ID CVE-2011-0006
Summary The ima_lsm_rule_init function in security/integrity/ima/ima_policy.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37, when the Linux Security Modules (LSM) framework is disabled, allows local users to bypass Integrity Measurement Architecture (IMA) rules in opportunistic circumstances by leveraging an administrator's addition of an IMA rule for LSM.
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: 1.9 (as of 22-06-2012 - 11:22)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-264
CAPEC
  • Accessing, Modifying or Executing Executable Files
    An attack of this type exploits a system's configuration that allows an attacker to either directly access an executable file, for example through shell access; or in a possible worst case allows an attacker to upload a file and then execute it. Web servers, ftp servers, and message oriented middleware systems which have many integration points are particularly vulnerable, because both the programmers and the administrators must be in synch regarding the interfaces and the correct privileges for each interface.
  • Leverage Executable Code in Non-Executable Files
    An attack of this type exploits a system's trust in configuration and resource files, when the executable loads the resource (such as an image file or configuration file) the attacker has modified the file to either execute malicious code directly or manipulate the target process (e.g. application server) to execute based on the malicious configuration parameters. Since systems are increasingly interrelated mashing up resources from local and remote sources the possibility of this attack occurring is high. The attack can be directed at a client system, such as causing buffer overrun through loading seemingly benign image files, as in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-028 where specially crafted JPEG files could cause a buffer overrun once loaded into the browser. Another example targets clients reading pdf files. In this case the attacker simply appends javascript to the end of a legitimate url for a pdf (http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/danger-danger-danger/) http://path/to/pdf/file.pdf#whatever_name_you_want=javascript:your_code_here The client assumes that they are reading a pdf, but the attacker has modified the resource and loaded executable javascript into the client's browser process. The attack can also target server processes. The attacker edits the resource or configuration file, for example a web.xml file used to configure security permissions for a J2EE app server, adding role name "public" grants all users with the public role the ability to use the administration functionality. The server trusts its configuration file to be correct, but when they are manipulated, the attacker gains full control.
  • Blue Boxing
    This type of attack against older telephone switches and trunks has been around for decades. A tone is sent by an adversary to impersonate a supervisor signal which has the effect of rerouting or usurping command of the line. While the US infrastructure proper may not contain widespread vulnerabilities to this type of attack, many companies are connected globally through call centers and business process outsourcing. These international systems may be operated in countries which have not upgraded Telco infrastructure and so are vulnerable to Blue boxing. Blue boxing is a result of failure on the part of the system to enforce strong authorization for administrative functions. While the infrastructure is different than standard current applications like web applications, there are historical lessons to be learned to upgrade the access control for administrative functions.
  • Restful Privilege Elevation
    Rest uses standard HTTP (Get, Put, Delete) style permissions methods, but these are not necessarily correlated generally with back end programs. Strict interpretation of HTTP get methods means that these HTTP Get services should not be used to delete information on the server, but there is no access control mechanism to back up this logic. This means that unless the services are properly ACL'd and the application's service implementation are following these guidelines then an HTTP request can easily execute a delete or update on the server side. The attacker identifies a HTTP Get URL such as http://victimsite/updateOrder, which calls out to a program to update orders on a database or other resource. The URL is not idempotent so the request can be submitted multiple times by the attacker, additionally, the attacker may be able to exploit the URL published as a Get method that actually performs updates (instead of merely retrieving data). This may result in malicious or inadvertent altering of data on the server.
  • Target Programs with Elevated Privileges
    This attack targets programs running with elevated privileges. The attacker would try to leverage a bug in the running program and get arbitrary code to execute with elevated privileges. For instance an attacker would look for programs that write to the system directories or registry keys (such as HKLM, which stores a number of critical Windows environment variables). These programs are typically running with elevated privileges and have usually not been designed with security in mind. Such programs are excellent exploit targets because they yield lots of power when they break. The malicious user try to execute its code at the same level as a privileged system call.
