ID CVE-2010-4650
Summary Buffer overflow in the fuse_do_ioctl function in fs/fuse/file.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37 allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging the ability to operate a CUSE server.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.36.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.36.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.36.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.36.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.36.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.36.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.36.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.36.1
CVSS
Base: 4.6 (as of 22-06-2012 - 11:24)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-119
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.
  • Overflow Buffers
    Buffer Overflow attacks target improper or missing bounds checking on buffer operations, typically triggered by input injected by an attacker. As a consequence, an attacker is able to write past the boundaries of allocated buffer regions in memory, causing a program crash or potentially redirection of execution as per the attackers' choice.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • Overflow Binary Resource File
    An attack of this type exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in the handling of binary resources. Binary resources may include music files like MP3, image files like JPEG files, and any other binary file. These attacks may pass unnoticed to the client machine through normal usage of files, such as a browser loading a seemingly innocent JPEG file. This can allow the attacker access to the execution stack and execute arbitrary code in the target process. This attack pattern is a variant of standard buffer overflow attacks using an unexpected vector (binary files) to wrap its attack and open up a new attack vector. The attacker is required to either directly serve the binary content to the victim, or place it in a locale like a MP3 sharing application, for the victim to download. The attacker then is notified upon the download or otherwise locates the vulnerability opened up by the buffer overflow.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL
nessus via4
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_KERNEL-110228.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 1 kernel was updated to 2.6.32.29 and fixes various bugs and security issues. - The ax25_getname function in net/ax25/af_ax25.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading a copy of this structure. (CVE-2010-3875) - net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize certain structure members, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_RAW capability to read copies of the applicable structures. (CVE-2010-3876) - The get_name function in net/tipc/socket.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading a copy of this structure. (CVE-2010-3877) - The sctp_auth_asoc_get_hmac function in net/sctp/auth.c in the Linux kernel did not properly validate the hmac_ids array of an SCTP peer, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and panic) via a crafted value in the last element of this array. (CVE-2010-3705) - A stack memory information leak in the xfs FSGEOMETRY_V1 ioctl was fixed. (CVE-2011-0711) - Multiple buffer overflows in the caiaq Native Instruments USB audio functionality in the Linux kernel might have allowed attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long USB device name, related to (1) the snd_usb_caiaq_audio_init function in sound/usb/caiaq/audio.c and (2) the snd_usb_caiaq_midi_init function in sound/usb/caiaq/midi.c. (CVE-2011-0712) - The task_show_regs function in arch/s390/kernel/traps.c in the Linux kernel on the s390 platform allowed local users to obtain the values of the registers of an arbitrary process by reading a status file under /proc/. (CVE-2011-0710) - The xfs implementation in the Linux kernel did not look up inode allocation btrees before reading inode buffers, which allowed remote authenticated users to read unlinked files, or read or overwrite disk blocks that are currently assigned to an active file but were previously assigned to an unlinked file, by accessing a stale NFS filehandle. (CVE-2010-2943) - The uart_get_count function in drivers/serial/serial_core.c in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a certain structure member, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a TIOCGICOUNT ioctl call. (CVE-2010-4075) - The rs_ioctl function in drivers/char/amiserial.c in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a certain structure member, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a TIOCGICOUNT ioctl call. (CVE-2010-4076) - The ntty_ioctl_tiocgicount function in drivers/char/nozomi.c in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a certain structure member, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a TIOCGICOUNT ioctl call. (CVE-2010-4077) - fs/exec.c in the Linux kernel did not enable the OOM Killer to assess use of stack memory by arrays representing the (1) arguments and (2) environment, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted exec system call, aka an OOM dodging issue, a related issue to CVE-2010-3858. (CVE-2010-4243) - The blk_rq_map_user_iov function in block/blk-map.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via a zero-length I/O request in a device ioctl to a SCSI device, related to an unaligned map. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2010-4163. (CVE-2010-4668) - Integer underflow in the irda_getsockopt function in net/irda/af_irda.c in the Linux kernel on platforms other than x86 allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel heap memory via an IRLMP_ENUMDEVICES getsockopt call. (CVE-2010-4529) - The aun_incoming function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel, when Econet is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) by sending an Acorn Universal Networking (AUN) packet over UDP. (CVE-2010-4342) - The backend driver in Xen 3.x allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service via a kernel thread leak, which prevented the device and guest OS from being shut down or create a zombie domain, causing a hang in zenwatch, or preventing unspecified xm commands from working properly, related to (1) netback, (2) blkback, or (3) blktap. (CVE-2010-3699) - The install_special_mapping function in mm/mmap.c in the Linux kernel did not make an expected security_file_mmap function call, which allows local users to bypass intended mmap_min_addr restrictions and possibly conduct NULL pointer dereference attacks via a crafted assembly-language application. (CVE-2010-4346) - Fixed a verify_ioctl overflow in 'cuse' in the fuse filesystem. The code should only be called by root users though. (CVE-2010-4650) - Race condition in the sctp_icmp_proto_unreachable function in net/sctp/input.