ID CVE-2011-1160
Summary The tpm_open function in drivers/char/tpm/tpm.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 does not initialize a certain buffer, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory via unspecified vectors.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38 Release Candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38 Release Candidate 3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38:rc3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38 Release Candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38 Release Candidate 5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38:rc5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38 Release Candidate 4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38:rc4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38 Release Candidate 7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38:rc7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38 Release Candidate 6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38:rc6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38 Release Candidate 8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38:rc8
CVSS
Base: 2.1 (as of 22-06-2012 - 12:01)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-200
CAPEC
  • Subverting Environment Variable Values
    The attacker directly or indirectly modifies environment variables used by or controlling the target software. The attacker's goal is to cause the target software to deviate from its expected operation in a manner that benefits the attacker.
  • Footprinting
    An attacker engages in probing and exploration activity to identify constituents and properties of the target. Footprinting is a general term to describe a variety of information gathering techniques, often used by attackers in preparation for some attack. It consists of using tools to learn as much as possible about the composition, configuration, and security mechanisms of the targeted application, system or network. Information that might be collected during a footprinting effort could include open ports, applications and their versions, network topology, and similar information. While footprinting is not intended to be damaging (although certain activities, such as network scans, can sometimes cause disruptions to vulnerable applications inadvertently) it may often pave the way for more damaging attacks.
  • Exploiting Trust in Client (aka Make the Client Invisible)
    An attack of this type exploits a programs' vulnerabilities in client/server communication channel authentication and data integrity. It leverages the implicit trust a server places in the client, or more importantly, that which the server believes is the client. An attacker executes this type of attack by placing themselves in the communication channel between client and server such that communication directly to the server is possible where the server believes it is communicating only with a valid client. There are numerous variations of this type of attack.
  • Browser Fingerprinting
    An attacker carefully crafts small snippets of Java Script to efficiently detect the type of browser the potential victim is using. Many web-based attacks need prior knowledge of the web browser including the version of browser to ensure successful exploitation of a vulnerability. Having this knowledge allows an attacker to target the victim with attacks that specifically exploit known or zero day weaknesses in the type and version of the browser used by the victim. Automating this process via Java Script as a part of the same delivery system used to exploit the browser is considered more efficient as the attacker can supply a browser fingerprinting method and integrate it with exploit code, all contained in Java Script and in response to the same web page request by the browser.
  • Session Credential Falsification through Prediction
    This attack targets predictable session ID in order to gain privileges. The attacker can predict the session ID used during a transaction to perform spoofing and session hijacking.
  • Reusing Session IDs (aka Session Replay)
    This attack targets the reuse of valid session ID to spoof the target system in order to gain privileges. The attacker tries to reuse a stolen session ID used previously during a transaction to perform spoofing and session hijacking. Another name for this type of attack is Session Replay.
  • Using Slashes in Alternate Encoding
    This attack targets the encoding of the Slash characters. An attacker would try to exploit common filtering problems related to the use of the slashes characters to gain access to resources on the target host. Directory-driven systems, such as file systems and databases, typically use the slash character to indicate traversal between directories or other container components. For murky historical reasons, PCs (and, as a result, Microsoft OSs) choose to use a backslash, whereas the UNIX world typically makes use of the forward slash. The schizophrenic result is that many MS-based systems are required to understand both forms of the slash. This gives the attacker many opportunities to discover and abuse a number of common filtering problems. The goal of this pattern is to discover server software that only applies filters to one version, but not the other.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL NONE NONE
nessus via4
  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLEVM_OVMSA-2013-0039.NASL
    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : please see Oracle VM Security Advisory OVMSA-2013-0039 for details.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 79507
    published 2014-11-26
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=79507
    title OracleVM 2.2 : kernel (OVMSA-2013-0039)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2011-14747.NASL
    description Small number of obvious fixes from bugzilla. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- -----= 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 56673
    published 2011-10-31
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=56673
    title Fedora 14 : kernel-2.6.35.14-100.fc14 (2011-14747)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1202-1.NASL
    description 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) 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) 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) 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 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, CVE-2010-4076, CVE-2010-4077) 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 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) Dave Jones discovered that the mprotect system call did not correctly handle merged VMAs. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4169) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the RDS protocol did not correctly check ioctl arguments. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4175) Alan Cox discovered that the HCI UART driver did not correctly check if a write operation was available. If the mmap_min-addr sysctl was changed from the Ubuntu default to a value of 0, a local attacker could exploit this flaw to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4242) Brad Spengler discovered that the kernel did not correctly account for userspace memory allocations during exec() calls. A local attacker could exploit this to consume all system memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4243) 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) It was discovered that named pipes did not correctly handle certain fcntl calls. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4256) Dan Rosenburg discovered that the CAN subsystem leaked kernel addresses into the /proc filesystem. A local attacker could use this to increase the chances of a successful memory corruption exploit. (CVE-2010-4565) 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) 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) Goldwyn Rodrigues discovered that the OCFS2 filesystem did not correctly clear memory when writing certain file holes. A local attacker could exploit this to read uninitialized data from the disk, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-0463) 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) Jens Kuehnel discovered that the InfiniBand driver contained a race condition. On systems using InfiniBand, a local attacker could send specially crafted requests to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-0695) Dan Rosenberg discovered that XFS did not correctly initialize memory. A local attacker could make crafted ioctl calls to leak portions of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-0711) 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) Kees Cook reported that /proc/pid/stat did not correctly filter certain memory locations. A local attacker could determine the memory layout of processes in an attempt to increase the chances of a successful memory corruption exploit. (CVE-2011-0726) 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) Matthiew Herrb discovered that the drm modeset interface did not correctly handle a signed comparison. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1013) Marek Olsak discovered that the Radeon GPU drivers did not correctly validate certain registers. On systems with specific hardware, a local attacker could exploit this to write to arbitrary video memory. (CVE-2011-1016) Timo Warns discovered that the LDM disk partition handling code did not correctly handle certain values. By inserting a specially crafted disk device, a local attacker could exploit this to gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1017) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the CAP_SYS_MODULE capability was not needed to load kernel modules. A local attacker with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability could load existing kernel modules, possibly increasing the attack surface available on the system. (CVE-2011-1019) It was discovered that the /proc filesystem did not correctly handle permission changes when programs executed. A local attacker could hold open files to examine details about programs running with higher privileges, potentially increasing the chances of exploiting additional vulnerabilities. (CVE-2011-1020) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly clear memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1078) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly check that device name strings were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1079) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that bridge network filtering did not check that name fields were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1080) 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) Neil Horman discovered that NFSv4 did not correctly handle certain orders of operation with ACL data. A remote attacker with access to an NFSv4 mount could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1090) 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) Peter Huewe discovered that the TPM device did not correctly initialize memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel heap memory contents, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1160) Timo Warns discovered that OSF partition parsing routines did not correctly clear memory. A local attacker with physical access could plug in a specially crafted block device to read kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1163) Dan Rosenberg discovered that some ALSA drivers did not correctly check the adapter index during ioctl calls. If this driver was loaded, a local attacker could make a specially crafted ioctl call to gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1169) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the netfilter code did not check certain strings copied from userspace. A local attacker with netfilter access could exploit this to read kernel memory or crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1170, CVE-2011-1171, CVE-2011-1172, CVE-2011-2534) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Acorn Universal Networking driver did not correctly initialize memory. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1173) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the IRDA subsystem did not correctly check certain field sizes. If a system was using IRDA, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1180) Julien Tinnes discovered that the kernel did not correctly validate the signal structure from tkill(). A local attacker could exploit this to send signals to arbitrary threads, possibly bypassing expected restrictions. (CVE-2011-1182) Ryan Sweat discovered that the GRO code did not correctly validate memory. In some configurations on systems using VLANs, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1478) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the X.25 Rose network stack did not correctly handle certain fields. If a system was running with Rose enabled, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1493) Dan Rosenberg discovered that MPT devices did not correctly validate certain values in ioctl calls. If these drivers were loaded, a local attacker could exploit this to read arbitrary kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1494, CVE-2011-1495) Timo Warns discovered that the GUID partition parsing routines did not correctly validate certain structures. 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-2011-1577) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the pidmap function did not correctly handle large requests. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1593) Oliver Hartkopp and Dave Jones discovered that the CAN network driver did not correctly validate certain socket structures. If this driver was loaded, a local attacker could crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1598, CVE-2011-1748) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the AGP driver did not check certain ioctl values. A local attacker with access to the video subsystem could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1745, CVE-2011-2022) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the AGP driver did not check the size of certain memory allocations. A local attacker with access to the video subsystem could exploit this to run the system out of memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1746) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the DCCP stack did not correctly handle certain packet structures. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1770) Vasiliy Kulikov and Dan Rosenberg discovered that ecryptfs did not correctly check the origin of mount points. A local attacker could exploit this to trick the system into unmounting arbitrary mount points, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1833) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that taskstats listeners were not correctly handled. A local attacker could expoit this to exhaust memory and CPU resources, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2484) It was discovered that Bluetooth l2cap and rfcomm did not correctly initialize structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of the kernel stack, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-2492) Fernando Gont discovered that the IPv6 stack used predictable fragment identification numbers. A remote attacker could exploit this to exhaust network resources, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2699) The performance counter subsystem did not correctly handle certain counters. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2918)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-05-26
    plugin id 56190
    published 2011-09-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=56190
    title USN-1202-1 : linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1162-1.NASL