  • Manipulating Input to File System Calls
    An attacker manipulates inputs to the target software which the target software passes to file system calls in the OS. The goal is to gain access to, and perhaps modify, areas of the file system that the target software did not intend to be accessible.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE PARTIAL NONE
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 Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20110510_KERNEL_ON_SL6_X.NASL
    description Security fixes : - An integer overflow flaw in ib_uverbs_poll_cq() could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2010-4649, Important) - An integer signedness flaw in drm_modeset_ctl() could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2011-1013, Important) - The Radeon GPU drivers in the Linux kernel were missing sanity checks for the Anti Aliasing (AA) resolve register values which could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges on systems using a graphics card from the ATI Radeon R300, R400, or R500 family of cards. (CVE-2011-1016, Important) - A flaw in dccp_rcv_state_process() could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service, even when the socket was already closed. (CVE-2011-1093, Important) - A flaw in the Linux kernel's Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) implementation could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service if the sysctl 'net.sctp.addip_enable' and 'auth_enable' variables were turned on (they are off by default). (CVE-2011-1573, Important) - A memory leak in the inotify_init() system call. In some cases, it could leak a group, which could allow a local, unprivileged user to eventually cause a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4250, Moderate) - A missing validation of a null-terminated string data structure element in bnep_sock_ioctl() could allow a local user to cause an information leak or a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1079, Moderate) - An information leak in bcm_connect() in the Controller Area Network (CAN) Broadcast Manager implementation could allow a local, unprivileged user to leak kernel mode addresses in '/proc/net/can-bcm'. (CVE-2010-4565, Low) - A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's Integrity Measurement Architecture (IMA) implementation. When SELinux was disabled, adding an IMA rule which was supposed to be processed by SELinux would cause ima_match_rules() to always succeed, ignoring any remaining rules. (CVE-2011-0006, Low) - A missing initialization flaw in the XFS file system implementation could lead to an information leak. (CVE-2011-0711, Low) - Buffer overflow flaws in snd_usb_caiaq_audio_init() and snd_usb_caiaq_midi_init() could allow a local, unprivileged user with access to a Native Instruments USB audio device to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2011-0712, Low) - The start_code and end_code values in '/proc/[pid]/stat' were not protected. In certain scenarios, this flaw could be used to defeat Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR). (CVE-2011-0726, Low) - A flaw in dev_load() could allow a local user who has the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability to load arbitrary modules from '/lib/modules/', instead of only netdev modules. (CVE-2011-1019, Low) - A flaw in ib_uverbs_poll_cq() could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause an information leak. (CVE-2011-1044, Low) - A missing validation of a null-terminated string data structure element in do_replace() could allow a local user who has the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability to cause an information leak. (CVE-2011-1080, Low) This update also fixes various bugs. This update also adds an enhancement. - This update provides VLAN null tagging support (VLAN ID 0 can be used in tags). The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-31
    plugin id 61035
    published 2012-08-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=61035
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL6.x i386/x86_64
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2011-1138.NASL
    description Update to kernel 2.6.35.11: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/longterm/v2.6.35/ChangeLog -2.6.35.11 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 51949
    published 2011-02-11
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=51949
    title Fedora 14 : kernel-2.6.35.11-83.fc14 (2011-1138)
  • 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 Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2011-2015.NASL
