ID CVE-2013-7265
Summary The pn_recvmsg function in net/phonet/datagram.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value before ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Linux Kernel 3.0 release candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 3.0 release candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 3.0 release candidate 3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc3
  • 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 release candidate 7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc7
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.1
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.2
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.3
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.4
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.5
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.6
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.7
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.8
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.9
  • 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
  • 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 3.0.14
    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 3.0.16
    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 3.0.18
    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 3.0.20
    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 3.0.22
    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 3.0.24
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.24
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.25
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.25
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.26
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.26
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.27
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.27
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.28
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.28
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.29
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.29
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.30
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.30
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.31
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.31
  • 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 3.0.34
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.34
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.35
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.35
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.36
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.36
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.37
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.37
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.38
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.38
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.39
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.39
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.40
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.40
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.41
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.41
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.42
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.42
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.43
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.43
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.44
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.44
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.45
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.45
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.46
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.46
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.47
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.47
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.48
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.48
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.49
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.49
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.50
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.50
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.51
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.51
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.52
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.52
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.53
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.53
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.54
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.54
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.55
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.55
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.56
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.56
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.57
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.57
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.58
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.58
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.59
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.59
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.60
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.60
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.61
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.61
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.62
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.62
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.63
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.63
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.64
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.64
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.65
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.65
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.66
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.66
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.67
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.67
  • Linux Kernel 3.0.68
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.68
  • Linux Kernel 3.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1
  • 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 3.1.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.1
  • Linux Kernel 3.1.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.2
  • Linux Kernel 3.1.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.3
  • Linux Kernel 3.1.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.4
  • Linux Kernel 3.1.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.5
  • Linux Kernel 3.1.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.6
  • Linux Kernel 3.1.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.7
  • Linux Kernel 3.1.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.8
  • Linux Kernel 3.1.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.9
  • Linux Kernel 3.1.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.10
  • Linux Kernel 3.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2
  • Linux Kernel 3.2 release candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 3.2 release candidate 3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc3
  • Linux Kernel 3.2 release candidate 4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc4
  • Linux Kernel 3.2 release candidate 5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc5
  • Linux Kernel 3.2 release candidate 6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc6
  • Linux Kernel 3.2 release candidate 7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc7
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.1
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.2
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.3
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.4
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.5
  • 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 3.2.12
    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 3.2.19
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.19
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.20
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.20
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.21
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.21
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.22
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.22
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.23
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.23
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.24
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.24
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.25
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.25
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.26
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.26
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.27
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.27
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.28
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.28
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.29
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.29
  • Linux Kernel 3.2.30
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.30
  • Linux Kernel 3.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3
  • Linux Kernel 3.3 release candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 3.3 release candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 3.3 release candidate 3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc3
  • Linux Kernel 3.3 release candidate 4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc4
  • Linux Kernel 3.3 release candidate 5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc5
  • Linux Kernel 3.3 release candidate 6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc6
  • Linux Kernel 3.3 release candidate 7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc7
  • Linux Kernel 3.3.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.1
  • Linux Kernel 3.3.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.2
  • Linux Kernel 3.3.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.3
  • Linux Kernel 3.3.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.4