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via an ICMP unreachable message to a socket that is already locked by a user, which causes the socket to be freed and triggers list corruption, related to the sctp_wait_for_connect function. (CVE-2010-4526) - The load_mixer_volumes function in sound/oss/soundcard.c in the OSS sound subsystem in the Linux kernel incorrectly expected that a certain name field ends with a '0' character, which allowed local users to conduct buffer overflow attacks and gain privileges, or possibly obtain sensitive information from kernel memory, via a SOUND_MIXER_SETLEVELS ioctl call. (CVE-2010-4527) - Fixed a LSM bug in IMA (Integrity Measuring Architecture). IMA is not enabled in SUSE kernels, so we were not affected. (CVE-2011-0006)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-05-02
    plugin id 52597
    published 2011-03-09
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=52597
    title SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 4039 / 4042 / 4043)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1093-1.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 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) 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) 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) 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 Jacobson discovered that ThinkPad video output was not correctly access controlled. A local attacker could exploit this to hang the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3448) It was discovered that KVM did not correctly initialize certain CPU registers. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3698) 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) Thomas Pollet discovered that the RDS network protocol did not check certain iovec buffers. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly execute arbitrary code as the root user. (CVE-2010-3865) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the Linux kernel X.25 implementation incorrectly parsed facilities. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash the kernel, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3873) 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) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Linux kernel X.25 implementation did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3875) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Linux kernel sockets implementation did not properly initialize certain structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3876) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the TIPC interface did not correctly initialize certain structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3877) Nelson Elhage discovered that the Linux kernel IPv4 implementation did not properly audit certain bytecodes in netlink messages. A local attacker could exploit this to cause the kernel to hang, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3880) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that kvm did not correctly clear memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of the kernel stack, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3881) 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 multiple terminal ioctls did not correctly initialize structure memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4075) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the ivtv V4L driver did not correctly initialize certian structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4079) 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) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the semctl syscall did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4083) 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 that the SCSI subsystem did not correctly validate iov segments. A local attacker with access to a SCSI device could send specially crafted requests to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4163, CVE-2010-4668) 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) It was discovered that multithreaded exec did not handle CPU timers correctly. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4248) 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) 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) Krishna Gudipati discovered that the bfa adapter driver did not correctly initialize certain structures. A local attacker could read files in /sys to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4343) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the install_special_mapping function could bypass the mmap_min_addr restriction. A local attacker could exploit this to mmap 4096 bytes below the mmap_min_addr area, possibly improving the chances of performing NULL pointer dereference attacks. (CVE-2010-4346) It was discovered that the ICMP stack did not correctly handle certain unreachable messages. If a remote attacker were able to acquire a socket lock, they could send specially crafted traffic that would crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4526) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the OSS subsystem did not handle name termination correctly. A local attacker could exploit this crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4527) An error was reported in the kernel's ORiNOCO wireless driver's handling of TKIP countermeasures. This reduces the amount of time an attacker needs breach a wireless network using WPA+TKIP for security. (CVE-2010-4648) Dan Carpenter discovered that the Infiniband driver did not correctly handle certain requests. A local user could exploit this to crash the system or potentially gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4649, CVE-2011-1044) An error was discovered in the kernel's handling of CUSE (Character device in Userspace). A local attacker might exploit this flaw to escalate privilege, if access to /dev/cuse has been modified to allow non-root users. (CVE-2010-4650) 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) Kees Cook discovered that the IOWarrior USB device driver did not correctly check certain size fields. A local attacker with physical access could plug in a specially crafted USB device to crash the system or potentially gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4656) 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) A flaw was found in the kernel's Integrity Measurement