    description Brad Spengler discovered that the kernel did not correctly account for userspace memory allocations during exec() calls. A local attacker could exploit this to consume all system memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4243) Alexander Duyck discovered that the Intel Gigabit Ethernet driver did not correctly handle certain configurations. If such a device was configured without VLANs, a remote attacker could crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4263) 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) Dan Rosenberg discovered that IRDA did not correctly check the size of buffers. On non-x86 systems, a local attacker could exploit this to read kernel heap memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4529) Dan Rosenburg discovered that the CAN subsystem leaked kernel addresses into the /proc filesystem. A local attacker could use this to increase the chances of a successful memory corruption exploit. (CVE-2010-4565) Goldwyn Rodrigues discovered that the OCFS2 filesystem did not correctly clear memory when writing certain file holes. A local attacker could exploit this to read uninitialized data from the disk, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-0463) Jens Kuehnel discovered that the InfiniBand driver contained a race condition. On systems using InfiniBand, a local attacker could send specially crafted requests to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-0695) Dan Rosenberg discovered that XFS did not correctly initialize memory. A local attacker could make crafted ioctl calls to leak portions of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-0711) Kees Cook reported that /proc/pid/stat did not correctly filter certain memory locations. A local attacker could determine the memory layout of processes in an attempt to increase the chances of a successful memory corruption exploit. (CVE-2011-0726) Matthiew Herrb discovered that the drm modeset interface did not correctly handle a signed comparison. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1013) Marek Olsak discovered that the Radeon GPU drivers did not correctly validate certain registers. On systems with specific hardware, a local attacker could exploit this to write to arbitrary video memory. (CVE-2011-1016) Timo Warns discovered that the LDM disk partition handling code did not correctly handle certain values. By inserting a specially crafted disk device, a local attacker could exploit this to gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1017) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the CAP_SYS_MODULE capability was not needed to load kernel modules. A local attacker with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability could load existing kernel modules, possibly increasing the attack surface available on the system. (CVE-2011-1019) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly clear memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1078) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly check that device name strings were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1079) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that bridge network filtering did not check that name fields were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1080) Neil Horman discovered that NFSv4 did not correctly handle certain orders of operation with ACL data. A remote attacker with access to an NFSv4 mount could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1090) Peter Huewe discovered that the TPM device did not correctly initialize memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel heap memory contents, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1160) Timo Warns discovered that OSF partition parsing routines did not correctly clear memory. A local attacker with physical access could plug in a specially crafted block device to read kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1163) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the netfilter code did not check certain strings copied from userspace. A local attacker with netfilter access could exploit this to read kernel memory or crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1170, CVE-2011-1171, CVE-2011-1172, CVE-2011-2534) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Acorn Universal Networking driver did not correctly initialize memory. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1173) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the IRDA subsystem did not correctly check certain field sizes. If a system was using IRDA, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1180) Julien Tinnes discovered that the kernel did not correctly validate the signal structure from tkill(). A local attacker could exploit this to send signals to arbitrary threads, possibly bypassing expected restrictions. (CVE-2011-1182) 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) Ryan Sweat discovered that the GRO code did not correctly validate memory. In some configurations on systems using VLANs, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1478) Dan Rosenberg discovered that MPT devices did not correctly validate certain values in ioctl calls. If these drivers were loaded, a local attacker could exploit this to read arbitrary kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1494, CVE-2011-1495) It was discovered that the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) implementation incorrectly calculated lengths. If the net.sctp.addip_enable variable was turned on, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system. (CVE-2011-1573) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the pidmap function did not correctly handle large requests. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1593) Oliver Hartkopp and Dave Jones discovered that the CAN network driver did not correctly validate certain socket structures. If this driver was loaded, a local attacker could crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1598, CVE-2011-1748) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the AGP driver did not check certain ioctl values. A local attacker with access to the video subsystem could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1745, CVE-2011-2022) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the AGP driver did not check the size of certain memory allocations. A local attacker with access to the video subsystem could exploit this to run the system out of memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1746) 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) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the DCCP stack did not correctly handle certain packet structures. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1770) Timo Warns discovered that the EFI GUID partition table was not correctly parsed. A physically local attacker that could insert mountable devices could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1776) A flaw was found in the b43 driver in the Linux kernel. An attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service if the system has an active wireless interface using the b43 driver. (CVE-2011-3359) Yogesh Sharma discovered that CIFS did not correctly handle UNCs that had no prefixpaths. A local attacker with access to a CIFS partition could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-3363) Maynard Johnson discovered that on POWER7, certain speculative events may raise a performance monitor exception. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-4611) Dan Rosenberg discovered flaws in the linux Rose (X.25 PLP) layer used by amateur radio. A local user or a remote user on an X.25 network could exploit these flaws to execute arbitrary code as root. (CVE-2011-4913).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-01-02
    plugin id 55521
    published 2011-07-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=55521
    title Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-mvl-dove vulnerabilities (USN-1162-1)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-2264.NASL
    description Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux kernel that may lead to a privilege escalation, denial of service or information leak. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems : - CVE-2010-2524 David Howells reported an issue in the Common Internet File System (CIFS). Local users could cause arbitrary CIFS shares to be mounted by introducing malicious redirects. - CVE-2010-3875 Vasiliy Kulikov discovered an issue in the Linux implementation of the Amateur Radio AX.25 Level 2 protocol. Local users may obtain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2010-4075 Dan Rosenberg reported an issue in the tty layer that may allow local users to obtain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2010-4655 Kees Cook discovered several issues in the ethtool interface which may allow local users with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability to obtain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2011-0695 Jens Kuehnel reported an issue in the InfiniBand stack. Remote attackers can exploit a race condition to cause a denial of service (kernel panic). - CVE-2011-0710 Al Viro reported an issue in the /proc//status interface on the s390 architecture. Local users could gain access to sensitive memory in processes they do not own via the task_show_regs entry. - CVE-2011-0711 Dan Rosenberg reported an issue in the XFS filesystem. Local users may obtain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2011-0726 Kees Cook reported an issue in the /proc//stat implementation. Local users could learn the text location of a process, defeating protections provided by address space layout randomization (ASLR). - CVE-2011-1010 Timo Warns reported an issue in the Linux support for Mac partition tables. Local users with physical access could cause a denial of service (panic) by adding a storage device with a malicious map_count value. - CVE-2011-1012 Timo Warns reported an issue in the Linux support for LDM partition tables. Local users with physical access could cause a denial of service (Oops) by adding a storage device with an invalid VBLK value in the VMDB structure. - CVE-2011-1017 Timo Warns reported an issue in the Linux support for LDM partition tables. Users with physical access can gain access to sensitive kernel memory or gain elevated privileges by adding a storage device with a specially crafted LDM partition. - CVE-2011-1078 Vasiliy Kulikov discovered an issue in the Bluetooth subsystem. Local users can obtain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2011-1079 Vasiliy Kulikov discovered an issue in the Bluetooth subsystem. Local users with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability can cause a denial of service (kernel Oops). - CVE-2011-1080 Vasiliy Kulikov discovered an issue in the Netfilter subsystem. Local users can obtain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2011-1090 Neil Horman discovered a memory leak in the setacl() call on NFSv4 filesystems. Local users can exploit this to cause a denial of service (Oops). - CVE-2011-1093 Johan Hovold reported an issue in the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP) implementation. Remote users could cause a denial of service by sending data after closing a socket. - CVE-2011-1160 Peter Huewe reported an issue in the Linux kernel's support for TPM security chips. Local users with permission to open the device can gain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2011-1163 Timo Warns reported an issue in the kernel support for Alpha OSF format disk partitions. Users with physical access can gain access to sensitive kernel memory by adding a storage device with a specially crafted OSF partition. - CVE-2011-1170 Vasiliy Kulikov reported an issue in the Netfilter arp table implementation. Local users with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability can gain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2011-1171 Vasiliy Kulikov reported an issue in the Netfilter IP table implementation. Local users with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability can gain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2011-1172 Vasiliy Kulikov reported an issue in the Netfilter IP6 table implementation. Local users with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability can gain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2011-1173 Vasiliy Kulikov reported an issue in the Acorn Econet protocol implementation. Local users can obtain access to sensitive kernel memory on systems that use this rare hardware. - CVE-2011-1180 Dan Rosenberg reported a buffer overflow in the Information Access Service of the IrDA protocol, used for Infrared devices. Remote attackers within IR device range can cause a denial of service or possibly gain elevated privileges. - CVE-2011-1182 Julien Tinnes reported an issue in the rt_sigqueueinfo interface. Local users can generate signals with falsified source pid and uid information. - CVE-2011-1477 Dan Rosenberg reported issues in the Open Sound System driver for cards that include a Yamaha FM synthesizer chip. Local users can cause memory corruption resulting in a denial of service. This issue does not affect official Debian Linux image packages as they no longer provide support for OSS. However, custom kernels built from Debians linux-source-2.6.26 may have enabled this configuration and would therefore be vulnerable. - CVE-2011-1493 Dan Rosenburg reported two issues in the Linux implementation of the Amateur Radio X.25 PLP (Rose) protocol. A remote user can cause a denial of service by providing specially crafted facilities fields. - CVE-2011-1577 Timo Warns reported an issue in the Linux support for GPT partition tables. Local users with physical access could cause a denial of service (Oops) by adding a storage device with a malicious partition table header. - CVE-2011-1593 Robert Swiecki reported a signednes issue in the next_pidmap() function, which can be exploited my local users to cause a denial of service. - CVE-2011-1598 Dave Jones reported an issue in the Broadcast Manager Controller Area Network (CAN/BCM) protocol that may allow local users to cause a NULL pointer dereference, resulting in a denial of service. - CVE-2011-1745 Vasiliy Kulikov reported an issue in the Linux support for AGP devices. Local users can obtain elevated privileges or cause a denial of service due to missing bounds checking in the AGPIOC_BIND ioctl. On default Debian installations, this is exploitable only by users in the video group. - CVE-2011-1746 Vasiliy Kulikov reported an issue in the Linux support for AGP devices. Local users can obtain elevated privileges or cause a denial of service due to missing bounds checking in the agp_allocate_memory and agp_create_user_memory. On default Debian installations, this is exploitable only by users in the video group. - CVE-2011-1748 Oliver Kartkopp reported an issue in the Controller Area Network (CAN) raw socket implementation which permits ocal users to cause a NULL pointer dereference, resulting in a denial of service. - CVE-2011-1759 Dan Rosenberg reported an issue in the support for executing 'old ABI' binaries on ARM processors. Local users can obtain elevated privileges due to insufficient bounds checking in the semtimedop system call. - CVE-2011-1767 Alexecy Dobriyan reported an issue in the GRE over IP implementation. Remote users can cause a denial of service by sending a packet during module initialization. - CVE-2011-1768 Alexecy Dobriyan reported an issue in the IP tunnels implementation. Remote users can cause a denial of service by sending a packet during module initialization. - CVE-2011-1776 Timo Warns reported an issue in the Linux implementation for GUID partitions. Users with physical access can gain access to sensitive kernel memory by adding a storage device with a specially crafted corrupted invalid partition table. - CVE-2011-2022 Vasiliy Kulikov reported an issue in the Linux support for AGP devices. Local users can obtain elevated privileges or cause a denial of service due to missing bounds checking in the AGPIOC_UNBIND ioctl. On default Debian installations, this is exploitable only by users in the video group. - CVE-2011-2182 Ben Hutchings reported an issue with the fix for CVE-2011-1017 (see above) that made it insufficient to resolve the issue.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 55170
    published 2011-06-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=55170
    title Debian DSA-2264-1 : linux-2.6 - privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2011-1386.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues, several bugs, and add one enhancement are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. Security fixes : * The maximum file offset handling for ext4 file systems could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2695, Important) * IPv6 fragment identification value generation could allow a remote attacker to disrupt a target system's networking, preventing legitimate users from accessing its services. (CVE-2011-2699, Important) * A malicious CIFS (Common Internet File System) server could send a specially crafted response to a directory read request that would result in a denial of service or privilege escalation on a system that has a CIFS share mounted. (CVE-2011-3191, Important) * A local attacker could use mount.ecryptfs_private to mount (and then access) a directory they would otherwise not have access to. Note: To correct this issue, the RHSA-2011:1241 ecryptfs-utils update must also be installed. (CVE-2011-1833, Moderate) * A flaw in the taskstats subsystem could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause excessive CPU time and memory use. (CVE-2011-2484, Moderate) * Mapping expansion handling could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2496, Moderate) * GRO (Generic Receive Offload) fields could be left in an inconsistent state. An attacker on the local network could use this flaw to cause a denial of service. GRO is enabled by default in all network drivers that support it. (CVE-2011-2723, Moderate) * RHSA-2011:1065 introduced a regression in the Ethernet bridge implementation. If a system had an interface in a bridge, and an attacker on the local network could send packets to that interface, they could cause a denial of service on that system. Xen hypervisor and KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) hosts often deploy bridge interfaces. (CVE-2011-2942, Moderate) * A flaw in the Xen hypervisor IOMMU error handling implementation could allow a privileged guest user, within a guest operating system that has direct control of a PCI device, to cause performance degradation on the host and possibly cause it to hang. (CVE-2011-3131, Moderate) * IPv4 and IPv6 protocol sequence number and fragment ID generation could allow a man-in-the-middle attacker to inject packets and possibly hijack connections. Protocol sequence number and fragment IDs are now more random. (CVE-2011-3188, Moderate) * A flaw in the kernel's clock implementation could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-3209, Moderate) * Non-member VLAN (virtual LAN) packet handling for interfaces in promiscuous mode and also using the be2net driver could allow an attacker on the local network to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-3347, Moderate) * A flaw in the auerswald USB driver could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges by inserting a specially crafted USB device. (CVE-2009-4067, Low) * A flaw in the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) implementation could allow a local, unprivileged user to leak information to user space. (CVE-2011-1160, Low) * A local, unprivileged user could possibly mount a CIFS share that requires authentication without knowing the correct password if the mount was already mounted by another local user. (CVE-2011-1585, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Fernando Gont for reporting CVE-2011-2699; Darren Lavender for reporting CVE-2011-3191; the Ubuntu Security Team for reporting CVE-2011-1833; Vasiliy Kulikov of Openwall for reporting CVE-2011-2484; Robert Swiecki for reporting CVE-2011-2496; Brent Meshier for reporting CVE-2011-2723; Dan Kaminsky for reporting CVE-2011-3188; Yasuaki Ishimatsu for reporting CVE-2011-3209; Somnath Kotur for reporting CVE-2011-3347; Rafael Dominguez Vega for reporting CVE-2009-4067; and Peter Huewe for reporting CVE-2011-1160. The Ubuntu Security Team acknowledges Vasiliy Kulikov of Openwall and Dan Rosenberg as the original reporters of CVE-2011-1833.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-01-02