  • Linux Kernel 3.3.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.5
  • 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 3.3.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.8
  • Linux Kernel 3.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4
  • Linux Kernel 3.4 release candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 3.4 release candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 3.4 release candidate 3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc3
  • Linux Kernel 3.4 release candidate 4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc4
  • Linux Kernel 3.4 release candidate 5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc5
  • Linux Kernel 3.4 release candidate 6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc6
  • Linux Kernel 3.4 release candidate 7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc7
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.1
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.2
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.3
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.4
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.5
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.6
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.7
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.8
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.9
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.10
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.11
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.12
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.13
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.13
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.14
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.14
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.15
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.15
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.16
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.16
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.17
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.17
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.18
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.18
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.19
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.19
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.20
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.20
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.21
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.21
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.22
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.22
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.23
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.23
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.24
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.24
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.25
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.25
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.26
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.26
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.27
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.27
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.28
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.28
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.29
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.29
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.30
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.30
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.31
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.31
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.32
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.32
  • Linux Kernel 3.5.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.5.1
  • Linux Kernel 3.5.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.5.2
  • Linux Kernel 3.5.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.5.3
  • Linux Kernel 3.5.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.5.4
  • Linux Kernel 3.5.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.5.5
  • Linux Kernel 3.5.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.5.6
  • Linux Kernel 3.5.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.5.7
  • Linux Kernel 3.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.6
  • Linux Kernel 3.6.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.6.1
  • Linux Kernel 3.6.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.6.2
  • Linux Kernel 3.6.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.6.3
  • Linux Kernel 3.6.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.6.4
  • Linux Kernel 3.6.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.6.5
  • Linux Kernel 3.6.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.6.6
  • Linux Kernel 3.6.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.6.7
  • Linux Kernel 3.6.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.6.8
  • Linux Kernel 3.6.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.6.9
  • Linux Kernel 3.6.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.6.10
  • Linux Kernel 3.6.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.6.11
  • Linux Kernel 3.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.7
  • Linux Kernel 3.7.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.7.1
  • Linux Kernel 3.7.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.7.2
  • Linux Kernel 3.7.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.7.3
  • Linux Kernel 3.7.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.7.4
  • Linux Kernel 3.7.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.7.5
  • Linux Kernel 3.7.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.7.6
  • Linux Kernel 3.7.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.7.7
  • Linux Kernel 3.7.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.7.8
  • Linux Kernel 3.7.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.7.9
  • Linux Kernel 3.7.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.7.10
  • Linux Kernel 3.8.0
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.8.0
  • Linux Kernel 3.8.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.8.1
  • Linux Kernel 3.8.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.8.2
  • Linux Kernel 3.8.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.8.3
  • Linux Kernel 3.8.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.8.4
  • Linux Kernel 3.8.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.8.5
  • Linux Kernel 3.8.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.8.6
  • Linux Kernel 3.8.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.8.7
  • Linux Kernel 3.8.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.8.8
  • Linux Kernel 3.8.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.8.9
  • Linux Kernel 3.8.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.8.10
  • Linux Kernel 3.8.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.8.11
  • Linux Kernel 3.8.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.8.12
  • Linux Kernel 3.8.13
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.8.13
  • Linux Kernel 3.9 release candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 3.9 release candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 3.9 release candidate 3
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CVSS
Base: 4.9 (as of 06-01-2014 - 13:15)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-20
CAPEC
  • Buffer Overflow via Environment Variables
    This attack pattern involves causing a buffer overflow through manipulation of environment variables. Once the attacker finds that they can modify an environment variable, they may try to overflow associated buffers. This attack leverages implicit trust often placed in environment variables.
  • Server Side Include (SSI) Injection
    An attacker can use Server Side Include (SSI) Injection to send code to a web application that then gets executed by the web server. Doing so enables the attacker to achieve similar results to Cross Site Scripting, viz., arbitrary code execution and information disclosure, albeit on a more limited scale, since the SSI directives are nowhere near as powerful as a full-fledged scripting language. Nonetheless, the attacker can conveniently gain access to sensitive files, such as password files, and execute shell commands.
  • Cross Zone Scripting
    An attacker is able to cause a victim to load content into their web-browser that bypasses security zone controls and gain access to increased privileges to execute scripting code or other web objects such as unsigned ActiveX controls or applets. This is a privilege elevation attack targeted at zone-based web-browser security. In a zone-based model, pages belong to one of a set of zones corresponding to the level of privilege assigned to that page. Pages in an untrusted zone would have a lesser level of access to the system and/or be restricted in the types of executable content it was allowed to invoke. In a cross-zone scripting attack, a page that should be assigned to a less privileged zone is granted the privileges of a more trusted zone. This can be accomplished by exploiting bugs in the browser, exploiting incorrect configuration in the zone controls, through a cross-site scripting attack that causes the attackers' content to be treated as coming from a more trusted page, or by leveraging some piece of system functionality that is accessible from both the trusted and less trusted zone. This attack differs from "Restful Privilege Escalation" in that the latter correlates to the inadequate securing of RESTful access methods (such as HTTP DELETE) on the server, while cross-zone scripting attacks the concept of security zones as implemented by a browser.
  • Cross Site Scripting through Log Files
    An attacker may leverage a system weakness where logs are susceptible to log injection to insert scripts into the system's logs. If these logs are later viewed by an administrator through a thin administrative interface and the log data is not properly HTML encoded before being written to the page, the attackers' scripts stored in the log will be executed in the administrative interface with potentially serious consequences. This attack pattern is really a combination of two other attack patterns: log injection and stored cross site scripting.
