ID CVE-2012-3511
Summary Multiple race conditions in the madvise_remove function in mm/madvise.c in the Linux kernel before 3.4.5 allow local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) via vectors involving a (1) munmap or (2) close system call.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.4
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.3
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.2
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.1
  • Linux Kernel 3.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4
  • Linux Kernel 3.3.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.2
  • Linux Kernel 3.3.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.4
  • Linux Kernel 3.3.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.6
  • Linux Kernel 3.3.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.7
  • Linux Kernel 3.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3
  • Linux Kernel 3.3 release candidate 7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc7
  • Linux Kernel 3.3 release candidate 4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc4
  • Linux Kernel 3.3 release candidate 3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc3
  • Linux Kernel 3.3 release candidate 6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc6
  • Linux Kernel 3.3 release candidate 5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc5
  • Linux Kernel 3.3 release candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 3.3.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.8
  • Linux Kernel 3.3 release candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 3.3.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.5
  • Linux Kernel 3.3.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.3
  • Linux Kernel 3.3.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.1
  • Linux Kernel 3.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.1
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.5
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.4
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.3
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.2
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.12
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.13
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.13
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.14
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.14
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.15
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.15
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.16
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.16
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.17
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.17
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.18
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.18
  • Linux Kernel 3.2 release candidate 7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc7
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.19
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.19
  • Linux Kernel 3.2 release candidate 6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc6
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.20
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.20
  • Linux Kernel 3.2 release candidate 3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc3
  • Linux Kernel 3.2 release candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 3.2 release candidate 5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc5
  • Linux Kernel 3.2 release candidate 4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc4
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.6
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.7
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.8
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.9
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.10
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.11
  • Linux Kernel 3.1 release candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 3.1 release candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 3.1 release candidate 3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1:rc3
  • Linux Kernel 3.1 release candidate 4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1:rc4
  • Linux Kernel 3.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1
  • Linux Kernel 3.1.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.10
  • Linux Kernel 3.1.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.9
  • Linux Kernel 3.1.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.8
  • Linux Kernel 3.1.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.7
  • Linux Kernel 3.1.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.6
  • Linux Kernel 3.1.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.5
  • Linux Kernel 3.1.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.4
  • Linux Kernel 3.1.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.3
  • Linux Kernel 3.1.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.2
  • Linux Kernel 3.1.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.1
  • Linux Kernel 3.0 release candidate 7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc7
  • Linux Kernel 3.0 release candidate 4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc4
  • Linux Kernel 3.0 release candidate 5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc5
  • Linux Kernel 3.0 release candidate 6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc6
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.27
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.27
  • Linux Kernel 3.0 release candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.26
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.26
  • Linux Kernel 3.0 release candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.25
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.25
  • Linux Kernel 3.0 release candidate 3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc3
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.4
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.3
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.2
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.1
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.34
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.34
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.5
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.32
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.32
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.33
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.33
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.7
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.30
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.30
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.6
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.31
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.31
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.9
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.28
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.28
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.8
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.29
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.29
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.24
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.24
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.22
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.22
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.23
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.23
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.20
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.20
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.21
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.21
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.18
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.18
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.19
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.19
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.16
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.16
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.17
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.17
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.14
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.14
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.15
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.15
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.12
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.13
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.13
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.10
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.11
CVSS
Base: 6.2 (as of 03-10-2013 - 14:22)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-362
CAPEC
  • Leveraging Race Conditions
    This attack targets a race condition occurring when multiple processes access and manipulate the same resource concurrently and the outcome of the execution depends on the particular order in which the access takes place. The attacker can leverage a race condition by "running the race", modifying the resource and modifying the normal execution flow. For instance a race condition can occur while accessing a file, the attacker can trick the system by replacing the original file with his version and cause the system to read the malicious file.
  • Leveraging Time-of-Check and Time-of-Use (TOCTOU) Race Conditions
    This attack targets a race condition occurring between the time of check (state) for a resource and the time of use of a resource. The typical example is the file access. The attacker can leverage a file access race condition by "running the race", meaning that he would modify the resource between the first time the target program accesses the file and the time the target program uses the file. During that period of time, the attacker could do something such as replace the file and cause an escalation of privilege.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL HIGH NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE
nessus via4
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2012-2044.NASL