    plugin id 56577
    published 2011-10-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=56577
    title RHEL 5 : kernel (RHSA-2011:1386)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2011-16346.NASL
    description and CVE-2011-4110 Fix CVE-2011-4326 and CVE-2011-4132 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 56967
    published 2011-11-29
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=56967
    title Fedora 14 : kernel-2.6.35.14-106.fc14 (2011-16346)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2011-15241.NASL
    description Security update for various issues. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- -----= 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 56721
    published 2011-11-07
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=56721
    title Fedora 14 : kernel-2.6.35.14-103.fc14 (2011-15241)
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20111005_KERNEL_ON_SL6_X.NASL
    description The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. This update fixes the following security issues : - Flaws in the AGPGART driver implementation when handling certain IOCTL commands could allow a local user to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2011-1745, CVE-2011-2022, Important) - An integer overflow flaw in agp_allocate_memory() could allow a local user to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2011-1746, Important) - A race condition flaw was found in the Linux kernel's eCryptfs implementation. A local attacker could use the mount.ecryptfs_private utility to mount (and then access) a directory they would otherwise not have access to. Note: To correct this issue, a previous ecryptfs-utils update, which provides the user-space part of the fix, must also be installed. (CVE-2011-1833, Moderate) - A denial of service flaw was found in the way the taskstats subsystem handled the registration of process exit handlers. A local, unprivileged user could register an unlimited amount of these handlers, leading to excessive CPU time and memory use. (CVE-2011-2484, Moderate) - A flaw was found in the way mapping expansions were handled. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a wrapping condition, triggering a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2496, Moderate) - A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's Performance Events implementation. It could falsely lead the NMI (Non-Maskable Interrupt) Watchdog to detect a lockup and panic the system. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) using the perf tool. (CVE-2011-2521, Moderate) - A flaw in skb_gro_header_slow() in the Linux kernel could lead to GRO (Generic Receive Offload) fields being left in an inconsistent state. An attacker on the local network could use this flaw to trigger a denial of service. GRO is enabled by default in all network drivers that support it. (CVE-2011-2723, Moderate) - A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Performance Events implementation handled PERF_COUNT_SW_CPU_CLOCK counter overflow. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2918, Moderate) - A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's Trusted Platform Module (TPM) implementation. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to leak information to user-space. (CVE-2011-1160, Low) - Flaws were found in the tpacket_rcv() and packet_recvmsg() functions in the Linux kernel. A local, unprivileged user could use these flaws to leak information to user-space. (CVE-2011-2898, Low) This update also fixes various bugs and adds one 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 correct 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 2018-12-31
    plugin id 61148
    published 2012-08-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=61148
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL6.x i386/x86_64
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2011-1386.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2011:1386 : Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues, several bugs, and add one enhancement are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. Security fixes : * The maximum file offset handling for ext4 file systems could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2695, Important) * IPv6 fragment identification value generation could allow a remote attacker to disrupt a target system's networking, preventing legitimate users from accessing its services. (CVE-2011-2699, Important) * A malicious CIFS (Common Internet File System) server could send a specially crafted response to a directory read request that would result in a denial of service or privilege escalation on a system that has a CIFS share mounted. (CVE-2011-3191, Important) * A local attacker could use mount.ecryptfs_private to mount (and then access) a directory they would otherwise not have access to. Note: To correct this issue, the RHSA-2011:1241 ecryptfs-utils update must also be installed. (CVE-2011-1833, Moderate) * A flaw in the taskstats subsystem could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause excessive CPU time and memory use. (CVE-2011-2484, Moderate) * Mapping expansion handling could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2496, Moderate) * GRO (Generic Receive Offload) fields could be left in an inconsistent state. An attacker on the local network could use this flaw to cause a denial of service. GRO is enabled by default in all network drivers that support it. (CVE-2011-2723, Moderate) * RHSA-2011:1065 introduced a regression in the Ethernet bridge implementation. If a system had an interface in a bridge, and an attacker on the local network could send packets to that interface, they could cause a denial of service on that system. Xen hypervisor and KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) hosts often deploy bridge interfaces. (CVE-2011-2942, Moderate) * A flaw in the Xen hypervisor IOMMU error handling implementation could allow a privileged guest user, within a guest operating system that has direct control of a PCI device, to cause performance degradation on the host and possibly cause it to hang. (CVE-2011-3131, Moderate) * IPv4 and IPv6 protocol sequence number and fragment ID generation could allow a man-in-the-middle attacker to inject packets and possibly hijack connections. Protocol sequence number and fragment IDs are now more random. (CVE-2011-3188, Moderate) * A flaw in the kernel's clock implementation could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-3209, Moderate) * Non-member VLAN (virtual LAN) packet handling for interfaces in promiscuous mode and also using the be2net driver could allow an attacker on the local network to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-3347, Moderate) * A flaw in the auerswald USB driver could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges by inserting a specially crafted USB device. (CVE-2009-4067, Low) * A flaw in the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) implementation could allow a local, unprivileged user to leak information to user space. (CVE-2011-1160, Low) * A local, unprivileged user could possibly mount a CIFS share that requires authentication without knowing the correct password if the mount was already mounted by another local user. (CVE-2011-1585, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Fernando Gont for reporting CVE-2011-2699; Darren Lavender for reporting CVE-2011-3191; the Ubuntu Security Team for reporting CVE-2011-1833; Vasiliy Kulikov of Openwall for reporting CVE-2011-2484; Robert Swiecki for reporting CVE-2011-2496; Brent Meshier for reporting CVE-2011-2723; Dan Kaminsky for reporting CVE-2011-3188; Yasuaki Ishimatsu for reporting CVE-2011-3209; Somnath Kotur for reporting CVE-2011-3347; Rafael Dominguez Vega for reporting CVE-2009-4067; and Peter Huewe for reporting CVE-2011-1160. The Ubuntu Security Team acknowledges Vasiliy Kulikov of Openwall and Dan Rosenberg as the original reporters of CVE-2011-1833.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-01-02
    plugin id 68375
    published 2013-07-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=68375
    title Oracle Linux 5 : kernel (ELSA-2011-1386)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1167-1.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) Goldwyn Rodrigues discovered that the OCFS2 filesystem did not correctly clear memory when writing certain file holes. A local attacker could exploit this to read uninitialized data from the disk, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-0463) Timo Warns discovered that the LDM disk partition handling code did not correctly handle certain values. By inserting a specially crafted disk device, a local attacker could exploit this to gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1017) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly clear memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1078) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly check that device name strings were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1079) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that bridge network filtering did not check that name fields were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1080) 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) Peter Huewe discovered that the TPM device did not correctly initialize memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel heap memory contents, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1160) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the netfilter code did not check certain strings copied from userspace. A local attacker with netfilter access could exploit this to read kernel memory or crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1170, CVE-2011-1171, CVE-2011-1172, CVE-2011-2534) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Acorn Universal Networking driver did not correctly initialize memory. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1173) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the IRDA subsystem did not correctly check certain field sizes. If a system was using IRDA, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1180) 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) It was discovered that the security fix for CVE-2010-4250 introduced a regression. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1479) Dan Rosenberg discovered that MPT devices did not correctly validate certain values in ioctl calls. If these drivers were loaded, a local attacker could exploit this to read arbitrary kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1494, CVE-2011-1495) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the pidmap function did not correctly handle large requests. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1593) Oliver Hartkopp and Dave Jones discovered that the CAN network driver did not correctly validate certain socket structures. If this driver was loaded, a local attacker could crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1598, CVE-2011-1748) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the AGP driver did not check certain ioctl values. A local attacker with access to the video subsystem could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1745, CVE-2011-2022) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the AGP driver did not check the size of certain memory allocations. A local attacker with access to the video subsystem could exploit this to run the system out of memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1746) 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) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the DCCP stack did not correctly handle certain packet structures. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1770) Ben Greear discovered that CIFS did not correctly handle direct I/O. A local attacker with access to a CIFS partition could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1771) Timo Warns discovered that the EFI GUID partition table was not correctly parsed. A physically local attacker that could insert mountable devices could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1776) It was discovered that an mmap() call with the MAP_PRIVATE flag on '/dev/zero' was incorrectly handled. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2479) Robert Swiecki discovered that mapping extensions were incorrectly handled. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2496) The linux kernel did not properly account for PTE pages when deciding which task to kill in out of memory conditions. A local, unprivileged could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2498) A flaw was found in the b43 driver in the Linux kernel. An attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service if the system has an active wireless interface using the b43 driver. (CVE-2011-3359) Yogesh Sharma discovered that CIFS did not correctly handle UNCs that had no prefixpaths. A local attacker with access to a CIFS partition could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-3363) Dan Rosenberg discovered flaws in the linux Rose (X.25 PLP) layer used by amateur radio. A local user or a remote user on an X.25 network could exploit these flaws to execute arbitrary code as root. (CVE-2011-4913). 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 55591
    published 2011-07-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=55591
    title Ubuntu 11.04 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1167-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1159-1.NASL
    description Brad Spengler discovered that the kernel did not correctly account for userspace memory allocations during exec() calls. A local attacker could exploit this to consume all system memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4243) Alexander Duyck discovered that the Intel Gigabit Ethernet driver did not correctly handle certain configurations. If such a device was configured without VLANs, a remote attacker could crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4263) 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) Dan Rosenberg discovered that IRDA did not correctly check the size of buffers. On non-x86 systems, a local attacker could exploit this to read kernel heap memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4529) Dan Rosenburg discovered that the CAN subsystem leaked kernel addresses into the /proc filesystem. A local attacker could use this to increase the chances of a successful memory corruption exploit. (CVE-2010-4565) Goldwyn Rodrigues discovered that the OCFS2 filesystem did not correctly clear memory when writing certain file holes. A local attacker could exploit this to read uninitialized data from the disk, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-0463) Jens Kuehnel discovered that the InfiniBand driver contained a race condition. On systems using InfiniBand, a local attacker could send specially crafted requests to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-0695) Dan Rosenberg discovered that XFS did not correctly initialize memory. A local attacker could make crafted ioctl calls to leak portions of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-0711) Kees Cook reported that /proc/pid/stat did not correctly filter certain memory locations. A local attacker could determine the memory layout of processes in an attempt to increase the chances of a successful memory corruption exploit. (CVE-2011-0726) Matthiew Herrb discovered that the drm modeset interface did not correctly handle a signed comparison. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1013) Marek Olsak discovered that the Radeon GPU drivers did not correctly validate certain registers. On systems with specific hardware, a local attacker could exploit this to write to arbitrary video memory. (CVE-2011-1016) Timo Warns discovered that the LDM disk partition handling code did not correctly handle certain values. By inserting a specially crafted disk device, a local attacker could exploit this to gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1017) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the CAP_SYS_MODULE capability was not needed to load kernel modules. A local attacker with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability could load existing kernel modules, possibly increasing the attack surface available on the system. (CVE-2011-1019) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly clear memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1078) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly check that device name strings were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1079) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that bridge network filtering did not check that name fields were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1080) Neil Horman discovered that NFSv4 did not correctly handle certain orders of operation with ACL data. A remote attacker with access to an NFSv4 mount could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1090) Peter Huewe discovered that the TPM device did not correctly initialize memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel heap memory contents, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1160) Timo Warns discovered that OSF partition parsing routines did not correctly clear memory. A local attacker with physical access could plug in a specially crafted block device to read kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1163) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the netfilter code did not check certain strings copied from userspace. A local attacker with netfilter access could exploit this to read kernel memory or crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1170, CVE-2011-1171, CVE-2011-1172, CVE-2011-2534) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Acorn Universal Networking driver did not correctly initialize memory. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1173) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the IRDA subsystem did not correctly check certain field sizes. If a system was using IRDA, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1180) Julien Tinnes discovered that the kernel did not correctly validate the signal structure from tkill(). A local attacker could exploit this to send signals to arbitrary threads, possibly bypassing expected restrictions. (CVE-2011-1182) 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) Ryan Sweat discovered that the GRO code did not correctly validate memory. In some configurations on systems using VLANs, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1478) Dan Rosenberg discovered that MPT devices did not correctly validate certain values in ioctl calls. If these drivers were loaded, a local attacker could exploit this to read arbitrary kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1494, CVE-2011-1495) It was discovered that the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) implementation incorrectly calculated lengths. If the net.sctp.addip_enable variable was turned on, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system. (CVE-2011-1573) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the pidmap function did not correctly handle large requests. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1593) Oliver Hartkopp and Dave Jones discovered that the CAN network driver did not correctly validate certain socket structures. If this driver was loaded, a local attacker could crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1598, CVE-2011-1748) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the AGP driver did not check certain ioctl values. A local attacker with access to the video subsystem could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1745, CVE-2011-2022) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the AGP driver did not check the size of certain memory allocations. A local attacker with access to the video subsystem could exploit this to run the system out of memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1746) 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) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the DCCP stack did not correctly handle certain packet structures. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1770) Timo Warns discovered that the EFI GUID partition table was not correctly parsed. A physically local attacker that could insert mountable devices could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1776) A flaw was found in the b43 driver in the Linux kernel. An attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service if the system has an active wireless interface using the b43 driver. (CVE-2011-3359) Yogesh Sharma discovered that CIFS did not correctly handle UNCs that had no prefixpaths. A local attacker with access to a CIFS partition could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-3363) Maynard Johnson discovered that on POWER7, certain speculative events may raise a performance monitor exception. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-4611) Dan Rosenberg discovered flaws in the linux Rose (X.25 PLP) layer used by amateur radio. A local user or a remote user on an X.25 network could exploit these flaws to execute arbitrary code as root. (CVE-2011-4913).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-05-26
    plugin id 55589
    published 2011-07-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=55589
    title Ubuntu 10.10 : linux-mvl-dove vulnerabilities (USN-1159-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1212-1.NASL
    description Goldwyn Rodrigues discovered that the OCFS2 filesystem did not correctly clear memory when writing certain file holes. A local attacker could exploit this to read uninitialized data from the disk, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-0463) Timo Warns discovered that the LDM disk partition handling code did not correctly handle certain values. By inserting a specially crafted disk device, a local attacker could exploit this to gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1017) It was discovered that the /proc filesystem did not correctly handle permission changes when programs executed. A local attacker could hold open files to examine details about programs running with higher privileges, potentially increasing the chances of exploiting additional vulnerabilities. (CVE-2011-1020) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly clear memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1078) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly check that device name strings were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1079) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that bridge network filtering did not check that name fields were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1080) Peter Huewe discovered that the TPM device did not correctly initialize memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel heap memory contents, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1160) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the netfilter code did not check certain strings copied from userspace. A local attacker with netfilter access could exploit this to read kernel memory or crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1170, CVE-2011-1171, CVE-2011-1172, CVE-2011-2534) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Acorn Universal Networking driver did not correctly initialize memory. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1173) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the IRDA subsystem did not correctly check certain field sizes. If a system was using IRDA, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1180) Julien Tinnes discovered that the kernel did not correctly validate the signal structure from tkill(). A local attacker could exploit this to send signals to arbitrary threads, possibly bypassing expected restrictions. (CVE-2011-1182) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the X.25 Rose network stack did not correctly handle certain fields. If a system was running with Rose enabled, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1493) Dan Rosenberg discovered that MPT devices did not correctly validate certain values in ioctl calls. If these drivers were loaded, a local attacker could exploit this to read arbitrary kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1494, CVE-2011-1495) Timo Warns discovered that the GUID partition parsing routines did not correctly validate certain structures. 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-2011-1577) Phil Oester discovered that the network bonding system did not correctly handle large queues. On some systems, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1581) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the pidmap function did not correctly handle large requests. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1593) Oliver Hartkopp and Dave Jones discovered that the CAN network driver did not correctly validate certain socket structures. If this driver was loaded, a local attacker could crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1598, CVE-2011-1748) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the AGP driver did not check certain ioctl values. A local attacker with access to the video subsystem could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1745, CVE-2011-2022) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the AGP driver did not check the size of certain memory allocations. A local attacker with access to the video subsystem could exploit this to run the system out of memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1746) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the DCCP stack did not correctly handle certain packet structures. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1770) Ben Greear discovered that CIFS did not correctly handle direct I/O. A local attacker with access to a CIFS partition could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1771) Vasiliy Kulikov and Dan Rosenberg discovered that ecryptfs did not correctly check the origin of mount points. A local attacker could exploit this to trick the system into unmounting arbitrary mount points, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1833) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that taskstats listeners were not correctly handled. A local attacker could expoit this to exhaust memory and CPU resources, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2484) It was discovered that Bluetooth l2cap and rfcomm did not correctly initialize structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of the kernel stack, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-2492) Sami Liedes discovered that ext4 did not correctly handle missing root inodes. A local attacker could trigger the mount of a specially crafted filesystem to cause the system to crash, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2493) It was discovered that GFS2 did not correctly check block sizes. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2689) Fernando Gont discovered that the IPv6 stack used predictable fragment identification numbers. A remote attacker could exploit this to exhaust network resources, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2699) The performance counter subsystem did not correctly handle certain counters. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2918)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-06-29
    plugin id 56257
    published 2011-09-22
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=56257
    title USN-1212-1 : linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1189-1.NASL
    description It was discovered that the /proc filesystem did not correctly handle permission changes when programs executed. A local attacker could hold open files to examine details about programs running with higher privileges, potentially increasing the chances of exploiting additional vulnerabilities. (CVE-2011-1020) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly clear memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1078) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly check that device name strings were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1079) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that bridge network filtering did not check that name fields were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1080) 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) Peter Huewe discovered that the TPM device did not correctly initialize memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel heap memory contents, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1160) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the IRDA subsystem did not correctly check certain field sizes. If a system was using IRDA, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1180) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the X.25 Rose network stack did not correctly handle certain fields. If a system was running with Rose enabled, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1493) It was discovered that Bluetooth l2cap and rfcomm did not correctly initialize structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of the kernel stack, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-2492) Dan Rosenberg discovered flaws in the linux Rose (X.25 PLP) layer used by amateur radio. A local user or a remote user on an X.25 network could exploit these flaws to execute arbitrary code as root. (CVE-2011-4913) Ben Hutchings discovered several flaws in the Linux Rose (X.25 PLP) layer. A local user or a remote user on an X.25 network could exploit these flaws to execute arbitrary code as root. (CVE-2011-4914). 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 55922
    published 2011-08-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=55922
    title Ubuntu 8.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1189-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1141-1.NASL
    description Brad Spengler discovered that the kernel did not correctly account for userspace memory allocations during exec() calls. A local attacker could exploit this to consume all system memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4243) Alexander Duyck discovered that the Intel Gigabit Ethernet driver did not correctly handle certain configurations. If such a device was configured without VLANs, a remote attacker could crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4263) 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) Dan Rosenberg discovered that IRDA did not correctly check the size of buffers. On non-x86 systems, a local attacker could exploit this to read kernel heap memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4529) Dan Rosenburg discovered that the CAN subsystem leaked kernel addresses into the /proc filesystem. A local attacker could use this to increase the chances of a successful memory corruption exploit. (CVE-2010-4565) 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) Goldwyn Rodrigues discovered that the OCFS2 filesystem did not correctly clear memory when writing certain file holes. A local attacker could exploit this to read uninitialized data from the disk, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-0463) 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) Jens Kuehnel discovered that the InfiniBand driver contained a race condition. On systems using InfiniBand, a local attacker could send specially crafted requests to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-0695) Dan Rosenberg discovered that XFS did not correctly initialize memory. A local attacker could make crafted ioctl calls to leak portions of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-0711) 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) Kees Cook reported that /proc/pid/stat did not correctly filter certain memory locations. A local attacker could determine the memory layout of processes in an attempt to increase the chances of a successful memory corruption exploit. (CVE-2011-0726) 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) Matthiew Herrb discovered that the drm modeset interface did not correctly handle a signed comparison. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1013) Marek Olsak discovered that the Radeon GPU drivers did not correctly validate certain registers. On systems with specific hardware, a local attacker could exploit this to write to arbitrary video memory. (CVE-2011-1016) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the CAP_SYS_MODULE capability was not needed to load kernel modules. A local attacker with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability could load existing kernel modules, possibly increasing the attack surface available on the system. (CVE-2011-1019) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly clear memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1078) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly check that device name strings were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1079) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that bridge network filtering did not check that name fields were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1080) 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) Peter Huewe discovered that the TPM device did not correctly initialize memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel heap memory contents, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1160) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the netfilter code did not check certain strings copied from userspace. A local attacker with netfilter access could exploit this to read kernel memory or crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1170, CVE-2011-1171, CVE-2011-1172, CVE-2011-2534) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Acorn Universal Networking driver did not correctly initialize memory. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1173) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the IRDA subsystem did not correctly check certain field sizes. If a system was using IRDA, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1180) Julien Tinnes discovered that the kernel did not correctly validate the signal structure from tkill(). A local attacker could exploit this to send signals to arbitrary threads, possibly bypassing expected restrictions. (CVE-2011-1182) 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) Ryan Sweat discovered that the GRO code did not correctly validate memory. In some configurations on systems using VLANs, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1478) It was discovered that the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) implementation incorrectly calculated lengths. If the net.sctp.addip_enable variable was turned on, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system. (CVE-2011-1573) A flaw was found in the b43 driver in the Linux kernel. An attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service if the system has an active wireless interface using the b43 driver. (CVE-2011-3359) Maynard Johnson discovered that on POWER7, certain speculative events may raise a performance monitor exception. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-4611) Dan Rosenberg discovered flaws in the linux Rose (X.25 PLP) layer used by amateur radio. A local user or a remote user on an X.25 network could exploit these flaws to execute arbitrary code as root. (CVE-2011-4913). 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 2019-01-02
