSMBWrite2 functions. (CVE-2010-2248) Buffer overflow in the ecryptfs_uid_hash macro in fs/ecryptfs/messaging.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.35 might allow local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash) via unspecified vectors. (CVE-2010-2492) The xfs_swapext function in fs/xfs/xfs_dfrag.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.35 does not properly check the file descriptors passed to the SWAPEXT ioctl, which allows local users to leverage write access and obtain read access by swapping one file into another file. (CVE-2010-2226) The gfs2_dirent_find_space function in fs/gfs2/dir.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.35 uses an incorrect size value in calculations associated with sentinel directory entries, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and panic) and possibly have unspecified other impact by renaming a file in a GFS2 filesystem, related to the gfs2_rename function in fs/gfs2/ops_inode.c. (CVE-2010-2798) The do_anonymous_page function in mm/memory.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.52, 2.6.32.x before 2.6.32.19, 2.6.34.x before 2.6.34.4, and 2.6.35.x before 2.6.35.2 does not properly separate the stack and the heap, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code by writing to the bottom page of a shared memory segment, as demonstrated by a memory-exhaustion attack against the X.Org X server. (CVE-2010-2240) The drm_ioctl function in drivers/gpu/drm/drm_drv.c in the Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.53, 2.6.32.x before 2.6.32.21, 2.6.34.x before 2.6.34.6, and 2.6.35.x before 2.6.35.4 allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory by requesting a large memory-allocation amount. (CVE-2010-2803) Integer overflow in net/can/bcm.c in the Controller Area Network (CAN) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.53, 2.6.32.x before 2.6.32.21, 2.6.34.x before 2.6.34.6, and 2.6.35.x before 2.6.35.4 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted CAN traffic. (CVE-2010-2959) Double free vulnerability in the snd_seq_oss_open function in sound/core/seq/oss/seq_oss_init.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc4 might allow local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via an unsuccessful attempt to open the /dev/sequencer device. (CVE-2010-3080) A vulnerability in Linux kernel caused by insecure allocation of user space memory when translating system call inputs to 64-bit. A stack pointer underflow can occur when using the compat_alloc_user_space method with an arbitrary length input. (CVE-2010-3081) The IA32 system call emulation functionality in arch/x86/ia32/ia32entry.S in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc4-git2 on the x86_64 platform does not zero extend the %eax register after the 32-bit entry path to ptrace is used, which allows local users to gain privileges by triggering an out-of-bounds access to the system call table using the %rax register. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of a CVE-2007-4573 regression. (CVE-2010-3301) 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 49666
    published 2010-09-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=49666
    title Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDVSA-2010:188)
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20100810_KERNEL_ON_SL5_X.NASL
    description This update fixes the following security issues : - instances of unsafe sprintf() use were found in the Linux kernel Bluetooth implementation. Creating a large number of Bluetooth L2CAP, SCO, or RFCOMM sockets could result in arbitrary memory pages being overwritten. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a kernel panic (denial of service) or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2010-1084, Important) - a flaw was found in the Xen hypervisor implementation when using the Intel Itanium architecture, allowing guests to enter an unsupported state. An unprivileged guest user could trigger this flaw by setting the BE (Big Endian) bit of the Processor Status Register (PSR), leading to the guest crashing (denial of service). (CVE-2010-2070, Important) - a flaw was found in the CIFSSMBWrite() function in the Linux kernel Common Internet File System (CIFS) implementation. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted SMB response packet to a target CIFS client, resulting in a kernel panic (denial of service). (CVE-2010-2248, Important) - buffer overflow flaws were found in the Linux kernel's implementation of the server-side External Data Representation (XDR) for the Network File System (NFS) version 4. An attacker on the local network could send a specially crafted large compound request to the NFSv4 server, which could possibly result in a kernel panic (denial of service) or, potentially, code execution. (CVE-2010-2521, Important) - a flaw was found in the handling of the SWAPEXT IOCTL in the Linux kernel XFS file system implementation. A local user could use this flaw to read write-only files, that they do not own, on an XFS file system. This could lead to unintended information disclosure. (CVE-2010-2226, Moderate) - a flaw was found in the dns_resolver upcall used by CIFS. A local, unprivileged user could redirect a Microsoft Distributed File System link to another IP address, tricking the client into mounting the share from a server of the user's choosing. (CVE-2010-2524, Moderate) - a missing check was found in the mext_check_arguments() function in the ext4 file system code. A local user could use this flaw to cause the MOVE_EXT IOCTL to overwrite the contents of an append-only file on an ext4 file system, if they have write permissions for that file. (CVE-2010-2066, Low) The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-01-02
    plugin id 60834
    published 2012-08-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=60834
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL5.x i386/x86_64
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2010-0606.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2010:0606 : Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. This update fixes the following security issues : * a flaw was found in the CIFSSMBWrite() function in the Linux kernel Common Internet File System (CIFS) implementation. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted SMB response packet to a target CIFS client, resulting in a kernel panic (denial of service). (CVE-2010-2248, Important) * buffer overflow flaws were found in the Linux kernel's implementation of the server-side External Data Representation (XDR) for the Network File System (NFS) version 4. An attacker on the local network could send a specially crafted large compound request to the NFSv4 server, which could possibly result in a kernel panic (denial of service) or, potentially, code execution. (CVE-2010-2521, Important) This update also fixes the following bug : * the rpc_call_async() function in the SUN Remote Procedure Call (RPC) subsystem in the Linux kernel had a reference counting bug. In certain situations, some Network Lock Manager (NLM) messages may have triggered this bug on NFSv2 and NFSv3 servers, leading to a kernel panic (with 'kernel BUG at fs/lockd/host.c:[xxx]!' logged to '/var/log/messages'). (BZ#612962) Users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-18
    plugin id 68079
    published 2013-07-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=68079
    title Oracle Linux 4 : kernel (ELSA-2010-0606)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2010-0606.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. This update fixes the following security issues : * a flaw was found in the CIFSSMBWrite() function in the Linux kernel Common Internet File System (CIFS) implementation. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted SMB response packet to a target CIFS client, resulting in a kernel panic (denial of service). (CVE-2010-2248, Important) * buffer overflow flaws were found in the Linux kernel's implementation of the server-side External Data Representation (XDR) for the Network File System (NFS) version 4. An attacker on the local network could send a specially crafted large compound request to the NFSv4 server, which could possibly result in a kernel panic (denial of service) or, potentially, code execution. (CVE-2010-2521, Important) This update also fixes the following bug : * the rpc_call_async() function in the SUN Remote Procedure Call (RPC) subsystem in the Linux kernel had a reference counting bug. In certain situations, some Network Lock Manager (NLM) messages may have triggered this bug on NFSv2 and NFSv3 servers, leading to a kernel panic (with 'kernel BUG at fs/lockd/host.c:[xxx]!' logged to '/var/log/messages'). (BZ#612962) Users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-28
    plugin id 48257
    published 2010-08-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=48257
    title RHEL 4 : kernel (RHSA-2010:0606)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_KERNEL-7261.NASL
    description This kernel update for the SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP3 kernel fixes several security issues and bugs. The following security issues were fixed : - Multiple integer overflows in the snd_ctl_new function in sound/core/control.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc5-next-20100929 allow local users to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted (1) SNDRV_CTL_IOCTL_ELEM_ADD or (2) SNDRV_CTL_IOCTL_ELEM_REPLACE ioctl call. (CVE-2010-3442) - Integer signedness error in the pkt_find_dev_from_minor function in drivers/block/pktcdvd.