  • Command Line Execution through SQL Injection
    An attacker uses standard SQL injection methods to inject data into the command line for execution. This could be done directly through misuse of directives such as MSSQL_xp_cmdshell or indirectly through injection of data into the database that would be interpreted as shell commands. Sometime later, an unscrupulous backend application (or could be part of the functionality of the same application) fetches the injected data stored in the database and uses this data as command line arguments without performing proper validation. The malicious data escapes that data plane by spawning new commands to be executed on the host.
  • Object Relational Mapping Injection
    An attacker leverages a weakness present in the database access layer code generated with an Object Relational Mapping (ORM) tool or a weakness in the way that a developer used a persistence framework to inject his or her own SQL commands to be executed against the underlying database. The attack here is similar to plain SQL injection, except that the application does not use JDBC to directly talk to the database, but instead it uses a data access layer generated by an ORM tool or framework (e.g. Hibernate). While most of the time code generated by an ORM tool contains safe access methods that are immune to SQL injection, sometimes either due to some weakness in the generated code or due to the fact that the developer failed to use the generated access methods properly, SQL injection is still possible.
  • SQL Injection through SOAP Parameter Tampering
    An attacker modifies the parameters of the SOAP message that is sent from the service consumer to the service provider to initiate a SQL injection attack. On the service provider side, the SOAP message is parsed and parameters are not properly validated before being used to access a database in a way that does not use parameter binding, thus enabling the attacker to control the structure of the executed SQL query. This pattern describes a SQL injection attack with the delivery mechanism being a SOAP message.
  • Subverting Environment Variable Values
    The attacker directly or indirectly modifies environment variables used by or controlling the target software. The attacker's goal is to cause the target software to deviate from its expected operation in a manner that benefits the attacker.
  • Format String Injection
    An attacker includes formatting characters in a string input field on the target application. Most applications assume that users will provide static text and may respond unpredictably to the presence of formatting character. For example, in certain functions of the C programming languages such as printf, the formatting character %s will print the contents of a memory location expecting this location to identify a string and the formatting character %n prints the number of DWORD written in the memory. An attacker can use this to read or write to memory locations or files, or simply to manipulate the value of the resulting text in unexpected ways. Reading or writing memory may result in program crashes and writing memory could result in the execution of arbitrary code if the attacker can write to the program stack.
  • LDAP Injection
    An attacker manipulates or crafts an LDAP query for the purpose of undermining the security of the target. Some applications use user input to create LDAP queries that are processed by an LDAP server. For example, a user might provide their username during authentication and the username might be inserted in an LDAP query during the authentication process. An attacker could use this input to inject additional commands into an LDAP query that could disclose sensitive information. For example, entering a * in the aforementioned query might return information about all users on the system. This attack is very similar to an SQL injection attack in that it manipulates a query to gather additional information or coerce a particular return value.
  • Relative Path Traversal
    An attacker exploits a weakness in input validation on the target by supplying a specially constructed path utilizing dot and slash characters for the purpose of obtaining access to arbitrary files or resources. An attacker modifies a known path on the target in order to reach material that is not available through intended channels. These attacks normally involve adding additional path separators (/ or \) and/or dots (.), or encodings thereof, in various combinations in order to reach parent directories or entirely separate trees of the target's directory structure.
  • Client-side Injection-induced Buffer Overflow
    This type of attack exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in targeted client software through injection of malicious content from a custom-built hostile service.
  • Variable Manipulation
    An attacker manipulates variables used by an application to perform a variety of possible attacks. This can either be performed through the manipulation of function call parameters or by manipulating external variables, such as environment variables, that are used by an application. Changing variable values is usually undertaken as part of another attack; for example, a path traversal (inserting relative path modifiers) or buffer overflow (enlarging a variable value beyond an application's ability to store it).
  • Embedding Scripts in Non-Script Elements
    This attack is a form of Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) where malicious scripts are embedded in elements that are not expected to host scripts such as image tags (<img>), comments in XML documents (< !-CDATA->), etc. These tags may not be subject to the same input validation, output validation, and other content filtering and checking routines, so this can create an opportunity for an attacker to tunnel through the application's elements and launch a XSS attack through other elements. As with all remote attacks, it is important to differentiate the ability to launch an attack (such as probing an internal network for unpatched servers) and the ability of the remote attacker to collect and interpret the output of said attack.