    plugin id 55104
    published 2011-06-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=55104
    title Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux, linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-1141-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_KERNEL-7516.NASL
    description This kernel update for the SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP4 kernel fixes several security issues and bugs. The following security issues were fixed : - The code for evaluating LDM partitions (in fs/partitions/ldm.c) contained bugs that could crash the kernel for certain corrupted LDM partitions. (CVE-2011-1017 / CVE-2011-1012) - Boundschecking was missing in AARESOLVE_OFFSET, which allowed local attackers to overwrite kernel memory and so escalate privileges or crash the kernel. (CVE-2011-1573) - When using a setuid root mount.cifs, local users could hijack password protected mounted CIFS shares of other local users. (CVE-2011-1585) - Kernel information via the TPM devices could by used by local attackers to read kernel memory. (CVE-2011-1160) - 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-2011-1577) - 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-2011-1180) - 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-2010-4251) - 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. (CVE-2011-1016) - 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. (CVE-2011-1493) - 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-2011-1182) - 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-2011-1010) - 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-2011-1163) - 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-2011-1476) - 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-2011-1477) - A information leak in the XFS geometry calls could be used by local attackers to gain access to kernel information. (CVE-2011-0191) - The sctp_rcv_ootb function in the SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via (1) an Out Of The Blue (OOTB) chunk or (2) a chunk of zero length. (CVE-2010-0008)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2012-05-17
    plugin id 57212
    published 2011-12-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=57212
    title SuSE 10 Security Update : Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 7516)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2011-1386.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues, several bugs, and add one enhancement are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. Security fixes : * The maximum file offset handling for ext4 file systems could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2695, Important) * IPv6 fragment identification value generation could allow a remote attacker to disrupt a target system's networking, preventing legitimate users from accessing its services. (CVE-2011-2699, Important) * A malicious CIFS (Common Internet File System) server could send a specially crafted response to a directory read request that would result in a denial of service or privilege escalation on a system that has a CIFS share mounted. (CVE-2011-3191, Important) * A local attacker could use mount.ecryptfs_private to mount (and then access) a directory they would otherwise not have access to. Note: To correct this issue, the RHSA-2011:1241 ecryptfs-utils update must also be installed. (CVE-2011-1833, Moderate) * A flaw in the taskstats subsystem could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause excessive CPU time and memory use. (CVE-2011-2484, Moderate) * Mapping expansion handling could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2496, Moderate) * GRO (Generic Receive Offload) fields could be left in an inconsistent state. An attacker on the local network could use this flaw to cause a denial of service. GRO is enabled by default in all network drivers that support it. (CVE-2011-2723, Moderate) * RHSA-2011:1065 introduced a regression in the Ethernet bridge implementation. If a system had an interface in a bridge, and an attacker on the local network could send packets to that interface, they could cause a denial of service on that system. Xen hypervisor and KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) hosts often deploy bridge interfaces. (CVE-2011-2942, Moderate) * A flaw in the Xen hypervisor IOMMU error handling implementation could allow a privileged guest user, within a guest operating system that has direct control of a PCI device, to cause performance degradation on the host and possibly cause it to hang. (CVE-2011-3131, Moderate) * IPv4 and IPv6 protocol sequence number and fragment ID generation could allow a man-in-the-middle attacker to inject packets and possibly hijack connections. Protocol sequence number and fragment IDs are now more random. (CVE-2011-3188, Moderate) * A flaw in the kernel's clock implementation could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-3209, Moderate) * Non-member VLAN (virtual LAN) packet handling for interfaces in promiscuous mode and also using the be2net driver could allow an attacker on the local network to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-3347, Moderate) * A flaw in the auerswald USB driver could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges by inserting a specially crafted USB device. (CVE-2009-4067, Low) * A flaw in the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) implementation could allow a local, unprivileged user to leak information to user space. (CVE-2011-1160, Low) * A local, unprivileged user could possibly mount a CIFS share that requires authentication without knowing the correct password if the mount was already mounted by another local user. (CVE-2011-1585, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Fernando Gont for reporting CVE-2011-2699; Darren Lavender for reporting CVE-2011-3191; the Ubuntu Security Team for reporting CVE-2011-1833; Vasiliy Kulikov of Openwall for reporting CVE-2011-2484; Robert Swiecki for reporting CVE-2011-2496; Brent Meshier for reporting CVE-2011-2723; Dan Kaminsky for reporting CVE-2011-3188; Yasuaki Ishimatsu for reporting CVE-2011-3209; Somnath Kotur for reporting CVE-2011-3347; Rafael Dominguez Vega for reporting CVE-2009-4067; and Peter Huewe for reporting CVE-2011-1160. The Ubuntu Security Team acknowledges Vasiliy Kulikov of Openwall and Dan Rosenberg as the original reporters of CVE-2011-1833.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-28
    plugin id 56569
    published 2011-10-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=56569
    title CentOS 5 : kernel (CESA-2011:1386)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1256-1.NASL
    description It was discovered that the /proc filesystem did not correctly handle permission changes when programs executed. A local attacker could hold open files to examine details about programs running with higher privileges, potentially increasing the chances of exploiting additional vulnerabilities. (CVE-2011-1020) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly clear memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1078) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly check that device name strings were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1079) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that bridge network filtering did not check that name fields were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1080) 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) Peter Huewe discovered that the TPM device did not correctly initialize memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel heap memory contents, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1160) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the IRDA subsystem did not correctly check certain field sizes. If a system was using IRDA, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1180) Ryan Sweat discovered that the GRO code did not correctly validate memory. In some configurations on systems using VLANs, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1478) It was discovered that the security fix for CVE-2010-4250 introduced a regression. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1479) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the X.25 Rose network stack did not correctly handle certain fields. If a system was running with Rose enabled, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1493) It was discovered that the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) implementation incorrectly calculated lengths. If the net.sctp.addip_enable variable was turned on, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system. (CVE-2011-1573) Ryan Sweat discovered that the kernel incorrectly handled certain VLAN packets. On some systems, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1576) Timo Warns discovered that the GUID partition parsing routines did not correctly validate certain structures. 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-2011-1577) Phil Oester discovered that the network bonding system did not correctly handle large queues. On some systems, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1581) It was discovered that CIFS incorrectly handled authentication. When a user had a CIFS share mounted that required authentication, a local user could mount the same share without knowing the correct password. (CVE-2011-1585) It was discovered that the GRE protocol incorrectly handled netns initialization. A remote attacker could send a packet while the ip_gre module was loading, and crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1767) It was discovered that the IP/IP protocol incorrectly handled netns initialization. A remote attacker could send a packet while the ipip module was loading, and crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1768) Ben Greear discovered that CIFS did not correctly handle direct I/O. A local attacker with access to a CIFS partition could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1771) Timo Warns discovered that the EFI GUID partition table was not correctly parsed. A physically local attacker that could insert mountable devices could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1776) Vasiliy Kulikov and Dan Rosenberg discovered that ecryptfs did not correctly check the origin of mount points. A local attacker could exploit this to trick the system into unmounting arbitrary mount points, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1833) 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) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the IPv4 diagnostic routines did not correctly validate certain requests. A local attacker could exploit this to consume CPU resources, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2213) It was discovered that an mmap() call with the MAP_PRIVATE flag on '/dev/zero' was incorrectly handled. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2479) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that taskstats listeners were not correctly handled. A local attacker could exploit this to exhaust memory and CPU resources, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2484) It was discovered that Bluetooth l2cap and rfcomm did not correctly initialize structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of the kernel stack, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-2492) Sami Liedes discovered that ext4 did not correctly handle missing root inodes. A local attacker could trigger the mount of a specially crafted filesystem to cause the system to crash, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2493) Robert Swiecki discovered that mapping extensions were incorrectly handled. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2496) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the Bluetooth stack incorrectly handled certain L2CAP requests. If a system was using Bluetooth, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-2497) Ben Pfaff discovered that Classless Queuing Disciplines (qdiscs) were being incorrectly handled. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2525) It was discovered that GFS2 did not correctly check block sizes. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2689) It was discovered that the EXT4 filesystem contained multiple off-by-one flaws. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2695) Fernando Gont discovered that the IPv6 stack used predictable fragment identification numbers. A remote attacker could exploit this to exhaust network resources, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2699) Mauro Carvalho Chehab discovered that the si4713 radio driver did not correctly check the length of memory copies. If this hardware was available, a local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-2700) Herbert Xu discovered that certain fields were incorrectly handled when Generic Receive Offload (CVE-2011-2723) The performance counter subsystem did not correctly handle certain counters. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2918) Time Warns discovered that long symlinks were incorrectly handled on Be filesystems. A local attacker could exploit this with a malformed Be filesystem and crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2928) Qianfeng Zhang discovered that the bridge networking interface incorrectly handled certain network packets. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2942) Dan Kaminsky discovered that the kernel incorrectly handled random sequence number generation. An attacker could use this flaw to possibly predict sequence numbers and inject packets. (CVE-2011-3188) Darren Lavender discovered that the CIFS client incorrectly handled certain large values. A remote attacker with a malicious server could exploit this to crash the system or possibly execute arbitrary code as the root user. (CVE-2011-3191) Yasuaki Ishimatsu discovered a flaw in the kernel's clock implementation. A local unprivileged attacker could exploit this causing a denial of service. (CVE-2011-3209) Yogesh Sharma discovered that CIFS did not correctly handle UNCs that had no prefixpaths. A local attacker with access to a CIFS partition could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-3363) 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) A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's /proc/*/*map* interface. A local, unprivileged user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-3637) Scot Doyle discovered that the bridge networking interface incorrectly handled certain network packets. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-4087) A bug was found in the way headroom check was performed in udp6_ufo_fragment() function. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2011-4326) Ben Hutchings discovered several flaws in the Linux Rose (X.25 PLP) layer. A local user or a remote user on an X.25 network could exploit these flaws to execute arbitrary code as root. (CVE-2011-4914). 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 56768
    published 2011-11-10
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=56768
    title Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-lts-backport-natty vulnerabilities (USN-1256-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1204-1.NASL