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc6 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference and system crash) via a crafted index value in a PKT_CTRL_CMD_STATUS ioctl call. (CVE-2010-3437) - Uninitialized stack memory disclosure in the FBIOGET_VBLANK ioctl in the sis and ivtv drivers could leak kernel memory to userspace. (CVE-2010-4078) - Uninitialized stack memory disclosure in the rme9652 ALSA driver could leak kernel memory to userspace. (CVE-2010-4080 / CVE-2010-4081) - Uninitialized stack memory disclosure in the SystemV IPC handling functions could leak kernel memory to userspace. (CVE-2010-4073 / CVE-2010-4072 / CVE-2010-4083) - Integer overflow in the do_io_submit function in fs/aio.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted use of the io_submit system call. (CVE-2010-3067) - Multiple integer signedness errors in net/rose/af_rose.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a rose_getname function call, related to the rose_bind and rose_connect functions. (CVE-2010-3310) - The xfs_swapext function in fs/xfs/xfs_dfrag.c in the Linux kernel did not properly check the file descriptors passed to the SWAPEXT ioctl, which allowed local users to leverage write access and obtain read access by swapping one file into another file. (CVE-2010-2226) - fs/jfs/xattr.c in the Linux kernel did not properly handle a certain legacy format for storage of extended attributes, which might have allowed local users by bypass intended xattr namespace restrictions via an 'os2.' substring at the beginning of a name. (CVE-2010-2946) - The actions implementation in the network queueing functionality in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize certain structure members when performing dump operations, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory via vectors related to (1) the tcf_gact_dump function in net/sched/act_gact.c, (2) the tcf_mirred_dump function in net/sched/act_mirred.c, (3) the tcf_nat_dump function in net/sched/act_nat.c, (4) the tcf_simp_dump function in net/sched/act_simple.c, and (5) the tcf_skbedit_dump function in net/sched/act_skbedit.c. (CVE-2010-2942) - fs/cifs/cifssmb.c in the CIFS implementation in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via an SMB response packet with an invalid CountHigh value, as demonstrated by a response from an OS/2 server, related to the CIFSSMBWrite and CIFSSMBWrite2 functions. (CVE-2010-2248) - A 32bit vs 64bit integer mismatch in gdth_ioctl_alloc could lead to memory corruption in the GDTH driver. (CVE-2010-4157) - A remote (or local) attacker communicating over X.25 could cause a kernel panic by attempting to negotiate malformed facilities. (CVE-2010-4164) - A missing lock prefix in the x86 futex code could be used by local attackers to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3086) - A memory information leak in berkely packet filter rules allowed local attackers to read uninitialized memory of the kernel stack. (CVE-2010-4158) - A local denial of service in the blockdevice layer was fixed. (CVE-2010-4162)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-01-14
    plugin id 59153
    published 2012-05-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=59153
    title SuSE 10 Security Update : the Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 7261)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_KERNEL-7257.NASL
    description This kernel update for the SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP3 kernel fixes several security issues and bugs. The following security issues were fixed : - Multiple integer overflows in the snd_ctl_new function in sound/core/control.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc5-next-20100929 allow local users to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted (1) SNDRV_CTL_IOCTL_ELEM_ADD or (2) SNDRV_CTL_IOCTL_ELEM_REPLACE ioctl call. (CVE-2010-3442) - Integer signedness error in the pkt_find_dev_from_minor function in drivers/block/pktcdvd.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc6 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference and system crash) via a crafted index value in a PKT_CTRL_CMD_STATUS ioctl call. (CVE-2010-3437) - Uninitialized stack memory disclosure in the FBIOGET_VBLANK ioctl in the sis and ivtv drivers could leak kernel memory to userspace. (CVE-2010-4078) - Uninitialized stack memory disclosure in the rme9652 ALSA driver could leak kernel memory to userspace. (CVE-2010-4080 / CVE-2010-4081) - Uninitialized stack memory disclosure in the SystemV IPC handling functions could leak kernel memory to userspace. (CVE-2010-4073 / CVE-2010-4072 / CVE-2010-4083) - Integer overflow in the do_io_submit function in fs/aio.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted use of the io_submit system call. (CVE-2010-3067) - Multiple integer signedness errors in net/rose/af_rose.