Architecture (IMA). Changes made by an attacker might not be discovered by IMA, if SELinux was disabled, and a new IMA rule was loaded. (CVE-2011-0006) Dan Carpenter discovered that the TTPCI DVB driver did not check certain values during an ioctl. If the dvb-ttpci module was loaded, a local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-0521) Rafael Dominguez Vega discovered that the caiaq Native Instruments USB driver did not correctly validate string lengths. A local attacker with physical access could plug in a specially crafted USB device to crash the system or potentially gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-0712) Timo Warns discovered that MAC partition parsing routines did not correctly calculate block counts. A local attacker with physical access could plug in a specially crafted block device to crash the system or potentially gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1010) Timo Warns discovered that LDM partition parsing routines did not correctly calculate block counts. A local attacker with physical access could plug in a specially crafted block device to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1012) Nelson Elhage discovered that the epoll subsystem did not correctly handle certain structures. A local attacker could create malicious requests that would hang the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1082) Johan Hovold discovered that the DCCP network stack did not correctly handle certain packet combinations. A remote attacker could send specially crafted network traffic that would crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1093).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-05-21
    plugin id 65103
    published 2013-03-08
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=65103
    title Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : linux-mvl-dove vulnerabilities (USN-1093-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1080-1.NASL
    description Thomas Pollet discovered that the RDS network protocol did not check certain iovec buffers. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly execute arbitrary code as the root user. (CVE-2010-3865) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Linux kernel X.25 implementation did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3875) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Linux kernel sockets implementation did not properly initialize certain structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3876) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the TIPC interface did not correctly initialize certain structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3877) Nelson Elhage discovered that the Linux kernel IPv4 implementation did not properly audit certain bytecodes in netlink messages. A local attacker could exploit this to cause the kernel to hang, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3880) It was discovered that multithreaded exec did not handle CPU timers correctly. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4248) Krishna Gudipati discovered that the bfa adapter driver did not correctly initialize certain structures. A local attacker could read files in /sys to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4343) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the install_special_mapping function could bypass the mmap_min_addr restriction. A local attacker could exploit this to mmap 4096 bytes below the mmap_min_addr area, possibly improving the chances of performing NULL pointer dereference attacks. (CVE-2010-4346) It was discovered that the ICMP stack did not correctly handle certain unreachable messages. If a remote attacker were able to acquire a socket lock, they could send specially crafted traffic that would crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4526) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the OSS subsystem did not handle name termination correctly. A local attacker could exploit this crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4527) An error was reported in the kernel's ORiNOCO wireless driver's handling of TKIP countermeasures. This reduces the amount of time an attacker needs breach a wireless network using WPA+TKIP for security. (CVE-2010-4648) Dan Carpenter discovered that the Infiniband driver did not correctly handle certain requests. A local user could exploit this to crash the system or potentially gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4649, CVE-2011-1044) An error was discovered in the kernel's handling of CUSE (Character device in Userspace). A local attacker might exploit this flaw to escalate privilege, if access to /dev/cuse has been modified to allow non-root users. (CVE-2010-4650) A flaw was found in the kernel's Integrity Measurement Architecture (IMA). Changes made by an attacker might not be discovered by IMA, if SELinux was disabled, and a new IMA rule was loaded. (CVE-2011-0006). 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 52499
    published 2011-03-02
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=52499
    title Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1080-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1081-1.NASL
    description It was discovered that KVM did not correctly initialize certain CPU registers. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3698) Thomas Pollet discovered that the RDS network protocol did not check certain iovec buffers. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly execute arbitrary code as the root user. (CVE-2010-3865) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Linux kernel X.25 implementation did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3875) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Linux kernel sockets implementation did not properly initialize certain structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3876) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the TIPC interface did not correctly initialize certain structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3877) Nelson Elhage discovered that the Linux kernel IPv4 implementation did not properly audit certain bytecodes in netlink messages. A local attacker could exploit this to cause the kernel to hang, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3880) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the ivtv V4L driver did not correctly initialize certian structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4079) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the semctl syscall did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4083) It was discovered that multithreaded exec did not handle CPU timers correctly. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4248) Vegard Nossum discovered a leak in the kernel's inotify_init() system call. A local, unprivileged user could exploit this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4250) Nelson Elhage discovered that Econet did not correctly handle AUN packets over UDP. A local attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4342) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the install_special_mapping function could bypass the mmap_min_addr restriction. A local attacker could exploit this to mmap 4096 bytes below the mmap_min_addr area, possibly improving the chances of performing NULL pointer dereference attacks. (CVE-2010-4346) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the OSS subsystem did not handle name termination correctly. A local attacker could exploit this crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4527) An error was reported in the kernel's ORiNOCO wireless driver's handling of TKIP countermeasures. This reduces the amount of time an attacker needs breach a wireless network using WPA+TKIP for security. (CVE-2010-4648) Dan Carpenter discovered that the Infiniband driver did not correctly handle certain requests. A local user could exploit this to crash the system or potentially gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4649, CVE-2011-1044) An error was discovered in the kernel's handling of CUSE (Character device in Userspace). A local attacker might exploit this flaw to escalate privilege, if access to /dev/cuse has been modified to allow non-root users. (CVE-2010-4650) A flaw was found in the kernel's Integrity Measurement Architecture (IMA). Changes made by an attacker might not be discovered by IMA, if SELinux was disabled, and a new IMA rule was loaded. (CVE-2011-0006) It was discovered that some import kernel threads can be blocked by a user level process. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-4621). 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 52500
    published 2011-03-02
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=52500
    title Ubuntu 10.10 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1081-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1080-2.NASL
    description Thomas Pollet discovered that the RDS network protocol did not check certain iovec buffers. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly execute arbitrary code as the root user. (CVE-2010-3865) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Linux kernel X.25 implementation did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3875) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Linux kernel sockets implementation did not properly initialize certain structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3876) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the TIPC interface did not correctly initialize certain structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3877) Nelson Elhage discovered that the Linux kernel IPv4 implementation did not properly audit certain bytecodes in netlink messages. A local attacker could exploit this to cause the kernel to hang, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3880) It was discovered that multithreaded exec did not handle CPU timers correctly. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4248) Krishna Gudipati discovered that the bfa adapter driver did not correctly initialize certain structures. A local attacker could read files in /sys to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4343) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the install_special_mapping function could bypass the mmap_min_addr restriction. A local attacker could exploit this to mmap 4096 bytes below the mmap_min_addr area, possibly improving the chances of performing NULL pointer dereference attacks. (CVE-2010-4346) It was discovered that the ICMP stack did not correctly handle certain unreachable messages. If a remote attacker were able to acquire a socket lock, they could send specially crafted traffic that would crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4526) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the OSS subsystem did not handle name termination correctly. A local attacker could exploit this crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4527) An error was reported in the kernel's ORiNOCO wireless driver's handling of TKIP countermeasures. This reduces the amount of time an attacker needs breach a wireless network using WPA+TKIP for security. (CVE-2010-4648) Dan Carpenter discovered that the Infiniband driver did not correctly handle certain requests. A local user could exploit this to crash the system or potentially gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4649, CVE-2011-1044) An error was discovered in the kernel's handling of CUSE (Character device in Userspace). A local attacker might exploit this flaw to escalate privilege, if access to /dev/cuse has been modified to allow non-root users. (CVE-2010-4650) A flaw was found in the kernel's Integrity Measurement Architecture (IMA). Changes made by an attacker might not be discovered by IMA, if SELinux was disabled, and a new IMA rule was loaded. (CVE-2011-0006). 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 52528
    published 2011-03-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=52528
    title Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-1080-2)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1394-1.NASL
    description Aristide Fattori and Roberto Paleari reported a flaw in the Linux kernel's handling of IPv4 icmp packets. A remote user could exploit this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1927) Vegard Nossum discovered a leak in the kernel's inotify_init() system call. A local, unprivileged user could exploit this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4250) An error was discovered in the kernel's handling of CUSE (Character device in Userspace). A local attacker might exploit this flaw to escalate privilege, if access to /dev/cuse has been modified to allow non-root users. (CVE-2010-4650) A flaw was found in the kernel's Integrity Measurement Architecture (IMA). Changes made by an attacker might not be discovered by IMA, if SELinux was disabled, and a new IMA rule was loaded. (CVE-2011-0006) A flaw was found in the Linux Ethernet bridge's handling of IGMP (Internet Group Management Protocol) packets. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2011-0716) Dan Rosenberg reported errors in the OSS (Open Sound System) MIDI interface. A local attacker on non-x86 systems might be able to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1476) Dan Rosenberg reported errors in the kernel's OSS (Open Sound System) driver for Yamaha FM synthesizer chips. A local user can exploit this to cause memory corruption, causing a denial of service or privilege escalation. (CVE-2011-1477) Dan Rosenberg reported an error in the old ABI compatibility layer of ARM kernels. A local attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1759) Ben Hutchings reported a flaw in the kernel's handling of corrupt LDM partitions. A local user could exploit this to cause a denial of service or escalate privileges. (CVE-2011-2182) A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's AppArmor security interface when invalid information was written to it. An unprivileged local user could use this to cause a denial of service on the system. (CVE-2011-3619) It was discovered that some import kernel threads can be blocked by a user level process. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-4621) A flaw was discovered in the XFS filesystem. If a local user mounts a specially crafted XFS image it could potential execute arbitrary code on the system. (CVE-2012-0038) Chen Haogang discovered an integer overflow that could result in memory corruption. A local unprivileged user could use this to crash the system. (CVE-2012-0044)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-01
    plugin id 58289
    published 2012-03-08
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=58289
    title USN-1394-1 : Linux kernel (OMAP4) vulnerabilities
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_2_KERNEL-110413.NASL
    description This update of the openSUSE 11.2 kernel fixes lots of security issues. Following security issues were fixed: CVE-2011-1493: In the rose networking stack, when parsing the FAC_NATIONAL_DIGIS facilities field, it was possible for a remote host to provide more digipeaters than expected, resulting in heap corruption. Check against ROSE_MAX_DIGIS to prevent overflows, and abort facilities parsing on failure. CVE-2011-1182: Local attackers could send signals to their programs that looked like coming from the kernel, potentially gaining privileges in the context of setuid programs. CVE-2011-1082: The epoll subsystem in Linux did not prevent users from creating circular epoll file structures, potentially leading to a denial of service (kernel deadlock). CVE-2011-1163: The code for evaluating OSF partitions (in fs/partitions/osf.c) contained a bug that leaks data from kernel heap memory to userspace for certain corrupted OSF partitions. CVE-2011-1012: The code for evaluating LDM partitions (in fs/partitions/ldm.c) contained a bug that could crash the kernel for certain corrupted LDM partitions. CVE-2011-1010: The code for evaluating Mac partitions (in fs/partitions/mac.c) contained a bug that could crash the kernel for certain corrupted Mac partitions. CVE-2011-1476: Specially crafted requests may be written to /dev/sequencer resulting in an underflow when calculating a size for a copy_from_user() operation in the driver for MIDI interfaces. On x86, this just returns an error, but it could have caused memory corruption on other architectures. Other malformed requests could have resulted in the use of uninitialized variables. CVE-2011-1477: Due to a failure to validate user-supplied indexes in the driver for Yamaha YM3812 and OPL-3 chips, a specially crafted ioctl request could have been sent to /dev/sequencer, resulting in reading and writing beyond the bounds of heap buffers, and potentially allowing privilege escalation. CVE-2011-1090: A page allocator issue in NFS v4 ACL handling that could lead to a denial of service (crash) was fixed. CVE-2010-3880: net/ipv4/inet_diag.c in the Linux kernel did not properly audit INET_DIAG bytecode, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (kernel infinite loop) via crafted INET_DIAG_REQ_BYTECODE instructions in a netlink message that contains multiple attribute elements, as demonstrated by INET_DIAG_BC_JMP instructions. CVE-2011-0521: The dvb_ca_ioctl function in drivers/media/dvb/ttpci/av7110_ca.c in the Linux kernel did not check the sign of a certain integer field, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a negative value. CVE-2010-3875: The ax25_getname function in net/ax25/af_ax25.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading a copy of this structure. CVE-2010-3876: net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize certain structure members, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_RAW capability to read copies of the applicable structures. CVE-2010-3877: The get_name function in net/tipc/socket.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading a copy of this structure. CVE-2010-3705: The sctp_auth_asoc_get_hmac function in net/sctp/auth.c in the Linux kernel did not properly validate the hmac_ids array of an SCTP peer, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and panic) via a crafted value in the last element of this array. CVE-2011-0711: A stack memory information leak in the xfs FSGEOMETRY_V1 ioctl was fixed. CVE-2011-0712: Multiple buffer overflows in the caiaq Native Instruments USB audio functionality in the Linux kernel might have allowed attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long USB device name, related to (1) the snd_usb_caiaq_audio_init function in sound/usb/caiaq/audio.c and (2) the snd_usb_caiaq_midi_init function in sound/usb/caiaq/midi.c. CVE-2010-1173: The sctp_process_unk_param function in net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c in the Linux kernel, when SCTP is enabled, allowed 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-2010-4075: The uart_get_count function in drivers/serial/serial_core.c in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a certain structure member, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a TIOCGICOUNT ioctl call. CVE-2010-4076: The rs_ioctl function in drivers/char/amiserial.c in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a certain structure member, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a TIOCGICOUNT ioctl call. CVE-2010-4077: The ntty_ioctl_tiocgicount function in drivers/char/nozomi.c in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a certain structure member, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a TIOCGICOUNT ioctl call. CVE-2010-4248: Race condition in the __exit_signal function in kernel/exit.