    description Description of changes: [2.6.32-300.39.1.el6uek] - hugepages: fix use after free bug in 'quota' handling [15842385] {CVE-2012-2133} - mm: Hold a file reference in madvise_remove [15842884] {CVE-2012-3511} - udf: Fortify loading of sparing table [15843730] {CVE-2012-3400} - udf: Avoid run away loop when partition table length is corrupt [15843730] {CVE-2012-3400}
    last seen 2018-09-02
    modified 2015-12-01
    plugin id 68688
    published 2013-07-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=68688
    title Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2012-2044)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2014-0287-1.NASL
    description This is a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS roll up update to fix a lot of security issues and non-security bugs. The following security bugs have been fixed : CVE-2011-3593: A certain Red Hat patch to the vlan_hwaccel_do_receive function in net/8021q/vlan_core.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.32 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via priority-tagged VLAN frames. (bnc#735347) CVE-2012-1601: The KVM implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.3.6 allows host OS users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and host OS crash) by making a KVM_CREATE_IRQCHIP ioctl call after a virtual CPU already exists. (bnc#754898) CVE-2012-2137: Buffer overflow in virt/kvm/irq_comm.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.2.24 allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to Message Signaled Interrupts (MSI), irq routing entries, and an incorrect check by the setup_routing_entry function before invoking the kvm_set_irq function. (bnc#767612) CVE-2012-2372: The rds_ib_xmit function in net/rds/ib_send.c in the Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) protocol implementation in the Linux kernel 3.7.4 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (BUG_ON and kernel panic) by establishing an RDS connection with the source IP address equal to the IPoIB interfaces own IP address, as demonstrated by rds-ping. (bnc#767610) CVE-2012-2745: The copy_creds function in kernel/cred.c in the Linux kernel before 3.3.2 provides an invalid replacement session keyring to a child process, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via a crafted application that uses the fork system call. (bnc#770695) CVE-2012-3375: The epoll_ctl system call in fs/eventpoll.c in the Linux kernel before 3.2.24 does not properly handle ELOOP errors in EPOLL_CTL_ADD operations, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (file-descriptor consumption and system crash) via a crafted application that attempts to create a circular epoll dependency. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2011-1083. (bnc#769896) CVE-2012-3412: The sfc (aka Solarflare Solarstorm) driver in the Linux kernel before 3.2.30 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (DMA descriptor consumption and network-controller outage) via crafted TCP packets that trigger a small MSS value. (bnc#774523) CVE-2012-3430: The rds_recvmsg function in net/rds/recv.c in the Linux kernel before 3.0.44 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom or (2) recvmsg system call on an RDS socket. (bnc#773383) CVE-2012-3511: Multiple race conditions in the madvise_remove function in mm/madvise.c in the Linux kernel before 3.4.5 allow local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) via vectors involving a (1) munmap or (2) close system call. (bnc#776885) CVE-2012-4444: The ip6_frag_queue function in net/ipv6/reassembly.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36 allows remote attackers to bypass intended network restrictions via overlapping IPv6 fragments. (bnc#789831) CVE-2012-4530: The load_script function in fs/binfmt_script.c in the Linux kernel before 3.7.2 does not properly handle recursion, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application. (bnc#786013) CVE-2012-4565: The tcp_illinois_info function in net/ipv4/tcp_illinois.c in the Linux kernel before 3.4.19, when the net.ipv4.tcp_congestion_control illinois setting is enabled, allows local users to cause a denial of service (divide-by-zero error and OOPS) by reading TCP stats. (bnc#787576) CVE-2012-6537: net/xfrm/xfrm_user.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not initialize certain structures, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability. (bnc#809889) CVE-2012-6538: The copy_to_user_auth function in net/xfrm/xfrm_user.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 uses an incorrect C library function for copying a string, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability. (bnc#809889) CVE-2012-6539: The dev_ifconf function in net/socket.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not initialize a certain structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application. (bnc#809891) CVE-2012-6540: The do_ip_vs_get_ctl function in net/netfilter/ipvs/ip_vs_ctl.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not initialize a certain structure for IP_VS_SO_GET_TIMEOUT commands, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application. (bnc#809892) CVE-2012-6541: The ccid3_hc_tx_getsockopt function in net/dccp/ccids/ccid3.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not initialize a certain structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application. (bnc#809893) CVE-2012-6542: The llc_ui_getname function in net/llc/af_llc.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 has an incorrect return value in certain circumstances, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application that leverages an uninitialized pointer argument. (bnc#809894) CVE-2012-6544: The Bluetooth protocol stack in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not properly initialize certain structures, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application that targets the (1) L2CAP or (2) HCI implementation. (bnc#809898) CVE-2012-6545: The Bluetooth RFCOMM implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not properly initialize certain structures, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted application. (bnc#809899) CVE-2012-6546: The ATM implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not initialize certain structures, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application. (bnc#809900) CVE-2012-6547: The __tun_chr_ioctl function in drivers/net/tun.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not initialize a certain structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application. (bnc#809901) CVE-2012-6548: The udf_encode_fh function in fs/udf/namei.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory via a crafted application. (bnc#809902) CVE-2012-6549: The isofs_export_encode_fh function in fs/isofs/export.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory via a crafted application. (bnc#809903) CVE-2013-0160: The Linux kernel through 3.7.9 allows local users to obtain sensitive information about keystroke timing by using the inotify API on the /dev/ptmx device. (bnc#797175) CVE-2013-0216: The Xen netback functionality in the Linux kernel before 3.7.8 allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (loop) by triggering ring pointer corruption. (bnc#800280)(XSA-39) CVE-2013-0231: The pciback_enable_msi function in the PCI backend driver (drivers/xen/pciback/conf_space_capability_msi.c) in Xen for the Linux kernel 2.6.18 and 3.8 allows guest OS users with PCI device access to cause a denial of service via a large number of kernel log messages. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third-party information. (bnc#801178)(XSA-43) CVE-2013-0268: The msr_open function in arch/x86/kernel/msr.c in the Linux kernel before 3.7.6 allows local users to bypass intended capability restrictions by executing a crafted application as root, as demonstrated by msr32.c. (bnc#802642) CVE-2013-0310: The cipso_v4_validate function in net/ipv4/cipso_ipv4.c in the Linux kernel before 3.4.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via an IPOPT_CIPSO IP_OPTIONS setsockopt system call. (bnc#804653) CVE-2013-0343: The ipv6_create_tempaddr function in net/ipv6/addrconf.c in the Linux kernel through 3.8 does not properly handle problems with the generation of IPv6 temporary addresses, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (excessive retries and address-generation outage), and consequently obtain sensitive information, via ICMPv6 Router Advertisement (RA) messages. (bnc#805226) CVE-2013-0349: The hidp_setup_hid function in net/bluetooth/hidp/core.c in the Linux kernel before 3.7.6 does not properly copy a certain name field, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by setting a long name and making an HIDPCONNADD ioctl call. (bnc#805227) CVE-2013-0871: Race condition in the ptrace functionality in the Linux kernel before 3.7.5 allows local users to gain privileges via a PTRACE_SETREGS ptrace system call in a crafted application, as demonstrated by ptrace_death. (bnc#804154) CVE-2013-0914: The flush_signal_handlers function in kernel/signal.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.4 preserves the value of the sa_restorer field across an exec operation, which makes it easier for local users to bypass the ASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application containing a sigaction system call. (bnc#808827) CVE-2013-1767: Use-after-free vulnerability in the shmem_remount_fs function in mm/shmem.c in the Linux kernel before 3.7.10 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash) by remounting a tmpfs filesystem without specifying a required mpol (aka mempolicy) mount option. (bnc#806138) CVE-2013-1773: Buffer overflow in the VFAT filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.3 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash) via a VFAT write operation on a filesystem with the utf8 mount option, which is not properly handled during UTF-8 to UTF-16 conversion. (bnc#806977) CVE-2013-1774: The chase_port function in drivers/usb/serial/io_ti.c in the Linux kernel before 3.7.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via an attempted /dev/ttyUSB read or write operation on a disconnected Edgeport USB serial converter. (bnc#806976) CVE-2013-1792: Race condition in the install_user_keyrings function in security/keys/process_keys.