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a rose_getname function call, related to the rose_bind and rose_connect functions. (CVE-2010-3310) - The xfs_swapext function in fs/xfs/xfs_dfrag.c in the Linux kernel did not properly check the file descriptors passed to the SWAPEXT ioctl, which allowed local users to leverage write access and obtain read access by swapping one file into another file. (CVE-2010-2226) - fs/jfs/xattr.c in the Linux kernel did not properly handle a certain legacy format for storage of extended attributes, which might have allowed local users by bypass intended xattr namespace restrictions via an 'os2.' substring at the beginning of a name. (CVE-2010-2946) - The actions implementation in the network queueing functionality in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize certain structure members when performing dump operations, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory via vectors related to (1) the tcf_gact_dump function in net/sched/act_gact.c, (2) the tcf_mirred_dump function in net/sched/act_mirred.c, (3) the tcf_nat_dump function in net/sched/act_nat.c, (4) the tcf_simp_dump function in net/sched/act_simple.c, and (5) the tcf_skbedit_dump function in net/sched/act_skbedit.c. (CVE-2010-2942) - fs/cifs/cifssmb.c in the CIFS implementation in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via an SMB response packet with an invalid CountHigh value, as demonstrated by a response from an OS/2 server, related to the CIFSSMBWrite and CIFSSMBWrite2 functions. (CVE-2010-2248) - A 32bit vs 64bit integer mismatch in gdth_ioctl_alloc could lead to memory corruption in the GDTH driver. (CVE-2010-4157) - A remote (or local) attacker communicating over X.25 could cause a kernel panic by attempting to negotiate malformed facilities. (CVE-2010-4164) - A missing lock prefix in the x86 futex code could be used by local attackers to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3086) - A memory information leak in berkely packet filter rules allowed local attackers to read uninitialized memory of the kernel stack. (CVE-2010-4158) - A local denial of service in the blockdevice layer was fixed. (CVE-2010-4162)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-01-14
    plugin id 51158
    published 2010-12-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=51158
    title SuSE 10 Security Update : the Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 7257)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2010-0610.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. This update fixes the following security issues : * instances of unsafe sprintf() use were found in the Linux kernel Bluetooth implementation. Creating a large number of Bluetooth L2CAP, SCO, or RFCOMM sockets could result in arbitrary memory pages being overwritten. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a kernel panic (denial of service) or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2010-1084, Important) * a flaw was found in the Xen hypervisor implementation when using the Intel Itanium architecture, allowing guests to enter an unsupported state. An unprivileged guest user could trigger this flaw by setting the BE (Big Endian) bit of the Processor Status Register (PSR), leading to the guest crashing (denial of service). (CVE-2010-2070, Important) * a flaw was found in the CIFSSMBWrite() function in the Linux kernel Common Internet File System (CIFS) implementation. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted SMB response packet to a target CIFS client, resulting in a kernel panic (denial of service). (CVE-2010-2248, Important) * buffer overflow flaws were found in the Linux kernel's implementation of the server-side External Data Representation (XDR) for the Network File System (NFS) version 4. An attacker on the local network could send a specially crafted large compound request to the NFSv4 server, which could possibly result in a kernel panic (denial of service) or, potentially, code execution. (CVE-2010-2521, Important) * a flaw was found in the handling of the SWAPEXT IOCTL in the Linux kernel XFS file system implementation. A local user could use this flaw to read write-only files, that they do not own, on an XFS file system. This could lead to unintended information disclosure. (CVE-2010-2226, Moderate) * a flaw was found in the dns_resolver upcall used by CIFS. A local, unprivileged user could redirect a Microsoft Distributed File System link to another IP address, tricking the client into mounting the share from a server of the user's choosing. (CVE-2010-2524, Moderate) * a missing check was found in the mext_check_arguments() function in the ext4 file system code. A local user could use this flaw to cause the MOVE_EXT IOCTL to overwrite the contents of an append-only file on an ext4 file system, if they have write permissions for that file. (CVE-2010-2066, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Neil Brown for reporting CVE-2010-1084, and Dan Rosenberg for reporting CVE-2010-2226 and CVE-2010-2066. This update also fixes several bugs. Documentation for these bug fixes will be available shortly from the Technical Notes document linked to in the References. Users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 48301
    published 2010-08-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=48301
    title CentOS 5 : kernel (CESA-2010:0610)
  • NASL family Misc.