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service via vectors related to multithreaded exec, the use of a thread group leader in kernel/posix-cpu-timers.c, and the selection of a new thread group leader in the de_thread function in fs/exec.c. CVE-2010-4243: fs/exec.c in the Linux kernel did not enable the OOM Killer to assess use of stack memory by arrays representing the (1) arguments and (2) environment, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted exec system call, aka an 'OOM dodging issue,' a related issue to CVE-2010-3858. CVE-2010-4648: Fixed cryptographic weakness potentially leaking information to remote (but physically nearby) users in the orinoco wireless driver. CVE-2010-4527: The load_mixer_volumes function in sound/oss/soundcard.c in the OSS sound subsystem in the Linux kernel incorrectly expected that a certain name field ends with a '\0' character, which allowed local users to conduct buffer overflow attacks and gain privileges, or possibly obtain sensitive information from kernel memory, via a SOUND_MIXER_SETLEVELS ioctl call. CVE-2010-4668: The blk_rq_map_user_iov function in block/blk-map.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via a zero-length I/O request in a device ioctl to a SCSI device, related to an unaligned map. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2010-4163. CVE-2010-4650: A kernel buffer overflow in the cuse server module was fixed, which might have allowed local privilege escalation. However only CUSE servers could exploit it and /dev/cuse is normally restricted to root. CVE-2010-4649: Integer overflow in the ib_uverbs_poll_cq function in drivers/infiniband/core/uverbs_cmd.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large value of a certain structure member. CVE-2010-4346: The install_special_mapping function in mm/mmap.c in the Linux kernel did not make an expected security_file_mmap function call, which allowed local users to bypass intended mmap_min_addr restrictions and possibly conduct NULL pointer dereference attacks via a crafted assembly-language application. CVE-2010-4529: Integer underflow in the irda_getsockopt function in net/irda/af_irda.c in the Linux kernel on platforms other than x86 allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel heap memory via an IRLMP_ENUMDEVICES getsockopt call. CVE-2010-4342: The aun_incoming function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel, when Econet is enabled, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) by sending an Acorn Universal Networking (AUN) packet over UDP. CVE-2010-3849: The econet_sendmsg function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel, when an econet address is configured, allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) via a sendmsg call that specifies a NULL value for the remote address field. CVE-2010-3848: Stack-based buffer overflow in the econet_sendmsg function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel when an econet address is configured, allowed local users to gain privileges by providing a large number of iovec structures. CVE-2010-3850: The ec_dev_ioctl function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel did not require the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability, which allowed local users to bypass intended access restrictions and configure econet addresses via an SIOCSIFADDR ioctl call. CVE-2010-3699: The backend driver in Xen 3.x allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service via a kernel thread leak, which prevents the device and guest OS from being shut down or create a zombie domain, causes a hang in zenwatch, or prevents unspecified xm commands from working properly, related to (1) netback, (2) blkback, or (3) blktap. CVE-2010-4073: The ipc subsystem in the Linux kernel did not initialize certain structures, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via vectors related to the (1) compat_sys_semctl, (2) compat_sys_msgctl, and (3) compat_sys_shmctl functions in ipc/compat.c; and the (4) compat_sys_mq_open and (5) compat_sys_mq_getsetattr functions in ipc/compat_mq.c. CVE-2010-4072: The copy_shmid_to_user function in ipc/shm.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via vectors related to the shmctl system call and the 'old shm interface.' CVE-2010-4083: The copy_semid_to_user function in ipc/sem.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) IPC_INFO, (2) SEM_INFO, (3) IPC_STAT, or (4) SEM_STAT command in a semctl system call.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 53740
    published 2011-05-05
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=53740
    title openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2011:0346-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_4_KERNEL-110426.NASL
    description The openSUSE 11.4 kernel was updated to 2.6.37.6 fixing lots of bugs and security issues. Following security issues have been fixed: CVE-2011-1493: In the rose networking stack, when parsing the FAC_NATIONAL_DIGIS facilities field, it was possible for a remote host to provide more digipeaters than expected, resulting in heap corruption. Check against ROSE_MAX_DIGIS to prevent overflows, and abort facilities parsing on failure. CVE-2011-1182: Local attackers could send signals to their programs that looked like coming from the kernel, potentially gaining privileges in the context of setuid programs. CVE-2011-1478: An issue in the core GRO code where an skb belonging to an unknown VLAN is reused could result in a NULL pointer dereference. CVE-2011-1476: Specially crafted requests may be written to /dev/sequencer resulting in an underflow when calculating a size for a copy_from_user() operation in the driver for MIDI interfaces. On x86, this just returns an error, but it could have caused memory corruption on other architectures. Other malformed requests could have resulted in the use of uninitialized variables. CVE-2011-1477: Due to a failure to validate user-supplied indexes in the driver for Yamaha YM3812 and OPL-3 chips, a specially crafted ioctl request could have been sent to /dev/sequencer, resulting in reading and writing beyond the bounds of heap buffers, and potentially allowing privilege escalation. CVE-2011-0191: A information leak in the XFS geometry calls could be used by local attackers to gain access to kernel information. CVE-2011-0711: A stack memory information leak in the xfs FSGEOMETRY_V1 ioctl was fixed. CVE-2011-0521: The dvb_ca_ioctl function in drivers/media/dvb/ttpci/av7110_ca.c in the Linux kernel did not check the sign of a certain integer field, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a negative value. CVE-2011-1010: The code for evaluating Mac partitions (in fs/partitions/mac.c) contained a bug that could crash the kernel for certain corrupted Mac partitions. CVE-2011-0712: Multiple buffer overflows in the caiaq Native Instruments USB audio functionality in the Linux kernel might have allowed attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long