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.3 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via crafted keyctl system calls that trigger keyring operations in simultaneous threads. (bnc#808358) CVE-2013-1796: The kvm_set_msr_common function in arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the Linux kernel through 3.8.4 does not ensure a required time_page alignment during an MSR_KVM_SYSTEM_TIME operation, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and host OS memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application. (bnc#806980) CVE-2013-1797: Use-after-free vulnerability in arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the Linux kernel through 3.8.4 allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application that triggers use of a guest physical address (GPA) in (1) movable or (2) removable memory during an MSR_KVM_SYSTEM_TIME kvm_set_msr_common operation. (bnc#806980) CVE-2013-1798: The ioapic_read_indirect function in virt/kvm/ioapic.c in the Linux kernel through 3.8.4 does not properly handle a certain combination of invalid IOAPIC_REG_SELECT and IOAPIC_REG_WINDOW operations, which allows guest OS users to obtain sensitive information from host OS memory or cause a denial of service (host OS OOPS) via a crafted application. (bnc#806980) CVE-2013-1827: net/dccp/ccid.h in the Linux kernel before 3.5.4 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for a certain (1) sender or (2) receiver getsockopt call. (bnc#811354) CVE-2013-1928: The do_video_set_spu_palette function in fs/compat_ioctl.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6.5 on unspecified architectures lacks a certain error check, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted VIDEO_SET_SPU_PALETTE ioctl call on a /dev/dvb device. (bnc#813735) CVE-2013-1943: The KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.0 does not check whether kernel addresses are specified during allocation of memory slots for use in a guests physical address space, which allows local users to gain privileges or obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted application, related to arch/x86/kvm/paging_tmpl.h and virt/kvm/kvm_main.c. (bnc#828012) CVE-2013-2015: The ext4_orphan_del function in fs/ext4/namei.c in the Linux kernel before 3.7.3 does not properly handle orphan-list entries for non-journal filesystems, which allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (system hang) via a crafted filesystem on removable media, as demonstrated by the e2fsprogs tests/f_orphan_extents_inode/image.gz test. (bnc#817377) CVE-2013-2141: The do_tkill function in kernel/signal.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.9 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted application that makes a (1) tkill or (2) tgkill system call. (bnc#823267) CVE-2013-2147: The HP Smart Array controller disk-array driver and Compaq SMART2 controller disk-array driver in the Linux kernel through 3.9.4 do not initialize certain data structures, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via (1) a crafted IDAGETPCIINFO command for a /dev/ida device, related to the ida_locked_ioctl function in drivers/block/cpqarray.c or (2) a crafted CCISS_PASSTHRU32 command for a /dev/cciss device, related to the cciss_ioctl32_passthru function in drivers/block/cciss.c. (bnc#823260) CVE-2013-2164: The mmc_ioctl_cdrom_read_data function in drivers/cdrom/cdrom.c in the Linux kernel through 3.10 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a read operation on a malfunctioning CD-ROM drive. (bnc#824295) CVE-2013-2232: The ip6_sk_dst_check function in net/ipv6/ip6_output.c in the Linux kernel before 3.10 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by using an AF_INET6 socket for a connection to an IPv4 interface. (bnc#827750) CVE-2013-2234: The (1) key_notify_sa_flush and (2) key_notify_policy_flush functions in net/key/af_key.c in the Linux kernel before 3.10 do not initialize certain structure members, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory by reading a broadcast message from the notify interface of an IPSec key_socket. (bnc#827749) CVE-2013-2237: The key_notify_policy_flush function in net/key/af_key.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory by reading a broadcast message from the notify_policy interface of an IPSec key_socket. (bnc#828119) CVE-2013-2634: net/dcb/dcbnl.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.4 does not initialize certain structures, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application. (bnc#810473) CVE-2013-2851: Format string vulnerability in the register_disk function in block/genhd.c in the Linux kernel through 3.9.4 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging root access and writing format string specifiers to /sys/module/md_mod/parameters/new_array in order to create a crafted /dev/md device name. (bnc#822575) CVE-2013-2852: Format string vulnerability in the b43_request_firmware function in drivers/net/wireless/b43/main.c in the Broadcom B43 wireless driver in the Linux kernel through 3.9.4 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging root access and including format string specifiers in an fwpostfix modprobe parameter, leading to improper construction of an error message. (bnc#822579) CVE-2013-2888: Multiple array index errors in drivers/hid/hid-core.c in the Human Interface Device (HID) subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.11 allow physically proximate attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via a crafted device that provides an invalid Report ID. (bnc#835839) CVE-2013-2889: drivers/hid/hid-zpff.c in the Human Interface Device (HID) subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.11, when CONFIG_HID_ZEROPLUS is enabled, allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based out-of-bounds write) via a crafted device. (bnc#835839) CVE-2013-2892: drivers/hid/hid-pl.c in the Human Interface Device (HID) subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.11, when CONFIG_HID_PANTHERLORD is enabled, allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based out-of-bounds write) via a crafted device. (bnc#835839) CVE-2013-2893: The Human Interface Device (HID) subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.11, when CONFIG_LOGITECH_FF, CONFIG_LOGIG940_FF, or CONFIG_LOGIWHEELS_FF is enabled, allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based out-of-bounds write) via a crafted device, related to (1) drivers/hid/hid-lgff.c, (2) drivers/hid/hid-lg3ff.c, and (3) drivers/hid/hid-lg4ff.c. (bnc#835839) CVE-2013-2897: Multiple array index errors in drivers/hid/hid-multitouch.c in the Human Interface Device (HID) subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.11, when CONFIG_HID_MULTITOUCH is enabled, allow physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption, or NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) via a crafted device. (bnc#835839) CVE-2013-2929: The Linux kernel before 3.12.2 does not properly use the get_dumpable function, which allows local users to bypass intended ptrace restrictions or obtain sensitive information from IA64 scratch registers via a crafted application, related to kernel/ptrace.c and arch/ia64/include/asm/processor.h. (bnc#847652) CVE-2013-3222: The vcc_recvmsg function in net/atm/common.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain length variable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call. (bnc#816668) CVE-2013-3223: The ax25_recvmsg function in net/ax25/af_ax25.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call. (bnc#816668) CVE-2013-3224: The bt_sock_recvmsg function in net/bluetooth/af_bluetooth.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not properly initialize a certain length variable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call. (bnc#816668) CVE-2013-3225: The rfcomm_sock_recvmsg function in net/bluetooth/rfcomm/sock.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain length variable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call. (bnc#816668) CVE-2013-3228: The irda_recvmsg_dgram function in net/irda/af_irda.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain length variable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call. (bnc#816668) CVE-2013-3229: The iucv_sock_recvmsg function in net/iucv/af_iucv.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain length variable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call. (bnc#816668) CVE-2013-3231: The llc_ui_recvmsg function in net/llc/af_llc.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain length variable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call. (bnc#816668) CVE-2013-3232: The nr_recvmsg function in net/netrom/af_netrom.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call. (bnc#816668) CVE-2013-3234: The rose_recvmsg function in net/rose/af_rose.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call. (bnc#816668) CVE-2013-3235: net/tipc/socket.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain data structure and a certain length variable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call. (bnc#816668) CVE-2013-4345: Off-by-one error in the get_prng_bytes function in crypto/ansi_cprng.c in the Linux kernel through 3.11.4 makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to defeat cryptographic protection mechanisms via multiple requests for small amounts of data, leading to improper management of the state of the consumed data. (bnc#840226) CVE-2013-4470: The Linux kernel before 3.12, when UDP Fragmentation Offload (UFO) is enabled, does not properly initialize certain data structures, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application that uses the UDP_CORK option in a setsockopt system call and sends both short and long packets, related to the ip_ufo_append_data function in net/ipv4/ip_output.c and the ip6_ufo_append_data function in net/ipv6/ip6_output.c. (bnc#847672) CVE-2013-4483: The ipc_rcu_putref function in ipc/util.c in the Linux kernel before 3.10 does not properly manage a reference count, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or system crash) via a crafted application. (bnc#848321) CVE-2013-4511: Multiple integer overflows in Alchemy LCD frame-buffer drivers in the Linux kernel before 3.12 allow local users to create a read-write memory mapping for the entirety of kernel memory, and consequently gain privileges, via crafted mmap operations, related to the (1) au1100fb_fb_mmap function in drivers/video/au1100fb.c and the (2) au1200fb_fb_mmap function in drivers/video/au1200fb.c. (bnc#849021) CVE-2013-4587: Array index error in the kvm_vm_ioctl_create_vcpu function in virt/kvm/kvm_main.