  • Flash Injection
    An attacker tricks a victim to execute malicious flash content that executes commands or makes flash calls specified by the attacker. One example of this attack is cross-site flashing, an attacker controlled parameter to a reference call loads from content specified by the attacker.
  • Cross-Site Scripting Using Alternate Syntax
    The attacker uses alternate forms of keywords or commands that result in the same action as the primary form but which may not be caught by filters. For example, many keywords are processed in a case insensitive manner. If the site's web filtering algorithm does not convert all tags into a consistent case before the comparison with forbidden keywords it is possible to bypass filters (e.g., incomplete black lists) by using an alternate case structure. For example, the "script" tag using the alternate forms of "Script" or "ScRiPt" may bypass filters where "script" is the only form tested. Other variants using different syntax representations are also possible as well as using pollution meta-characters or entities that are eventually ignored by the rendering engine. The attack can result in the execution of otherwise prohibited functionality.
  • Exploiting Trust in Client (aka Make the Client Invisible)
    An attack of this type exploits a programs' vulnerabilities in client/server communication channel authentication and data integrity. It leverages the implicit trust a server places in the client, or more importantly, that which the server believes is the client. An attacker executes this type of attack by placing themselves in the communication channel between client and server such that communication directly to the server is possible where the server believes it is communicating only with a valid client. There are numerous variations of this type of attack.
  • XML Nested Payloads
    Applications often need to transform data in and out of the XML format by using an XML parser. It may be possible for an attacker to inject data that may have an adverse effect on the XML parser when it is being processed. By nesting XML data and causing this data to be continuously self-referential, an attacker can cause the XML parser to consume more resources while processing, causing excessive memory consumption and CPU utilization. An attacker's goal is to leverage parser failure to his or her advantage. In most cases this type of an attack will result in a denial of service due to an application becoming unstable, freezing, or crash. However it may be possible to cause a crash resulting in arbitrary code execution, leading to a jump from the data plane to the control plane [R.230.1].
  • XML Oversized Payloads
    Applications often need to transform data in and out of the XML format by using an XML parser. It may be possible for an attacker to inject data that may have an adverse effect on the XML parser when it is being processed. By supplying oversized payloads in input vectors that will be processed by the XML parser, an attacker can cause the XML parser to consume more resources while processing, causing excessive memory consumption and CPU utilization, and potentially cause execution of arbitrary code. An attacker's goal is to leverage parser failure to his or her advantage. In many cases this type of an attack will result in a denial of service due to an application becoming unstable, freezing, or crash. However it is possible to cause a crash resulting in arbitrary code execution, leading to a jump from the data plane to the control plane [R.231.1].
  • Filter Failure through Buffer Overflow
    In this attack, the idea is to cause an active filter to fail by causing an oversized transaction. An attacker may try to feed overly long input strings to the program in an attempt to overwhelm the filter (by causing a buffer overflow) and hoping that the filter does not fail securely (i.e. the user input is let into the system unfiltered).
  • Cross-Site Scripting via Encoded URI Schemes
    An attack of this type exploits the ability of most browsers to interpret "data", "javascript" or other URI schemes as client-side executable content placeholders. This attack consists of passing a malicious URI in an anchor tag HREF attribute or any other similar attributes in other HTML tags. Such malicious URI contains, for example, a base64 encoded HTML content with an embedded cross-site scripting payload. The attack is executed when the browser interprets the malicious content i.e., for example, when the victim clicks on the malicious link.
  • XML Injection
    An attacker utilizes crafted XML user-controllable input to probe, attack, and inject data into the XML database, using techniques similar to SQL injection. The user-controllable input can allow for unauthorized viewing of data, bypassing authentication or the front-end application for direct XML database access, and possibly altering database information.
  • Environment Variable Manipulation
    An attacker manipulates environment variables used by an application to perform a variety of possible attacks. Changing variable values is usually undertaken as part of another attack; for example, a path traversal (inserting relative path modifiers) or buffer overflow (enlarging a variable value beyond an application's ability to store it).