USB device name, related to (1) the snd_usb_caiaq_audio_init function in sound/usb/caiaq/audio.c and (2) the snd_usb_caiaq_midi_init function in sound/usb/caiaq/midi.c. CVE-2011-1013: A signedness issue in the drm ioctl handling could be used by local attackers to potentially overflow kernel buffers and execute code. CVE-2011-1082: The epoll subsystem in Linux did not prevent users from creating circular epoll file structures, potentially leading to a denial of service (kernel deadlock). CVE-2010-4650: A kernel buffer overflow in the cuse server module was fixed, which might have allowed local privilege escalation. However only CUSE servers could exploit it and /dev/cuse is normally restricted to root. CVE-2011-1093: A bug was fixed in the DCCP networking stack where the order of dccp_rcv_state_process() still permitted reception even after closing the socket. A Reset after close thus causes a NULL pointer dereference by not preventing operations on an already torn-down socket. CVE-2011-1163: The code for evaluating OSF partitions (in fs/partitions/osf.c) contained a bug that leaks data from kernel heap memory to userspace for certain corrupted OSF partitions. CVE-2011-1012: The code for evaluating LDM partitions (in fs/partitions/ldm.c) contained a bug that could crash the kernel for certain corrupted LDM partitions. CVE-2011-1581: Doing bridging with devices with more than 16 receive queues could crash the kernel. CVE-2011-1160: Kernel information via the TPM devices could by used by local attackers to read kernel memory. CVE-2011-1577: The Linux kernel automatically evaluated partition tables of storage devices. The code for evaluating EFI GUID partitions (in fs/partitions/efi.c) contained a bug that causes a kernel oops on certain corrupted GUID partition tables, which might be used by local attackers to crash the kernel or potentially execute code. CVE-2011-1180: In the IrDA module, length fields provided by a peer for names and attributes may be longer than the destination array sizes and were not checked, this allowed local attackers (close to the irda port) to potentially corrupt memory. CVE-2011-1016: The Radeon GPU drivers in the Linux kernel did not properly validate data related to the AA resolve registers, which allowed local users to write to arbitrary memory locations associated with (1) Video RAM (aka VRAM) or (2) the Graphics Translation Table (GTT) via crafted values.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 75879
    published 2014-06-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=75879
    title openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2011:0416-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_3_KERNEL-110414.NASL
    description The openSUSE 11.3 kernel was updated to 2.6.34.8 to fix various bugs and security issues. Following security issues have been fixed: CVE-2011-1493: In the rose networking stack, when parsing the FAC_NATIONAL_DIGIS facilities field, it was possible for a remote host to provide more digipeaters than expected, resulting in heap corruption. Check against ROSE_MAX_DIGIS to prevent overflows, and abort facilities parsing on failure. CVE-2011-1182: Local attackers could send signals to their programs that looked like coming from the kernel, potentially gaining privileges in the context of setuid programs. CVE-2011-1082: The epoll subsystem in Linux did not prevent users from creating circular epoll file structures, potentially leading to a denial of service (kernel deadlock). CVE-2011-1478: An issue in the core GRO code where an skb belonging to an unknown VLAN is reused could result in a NULL pointer dereference. CVE-2011-1163: The code for evaluating OSF partitions (in fs/partitions/osf.c) contained a bug that leaks data from kernel heap memory to userspace for certain corrupted OSF partitions. CVE-2011-1012: The code for evaluating LDM partitions (in fs/partitions/ldm.c) contained a bug that could crash the kernel for certain corrupted LDM partitions. CVE-2011-1010: The code for evaluating Mac partitions (in fs/partitions/mac.c) contained a bug that could crash the kernel for certain corrupted Mac partitions. CVE-2011-1476: Specially crafted requests may be written to /dev/sequencer resulting in an underflow when calculating a size for a copy_from_user() operation in the driver for MIDI interfaces. On x86, this just returns an error, but it could have caused memory corruption on other architectures. Other malformed requests could have resulted in the use of uninitialized variables. CVE-2011-1477: Due to a failure to validate user-supplied indexes in the driver for Yamaha YM3812 and OPL-3 chips, a specially crafted ioctl request could have been sent to /dev/sequencer, resulting in reading and writing beyond the bounds of heap buffers, and potentially allowing privilege escalation. CVE-2011-0191: A information leak in the XFS geometry calls could be used by local attackers to gain access to kernel information. CVE-2011-1090: A page allocator issue in NFS v4 ACL handling that could lead to a denial of service (crash) was fixed. CVE-2010-3880: net/ipv4/inet_diag.c in the Linux kernel did not properly audit INET_DIAG bytecode, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (kernel infinite loop) via crafted INET_DIAG_REQ_BYTECODE instructions in a netlink message that contains multiple attribute elements, as demonstrated by INET_DIAG_BC_JMP instructions. CVE-2010-4656: Fixed a buffer size issue in 'usb iowarrior' module, where a malicious device could overflow a kernel buffer. CVE-2011-0521: The dvb_ca_ioctl function in drivers/media/dvb/ttpci/av7110_ca.c in the Linux kernel did not check the sign of a certain integer field, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a negative value. CVE-2010-3875: The ax25_getname function in net/ax25/af_ax25.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading a copy of this structure. CVE-2010-3876: net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize certain structure members, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_RAW capability to read copies of the applicable structures. CVE-2010-3877: The get_name function in net/tipc/socket.