    description Description of changes: [2.6.32-100.28.15.el6] - sctp: fix to calc the INIT/INIT-ACK chunk length correctly is set {CVE-2011-1573} - dccp: fix oops on Reset after close {CVE-2011-1093} - bridge: netfilter: fix information leak {CVE-2011-1080} - Bluetooth: bnep: fix buffer overflow {CVE-2011-1079} - net: don't allow CAP_NET_ADMIN to load non-netdev kernel modules {CVE-2011-1019} - ipip: add module alias for tunl0 tunnel device - gre: add module alias for gre0 tunnel device - drm/radeon/kms: check AA resolve registers on r300 {CVE-2011-1016} - drm/radeon: fix regression with AA resolve checking {CVE-2011-1016} - drm: fix unsigned vs signed comparison issue in modeset ctl ioctl {CVE-2011-1013} - proc: protect mm start_code/end_code in /proc/pid/stat {CVE-2011-0726} - ALSA: caiaq - Fix possible string-buffer overflow {CVE-2011-0712} - xfs: zero proper structure size for geometry calls {CVE-2011-0711} - xfs: prevent leaking uninitialized stack memory in FSGEOMETRY_V1 {CVE-2011-0711} - ima: fix add LSM rule bug {CVE-2011-0006} - IB/uverbs: Handle large number of entries in poll CQ {CVE-2010-4649, CVE-2011-1044} - CAN: Use inode instead of kernel address for /proc file {CVE-2010-4565} [2.6.32-100.28.14.el6] - IB/qib: fix qib compile warning. - IB/core: Allow device-specific per-port sysfs files. - dm crypt: add plain64 iv. - firmware: add firmware for qib. - Infiniband: Add QLogic PCIe QLE InfiniBand host channel adapters support.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2015-12-01
    plugin id 68416
    published 2013-07-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=68416
    title Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2011-2015)
  • 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 Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2011-0498.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix several security issues, various bugs, and add an enhancement are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. 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. Security fixes : * An integer overflow flaw in ib_uverbs_poll_cq() could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2010-4649, Important) * An integer signedness flaw in drm_modeset_ctl() could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2011-1013, Important) * The Radeon GPU drivers in the Linux kernel were missing sanity checks for the Anti Aliasing (AA) resolve register values which could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges on systems using a graphics card from the ATI Radeon R300, R400, or R500 family of cards. (CVE-2011-1016, Important) * A flaw in dccp_rcv_state_process() could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service, even when the socket was already closed. (CVE-2011-1093, Important) * A flaw in the Linux kernel's Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) implementation could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service if the sysctl 'net.sctp.addip_enable' and 'auth_enable' variables were turned on (they are off by default). (CVE-2011-1573, Important) * A memory leak in the inotify_init() system call. In some cases, it could leak a group, which could allow a local, unprivileged user to eventually cause a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4250, Moderate) * A missing validation of a null-terminated string data structure element in bnep_sock_ioctl() could allow a local user to cause an information leak or a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1079, Moderate) * An information leak in bcm_connect() in the Controller Area Network (CAN) Broadcast Manager implementation could allow a local, unprivileged user to leak kernel mode addresses in '/proc/net/can-bcm'. (CVE-2010-4565, Low) * A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's Integrity Measurement Architecture (IMA) implementation. When SELinux was disabled, adding an IMA rule which was supposed to be processed by SELinux would cause ima_match_rules() to always succeed, ignoring any remaining rules. (CVE-2011-0006, Low) * A missing initialization flaw in the XFS file system implementation could lead to an information leak. (CVE-2011-0711, Low) * Buffer overflow flaws in snd_usb_caiaq_audio_init() and snd_usb_caiaq_midi_init() could allow a local, unprivileged user with access to a Native Instruments USB audio device to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2011-0712, Low) * The start_code and end_code values in '/proc/[pid]/stat' were not protected. In certain scenarios, this flaw could be used to defeat Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR). (CVE-2011-0726, Low) * A flaw in dev_load() could allow a local user who has the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability to load arbitrary modules from '/lib/modules/', instead of only netdev modules. (CVE-2011-1019, Low) * A flaw in ib_uverbs_poll_cq() could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause an information leak. (CVE-2011-1044, Low) * A missing validation of a null-terminated string data structure element in do_replace() could allow a local user who has the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability to cause an information leak. (CVE-2011-1080, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Vegard Nossum for reporting CVE-2010-4250; Vasiliy Kulikov for reporting CVE-2011-1079, CVE-2011-1019, and CVE-2011-1080; Dan Rosenberg for reporting CVE-2010-4565 and CVE-2011-0711; Rafael Dominguez Vega for reporting CVE-2011-0712; and Kees Cook for reporting CVE-2011-0726. This update also fixes various bugs and adds an enhancement. Documentation for these changes will be available shortly from the Technical Notes document linked to in the References section. Users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to resolve these issues, and fix the bugs and add the enhancement noted in the Technical Notes. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-20
    plugin id 53867
    published 2011-05-11