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.12.5 allows local users to gain privileges via a large id value. (bnc#853050) CVE-2013-4588: Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in net/netfilter/ipvs/ip_vs_ctl.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.33, when CONFIG_IP_VS is used, allow local users to gain privileges by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for (1) a getsockopt system call, related to the do_ip_vs_get_ctl function, or (2) a setsockopt system call, related to the do_ip_vs_set_ctl function. (bnc#851095) CVE-2013-4591: Buffer overflow in the __nfs4_get_acl_uncached function in fs/nfs/nfs4proc.c in the Linux kernel before 3.7.2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a getxattr system call for the system.nfs4_acl extended attribute of a pathname on an NFSv4 filesystem. (bnc#851103) CVE-2013-6367: The apic_get_tmcct function in arch/x86/kvm/lapic.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.12.5 allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (divide-by-zero error and host OS crash) via crafted modifications of the TMICT value. (bnc#853051) CVE-2013-6368: The KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.12.5 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash) via a VAPIC synchronization operation involving a page-end address. (bnc#853052) CVE-2013-6378: The lbs_debugfs_write function in drivers/net/wireless/libertas/debugfs.c in the Linux kernel through 3.12.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) by leveraging root privileges for a zero-length write operation. (bnc#852559) CVE-2013-6383: The aac_compat_ioctl function in drivers/scsi/aacraid/linit.c in the Linux kernel before 3.11.8 does not require the CAP_SYS_RAWIO capability, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions via a crafted ioctl call. (bnc#852558) CVE-2014-1444: The fst_get_iface function in drivers/net/wan/farsync.c in the Linux kernel before 3.11.7 does not properly initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for an SIOCWANDEV ioctl call. (bnc#858869) CVE-2014-1445: The wanxl_ioctl function in drivers/net/wan/wanxl.c in the Linux kernel before 3.11.7 does not properly initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via an ioctl call. (bnc#858870) CVE-2014-1446: The yam_ioctl function in drivers/net/hamradio/yam.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.8 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for an SIOCYAMGCFG ioctl call. (bnc#858872) Also the following non-security bugs have been fixed : - x86: Clear HPET configuration registers on startup (bnc#748896). - sched: fix divide by zero in task_utime() (bnc#761774). - sched: Fix pick_next_highest_task_rt() for cgroups (bnc#760596). - mm: hugetlbfs: Close race during teardown of hugetlbfs shared page tables. - mm: hugetlbfs: Correctly detect if page tables have just been shared. (Fix bad PMD message displayed while using hugetlbfs (bnc#762366)). - cpumask: Partition_sched_domains takes array of cpumask_var_t (bnc#812364). - cpumask: Simplify sched_rt.c (bnc#812364). - kabi: protect bind_conflict callback in struct inet_connection_sock_af_ops (bnc#823618). - memcg: fix init_section_page_cgroup pfn alignment (bnc#835481). - tty: fix up atime/mtime mess, take three (bnc#797175). - tty: fix atime/mtime regression (bnc#815745). - ptrace: ptrace_resume() should not wake up !TASK_TRACED thread (bnc#804154). - kbuild: Fix gcc -x syntax (bnc#773831). - ftrace: Disable function tracing during suspend/resume and hibernation, again (bnc#768668). proc: fix pagemap_read() error case (bnc#787573). net: Upgrade device features irrespective of mask (bnc#715250). - tcp: bind() fix autoselection to share ports (bnc#823618). - tcp: bind() use stronger condition for bind_conflict (bnc#823618). - tcp: ipv6: bind() use stronger condition for bind_conflict (bnc#823618). - netfilter: use RCU safe kfree for conntrack extensions (bnc#827416). - netfilter: prevent race condition breaking net reference counting (bnc#835094). - netfilter: send ICMPv6 message on fragment reassembly timeout (bnc#773577). - netfilter: fix sending ICMPv6 on netfilter reassembly timeout (bnc#773577). - tcp_cubic: limit delayed_ack ratio to prevent divide error (bnc#810045). bonding: in balance-rr mode, set curr_active_slave only if it is up (bnc#789648). scsi: Add 'eh_deadline' to limit SCSI EH runtime (bnc#798050). - scsi: Allow error handling timeout to be specified (bnc#798050). - scsi: Fixup compilation warning (bnc#798050). - scsi: Retry failfast commands after EH (bnc#798050). - scsi: Warn on invalid command completion (bnc#798050). - scsi: Always retry internal target error (bnc#745640, bnc#825227). - scsi: kABI fixes (bnc#798050). - scsi: remove check for 'resetting' (bnc#798050). - scsi: Eliminate error handler overload of the SCSI serial number (bnc#798050). - scsi: Reduce error recovery time by reducing use of TURs (bnc#798050). - scsi: Reduce sequential pointer derefs in scsi_error.c and reduce size as well (bnc#798050). - scsi: cleanup setting task state in scsi_error_handler() (bnc#798050). - scsi: fix eh wakeup (scsi_schedule_eh vs scsi_restart_operations) (bnc#798050). scsi: fix id computation in scsi_eh_target_reset() (bnc#798050). advansys: Remove 'last_reset' references (bnc#798050). - dc395: Move 'last_reset' into internal host structure (bnc#798050). - dpt_i2o: Remove DPTI_STATE_IOCTL (bnc#798050). - dpt_i2o: return SCSI_MLQUEUE_HOST_BUSY when in reset (bnc#798050). - fc class: fix scanning when devs are offline (bnc#798050). tmscsim: Move 'last_reset' into host structure (bnc#798050). st: Store page order before driver buffer allocation (bnc#769644). - st: Increase success probability in driver buffer allocation (bnc#769644). st: work around broken __bio_add_page logic (bnc#769644). avoid race by ignoring flush_time in cache_check (bnc#814363). writeback: remove the internal 5% low bound on dirty_ratio - writeback: skip balance_dirty_pages() for in-memory fs (Do not dirty throttle ram-based filesystems (bnc#840858)). writeback: Do not sync data dirtied after sync start (bnc#833820). blkdev_max_block: make private to fs/buffer.c (bnc#820338). - vfs: avoid 'attempt to access beyond end of device' warnings (bnc#820338). vfs: fix O_DIRECT read past end of block device (bnc#820338). lib/radix-tree.c: make radix_tree_node_alloc() work correctly within interrupt (bnc#763463). xfs: allow writeback from kswapd (bnc#826707). - xfs: skip writeback from reclaim context (bnc#826707). - xfs: Serialize file-extending direct IO (bnc#818371). - xfs: Avoid pathological backwards allocation (bnc#805945). xfs: fix inode lookup race (bnc#763463). cifs: clarify the meaning of tcpStatus == CifsGood (bnc#776024). cifs: do not allow cifs_reconnect to exit with NULL socket pointer (bnc#776024). ocfs2: Add a missing journal credit in ocfs2_link_credits() -v2 (bnc#773320). usb: Fix deadlock in hid_reset when Dell iDRAC is reset (bnc#814716). usb: xhci: Fix command completion after a drop endpoint (bnc#807320). netiucv: Hold rtnl between name allocation and device registration (bnc#824159). rwsem: Test for no active locks in __rwsem_do_wake undo code (bnc#813276). nfs: NFSv3/v2: Fix data corruption with NFS short reads (bnc#818337). - nfs: Allow sec=none mounts in certain cases (bnc#795354). - nfs: Make nfsiod a multi-thread queue (bnc#815352). - nfs: increase number of permitted callback connections (bnc#771706). - nfs: Fix Oops in nfs_lookup_revalidate (bnc#780008). - nfs: do not allow TASK_KILLABLE sleeps to block the freezer (bnc#775182). nfs: Avoid race in d_splice_alias and vfs_rmdir (bnc#845028). svcrpc: take lock on turning entry NEGATIVE in cache_check (bnc#803320). - svcrpc: ensure cache_check caller sees updated entry (bnc#803320). - sunrpc/cache: remove races with queuing an upcall (bnc#803320). - sunrpc/cache: use cache_fresh_unlocked consistently and correctly (bnc#803320). - sunrpc/cache: ensure items removed from cache do not have pending upcalls (bnc#803320). - sunrpc/cache: do not schedule update on cache item that has been replaced (bnc#803320). sunrpc/cache: fix test in try_to_negate (bnc#803320). xenbus: fix overflow check in xenbus_dev_write(). - x86: do not corrupt %eip when returning from a signal handler. - scsiback/usbback: move cond_resched() invocations to proper place. netback: fix netbk_count_requests(). dm: add dm_deleting_md function (bnc#785016). - dm: bind new table before destroying old (bnc#785016). - dm: keep old table until after resume succeeded (bnc#785016). dm: rename dm_get_table to dm_get_live_table (bnc#785016). drm/edid: Fix up partially corrupted headers (bnc#780004). drm/edid: Retry EDID fetch up to four times (bnc#780004). i2c-algo-bit: Fix spurious SCL timeouts under heavy load (bnc#780004). hpilo: remove pci_disable_device (bnc#752544). mptsas: handle 'Initializing Command Required' ASCQ (bnc#782178). mpt2sas: Fix race on shutdown (bnc#856917). ipmi: decrease the IPMI message transaction time in interrupt mode (bnc#763654). - ipmi: simplify locking (bnc#763654). ipmi: use a tasklet for handling received messages (bnc#763654). bnx2x: bug fix when loading after SAN boot (bnc#714906). bnx2x: previous driver unload revised (bnc#714906). ixgbe: Address fact that RSC was not setting GSO size for incoming frames (bnc#776144). ixgbe: pull PSRTYPE configuration into a separate function (bnc#780572 bnc#773640 bnc#776144). e1000e: clear REQ and GNT in EECD (82571 && 82572) (bnc#762099). hpsa: do not attempt to read from a write-only register (bnc#777473). aio: Fixup kABI for the aio-implement-request-batching patch (bnc#772849). - aio: bump i_count instead of using igrab (bnc#772849). aio: implement request batching (bnc#772849). Driver core: Do not remove kobjects in device_shutdown (bnc#771992). resources: fix call to alignf() in allocate_resource() (bnc#744955). - resources: when allocate_resource() fails, leave resource untouched (bnc#744955). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE 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 2018-07-31
    plugin id 83611
    published 2015-05-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=83611