    description 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) 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, CVE-2010-4076, CVE-2010-4077) 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 that the RDS protocol did not correctly check ioctl arguments. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4175) Alan Cox discovered that the HCI UART driver did not correctly check if a write operation was available. If the mmap_min-addr sysctl was changed from the Ubuntu default to a value of 0, a local attacker could exploit this flaw to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4242) Brad Spengler discovered that the kernel did not correctly account for userspace memory allocations during exec() calls. A local attacker could exploit this to consume all system memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4243) Alex Shi and Eric Dumazet discovered that the network stack did not correctly handle packet backlogs. A remote attacker could exploit this by sending a large amount of network traffic to cause the system to run out of memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4251, CVE-2010-4805) 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 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) Kees Cook reported that /proc/pid/stat did not correctly filter certain memory locations. A local attacker could determine the memory layout of processes in an attempt to increase the chances of a successful memory corruption exploit. (CVE-2011-0726) 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) Matthiew Herrb discovered that the drm modeset interface did not correctly handle a signed comparison. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1013) It was discovered that the /proc filesystem did not correctly handle permission changes when programs executed. A local attacker could hold open files to examine details about programs running with higher privileges, potentially increasing the chances of exploiting additional vulnerabilities. (CVE-2011-1020) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly clear memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1078) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly check that device name strings were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1079) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that bridge network filtering did not check that name fields were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1080) 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) Neil Horman discovered that NFSv4 did not correctly handle certain orders of operation with ACL data. A remote attacker with access to an NFSv4 mount could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1090) 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) Peter Huewe discovered that the TPM device did not correctly initialize memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel heap memory contents, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1160) Timo Warns discovered that OSF partition parsing routines did not correctly clear memory. A local attacker with physical access could plug in a specially crafted block device to read kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1163) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the netfilter code did not check certain strings copied from userspace. A local attacker with netfilter access could exploit this to read kernel memory or crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1170, CVE-2011-1171, CVE-2011-1172, CVE-2011-2534) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Acorn Universal Networking driver did not correctly initialize memory. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1173) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the IRDA subsystem did not correctly check certain field sizes. If a system was using IRDA, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1180) Ryan Sweat discovered that the GRO code did not correctly validate memory. In some configurations on systems using VLANs, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1478) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the X.25 Rose network stack did not correctly handle certain fields. If a system was running with Rose enabled, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1493) Timo Warns discovered that the GUID partition parsing routines did not correctly validate certain structures. 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-2011-1577) Oliver Hartkopp and Dave Jones discovered that the CAN network driver did not correctly validate certain socket structures. If this driver was loaded, a local attacker could crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1598) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the DCCP stack did not correctly handle certain packet structures. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1770) Vasiliy Kulikov and Dan Rosenberg discovered that ecryptfs did not correctly check the origin of mount points. A local attacker could exploit this to trick the system into unmounting arbitrary mount points, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1833) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that taskstats listeners were not correctly handled. A local attacker could expoit this to exhaust memory and CPU resources, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2484) It was discovered that Bluetooth l2cap and rfcomm did not correctly initialize structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of the kernel stack, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-2492) Fernando Gont discovered that the IPv6 stack used predictable fragment identification numbers. A remote attacker could exploit this to exhaust network resources, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2699) The performance counter subsystem did not correctly handle certain counters. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2918)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-01-14
    plugin id 56192
    published 2011-09-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=56192
    title USN-1204-1 : linux-fsl-imx51 vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20111020_KERNEL_ON_SL5_X.NASL
    description The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. Security fixes : - The maximum file offset handling for ext4 file systems could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2695, Important) - IPv6 fragment identification value generation could allow a remote attacker to disrupt a target system's networking, preventing legitimate users from accessing its services. (CVE-2011-2699, Important) - A malicious CIFS (Common Internet File System) server could send a specially crafted response to a directory read request that would result in a denial of service or privilege escalation on a system that has a CIFS share mounted. (CVE-2011-3191, Important) - A local attacker could use mount.ecryptfs_private to mount (and then access) a directory they would otherwise not have access to. Note: To correct this issue, a ecryptfs-utils update must also be installed. (CVE-2011-1833, Moderate) - A flaw in the taskstats subsystem could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause excessive CPU time and memory use. (CVE-2011-2484, Moderate) - Mapping expansion handling could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2496, Moderate) - GRO (Generic Receive Offload) fields could be left in an inconsistent state. An attacker on the local network could use this flaw to cause a denial of service. GRO is enabled by default in all network drivers that support it. (CVE-2011-2723, Moderate) - A previous update introduced a regression in the Ethernet bridge implementation. If a system had an interface in a bridge, and an attacker on the local network could send packets to that interface, they could cause a denial of service on that system. Xen hypervisor and KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) hosts often deploy bridge interfaces. (CVE-2011-2942, Moderate) - A flaw in the Xen hypervisor IOMMU error handling implementation could allow a privileged guest user, within a guest operating system that has direct control of a PCI device, to cause performance degradation on the host and possibly cause it to hang. (CVE-2011-3131, Moderate) - IPv4 and IPv6 protocol sequence number and fragment ID generation could allow a man-in-the-middle attacker to inject packets and possibly hijack connections. Protocol sequence number and fragment IDs are now more random. (CVE-2011-3188, Moderate) - A flaw in the kernel's clock implementation could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-3209, Moderate) - Non-member VLAN (virtual LAN) packet handling for interfaces in promiscuous mode and also using the be2net driver could allow an attacker on the local network to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-3347, Moderate) - A flaw in the auerswald USB driver could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges by inserting a specially crafted USB device. (CVE-2009-4067, Low) - A flaw in the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) implementation could allow a local, unprivileged user to leak information to user space. (CVE-2011-1160, Low) - A local, unprivileged user could possibly mount a CIFS share that requires authentication without knowing the correct password if the mount was already mounted by another local user. (CVE-2011-1585, Low)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-31
    plugin id 61162
    published 2012-08-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=61162
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL5.x i386/x86_64
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2011-1350.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2011:1350 : Updated kernel packages that fix several security issues, various bugs, and add one 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. This update fixes the following security issues : * Flaws in the AGPGART driver implementation when handling certain IOCTL commands could allow a local user to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2011-1745, CVE-2011-2022, Important) * An integer overflow flaw in agp_allocate_memory() could allow a local user to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2011-1746, Important) * A race condition flaw was found in the Linux kernel's eCryptfs implementation. A local attacker could use the mount.ecryptfs_private utility to mount (and then access) a directory they would otherwise not have access to. Note: To correct this issue, the RHSA-2011:1241 ecryptfs-utils update, which provides the user-space part of the fix, must also be installed. (CVE-2011-1833, Moderate) * A denial of service flaw was found in the way the taskstats subsystem handled the registration of process exit handlers. A local, unprivileged user could register an unlimited amount of these handlers, leading to excessive CPU time and memory use. (CVE-2011-2484, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way mapping expansions were handled. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a wrapping condition, triggering a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2496, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's Performance Events implementation. It could falsely lead the NMI (Non-Maskable Interrupt) Watchdog to detect a lockup and panic the system. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) using the perf tool. (CVE-2011-2521, Moderate) * A flaw in skb_gro_header_slow() in the Linux kernel could lead to GRO (Generic Receive Offload) fields being left in an inconsistent state. An attacker on the local network could use this flaw to trigger a denial of service. GRO is enabled by default in all network drivers that support it. (CVE-2011-2723, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Performance Events implementation handled PERF_COUNT_SW_CPU_CLOCK counter overflow. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2918, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's Trusted Platform Module (TPM) implementation. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to leak information to user-space. (CVE-2011-1160, Low) * Flaws were found in the tpacket_rcv() and packet_recvmsg() functions in the Linux kernel. A local, unprivileged user could use these flaws to leak information to user-space. (CVE-2011-2898, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Vasiliy Kulikov of Openwall for reporting CVE-2011-1745, CVE-2011-2022, CVE-2011-1746, and CVE-2011-2484; the Ubuntu Security Team for reporting CVE-2011-1833; Robert Swiecki for reporting CVE-2011-2496; Li Yu for reporting CVE-2011-2521; Brent Meshier for reporting CVE-2011-2723; and Peter Huewe for reporting CVE-2011-1160. The Ubuntu Security Team acknowledges Vasiliy Kulikov of Openwall and Dan Rosenberg as the original reporters of CVE-2011-1833. This update also fixes various bugs and adds one 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 correct 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 68364
    published 2013-07-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=68364
    title Oracle Linux 6 : kernel (ELSA-2011-1350)
  • 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 Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-2240.NASL
    description Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux kernel that may lead to a denial of service or privilege escalation. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems : - CVE-2010-3875 Vasiliy Kulikov discovered an issue in the Linux implementation of the Amateur Radio AX.25 Level 2 protocol. Local users may obtain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2011-0695 Jens Kuehnel reported an issue in the InfiniBand stack. Remote attackers can exploit a race condition to cause a denial of service (kernel panic). - CVE-2011-0711 Dan Rosenberg reported an issue in the XFS filesystem. Local users may obtain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2011-0726 Kees Cook reported an issue in the /proc/pid/stat implementation. Local users could learn the text location of a process, defeating protections provided by address space layout randomization (ASLR). - CVE-2011-1016 Marek Olsak discovered an issue in the driver for ATI/AMD Radeon video chips. Local users could pass arbitrary values to video memory and the graphics translation table, resulting in denial of service or escalated privileges. On default Debian installations, this is exploitable only by members of the 'video' group. - CVE-2011-1078 Vasiliy Kulikov discovered an issue in the Bluetooth subsystem. Local users can obtain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2011-1079 Vasiliy Kulikov discovered an issue in the Bluetooth subsystem. Local users with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability can cause a denial of service (kernel Oops). - CVE-2011-1080 Vasiliy Kulikov discovered an issue in the Netfilter subsystem. Local users can obtain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2011-1090 Neil Horman discovered a memory leak in the setacl() call on NFSv4 filesystems. Local users can exploit this to cause a denial of service (Oops). - CVE-2011-1160 Peter Huewe reported an issue in the Linux kernel's support for TPM security chips. Local users with permission to open the device can gain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2011-1163 Timo Warns reported an issue in the kernel support for Alpha OSF format disk partitions. Users with physical access can gain access to sensitive kernel memory by adding a storage device with a specially crafted OSF partition. - CVE-2011-1170 Vasiliy Kulikov reported an issue in the Netfilter ARP table implementation. Local users with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability can gain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2011-1171 Vasiliy Kulikov reported an issue in the Netfilter IP table implementation. Local users with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability can gain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2011-1172 Vasiliy Kulikov reported an issue in the Netfilter IPv6 table implementation. Local users with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability can gain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2011-1173 Vasiliy Kulikov reported an issue in the Acorn Econet protocol implementation. Local users can obtain access to sensitive kernel memory on systems that use this rare hardware. - CVE-2011-1180 Dan Rosenberg reported a buffer overflow in the Information Access Service of the IrDA protocol, used for Infrared devices. Remote attackers within IR device range can cause a denial of service or possibly gain elevated privileges. - CVE-2011-1182 Julien Tinnes reported an issue in the rt_sigqueueinfo interface. Local users can generate signals with falsified source pid and uid information. - CVE-2011-1476 Dan Rosenberg reported issues in the Open Sound System MIDI interface that allow local users to cause a denial of service. This issue does not affect official Debian Linux image packages as they no longer provide support for OSS. However, custom kernels built from Debian's linux-source-2.6.32 may have enabled this configuration and would therefore be vulnerable. - CVE-2011-1477 Dan Rosenberg reported issues in the Open Sound System driver for cards that include a Yamaha FM synthesizer chip. Local users can cause memory corruption resulting in a denial of service. This issue does not affect official Debian Linux image packages as they no longer provide support for OSS. However, custom kernels built from Debian's linux-source-2.6.32 may have enabled this configuration and would therefore be vulnerable. - CVE-2011-1478 Ryan Sweat reported an issue in the Generic Receive Offload (GRO) support in the Linux networking subsystem. If an interface has GRO enabled and is running in promiscuous mode, remote users can cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) by sending packets on an unknown VLAN. - CVE-2011-1493 Dan Rosenburg reported two issues in the Linux implementation of the Amateur Radio X.25 PLP (Rose) protocol. A remote user can cause a denial of service by providing specially crafted facilities fields. - CVE-2011-1494 Dan Rosenberg reported an issue in the /dev/mpt2ctl interface provided by the driver for LSI MPT Fusion SAS 2.0 controllers. Local users can obtain elevated privileges by specially crafted ioctl calls. On default Debian installations this is not exploitable as this interface is only accessible to root. - CVE-2011-1495 Dan Rosenberg reported two additional issues in the /dev/mpt2ctl interface provided by the driver for LSI MPT Fusion SAS 2.0 controllers. Local users can obtain elevated privileges and read arbitrary kernel memory by using specially crafted ioctl calls. On default Debian installations this is not exploitable as this interface is only accessible to root. - CVE-2011-1585 Jeff Layton reported an issue in the Common Internet File System (CIFS). Local users can bypass authentication requirements for shares that are already mounted by another user. - CVE-2011-1593 Robert Swiecki reported a signedness issue in the next_pidmap() function, which can be exploited by local users to cause a denial of service. - CVE-2011-1598 Dave Jones reported an issue in the Broadcast Manager Controller Area Network (CAN/BCM) protocol that may allow local users to cause a NULL pointer dereference, resulting in a denial of service. - CVE-2011-1745 Vasiliy Kulikov reported an issue in the Linux support for AGP devices. Local users can obtain elevated privileges or cause a denial of service due to missing bounds checking in the AGPIOC_BIND ioctl. On default Debian installations, this is exploitable only by users in the 'video' group. - CVE-2011-1746 Vasiliy Kulikov reported an issue in the Linux support for AGP devices. Local users can obtain elevated privileges or cause a denial of service due to missing bounds checking in the agp_allocate_memory and agp_create_user_memory routines. On default Debian installations, this is exploitable only by users in the 'video' group. - CVE-2011-1748 Oliver Kartkopp reported an issue in the Controller Area Network (CAN) raw socket implementation which permits local users to cause a NULL pointer dereference, resulting in a denial of service. - CVE-2011-1759 Dan Rosenberg reported an issue in the support for executing 'old ABI' binaries on ARM processors. Local users can obtain elevated privileges due to insufficient bounds checking in the semtimedop system call. - CVE-2011-1767 Alexecy Dobriyan reported an issue in the GRE over IP implementation. Remote users can cause a denial of service by sending a packet during module initialization. - CVE-2011-1770 Dan Rosenberg reported an issue in the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP). Remote users can cause a denial of service or potentially obtain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2011-1776 Timo Warns reported an issue in the Linux implementation for GUID partitions. Users with physical access can gain access to sensitive kernel memory by adding a storage device with a specially crafted corrupted invalid partition table. - CVE-2011-2022 Vasiliy Kulikov reported an issue in the Linux support for AGP devices. Local users can obtain elevated privileges or cause a denial of service due to missing bounds checking in the AGPIOC_UNBIND ioctl. On default Debian installations, this is exploitable only by users in the video group. This update also includes changes queued for the next point release of Debian 6.0, which also fix various non-security issues. These additional changes are described in the package changelog.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 55028