  • Global variable manipulation
    An attacker manipulates global variables used by an application to perform a variety of possible attacks. Changing variable values is usually undertaken as part of another attack; for example, a path traversal (inserting relative path modifiers) or buffer overflow (enlarging a variable value beyond an application's ability to store it).
  • Leverage Alternate Encoding
    This attack leverages the possibility to encode potentially harmful input and submit it to applications not expecting or effective at validating this encoding standard making input filtering difficult.
  • Fuzzing
    Fuzzing is a software testing method that feeds randomly constructed input to the system and looks for an indication that a failure in response to that input has occurred. Fuzzing treats the system as a black box and is totally free from any preconceptions or assumptions about the system. An attacker can leverage fuzzing to try to identify weaknesses in the system. For instance fuzzing can help an attacker discover certain assumptions made in the system about user input. Fuzzing gives an attacker a quick way of potentially uncovering some of these assumptions without really knowing anything about the internals of the system. These assumptions can then be turned against the system by specially crafting user input that may allow an attacker to achieve his goals.
  • Using Leading 'Ghost' Character Sequences to Bypass Input Filters
    An attacker intentionally introduces leading characters that enable getting the input past the filters. The API that is being targeted, ignores the leading "ghost" characters, and therefore processes the attackers' input. This occurs when the targeted API will accept input data in several syntactic forms and interpret it in the equivalent semantic way, while the filter does not take into account the full spectrum of the syntactic forms acceptable to the targeted API. Some APIs will strip certain leading characters from a string of parameters. Perhaps these characters are considered redundant, and for this reason they are removed. Another possibility is the parser logic at the beginning of analysis is specialized in some way that causes some characters to be removed. The attacker can specify multiple types of alternative encodings at the beginning of a string as a set of probes. One commonly used possibility involves adding ghost characters--extra characters that don't affect the validity of the request at the API layer. If the attacker has access to the API libraries being targeted, certain attack ideas can be tested directly in advance. Once alternative ghost encodings emerge through testing, the attacker can move from lab-based API testing to testing real-world service implementations.
  • Accessing/Intercepting/Modifying HTTP Cookies
    This attack relies on the use of HTTP Cookies to store credentials, state information and other critical data on client systems. The first form of this attack involves accessing HTTP Cookies to mine for potentially sensitive data contained therein. The second form of this attack involves intercepting this data as it is transmitted from client to server. This intercepted information is then used by the attacker to impersonate the remote user/session. The third form is when the cookie's content is modified by the attacker before it is sent back to the server. Here the attacker seeks to convince the target server to operate on this falsified information.
  • Embedding Scripts in HTTP Query Strings
    A variant of cross-site scripting called "reflected" cross-site scripting, the HTTP Query Strings attack consists of passing a malicious script inside an otherwise valid HTTP request query string. This is of significant concern for sites that rely on dynamic, user-generated content such as bulletin boards, news sites, blogs, and web enabled administration GUIs. The malicious script may steal session data, browse history, probe files, or otherwise execute attacks on the client side. Once the attacker has prepared the malicious HTTP query it is sent to a victim user (perhaps by email, IM, or posted on an online forum), who clicks on a normal looking link that contains a poison query string. This technique can be made more effective through the use of services like http://tinyurl.com/, which makes very small URLs that will redirect to very large, complex ones. The victim will not know what he is really clicking on.
  • MIME Conversion
    An attacker exploits a weakness in the MIME conversion routine to cause a buffer overflow and gain control over the mail server machine. The MIME system is designed to allow various different information formats to be interpreted and sent via e-mail. Attack points exist when data are converted to MIME compatible format and back.
  • Exploiting Multiple Input Interpretation Layers
    An attacker supplies the target software with input data that contains sequences of special characters designed to bypass input validation logic. This exploit relies on the target making multiples passes over the input data and processing a "layer" of special characters with each pass. In this manner, the attacker can disguise input that would otherwise be rejected as invalid by concealing it with layers of special/escape characters that are stripped off by subsequent processing steps. The goal is to first discover cases where the input validation layer executes before one or more parsing layers. That is, user input may go through the following logic in an application: In such cases, the attacker will need to provide input that will pass through the input validator, but after passing through parser2, will be converted into something that the input validator was supposed to stop.