    title SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2014:0287-1)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2013-1292-1.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2013:1292 : Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. This update fixes the following security issues : * A use-after-free flaw was found in the madvise() system call implementation in the Linux kernel. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or, potentially, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-3511, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's TCP/IP protocol suite implementation handled IPv6 sockets that used the UDP_CORK option. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2013-4162, Moderate) * An information leak flaw in the Linux kernel could allow a local, unprivileged user to leak kernel memory to user-space. (CVE-2013-2141, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Hannes Frederic Sowa for reporting CVE-2013-4162. This update also fixes the following bugs : * A bug in the be2net driver prevented communication between NICs using be2net. This update applies a patch addressing this problem along with several other upstream patches that fix various other problems. Traffic between NICs using the be2net driver now proceeds as expected. (BZ#983864) * A recent patch fixing a problem that prevented communication between NICs using the be2net driver caused the firmware of NICs to become unresponsive, and thus triggered a kernel panic. The problem was caused by unnecessary usage of a hardware workaround that allows skipping VLAN tag insertion. A patch has been applied and the workaround is now used only when the multi-channel configuration is enabled on the NIC. Note that the bug only affected the NICs with firmware version 4.2.xxxx. (BZ#999819) * A bug in the autofs4 mount expiration code could cause the autofs4 module to falsely report a busy tree of NFS mounts as 'not in use'. Consequently, automount attempted to unmount the tree and failed with a 'failed to umount offset' error, leaving the mount tree to appear as empty directories. A patch has been applied to remove an incorrectly used autofs dentry mount check and the aforementioned problem no longer occurs. (BZ#1001488) * A race condition in the be_open function in the be2net driver could trigger the BUG_ON() macro, which resulted in a kernel panic. A patch addressing this problem has been applied and the race condition is now avoided by enabling polling before enabling interrupts globally. The kernel no longer panics in this situation. (BZ#1005239) All kernel users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-18
    plugin id 70186
    published 2013-09-28
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=70186
    title Oracle Linux 5 : kernel (ELSA-2013-1292-1)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2013-1292.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. This update fixes the following security issues : * A use-after-free flaw was found in the madvise() system call implementation in the Linux kernel. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or, potentially, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-3511, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's TCP/IP protocol suite implementation handled IPv6 sockets that used the UDP_CORK option. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2013-4162, Moderate) * An information leak flaw in the Linux kernel could allow a local, unprivileged user to leak kernel memory to user-space. (CVE-2013-2141, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Hannes Frederic Sowa for reporting CVE-2013-4162. This update also fixes the following bugs : * A bug in the be2net driver prevented communication between NICs using be2net. This update applies a patch addressing this problem along with several other upstream patches that fix various other problems. Traffic between NICs using the be2net driver now proceeds as expected. (BZ#983864) * A recent patch fixing a problem that prevented communication between NICs using the be2net driver caused the firmware of NICs to become unresponsive, and thus triggered a kernel panic. The problem was caused by unnecessary usage of a hardware workaround that allows skipping VLAN tag insertion. A patch has been applied and the workaround is now used only when the multi-channel configuration is enabled on the NIC. Note that the bug only affected the NICs with firmware version 4.2.xxxx. (BZ#999819) * A bug in the autofs4 mount expiration code could cause the autofs4 module to falsely report a busy tree of NFS mounts as 'not in use'. Consequently, automount attempted to unmount the tree and failed with a 'failed to umount offset' error, leaving the mount tree to appear as empty directories. A patch has been applied to remove an incorrectly used autofs dentry mount check and the aforementioned problem no longer occurs. (BZ#1001488) * A race condition in the be_open function in the be2net driver could trigger the BUG_ON() macro, which resulted in a kernel panic. A patch addressing this problem has been applied and the race condition is now avoided by enabling polling before enabling interrupts globally. The kernel no longer panics in this situation. (BZ#1005239) All kernel users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 70179
    published 2013-09-28
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=70179
    title CentOS 5 : kernel (CESA-2013:1292)
  • NASL family Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ALA_ALAS-2012-142.NASL
    description A use-after-free flaw was found in the Linux kernel's memory management subsystem in the way quota handling for huge pages was performed. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or, potentially, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-2133 , Moderate) A use-after-free flaw was found in the madvise() system call implementation in the Linux kernel. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or, potentially, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-3511 , Moderate) It was found that when running a 32-bit binary that uses a large number of shared libraries, one of the libraries would always be loaded at a predictable address in memory. An attacker could use this flaw to bypass the Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) security feature. (CVE-2012-1568 , Low) Buffer overflow flaws were found in the udf_load_logicalvol() function in the Universal Disk Format (UDF) file system implementation in the Linux kernel. An attacker with physical access to a system could use these flaws to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-3400 , Low)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-04-18
    plugin id 69632
    published 2013-09-04
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=69632
    title Amazon Linux AMI : kernel (ALAS-2012-142)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1539-1.NASL
    description An error was discovered in the Linux kernel's network TUN/TAP device implementation. A local user with access to the TUN/TAP interface (which is not available to unprivileged users until granted by a root user) could exploit this flaw to crash the system or potential gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2012-2136) Ulrich Obergfell discovered an error in the Linux kernel's memory management subsystem on 32 bit PAE systems with more than 4GB of memory installed. A local unprivileged user could exploit this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2012-2373) An error was discovered in the Linux kernel's memory subsystem (hugetlb). An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the system). (CVE-2012-2390) A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's epoll system call. An unprivileged local user could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2012-3375) Some errors where discovered in the Linux kernel's UDF file system, which is used to mount some CD-ROMs and DVDs. An unprivileged local user could use these flaws to crash the system. (CVE-2012-3400) A flaw was discovered in the madvise feature of the Linux kernel's memory subsystem. An unprivileged local use could exploit the flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the system). (CVE-2012-3511). 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 61549
    published 2012-08-15
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=61549
    title Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-lts-backport-oneiric vulnerabilities (USN-1539-1)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2012-1491.NASL
    description Updated kernel-rt packages that fix several security issues and multiple bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.2. 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-rt packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. This update fixes the following security issues : * A flaw was found in the way Netlink messages without SCM_CREDENTIALS (used for authentication) data set were handled. When not explicitly set, the data was sent but with all values set to 0, including the process ID and user ID, causing the Netlink message to appear as if it were sent with root privileges. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to send spoofed Netlink messages to an application, possibly resulting in the application performing privileged operations if it relied on SCM_CREDENTIALS data for the authentication of Netlink messages. (CVE-2012-3520, Important) * A race condition was found in the way asynchronous I/O and fallocate() interacted when using the ext4 file system. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to expose random data from an extent whose data blocks have not yet been written, and thus contain data from a deleted file. (CVE-2012-4508, Important) * A use-after-free flaw was found in the Linux kernel's memory management subsystem in the way quota handling for huge pages was performed. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or, potentially, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-2133, Moderate) * A use-after-free flaw was found in the madvise() system call implementation in the Linux kernel. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or, potentially, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-3511, Moderate) * A divide-by-zero flaw was found in the TCP Illinois congestion control algorithm implementation in the Linux kernel. If the TCP Illinois congestion control algorithm were in use (the sysctl net.ipv4.tcp_congestion_control variable set to 'illinois'), a local, unprivileged user could trigger this flaw and cause a denial of service. (CVE-2012-4565, Moderate) * An information leak flaw was found in the uname() system call implementation in the Linux kernel. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to leak kernel stack memory to user-space by setting the UNAME26 personality and then calling the uname() system call. (CVE-2012-0957, Low) * Buffer overflow flaws were found in the udf_load_logicalvol() function in the Universal Disk Format (UDF) file system implementation in the Linux kernel. An attacker with physical access to a system could use these flaws to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-3400, Low) * A flaw was found in the way the msg_namelen variable in the rds_recvmsg() function of the Linux kernel's Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) protocol implementation was initialized. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to leak kernel stack memory to user-space. (CVE-2012-3430, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Pablo Neira Ayuso for reporting CVE-2012-3520; Theodore Ts'o for reporting CVE-2012-4508; Shachar Raindel for reporting CVE-2012-2133; and Kees Cook for reporting CVE-2012-0957. Upstream acknowledges Dmitry Monakhov as the original reporter of CVE-2012-4508. The CVE-2012-4565 issue was discovered by Rodrigo Freire of Red Hat, and the CVE-2012-3430 issue was discovered by the Red Hat InfiniBand team. This update also fixes multiple bugs. 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 upgrade the kernel-rt kernel to version kernel-rt-3.2.33-rt50, and correct these issues. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-26
    plugin id 76653
    published 2014-07-22
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=76653
    title RHEL 6 : MRG (RHSA-2012:1491)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2012-1426.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. This update fixes the following security issues : * A use-after-free flaw was found in the Linux kernel's memory management subsystem in the way quota handling for huge pages was performed. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or, potentially, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-2133, Moderate) * A use-after-free flaw was found in the madvise() system call implementation in the Linux kernel. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or, potentially, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-3511, Moderate) * It was found that when running a 32-bit binary that uses a large number of shared libraries, one of the libraries would always be loaded at a predictable address in memory. An attacker could use this flaw to bypass the Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) security feature. (CVE-2012-1568, Low) * Buffer overflow flaws were found in the udf_load_logicalvol() function in the Universal Disk Format (UDF) file system implementation in the Linux kernel. An attacker with physical access to a system could use these flaws to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-3400, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Shachar Raindel for reporting CVE-2012-2133. This update also fixes several bugs. 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 noted in the Technical Notes. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-26
    plugin id 62833
    published 2012-11-07
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=62833
    title RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2012:1426)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1573-1.NASL
    description Ben Hutchings reported a flaw in the Linux kernel with some network drivers that support TSO (TCP segment offload). A local or peer user could exploit this flaw to to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2012-3412) Jay Fenlason and Doug Ledford discovered a bug in the Linux kernel implementation of RDS sockets. A local unprivileged user could potentially use this flaw to read privileged information from the kernel. (CVE-2012-3430) A flaw was discovered in the madvise feature of the Linux kernel's memory subsystem. An unprivileged local use could exploit the flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the system). (CVE-2012-3511). 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 62200
    published 2012-09-19
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=62200
    title Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-1573-1)
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20130926_KERNEL_ON_SL5_X.NASL
    description This update fixes the following security issues : - A use-after-free flaw was found in the madvise() system call implementation in the Linux kernel. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or, potentially, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-3511, Moderate) - A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's TCP/IP protocol suite implementation handled IPv6 sockets that used the UDP_CORK option. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2013-4162, Moderate) - An information leak flaw in the Linux kernel could allow a local, unprivileged user to leak kernel memory to user-space. (CVE-2013-2141, Low) This update also fixes the following bugs : - A bug in the be2net driver prevented communication between NICs using be2net. This update applies a patch addressing this problem along with several other upstream patches that fix various other problems. Traffic between NICs using the be2net driver now proceeds as expected. - A recent patch fixing a problem that prevented communication between NICs using the be2net driver caused the firmware of NICs to become unresponsive, and thus triggered a kernel panic. The problem was caused by unnecessary usage of a hardware workaround that allows skipping VLAN tag insertion. A patch has been applied and the workaround is now used only when the multi-channel configuration is enabled on the NIC. Note that the bug only affected the NICs with firmware version 4.2.xxxx. - A bug in the autofs4 mount expiration code could cause the autofs4 module to falsely report a busy tree of NFS mounts as 'not in use'. Consequently, automount attempted to unmount the tree and failed with a 'failed to umount offset' error, leaving the mount tree to appear as empty directories. A patch has been applied to remove an incorrectly used autofs dentry mount check and the aforementioned problem no longer occurs. - A race condition in the be_open function in the be2net driver could trigger the BUG_ON() macro, which resulted in a kernel panic. A patch addressing this problem has been applied and the race condition is now avoided by enabling polling before enabling interrupts globally. The kernel no longer panics in this situation. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-31
    plugin id 70188
    published 2013-09-28
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=70188
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL5.x i386/x86_64
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20121106_KERNEL_ON_SL6_X.NASL
    description * A use-after-free flaw was found in the Linux kernel's memory management subsystem in the way quota handling for huge pages was performed. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or, potentially, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-2133, Moderate) * A use-after-free flaw was found in the madvise() system call implementation in the Linux kernel. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or, potentially, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-3511, Moderate) * It was found that when running a 32-bit binary that uses a large number of shared libraries, one of the libraries would always be loaded at a predictable address in memory. An attacker could use this flaw to bypass the Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) security feature. (CVE-2012-1568, Low) * Buffer overflow flaws were found in the udf_load_logicalvol() function in the Universal Disk Format (UDF) file system implementation in the Linux kernel. An attacker with physical access to a system could use these flaws to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-3400, Low) This update also fixes several bugs. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-31
    plugin id 62858
    published 2012-11-08
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=62858
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL6.x i386/x86_64
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2012-1426.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. This update fixes the following security issues : * A use-after-free flaw was found in the Linux kernel's memory management subsystem in the way quota handling for huge pages was performed. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or, potentially, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-2133, Moderate) * A use-after-free flaw was found in the madvise() system call implementation in the Linux kernel. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or, potentially, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-3511, Moderate) * It was found that when running a 32-bit binary that uses a large number of shared libraries, one of the libraries would always be loaded at a predictable address in memory. An attacker could use this flaw to bypass the Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) security feature. (CVE-2012-1568, Low) * Buffer overflow flaws were found in the udf_load_logicalvol() function in the Universal Disk Format (UDF) file system implementation in the Linux kernel. An attacker with physical access to a system could use these flaws to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-3400, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Shachar Raindel for reporting CVE-2012-2133. This update also fixes several bugs. 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 noted in the Technical Notes. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 62862
    published 2012-11-09
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=62862