    published 2011-06-10
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=55028
    title Debian DSA-2240-1 : linux-2.6 - privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1187-1.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) 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) 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, CVE-2010-4076, CVE-2010-4077) 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) 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) 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) 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) Dan Rosenberg discovered that IRDA did not correctly check the size of buffers. On non-x86 systems, a local attacker could exploit this to read kernel heap memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4529) Dan Rosenburg discovered that the CAN subsystem leaked kernel addresses into the /proc filesystem. A local attacker could use this to increase the chances of a successful memory corruption exploit. (CVE-2010-4565) 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) 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) Goldwyn Rodrigues discovered that the OCFS2 filesystem did not correctly clear memory when writing certain file holes. A local attacker could exploit this to read uninitialized data from the disk, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-0463) 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) Jens Kuehnel discovered that the InfiniBand driver contained a race condition. On systems using InfiniBand, a local attacker could send specially crafted requests to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-0695) Dan Rosenberg discovered that XFS did not correctly initialize memory. A local attacker could make crafted ioctl calls to leak portions of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-0711) 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) Kees Cook reported that /proc/pid/stat did not correctly filter certain memory locations. A local attacker could determine the memory layout of processes in an attempt to increase the chances of a successful memory corruption exploit. (CVE-2011-0726) 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) Matthiew Herrb discovered that the drm modeset interface did not correctly handle a signed comparison. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1013) Marek Olsak discovered that the Radeon GPU drivers did not correctly validate certain registers. On systems with specific hardware, a local attacker could exploit this to write to arbitrary video memory. (CVE-2011-1016) Timo Warns discovered that the LDM disk partition handling code did not correctly handle certain values. By inserting a specially crafted disk device, a local attacker could exploit this to gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1017) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the CAP_SYS_MODULE capability was not needed to load kernel modules. A local attacker with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability could load existing kernel modules, possibly increasing the attack surface available on the system. (CVE-2011-1019) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly clear memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1078) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly check that device name strings were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1079) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that bridge network filtering did not check that name fields were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1080) 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) Neil Horman discovered that NFSv4 did not correctly handle certain orders of operation with ACL data. A remote attacker with access to an NFSv4 mount could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1090) 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) Peter Huewe discovered that the TPM device did not correctly initialize memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel heap memory contents, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1160) Timo Warns discovered that OSF partition parsing routines did not correctly clear memory. A local attacker with physical access could plug in a specially crafted block device to read kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1163) Dan Rosenberg discovered that some ALSA drivers did not correctly check the adapter index during ioctl calls. If this driver was loaded, a local attacker could make a specially crafted ioctl call to gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1169) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the netfilter code did not check certain strings copied from userspace. A local attacker with netfilter access could exploit this to read kernel memory or crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1170, CVE-2011-1171, CVE-2011-1172, CVE-2011-2534) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Acorn Universal Networking driver did not correctly initialize memory. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1173) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the IRDA subsystem did not correctly check certain field sizes. If a system was using IRDA, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1180) Julien Tinnes discovered that the kernel did not correctly validate the signal structure from tkill(). A local attacker could exploit this to send signals to arbitrary threads, possibly bypassing expected restrictions. (CVE-2011-1182) Ryan Sweat discovered that the GRO code did not correctly validate memory. In some configurations on systems using VLANs, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1478) Dan Rosenberg discovered that MPT devices did not correctly validate certain values in ioctl calls. If these drivers were loaded, a local attacker could exploit this to read arbitrary kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1494, CVE-2011-1495) Timo Warns discovered that the GUID partition parsing routines did not correctly validate certain structures. 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-2011-1577) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the pidmap function did not correctly handle large requests. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1593) Oliver Hartkopp and Dave Jones discovered that the CAN network driver did not correctly validate certain socket structures. If this driver was loaded, a local attacker could crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1598, CVE-2011-1748) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the AGP driver did not check certain ioctl values. A local attacker with access to the video subsystem could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1745, CVE-2011-2022) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the AGP driver did not check the size of certain memory allocations. A local attacker with access to the video subsystem could exploit this to run the system out of memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1746). 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 55785
    published 2011-08-09
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=55785
    title Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-lts-backport-maverick vulnerabilities (USN-1187-1)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2011-1350.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix several security issues, various bugs, and add one 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. This update fixes the following security issues : * Flaws in the AGPGART driver implementation when handling certain IOCTL commands could allow a local user to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2011-1745, CVE-2011-2022, Important) * An integer overflow flaw in agp_allocate_memory() could allow a local user to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2011-1746, Important) * A race condition flaw was found in the Linux kernel's eCryptfs implementation. A local attacker could use the mount.ecryptfs_private utility to mount (and then access) a directory they would otherwise not have access to. Note: To correct this issue, the RHSA-2011:1241 ecryptfs-utils update, which provides the user-space part of the fix, must also be installed. (CVE-2011-1833, Moderate) * A denial of service flaw was found in the way the taskstats subsystem handled the registration of process exit handlers. A local, unprivileged user could register an unlimited amount of these handlers, leading to excessive CPU time and memory use. (CVE-2011-2484, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way mapping expansions were handled. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a wrapping condition, triggering a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2496, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's Performance Events implementation. It could falsely lead the NMI (Non-Maskable Interrupt) Watchdog to detect a lockup and panic the system. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) using the perf tool. (CVE-2011-2521, Moderate) * A flaw in skb_gro_header_slow() in the Linux kernel could lead to GRO (Generic Receive Offload) fields being left in an inconsistent state. An attacker on the local network could use this flaw to trigger a denial of service. GRO is enabled by default in all network drivers that support it. (CVE-2011-2723, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Performance Events implementation handled PERF_COUNT_SW_CPU_CLOCK counter overflow. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2918, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's Trusted Platform Module (TPM) implementation. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to leak information to user-space. (CVE-2011-1160, Low) * Flaws were found in the tpacket_rcv() and packet_recvmsg() functions in the Linux kernel. A local, unprivileged user could use these flaws to leak information to user-space. (CVE-2011-2898, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Vasiliy Kulikov of Openwall for reporting CVE-2011-1745, CVE-2011-2022, CVE-2011-1746, and CVE-2011-2484; the Ubuntu Security Team for reporting CVE-2011-1833; Robert Swiecki for reporting CVE-2011-2496; Li Yu for reporting CVE-2011-2521; Brent Meshier for reporting CVE-2011-2723; and Peter Huewe for reporting CVE-2011-1160. The Ubuntu Security Team acknowledges Vasiliy Kulikov of Openwall and Dan Rosenberg as the original reporters of CVE-2011-1833. This update also fixes various bugs and adds one 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 correct 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 56404
    published 2011-10-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=56404
    title RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2011:1350)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_3_KERNEL-110726.NASL
    description The openSUSE 11.3 kernel was updated to 2.6.34.10 to fix various bugs and security issues. Following security issues have been fixed: CVE-2011-2495: The /proc/PID/io interface could be used by local attackers to gain information on other processes like number of password characters typed or similar. CVE-2011-2484: The add_del_listener function in kernel/taskstats.c in the Linux kernel did not prevent multiple registrations of exit handlers, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption), and bypass the OOM Killer, via a crafted application. CVE-2011-2491: A local unprivileged user able to access a NFS filesystem could use file locking to deadlock parts of an nfs server under some circumstance. CVE-2011-2496: The normal mmap paths all avoid creating a mapping where the pgoff inside the mapping could wrap around due to overflow. However, an expanding mremap() can take such a non-wrapping mapping and make it bigger and cause a wrapping condition. CVE-2011-1017,CVE-2011-2182: The code for evaluating LDM partitions (in fs/partitions/ldm.c) contained bugs that could crash the kernel for certain corrupted LDM partitions. CVE-2011-1479: A regression in inotify fix for a memory leak could lead to a double free corruption which could crash the system. CVE-2011-1593: Multiple integer overflows in the next_pidmap function in kernel/pid.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted (1) getdents or (2) readdir system call. CVE-2011-1020: The proc filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel did not restrict access to the /proc directory tree of a process after this process performs an exec of a setuid program, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service via open, lseek, read, and write system calls. CVE-2011-1585: When using a setuid root mount.cifs, local users could hijack password protected mounted CIFS shares of other local users. 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. 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.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 75555
    published 2014-06-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=75555
    title openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2011:0861-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_KERNEL-110718.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 1 kernel was updated to 2.6.32.43 and fixes various bugs and security issues. The following security issues were fixed : - The normal mmap paths all avoid creating a mapping where the pgoff inside the mapping could wrap around due to overflow. However, an expanding mremap() can take such a non-wrapping mapping and make it bigger and cause a wrapping condition. (CVE-2011-2496) - A local unprivileged user able to access a NFS filesystem could use file locking to deadlock parts of an nfs server under some circumstance. (CVE-2011-2491) - Fixed a race between ksmd and other memory management code, which could result in a NULL ptr dereference and kernel crash. (CVE-2011-2183) - In both trigger_scan and sched_scan operations, we were checking for the SSID length before assigning the value correctly. Since the memory was just kzalloced, the check was always failing and SSID with over 32 characters were allowed to go through. This required CAP_NET_ADMIN privileges to be exploited. (CVE-2011-2517) - A malicious user or buggy application could inject diagnosing byte code and trigger an infinite loop in inet_diag_bc_audit(). (CVE-2011-2213) - The code for evaluating LDM partitions (in fs/partitions/ldm.c) contained bugs that could crash the kernel for certain corrupted LDM partitions. (CVE-2011-1017 / CVE-2011-1012 / CVE-2011-2182) - Multiple integer overflows in the next_pidmap function in kernel/pid.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted (1) getdents or (2) readdir system call. (CVE-2011-1593) - The proc filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel did not restrict access to the /proc directory tree of a process after this process performs an exec of a setuid program, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service via open, lseek, read, and write system calls. (CVE-2011-1020) - When using a setuid root mount.cifs, local users could hijack password protected mounted CIFS shares of other local users. (CVE-2011-1585) - Kernel information via the TPM devices could by used by local attackers to read kernel memory. (CVE-2011-1160) - 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-2011-1577) - In a bluetooth ioctl, struct sco_conninfo has one padding byte in the end. Local variable cinfo of type sco_conninfo was copied to userspace with this uninizialized one byte, leading to an old stack contents leak. (CVE-2011-1078) - In a bluetooth ioctl, struct ca is copied from userspace. It was not checked whether the 'device' field was NULL terminated. This potentially leads to BUG() inside of alloc_netdev_mqs() and/or information leak by creating a device with a name made of contents of kernel stack. (CVE-2011-1079) - In ebtables rule loading, struct tmp is copied from userspace. It was not checked whether the 'name' field is NULL terminated. This may have lead to buffer overflow and passing contents of kernel stack as a module name to try_then_request_module() and, consequently, to modprobe commandline. It would be seen by all userspace processes. (CVE-2011-1080) - The econet_sendmsg function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel on the x86_64 platform allowed remote attackers to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading uninitialized data in the ah field of an Acorn Universal Networking (AUN) packet. (CVE-2011-1173) - net/ipv4/netfilter/arp_tables.c in the IPv4 implementation in the Linux kernel did not place the expected '0' character at the end of string data in the values of certain structure members, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability to issue a crafted request, and then reading the argument to the resulting modprobe process. (CVE-2011-1170) - net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_tables.c in the IPv4 implementation in the Linux kernel did not place the expected '0' character at the end of string data in the values of certain structure members, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability to issue a crafted request, and then reading the argument to the resulting modprobe process. (CVE-2011-1171) - net/ipv6/netfilter/ip6_tables.c in the IPv6 implementation in the Linux kernel did not place the expected '0' character at the end of string data in the values of certain structure members, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability to issue a crafted request, and then reading the argument to the resulting modprobe process. (CVE-2011-1172) - Multiple integer overflows in the (1) agp_allocate_memory and (2) agp_create_user_memory functions in drivers/char/agp/generic.c in the Linux kernel before allowed local users to trigger buffer overflows, and consequently cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact, via vectors related to calls that specify a large number of memory pages. (CVE-2011-1746) - Integer overflow in the agp_generic_insert_memory function in drivers/char/agp/generic.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted AGPIOC_BIND agp_ioctl ioctl call. (CVE-2011-1745) - The bcm_release function in net/can/bcm.c in the Linux kernel did not properly validate a socket data structure, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted release operation. (CVE-2011-1598) - The raw_release function in net/can/raw.c in the Linux kernel did not properly validate a socket data structure, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted release operation. (CVE-2011-1748)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2013-10-25