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading a copy of this structure. CVE-2010-3705: The sctp_auth_asoc_get_hmac function in net/sctp/auth.c in the Linux kernel did not properly validate the hmac_ids array of an SCTP peer, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and panic) via a crafted value in the last element of this array. CVE-2011-0711: A stack memory information leak in the xfs FSGEOMETRY_V1 ioctl was fixed. CVE-2011-0712: Multiple buffer overflows in the caiaq Native Instruments USB audio functionality in the Linux kernel might have allowed attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long USB device name, related to (1) the snd_usb_caiaq_audio_init function in sound/usb/caiaq/audio.c and (2) the snd_usb_caiaq_midi_init function in sound/usb/caiaq/midi.c. CVE-2010-4525: Linux kernel did not initialize the kvm_vcpu_events->interrupt.pad structure member, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via unspecified vectors. CVE-2010-3881: arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize certain structure members, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via read operations on the /dev/kvm device. CVE-2010-4075: The uart_get_count function in drivers/serial/serial_core.c in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a certain structure member, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a TIOCGICOUNT ioctl call. CVE-2010-4076: The rs_ioctl function in drivers/char/amiserial.c in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a certain structure member, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a TIOCGICOUNT ioctl call. CVE-2010-4077: The ntty_ioctl_tiocgicount function in drivers/char/nozomi.c in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a certain structure member, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a TIOCGICOUNT ioctl call. CVE-2010-4248: Race condition in the __exit_signal function in kernel/exit.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service via vectors related to multithreaded exec, the use of a thread group leader in kernel/posix-cpu-timers.c, and the selection of a new thread group leader in the de_thread function in fs/exec.c. CVE-2010-4243: fs/exec.c in the Linux kernel did not enable the OOM Killer to assess use of stack memory by arrays representing the (1) arguments and (2) environment, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted exec system call, aka an 'OOM dodging issue,' a related issue to CVE-2010-3858. CVE-2010-4251: A system out of memory condition (denial of service) could be triggered with a large socket backlog, exploitable by local users. This has been addressed by backlog limiting. CVE-2010-4648: Fixed cryptographic weakness potentially leaking information to remote (but physically nearby) users in the orinoco wireless driver. CVE-2010-4527: The load_mixer_volumes function in sound/oss/soundcard.c in the OSS sound subsystem in the Linux kernel incorrectly expected that a certain name field ends with a '\0' character, which allowed local users to conduct buffer overflow attacks and gain privileges, or possibly obtain sensitive information from kernel memory, via a SOUND_MIXER_SETLEVELS ioctl call. CVE-2010-4668: The blk_rq_map_user_iov function in block/blk-map.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via a zero-length I/O request in a device ioctl to a SCSI device, related to an unaligned map. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2010-4163. CVE-2010-4650: A kernel buffer overflow in the cuse server module was fixed, which might have allowed local privilege escalation. However only CUSE servers could exploit it and /dev/cuse is normally restricted to root. CVE-2010-4649: Integer overflow in the ib_uverbs_poll_cq function in drivers/infiniband/core/uverbs_cmd.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large value of a certain structure member. CVE-2010-4250: A memory leak within inotify could be used by local attackers to cause the machine to run out of memory (denial of service). CVE-2010-4346: The install_special_mapping function in mm/mmap.c in the Linux kernel did not make an expected security_file_mmap function call, which allowed local users to bypass intended mmap_min_addr restrictions and possibly conduct NULL pointer dereference attacks via a crafted assembly-language application. CVE-2010-4529: Integer underflow in the irda_getsockopt function in net/irda/af_irda.c in the Linux kernel on platforms other than x86 allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel heap memory via an IRLMP_ENUMDEVICES getsockopt call. CVE-2010-4342: The aun_incoming function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel, when Econet is enabled, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) by sending an Acorn Universal Networking (AUN) packet over UDP. CVE-2010-3849: The econet_sendmsg function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel, when an econet address is configured, allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) via a sendmsg call that specifies a NULL value for the remote address field. CVE-2010-3848: Stack-based buffer overflow in the econet_sendmsg function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel when an econet address is configured, allowed local users to gain privileges by providing a large number of iovec structures. CVE-2010-3850: The ec_dev_ioctl function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel did not require the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability, which allowed local users to bypass intended access restrictions and configure econet addresses via an SIOCSIFADDR ioctl call. CVE-2010-4343: drivers/scsi/bfa/bfa_core.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain port data structure, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via read operations on an fc_host statistics file. CVE-2010-3699: The backend driver in Xen 3.x allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service via a kernel thread leak, which prevents the device and guest OS from being shut down or create a zombie domain, causes a hang in zenwatch, or prevents unspecified xm commands from working properly, related to (1) netback, (2) blkback, or (3) blktap.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 75554
    published 2014-06-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=75554
    title openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2011:0399-1)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2011-2134.NASL
    description Stable update 2.6.34.8, extra bug fixes, some basic hardware backports for Intel Sandy Bridge upon request. Update to kernel 2.6.34.8: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/longterm/v2.6.34/ChangeLog -2.6.34.8 Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora 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 2018-07-12
    plugin id 52571
    published 2011-03-08
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=52571
    title Fedora 13 : kernel-2.6.34.8-68.fc13 (2011-2134)
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mlist [oss-security] 20110106 Re: CVE Request: kernel [Re: Security review of 2.6.32.28]
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