    title CentOS 6 : kernel (CESA-2012:1426)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2013-1292.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2013:1292 : Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. This update fixes the following security issues : * A use-after-free flaw was found in the madvise() system call implementation in the Linux kernel. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or, potentially, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-3511, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's TCP/IP protocol suite implementation handled IPv6 sockets that used the UDP_CORK option. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2013-4162, Moderate) * An information leak flaw in the Linux kernel could allow a local, unprivileged user to leak kernel memory to user-space. (CVE-2013-2141, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Hannes Frederic Sowa for reporting CVE-2013-4162. This update also fixes the following bugs : * A bug in the be2net driver prevented communication between NICs using be2net. This update applies a patch addressing this problem along with several other upstream patches that fix various other problems. Traffic between NICs using the be2net driver now proceeds as expected. (BZ#983864) * A recent patch fixing a problem that prevented communication between NICs using the be2net driver caused the firmware of NICs to become unresponsive, and thus triggered a kernel panic. The problem was caused by unnecessary usage of a hardware workaround that allows skipping VLAN tag insertion. A patch has been applied and the workaround is now used only when the multi-channel configuration is enabled on the NIC. Note that the bug only affected the NICs with firmware version 4.2.xxxx. (BZ#999819) * A bug in the autofs4 mount expiration code could cause the autofs4 module to falsely report a busy tree of NFS mounts as 'not in use'. Consequently, automount attempted to unmount the tree and failed with a 'failed to umount offset' error, leaving the mount tree to appear as empty directories. A patch has been applied to remove an incorrectly used autofs dentry mount check and the aforementioned problem no longer occurs. (BZ#1001488) * A race condition in the be_open function in the be2net driver could trigger the BUG_ON() macro, which resulted in a kernel panic. A patch addressing this problem has been applied and the race condition is now avoided by enabling polling before enabling interrupts globally. The kernel no longer panics in this situation. (BZ#1005239) All kernel users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-18
    plugin id 70187
    published 2013-09-28
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=70187
    title Oracle Linux 5 : kernel (ELSA-2013-1292)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1529-1.NASL
    description A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's macvtap device driver, which is used in KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) to create a network bridge between host and guest. A privleged user in a guest could exploit this flaw to crash the host, if the vhost_net module is loaded with the experimental_zcopytx option enabled. (CVE-2012-2119) An error was discovered in the Linux kernel's network TUN/TAP device implementation. A local user with access to the TUN/TAP interface (which is not available to unprivileged users until granted by a root user) could exploit this flaw to crash the system or potential gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2012-2136) A flaw was found in how the Linux kernel's KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) subsystem handled MSI (Message Signaled Interrupts). A local unprivileged user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service or potentially elevate privileges. (CVE-2012-2137) A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) protocol implementation. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2012-2372) Ulrich Obergfell discovered an error in the Linux kernel's memory management subsystem on 32 bit PAE systems with more than 4GB of memory installed. A local unprivileged user could exploit this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2012-2373) Dan Rosenberg discovered flaws in the Linux kernel's NCI (Near Field Communication Controller Interface). A remote attacker could exploit these flaws to crash the system or potentially execute privileged code. (CVE-2012-3364) A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's epoll system call. An unprivileged local user could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2012-3375) Some errors where discovered in the Linux kernel's UDF file system, which is used to mount some CD-ROMs and DVDs. An unprivileged local user could use these flaws to crash the system. (CVE-2012-3400) A flaw was discovered in the madvise feature of the Linux kernel's memory subsystem. An unprivileged local use could exploit the flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the system). (CVE-2012-3511). 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 61507
    published 2012-08-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=61507
    title Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1529-1)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2012-1426.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2012:1426 : Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. This update fixes the following security issues : * A use-after-free flaw was found in the Linux kernel's memory management subsystem in the way quota handling for huge pages was performed. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or, potentially, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-2133, Moderate) * A use-after-free flaw was found in the madvise() system call implementation in the Linux kernel. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or, potentially, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-3511, Moderate) * It was found that when running a 32-bit binary that uses a large number of shared libraries, one of the libraries would always be loaded at a predictable address in memory. An attacker could use this flaw to bypass the Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) security feature. (CVE-2012-1568, Low) * Buffer overflow flaws were found in the udf_load_logicalvol() function in the Universal Disk Format (UDF) file system implementation in the Linux kernel. An attacker with physical access to a system could use these flaws to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-3400, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Shachar Raindel for reporting CVE-2012-2133. This update also fixes several bugs. 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 noted in the Technical Notes. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-18
    plugin id 68651
    published 2013-07-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=68651
    title Oracle Linux 6 : kernel (ELSA-2012-1426)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1577-1.NASL
    description A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's KVM (kernel virtual machine). An administrative user in the guest OS could leverage this flaw to cause a denial of service in the host OS. (CVE-2012-2121) Ben Hutchings reported a flaw in the Linux kernel with some network drivers that support TSO (TCP segment offload). A local or peer user could exploit this flaw to to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2012-3412) Jay Fenlason and Doug Ledford discovered a bug in the Linux kernel implementation of RDS sockets. A local unprivileged user could potentially use this flaw to read privileged information from the kernel. (CVE-2012-3430) A flaw was discovered in the madvise feature of the Linux kernel's memory subsystem. An unprivileged local use could exploit the flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the system). (CVE-2012-3511)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-01
    plugin id 62238
    published 2012-09-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=62238
    title USN-1577-1 : linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1567-1.NASL
    description A flaw was found in how the Linux kernel passed the replacement session keyring to a child process. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (panic). (CVE-2012-2745) Ben Hutchings reported a flaw in the Linux kernel with some network drivers that support TSO (TCP segment offload). A local or peer user could exploit this flaw to to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2012-3412) Jay Fenlason and Doug Ledford discovered a bug in the Linux kernel implementation of RDS sockets. A local unprivileged user could potentially use this flaw to read privileged information from the kernel. (CVE-2012-3430) A flaw was discovered in the madvise feature of the Linux kernel's memory subsystem. An unprivileged local use could exploit the flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the system). (CVE-2012-3511). 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 62111
    published 2012-09-15
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=62111
    title Ubuntu 11.04 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1567-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1533-1.NASL
    description An error was discovered in the Linux kernel's network TUN/TAP device implementation. A local user with access to the TUN/TAP interface (which is not available to unprivileged users until granted by a root user) could exploit this flaw to crash the system or potential gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2012-2136) Ulrich Obergfell discovered an error in the Linux kernel's memory management subsystem on 32 bit PAE systems with more than 4GB of memory installed. A local unprivileged user could exploit this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2012-2373) An error was discovered in the Linux kernel's memory subsystem (hugetlb). An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the system). (CVE-2012-2390) A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's epoll system call. An unprivileged local user could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2012-3375) Some errors where discovered in the Linux kernel's UDF file system, which is used to mount some CD-ROMs and DVDs. An unprivileged local user could use these flaws to crash the system. (CVE-2012-3400) A flaw was discovered in the madvise feature of the Linux kernel's memory subsystem. An unprivileged local use could exploit the flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the system). (CVE-2012-3511). 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 61511