    NASL id VMWARE_VMSA-2011-0003_REMOTE.NASL
    description The remote VMware ESX / ESXi host is missing a security-related patch. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities, including remote code execution vulnerabilities, in several third-party components and libraries : - Apache Tomcat - Apache Tomcat Manager - cURL - Java Runtime Environment (JRE) - Kernel - Microsoft SQL Express - OpenSSL - pam_krb5
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-08-06
    plugin id 89674
    published 2016-03-04
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=89674
    title VMware ESX / ESXi Third-Party Libraries Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2011-0003) (remote check)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1083-1.NASL
    description Dan Rosenberg discovered that the RDS network protocol did not correctly check certain parameters. A local attacker could exploit this gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3904) Nelson Elhage discovered several problems with the Acorn Econet protocol driver. A local user could cause a denial of service via a NULL pointer dereference, escalate privileges by overflowing the kernel stack, and assign Econet addresses to arbitrary interfaces. (CVE-2010-3848, CVE-2010-3849, CVE-2010-3850) Ben Hawkes discovered that the Linux kernel did not correctly filter registers on 64bit kernels when performing 32bit system calls. On a 64bit system, a local attacker could manipulate 32bit system calls to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3301) Al Viro discovered a race condition in the TTY driver. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2009-4895) Gleb Napatov discovered that KVM did not correctly check certain privileged operations. A local attacker with access to a guest kernel could exploit this to crash the host system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-0435) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the MOVE_EXT ext4 ioctl did not correctly check file permissions. A local attacker could overwrite append-only files, leading to potential data loss. (CVE-2010-2066) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the swapexit xfs ioctl did not correctly check file permissions. A local attacker could exploit this to read from write-only files, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-2226) Suresh Jayaraman discovered that CIFS did not correctly validate certain response packats. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic that would crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2248) Ben Hutchings discovered that the ethtool interface did not correctly check certain sizes. A local attacker could perform malicious ioctl calls that could crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2478, CVE-2010-3084) James Chapman discovered that L2TP did not correctly evaluate checksum capabilities. If an attacker could make malicious routing changes, they could crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2495) Neil Brown discovered that NFSv4 did not correctly check certain write requests. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic that could crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-2521) David Howells discovered that DNS resolution in CIFS could be spoofed. A local attacker could exploit this to control DNS replies, leading to a loss of privacy and possible privilege escalation. (CVE-2010-2524) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the btrfs filesystem did not correctly validate permissions when using the clone function. A local attacker could overwrite the contents of file handles that were opened for append-only, or potentially read arbitrary contents, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-2537, CVE-2010-2538) Bob Peterson discovered that GFS2 rename operations did not correctly validate certain sizes. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2798) Eric Dumazet discovered that many network functions could leak kernel stack contents. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-2942, CVE-2010-3477) Dave Chinner discovered that the XFS filesystem did not correctly order inode lookups when exported by NFS. A remote attacker could exploit this to read or write disk blocks that had changed file assignment or had become unlinked, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-2943) Sergey Vlasov discovered that JFS did not correctly handle certain extended attributes. A local attacker could bypass namespace access rules, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-2946) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the IRDA subsystem did not correctly shut down. A local attacker could exploit this to cause the system to crash or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-2954) Brad Spengler discovered that the wireless extensions did not correctly validate certain request sizes. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-2955) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the session keyring did not correctly check for its parent. On systems without a default session keyring, a local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2960) Kees Cook discovered that the Intel i915 graphics driver did not correctly validate memory regions. A local attacker with access to the video card could read and write arbitrary kernel memory to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-2962) Kees Cook discovered that the V4L1 32bit compat interface did not correctly validate certain parameters. A local attacker on a 64bit system with access to a video device could exploit this to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-2963) Toshiyuki Okajima discovered that ext4 did not correctly check certain parameters. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or overwrite the last block of large files. (CVE-2010-3015) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the AIO subsystem did not correctly validate certain parameters. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3067) Dan Rosenberg discovered that certain XFS ioctls leaked kernel stack contents. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3078) Robert Swiecki discovered that ftrace did not correctly handle mutexes. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the kernel, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3079) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the OSS sequencer device did not correctly shut down. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3080) Dan Rosenberg discovered that several network ioctls did not clear kernel memory correctly. A local user could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3296, CVE-2010-3297, CVE-2010-3298) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the ROSE driver did not correctly check parameters. A local attacker with access to a ROSE network device could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3310) Thomas Dreibholz discovered that SCTP did not correctly handle appending packet chunks. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3432) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the CD driver did not correctly check parameters. A local attacker could exploit this to read arbitrary kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3437) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the Sound subsystem did not correctly validate parameters. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3442) Dan Rosenberg discovered that SCTP did not correctly handle HMAC calculations. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic that would crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3705) Brad Spengler discovered that stack memory for new a process was not correctly calculated. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3858) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the Linux kernel TIPC implementation contained multiple integer signedness errors. A local attacker could exploit this to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3859) Kees Cook discovered that the ethtool interface did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could read kernel heap memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3861) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the CAN protocol on 64bit systems did not correctly calculate the size of certain buffers. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly execute arbitrary code as the root user. (CVE-2010-3874) Kees Cook and Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the shm interface did not clear kernel memory correctly. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4072) Dan Rosenberg discovered that IPC structures were not correctly initialized on 64bit systems. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4073) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the RME Hammerfall DSP audio interface driver did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4080, CVE-2010-4081) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the VIA video driver did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4082) James Bottomley discovered that the ICP vortex storage array controller driver did not validate certain sizes. A local attacker on a 64bit system could exploit this to crash the kernel, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4157) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the socket filters did not correctly initialize structure memory. A local attacker could create malicious filters to read portions of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4158) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the Linux kernel L2TP implementation contained multiple integer signedness errors. A local attacker could exploit this to to crash the kernel, or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4160) Dan Rosenberg discovered that certain iovec operations did not calculate page counts correctly. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4162) Dan Rosenberg discovered multiple flaws in the X.25 facilities parsing. If a system was using X.25, a remote attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4164) Steve Chen discovered that setsockopt did not correctly check MSS values. A local attacker could make a specially crafted socket call to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4165) Dave Jones discovered that the mprotect system call did not correctly handle merged VMAs. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4169) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the RDS protocol did not correctly check ioctl arguments. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4175) Alan Cox discovered that the HCI UART driver did not correctly check if a write operation was available. If the mmap_min-addr sysctl was changed from the Ubuntu default to a value of 0, a local attacker could exploit this flaw to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4242) Brad Spengler discovered that the kernel did not correctly account for userspace memory allocations during exec() calls. A local attacker could exploit this to consume all system memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4243) Vegard Nossum discovered that memory garbage collection was not handled correctly for active sockets. A local attacker could exploit this to allocate all available kernel memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4249) It was discovered that named pipes did not correctly handle certain fcntl calls. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4256) Nelson Elhage discovered that the kernel did not correctly handle process cleanup after triggering a recoverable kernel bug. If a local attacker were able to trigger certain kinds of kernel bugs, they could create a specially crafted process to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4258) Kees Cook discovered that some ethtool functions did not correctly clear heap memory. A local attacker with CAP_NET_ADMIN privileges could exploit this to read portions of kernel heap memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4655) Frank Arnold discovered that the IGMP protocol did not correctly parse certain packets. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-0709). 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 2018-12-01
    plugin id 65101
    published 2013-03-09
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=65101
    title Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-lts-backport-maverick vulnerabilities (USN-1083-1)
redhat via4
advisories
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2010:0606
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2010:0610
rpms
  • kernel-0:2.6.9-89.0.28.EL
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.9-89.0.28.EL
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.9-89.0.28.EL
  • kernel-hugemem-0:2.6.9-89.0.28.EL
  • kernel-hugemem-devel-0:2.6.9-89.0.28.EL
  • kernel-largesmp-0:2.6.9-89.0.28.EL
  • kernel-largesmp-devel-0:2.6.9-89.0.28.EL
  • kernel-smp-0:2.6.9-89.0.28.EL
  • kernel-smp-devel-0:2.6.9-89.0.28.EL
  • kernel-xenU-0:2.6.9-89.0.28.EL
  • kernel-xenU-devel-0:2.6.9-89.0.28.EL
  • kernel-0:2.6.18-194.11.1.el5
  • kernel-PAE-0:2.6.18-194.11.1.el5
  • kernel-PAE-devel-0:2.6.18-194.11.1.el5
  • kernel-debug-0:2.6.18-194.11.1.el5
  • kernel-debug-devel-0:2.6.18-194.11.1.el5
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.18-194.11.1.el5
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.18-194.11.1.el5
  • kernel-headers-0:2.6.18-194.11.1.el5
  • kernel-kdump-0:2.6.18-194.11.1.el5
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:2.6.18-194.11.1.el5
  • kernel-xen-0:2.6.18-194.11.1.el5
  • kernel-xen-devel-0:2.6.18-194.11.1.el5
refmap via4
bid 42242
bugtraq 20110211 VMSA-2011-0003 Third party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESX
confirm
debian DSA-2094
mandriva
  • MDVSA-2010:198
  • MDVSA-2011:051
mlist
  • [oss-security] 20100628 CVE request - kernel: cifs: Fix a kernel BUG with remote OS/2 server
  • [oss-security] 20100628 Re: CVE request - kernel: cifs: Fix a kernel BUG with remote OS/2 server
sectrack 1024285
secunia 43315
suse SUSE-SA:2010:060
ubuntu USN-1000-1
Last major update 19-03-2012 - 00:00
Published 07-09-2010 - 13:00
Last modified 10-10-2018 - 15:59
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