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=53867
    title RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2011:0498)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2011-0498.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2011:0498 : Updated kernel packages that fix several security issues, various bugs, and add an enhancement are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. 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. Security fixes : * An integer overflow flaw in ib_uverbs_poll_cq() could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2010-4649, Important) * An integer signedness flaw in drm_modeset_ctl() could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2011-1013, Important) * The Radeon GPU drivers in the Linux kernel were missing sanity checks for the Anti Aliasing (AA) resolve register values which could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges on systems using a graphics card from the ATI Radeon R300, R400, or R500 family of cards. (CVE-2011-1016, Important) * A flaw in dccp_rcv_state_process() could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service, even when the socket was already closed. (CVE-2011-1093, Important) * A flaw in the Linux kernel's Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) implementation could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service if the sysctl 'net.sctp.addip_enable' and 'auth_enable' variables were turned on (they are off by default). (CVE-2011-1573, Important) * A memory leak in the inotify_init() system call. In some cases, it could leak a group, which could allow a local, unprivileged user to eventually cause a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4250, Moderate) * A missing validation of a null-terminated string data structure element in bnep_sock_ioctl() could allow a local user to cause an information leak or a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1079, Moderate) * An information leak in bcm_connect() in the Controller Area Network (CAN) Broadcast Manager implementation could allow a local, unprivileged user to leak kernel mode addresses in '/proc/net/can-bcm'. (CVE-2010-4565, Low) * A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's Integrity Measurement Architecture (IMA) implementation. When SELinux was disabled, adding an IMA rule which was supposed to be processed by SELinux would cause ima_match_rules() to always succeed, ignoring any remaining rules. (CVE-2011-0006, Low) * A missing initialization flaw in the XFS file system implementation could lead to an information leak. (CVE-2011-0711, Low) * Buffer overflow flaws in snd_usb_caiaq_audio_init() and snd_usb_caiaq_midi_init() could allow a local, unprivileged user with access to a Native Instruments USB audio device to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2011-0712, Low) * The start_code and end_code values in '/proc/[pid]/stat' were not protected. In certain scenarios, this flaw could be used to defeat Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR). (CVE-2011-0726, Low) * A flaw in dev_load() could allow a local user who has the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability to load arbitrary modules from '/lib/modules/', instead of only netdev modules. (CVE-2011-1019, Low) * A flaw in ib_uverbs_poll_cq() could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause an information leak. (CVE-2011-1044, Low) * A missing validation of a null-terminated string data structure element in do_replace() could allow a local user who has the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability to cause an information leak. (CVE-2011-1080, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Vegard Nossum for reporting CVE-2010-4250; Vasiliy Kulikov for reporting CVE-2011-1079, CVE-2011-1019, and CVE-2011-1080; Dan Rosenberg for reporting CVE-2010-4565 and CVE-2011-0711; Rafael Dominguez Vega for reporting CVE-2011-0712; and Kees Cook for reporting CVE-2011-0726. This update also fixes various bugs and adds an enhancement. Documentation for these changes will be available shortly from the Technical Notes document linked to in the References section. Users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to resolve these issues, and fix the bugs and add the enhancement noted in the Technical Notes. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2015-12-01
    plugin id 68273
    published 2013-07-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=68273
    title Oracle Linux 6 : kernel (ELSA-2011-0498)
  • 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)
redhat via4
rpms
  • kernel-0:2.6.32-71.29.1.el6
  • kernel-bootwrapper-0:2.6.32-71.29.1.el6
  • kernel-debug-0:2.6.32-71.29.1.el6
  • kernel-debug-devel-0:2.6.32-71.29.1.el6
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.32-71.29.1.el6
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.32-71.29.1.el6
  • kernel-firmware-0:2.6.32-71.29.1.el6
  • kernel-headers-0:2.6.32-71.29.1.el6
  • kernel-kdump-0:2.6.32-71.29.1.el6
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:2.6.32-71.29.1.el6
  • perf-0:2.6.32-71.29.1.el6
refmap via4
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mlist [oss-security] 20110106 Re: CVE Request: kernel [Re: Security review of 2.6.32.28]
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