    published 2012-08-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=61511
    title Ubuntu 11.10 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1533-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1572-1.NASL
    description Ben Hutchings reported a flaw in the Linux kernel with some network drivers that support TSO (TCP segment offload). A local or peer user could exploit this flaw to to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2012-3412) Jay Fenlason and Doug Ledford discovered a bug in the Linux kernel implementation of RDS sockets. A local unprivileged user could potentially use this flaw to read privileged information from the kernel. (CVE-2012-3430) A flaw was discovered in the madvise feature of the Linux kernel's memory subsystem. An unprivileged local use could exploit the flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the system). (CVE-2012-3511). 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 62199
    published 2012-09-19
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=62199
    title Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1572-1)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2013-1292.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. This update fixes the following security issues : * A use-after-free flaw was found in the madvise() system call implementation in the Linux kernel. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or, potentially, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2012-3511, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's TCP/IP protocol suite implementation handled IPv6 sockets that used the UDP_CORK option. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2013-4162, Moderate) * An information leak flaw in the Linux kernel could allow a local, unprivileged user to leak kernel memory to user-space. (CVE-2013-2141, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Hannes Frederic Sowa for reporting CVE-2013-4162. This update also fixes the following bugs : * A bug in the be2net driver prevented communication between NICs using be2net. This update applies a patch addressing this problem along with several other upstream patches that fix various other problems. Traffic between NICs using the be2net driver now proceeds as expected. (BZ#983864) * A recent patch fixing a problem that prevented communication between NICs using the be2net driver caused the firmware of NICs to become unresponsive, and thus triggered a kernel panic. The problem was caused by unnecessary usage of a hardware workaround that allows skipping VLAN tag insertion. A patch has been applied and the workaround is now used only when the multi-channel configuration is enabled on the NIC. Note that the bug only affected the NICs with firmware version 4.2.xxxx. (BZ#999819) * A bug in the autofs4 mount expiration code could cause the autofs4 module to falsely report a busy tree of NFS mounts as 'not in use'. Consequently, automount attempted to unmount the tree and failed with a 'failed to umount offset' error, leaving the mount tree to appear as empty directories. A patch has been applied to remove an incorrectly used autofs dentry mount check and the aforementioned problem no longer occurs. (BZ#1001488) * A race condition in the be_open function in the be2net driver could trigger the BUG_ON() macro, which resulted in a kernel panic. A patch addressing this problem has been applied and the race condition is now avoided by enabling polling before enabling interrupts globally. The kernel no longer panics in this situation. (BZ#1005239) All kernel users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 70163
    published 2013-09-27
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=70163
    title RHEL 5 : kernel (RHSA-2013:1292)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1574-1.NASL
    description A flaw was found in how the Linux kernel passed the replacement session keyring to a child process. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (panic). (CVE-2012-2745) Ben Hutchings reported a flaw in the Linux kernel with some network drivers that support TSO (TCP segment offload). A local or peer user could exploit this flaw to to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2012-3412) Jay Fenlason and Doug Ledford discovered a bug in the Linux kernel implementation of RDS sockets. A local unprivileged user could potentially use this flaw to read privileged information from the kernel. (CVE-2012-3430) A flaw was discovered in the madvise feature of the Linux kernel's memory subsystem. An unprivileged local use could exploit the flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the system). (CVE-2012-3511). 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 62211
    published 2012-09-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=62211
    title Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-lts-backport-natty vulnerabilities (USN-1574-1)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2012-2043.NASL
    description Description of changes: [2.6.39-300.17.2.el6uek] - hugepages: fix use after free bug in 'quota' handling [Orabug: 15845276] {CVE-2012-2133} - udf: Fortify loading of sparing table [Orabug: 15845302] {CVE-2012-3400} - udf: Avoid run away loop when partition table length is corrupt [Orabug: 15845302] {CVE-2012-3400} - mm: Hold a file reference in madvise_remove [Orabug: 15846025] {CVE-2012-3511}
    last seen 2018-09-02
    modified 2015-12-01
    plugin id 68687
    published 2013-07-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=68687
    title Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2012-2043)
redhat via4
advisories
bugzilla
id 860787
title [xfs/xfstests 273] heavy cp workload hang [rhel-6.3.z]
oval
AND
  • OR
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Client is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842001
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842002
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842003
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ComputeNode is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842004
  • OR
    • AND
      • comment kernel is earlier than 0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20121426005
      • comment kernel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842006
    • AND
      • comment kernel-bootwrapper is earlier than 0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20121426009
      • comment kernel-bootwrapper is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842010
    • AND
      • comment kernel-debug is earlier than 0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20121426013
      • comment kernel-debug is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842012
    • AND
      • comment kernel-debug-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20121426019
      • comment kernel-debug-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842014
    • AND
      • comment kernel-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20121426011
      • comment kernel-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842016
    • AND
      • comment kernel-doc is earlier than 0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20121426027
      • comment kernel-doc is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842024
    • AND
      • comment kernel-firmware is earlier than 0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20121426025
      • comment kernel-firmware is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842026
    • AND
      • comment kernel-headers is earlier than 0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20121426007
      • comment kernel-headers is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842008
    • AND
      • comment kernel-kdump is earlier than 0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20121426021
      • comment kernel-kdump is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842018
    • AND
      • comment kernel-kdump-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20121426023
      • comment kernel-kdump-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842020
    • AND
      • comment perf is earlier than 0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20121426015
      • comment perf is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842022
    • AND
      • comment python-perf is earlier than 0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20121426017
      • comment python-perf is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20111530020
rhsa
id RHSA-2012:1426
released 2012-11-06
severity Moderate
title RHSA-2012:1426: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate)
rpms
  • kernel-0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
  • kernel-bootwrapper-0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
  • kernel-debug-0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
  • kernel-debug-devel-0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
  • kernel-firmware-0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
  • kernel-headers-0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
  • kernel-kdump-0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
  • perf-0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
  • python-perf-0:2.6.32-279.14.1.el6
  • kernel-0:2.6.18-348.18.1.el5
  • kernel-PAE-0:2.6.18-348.18.1.el5
  • kernel-PAE-devel-0:2.6.18-348.18.1.el5
  • kernel-debug-0:2.6.18-348.18.1.el5
  • kernel-debug-devel-0:2.6.18-348.18.1.el5
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.18-348.18.1.el5
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.18-348.18.1.el5
  • kernel-headers-0:2.6.18-348.18.1.el5
  • kernel-kdump-0:2.6.18-348.18.1.el5
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:2.6.18-348.18.1.el5
  • kernel-xen-0:2.6.18-348.18.1.el5
  • kernel-xen-devel-0:2.6.18-348.18.1.el5
refmap via4
bid 55151
confirm
mlist [oss-security] 20120820 Re: CVE Request -- kernel: mm: use-after-free in madvise_remove()
secunia
  • 50633
  • 50732
  • 55055
ubuntu
  • USN-1529-1
  • USN-1567-1
  • USN-1572-1
  • USN-1577-1
Last major update 23-10-2013 - 23:40
Published 03-10-2012 - 23:28
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