    plugin id 55686
    published 2011-07-26
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=55686
    title SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 4884 / 4888 / 4889)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2011-1253.NASL
    description Updated kernel-rt packages that fix multiple security issues and various bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.0. 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. Security fixes : * A flaw in the SCTP and DCCP implementations could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4526, CVE-2011-1770, Important) * Flaws in the Management Module Support for Message Passing Technology (MPT) based controllers could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service, an information leak, or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2011-1494, CVE-2011-1495, Important) * Flaws in the AGPGART driver, and a flaw in agp_allocate_memory(), could allow a local user to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2011-1745, CVE-2011-2022, CVE-2011-1746, Important) * A flaw in the client-side NLM implementation could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2491, Important) * A flaw in the Bluetooth implementation could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2011-2497, Important) * Flaws in the netlink-based wireless configuration interface could allow a local user, who has the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability, to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges on systems that have an active wireless interface. (CVE-2011-2517, Important) * The maximum file offset handling for ext4 file systems could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2695, Important) * A local, unprivileged user could allocate large amounts of memory not visible to the OOM killer, causing a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4243, Moderate) * The proc file system could allow a local, unprivileged user to obtain sensitive information or possibly cause integrity issues. (CVE-2011-1020, Moderate) * A local, privileged user could possibly write arbitrary kernel memory via /sys/kernel/debug/acpi/custom_method. (CVE-2011-1021, Moderate) * Inconsistency in the methods for allocating and freeing NFSv4 ACL data; CVE-2010-4250 fix caused a regression; a flaw in next_pidmap() and inet_diag_bc_audit(); flaws in the CAN implementation; a race condition in the memory merging support; a flaw in the taskstats subsystem; and the way mapping expansions were handled could allow a local, unprivileged user to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1090, CVE-2011-1479, CVE-2011-1593, CVE-2011-2213, CVE-2011-1598, CVE-2011-1748, CVE-2011-2183, CVE-2011-2484, CVE-2011-2496, Moderate) * A flaw in GRO could result in a denial of service when a malformed VLAN frame is received. (CVE-2011-1478, Moderate) * napi_reuse_skb() could be called on VLAN packets allowing an attacker on the local network to possibly trigger a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1576, Moderate) * A denial of service could occur if packets were received while the ipip or ip_gre module was being loaded. (CVE-2011-1767, CVE-2011-1768, Moderate) * Information leaks. (CVE-2011-1160, CVE-2011-2492, CVE-2011-2495, Low) * Flaws in the EFI GUID Partition Table implementation could allow a local attacker to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1577, CVE-2011-1776, Low) * While a user has a CIFS share mounted that required successful authentication, a local, unprivileged user could mount that share without knowing the correct password if mount.cifs was setuid root. (CVE-2011-1585, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Dan Rosenberg for reporting CVE-2011-1770, CVE-2011-1494, CVE-2011-1495, CVE-2011-2497, and CVE-2011-2213; Vasiliy Kulikov of Openwall for reporting CVE-2011-1745, CVE-2011-2022, CVE-2011-1746, CVE-2011-2484, and CVE-2011-2495; Vasily Averin for reporting CVE-2011-2491; Brad Spengler for reporting CVE-2010-4243; Kees Cook for reporting CVE-2011-1020; Robert Swiecki for reporting CVE-2011-1593 and CVE-2011-2496; Oliver Hartkopp for reporting CVE-2011-1748; Andrea Righi for reporting CVE-2011-2183; Ryan Sweat for reporting CVE-2011-1478 and CVE-2011-1576; Peter Huewe for reporting CVE-2011-1160; Marek Kroemeke and Filip Palian for reporting CVE-2011-2492; and Timo Warns for reporting CVE-2011-1577 and CVE-2011-1776.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-20
    plugin id 76634
    published 2014-07-22
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=76634
    title RHEL 6 : MRG (RHSA-2011:1253)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_KERNEL-7515.NASL
    description This kernel update for the SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP4 kernel fixes several security issues and bugs. The following security issues were fixed : - The code for evaluating LDM partitions (in fs/partitions/ldm.c) contained bugs that could crash the kernel for certain corrupted LDM partitions. (CVE-2011-1017 / CVE-2011-1012) - Boundschecking was missing in AARESOLVE_OFFSET, which allowed local attackers to overwrite kernel memory and so escalate privileges or crash the kernel. (CVE-2011-1573) - When using a setuid root mount.cifs, local users could hijack password protected mounted CIFS shares of other local users. (CVE-2011-1585) - Kernel information via the TPM devices could by used by local attackers to read kernel memory. (CVE-2011-1160) - 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-2011-1577) - 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-2011-1180) - 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-2010-4251) - 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. (CVE-2011-1016) - 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. (CVE-2011-1493) - 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-2011-1182) - 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-2011-1010) - 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-2011-1163) - 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-2011-1476) - 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-2011-1477) - A information leak in the XFS geometry calls could be used by local attackers to gain access to kernel information. (CVE-2011-0191) - The sctp_rcv_ootb function in the SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via (1) an Out Of The Blue (OOTB) chunk or (2) a chunk of zero length. (CVE-2010-0008)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2012-05-17
    plugin id 59156
    published 2012-05-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=59156
    title SuSE 10 Security Update : Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 7515)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_KERNEL-7568.NASL
    description This kernel update for the SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP3 kernel fixes several security issues and bugs. The following security issues were fixed : - Multiple integer overflows in the next_pidmap function in kernel/pid.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted (1) getdents or (2) readdir system call. (CVE-2011-1593) - Only half of the fix for this vulnerability was only applied, the fix was completed now. Original text: drivers/net/e1000/e1000_main.c in the e1000 driver in the Linux kernel handled Ethernet frames that exceed the MTU by processing certain trailing payload data as if it were a complete frame, which allows remote attackers to bypass packet filters via a large packet with a crafted payload. (CVE-2009-4536) - Boundschecking was missing in AARESOLVE_OFFSET in the SCTP protocol, which allowed local attackers to overwrite kernel memory and so escalate privileges or crash the kernel. (CVE-2011-1573) - Heap-based buffer overflow in the ldm_frag_add function in fs/partitions/ldm.c in the Linux kernel might have allowed local users to gain privileges or obtain sensitive information via a crafted LDM partition table. (CVE-2011-1017) - When using a setuid root mount.cifs, local users could hijack password protected mounted CIFS shares of other local users. (CVE-2011-1585) - Kernel information via the TPM devices could by used by local attackers to read kernel memory. (CVE-2011-1160) - 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-2011-1577) - 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-2011-1180) - 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-2010-4251) - 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. (CVE-2011-1016) - 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. (CVE-2011-1493) - 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-2011-1182) - The code for evaluating LDM partitions (in fs/partitions/ldm.c) contained bugs that could crash the kernel for certain corrupted LDM partitions. (CVE-2011-1017 / CVE-2011-1012) - 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-2011-1010) - 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-2011-1163) - 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-2011-1476) - 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-2011-1477) - A information leak in the XFS geometry calls could be used by local attackers to gain access to kernel information. (CVE-2011-0191) - The sctp_rcv_ootb function in the SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via (1) an Out Of The Blue (OOTB) chunk or (2) a chunk of zero length. (CVE-2010-0008)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2012-05-17
    plugin id 55468
    published 2011-06-30
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=55468
    title SuSE 10 Security Update : Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 7568)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1160-1.NASL
    description Dan Rosenberg discovered that IRDA did not correctly check the size of buffers. On non-x86 systems, a local attacker could exploit this to read kernel heap memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4529) Dan Rosenburg discovered that the CAN subsystem leaked kernel addresses into the /proc filesystem. A local attacker could use this to increase the chances of a successful memory corruption exploit. (CVE-2010-4565) 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) Goldwyn Rodrigues discovered that the OCFS2 filesystem did not correctly clear memory when writing certain file holes. A local attacker could exploit this to read uninitialized data from the disk, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-0463) 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) Jens Kuehnel discovered that the InfiniBand driver contained a race condition. On systems using InfiniBand, a local attacker could send specially crafted requests to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-0695) Dan Rosenberg discovered that XFS did not correctly initialize memory. A local attacker could make crafted ioctl calls to leak portions of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-0711) 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) Kees Cook reported that /proc/pid/stat did not correctly filter certain memory locations. A local attacker could determine the memory layout of processes in an attempt to increase the chances of a successful memory corruption exploit. (CVE-2011-0726) 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) Matthiew Herrb discovered that the drm modeset interface did not correctly handle a signed comparison. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1013) Marek Olsak discovered that the Radeon GPU drivers did not correctly validate certain registers. On systems with specific hardware, a local attacker could exploit this to write to arbitrary video memory. (CVE-2011-1016) Timo Warns discovered that the LDM disk partition handling code did not correctly handle certain values. By inserting a specially crafted disk device, a local attacker could exploit this to gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1017) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the CAP_SYS_MODULE capability was not needed to load kernel modules. A local attacker with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability could load existing kernel modules, possibly increasing the attack surface available on the system. (CVE-2011-1019) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly clear memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1078) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly check that device name strings were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1079) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that bridge network filtering did not check that name fields were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1080) 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) Peter Huewe discovered that the TPM device did not correctly initialize memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel heap memory contents, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1160) Dan Rosenberg discovered that some ALSA drivers did not correctly check the adapter index during ioctl calls. If this driver was loaded, a local attacker could make a specially crafted ioctl call to gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1169) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the netfilter code did not check certain strings copied from userspace. A local attacker with netfilter access could exploit this to read kernel memory or crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1170, CVE-2011-1171, CVE-2011-1172, CVE-2011-2534) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Acorn Universal Networking driver did not correctly initialize memory. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1173) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the IRDA subsystem did not correctly check certain field sizes. If a system was using IRDA, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1180) Julien Tinnes discovered that the kernel did not correctly validate the signal structure from tkill(). A local attacker could exploit this to send signals to arbitrary threads, possibly bypassing expected restrictions. (CVE-2011-1182) 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) Ryan Sweat discovered that the GRO code did not correctly validate memory. In some configurations on systems using VLANs, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1478) Dan Rosenberg discovered that MPT devices did not correctly validate certain values in ioctl calls. If these drivers were loaded, a local attacker could exploit this to read arbitrary kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1494, CVE-2011-1495) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the pidmap function did not correctly handle large requests. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1593) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the AGP driver did not check certain ioctl values. A local attacker with access to the video subsystem could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1745, CVE-2011-2022) Oliver Hartkopp and Dave Jones discovered that the CAN network driver did not correctly validate certain socket structures. If this driver was loaded, a local attacker could crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1748) A flaw was found in the b43 driver in the Linux kernel. An attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service if the system has an active wireless interface using the b43 driver. (CVE-2011-3359) Maynard Johnson discovered that on POWER7, certain speculative events may raise a performance monitor exception. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-4611) Dan Rosenberg discovered flaws in the linux Rose (X.25 PLP) layer used by amateur radio. A local user or a remote user on an X.25 network could exploit these flaws to execute arbitrary code as root. (CVE-2011-4913). 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 55454
    published 2011-06-29
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=55454
    title Ubuntu 10.10 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1160-1)
packetstorm via4
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id PACKETSTORM:105078
last seen 2016-12-05
published 2011-09-14
reporter Ubuntu
source https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/105078/Ubuntu-Security-Notice-USN-1202-1.html
title Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1202-1
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