  • Buffer Overflow via Symbolic Links
    This type of attack leverages the use of symbolic links to cause buffer overflows. An attacker can try to create or manipulate a symbolic link file such that its contents result in out of bounds data. When the target software processes the symbolic link file, it could potentially overflow internal buffers with insufficient bounds checking.
  • Overflow Variables and Tags
    This type of attack leverages the use of tags or variables from a formatted configuration data to cause buffer overflow. The attacker crafts a malicious HTML page or configuration file that includes oversized strings, thus causing an overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow via Parameter Expansion
    In this attack, the target software is given input that the attacker knows will be modified and expanded in size during processing. This attack relies on the target software failing to anticipate that the expanded data may exceed some internal limit, thereby creating a buffer overflow.
  • Signature Spoof
    An attacker generates a message or datablock that causes the recipient to believe that the message or datablock was generated and cryptographically signed by an authoritative or reputable source, misleading a victim or victim operating system into performing malicious actions.
  • XML Client-Side Attack
    Client applications such as web browsers that process HTML data often need to transform data in and out of the XML format by using an XML parser. It may be possible for an attacker to inject data that may have an adverse effect on the XML parser when it is being processed. These adverse effects may include the parser crashing, consuming too much of a resource, executing too slowly, executing code supplied by an attacker, allowing usage of unintended system functionality, etc. An attacker's goal is to leverage parser failure to his or her advantage. In some cases it may be possible to jump from the data plane to the control plane via bad data being passed to an XML parser. [R.484.1]
  • Embedding NULL Bytes
    An attacker embeds one or more null bytes in input to the target software. This attack relies on the usage of a null-valued byte as a string terminator in many environments. The goal is for certain components of the target software to stop processing the input when it encounters the null byte(s).
  • Postfix, Null Terminate, and Backslash
    If a string is passed through a filter of some kind, then a terminal NULL may not be valid. Using alternate representation of NULL allows an attacker to embed the NULL mid-string while postfixing the proper data so that the filter is avoided. One example is a filter that looks for a trailing slash character. If a string insertion is possible, but the slash must exist, an alternate encoding of NULL in mid-string may be used.
  • Simple Script Injection
    An attacker embeds malicious scripts in content that will be served to web browsers. The goal of the attack is for the target software, the client-side browser, to execute the script with the users' privilege level. An attack of this type exploits a programs' vulnerabilities that are brought on by allowing remote hosts to execute code and scripts. Web browsers, for example, have some simple security controls in place, but if a remote attacker is allowed to execute scripts (through injecting them in to user-generated content like bulletin boards) then these controls may be bypassed. Further, these attacks are very difficult for an end user to detect.
  • Using Slashes and URL Encoding Combined to Bypass Validation Logic
    This attack targets the encoding of the URL combined with the encoding of the slash characters. An attacker can take advantage of the multiple way of encoding an URL and abuse the interpretation of the URL. An URL may contain special character that need special syntax handling in order to be interpreted. Special characters are represented using a percentage character followed by two digits representing the octet code of the original character (%HEX-CODE). For instance US-ASCII space character would be represented with %20. This is often referred as escaped ending or percent-encoding. Since the server decodes the URL from the requests, it may restrict the access to some URL paths by validating and filtering out the URL requests it received. An attacker will try to craft an URL with a sequence of special characters which once interpreted by the server will be equivalent to a forbidden URL. It can be difficult to protect against this attack since the URL can contain other format of encoding such as UTF-8 encoding, Unicode-encoding, etc.
  • SQL Injection
    This attack exploits target software that constructs SQL statements based on user input. An attacker crafts input strings so that when the target software constructs SQL statements based on the input, the resulting SQL statement performs actions other than those the application intended. SQL Injection results from failure of the application to appropriately validate input. When specially crafted user-controlled input consisting of SQL syntax is used without proper validation as part of SQL queries, it is possible to glean information from the database in ways not envisaged during application design. Depending upon the database and the design of the application, it may also be possible to leverage injection to have the database execute system-related commands of the attackers' choice. SQL Injection enables an attacker to talk directly to the database, thus bypassing the application completely. Successful injection can cause information disclosure as well as ability to add or modify data in the database. In order to successfully inject SQL and retrieve information from a database, an attacker:
  • String Format Overflow in syslog()
    This attack targets the format string vulnerabilities in the syslog() function. An attacker would typically inject malicious input in the format string parameter of the syslog function. This is a common problem, and many public vulnerabilities and associated exploits have been posted.
  • Blind SQL Injection
    Blind SQL Injection results from an insufficient mitigation for SQL Injection. Although suppressing database error messages are considered best practice, the suppression alone is not sufficient to prevent SQL Injection. Blind SQL Injection is a form of SQL Injection that overcomes the lack of error messages. Without the error messages that facilitate SQL Injection, the attacker constructs input strings that probe the target through simple Boolean SQL expressions. The attacker can determine if the syntax and structure of the injection was successful based on whether the query was executed or not. Applied iteratively, the attacker determines how and where the target is vulnerable to SQL Injection. For example, an attacker may try entering something like "username' AND 1=1; --" in an input field. If the result is the same as when the attacker entered "username" in the field, then the attacker knows that the application is vulnerable to SQL Injection. The attacker can then ask yes/no questions from the database server to extract information from it. For example, the attacker can extract table names from a database using the following types of queries: If the above query executes properly, then the attacker knows that the first character in a table name in the database is a letter between m and z. If it doesn't, then the attacker knows that the character must be between a and l (assuming of course that table names only contain alphabetic characters). By performing a binary search on all character positions, the attacker can determine all table names in the database. Subsequently, the attacker may execute an actual attack and send something like:
  • Using Unicode Encoding to Bypass Validation Logic
    An attacker may provide a Unicode string to a system component that is not Unicode aware and use that to circumvent the filter or cause the classifying mechanism to fail to properly understanding the request. That may allow the attacker to slip malicious data past the content filter and/or possibly cause the application to route the request incorrectly.
  • URL Encoding
    This attack targets the encoding of the URL. An attacker can take advantage of the multiple way of encoding an URL and abuse the interpretation of the URL. An URL may contain special character that need special syntax handling in order to be interpreted. Special characters are represented using a percentage character followed by two digits representing the octet code of the original character (%HEX-CODE). For instance US-ASCII space character would be represented with %20. This is often referred as escaped ending or percent-encoding. Since the server decodes the URL from the requests, it may restrict the access to some URL paths by validating and filtering out the URL requests it received. An attacker will try to craft an URL with a sequence of special characters which once interpreted by the server will be equivalent to a forbidden URL. It can be difficult to protect against this attack since the URL can contain other format of encoding such as UTF-8 encoding, Unicode-encoding, etc. The attacker could also subvert the meaning of the URL string request by encoding the data being sent to the server through a GET request. For instance an attacker may subvert the meaning of parameters used in a SQL request and sent through the URL string (See Example section).
  • User-Controlled Filename
    An attack of this type involves an attacker inserting malicious characters (such as a XSS redirection) into a filename, directly or indirectly that is then used by the target software to generate HTML text or other potentially executable content. Many websites rely on user-generated content and dynamically build resources like files, filenames, and URL links directly from user supplied data. In this attack pattern, the attacker uploads code that can execute in the client browser and/or redirect the client browser to a site that the attacker owns. All XSS attack payload variants can be used to pass and exploit these vulnerabilities.
  • Using Escaped Slashes in Alternate Encoding
    This attack targets the use of the backslash in alternate encoding. An attacker can provide a backslash as a leading character and causes a parser to believe that the next character is special. This is called an escape. By using that trick, the attacker tries to exploit alternate ways to encode the same character which leads to filter problems and opens avenues to attack.
  • Using Slashes in Alternate Encoding
    This attack targets the encoding of the Slash characters. An attacker would try to exploit common filtering problems related to the use of the slashes characters to gain access to resources on the target host. Directory-driven systems, such as file systems and databases, typically use the slash character to indicate traversal between directories or other container components. For murky historical reasons, PCs (and, as a result, Microsoft OSs) choose to use a backslash, whereas the UNIX world typically makes use of the forward slash. The schizophrenic result is that many MS-based systems are required to understand both forms of the slash. This gives the attacker many opportunities to discover and abuse a number of common filtering problems. The goal of this pattern is to discover server software that only applies filters to one version, but not the other.
  • Buffer Overflow in an API Call
    This attack targets libraries or shared code modules which are vulnerable to buffer overflow attacks. An attacker who has access to an API may try to embed malicious code in the API function call and exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in the function's implementation. All clients that make use of the code library thus become vulnerable by association. This has a very broad effect on security across a system, usually affecting more than one software process.
  • Using UTF-8 Encoding to Bypass Validation Logic
    This attack is a specific variation on leveraging alternate encodings to bypass validation logic. This attack leverages the possibility to encode potentially harmful input in UTF-8 and submit it to applications not expecting or effective at validating this encoding standard making input filtering difficult. UTF-8 (8-bit UCS/Unicode Transformation Format) is a variable-length character encoding for Unicode. Legal UTF-8 characters are one to four bytes long. However, early version of the UTF-8 specification got some entries wrong (in some cases it permitted overlong characters). UTF-8 encoders are supposed to use the "shortest possible" encoding, but naive decoders may accept encodings that are longer than necessary. According to the RFC 3629, a particularly subtle form of this attack can be carried out against a parser which performs security-critical validity checks against the UTF-8 encoded form of its input, but interprets certain illegal octet sequences as characters.
  • Web Logs Tampering
    Web Logs Tampering attacks involve an attacker injecting, deleting or otherwise tampering with the contents of web logs typically for the purposes of masking other malicious behavior. Additionally, writing malicious data to log files may target jobs, filters, reports, and other agents that process the logs in an asynchronous attack pattern. This pattern of attack is similar to "Log Injection-Tampering-Forging" except that in this case, the attack is targeting the logs of the web server and not the application.
  • XPath Injection
    An attacker can craft special user-controllable input consisting of XPath expressions to inject the XML database and bypass authentication or glean information that he normally would not be able to. XPath Injection enables an attacker to talk directly to the XML database, thus bypassing the application completely. XPath Injection results from the failure of an application to properly sanitize input used as part of dynamic XPath expressions used to query an XML database. In order to successfully inject XML and retrieve information from a database, an attacker:
  • AJAX Fingerprinting
    This attack utilizes the frequent client-server roundtrips in Ajax conversation to scan a system. While Ajax does not open up new vulnerabilities per se, it does optimize them from an attacker point of view. In many XSS attacks the attacker must get a "hole in one" and successfully exploit the vulnerability on the victim side the first time, once the client is redirected the attacker has many chances to engage in follow on probes, but there is only one first chance. In a widely used web application this is not a major problem because 1 in a 1,000 is good enough in a widely used application. A common first step for an attacker is to footprint the environment to understand what attacks will work. Since footprinting relies on enumeration, the conversational pattern of rapid, multiple requests and responses that are typical in Ajax applications enable an attacker to look for many vulnerabilities, well-known ports, network locations and so on.
  • Embedding Script (XSS) in HTTP Headers
    An attack of this type exploits web applications that generate web content, such as links in a HTML page, based on unvalidated or improperly validated data submitted by other actors. XSS in HTTP Headers attacks target the HTTP headers which are hidden from most users and may not be validated by web applications.
  • OS Command Injection
    In this type of an attack, an adversary injects operating system commands into existing application functions. An application that uses untrusted input to build command strings is vulnerable. An adversary can leverage OS command injection in an application to elevate privileges, execute arbitrary commands and compromise the underlying operating system.
  • Buffer Overflow in Local Command-Line Utilities
    This attack targets command-line utilities available in a number of shells. An attacker can leverage a vulnerability found in a command-line utility to escalate privilege to root.
  • XSS in IMG Tags
    Image tags are an often overlooked, but convenient, means for a Cross Site Scripting attack. The attacker can inject script contents into an image (IMG) tag in order to steal information from a victim's browser and execute malicious scripts.
  • XML Parser Attack
    Applications often need to transform data in and out of the XML format by using an XML parser. It may be possible for an attacker to inject data that may have an adverse effect on the XML parser when it is being processed. These adverse effects may include the parser crashing, consuming too much of a resource, executing too slowly, executing code supplied by an attacker, allowing usage of unintended system functionality, etc. An attacker's goal is to leverage parser failure to his or her advantage. In some cases it may be possible to jump from the data plane to the control plane via bad data being passed to an XML parser. [R.99.1]
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  • NASL family F5 Networks Local Security Checks
    NASL id F5_BIGIP_SOL15984.NASL
    description The pn_recvmsg function in net/phonet/datagram.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value before ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-01-04
    plugin id 80529
    published 2015-01-15
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=80529
    title F5 Networks BIG-IP : Linux kernel vulnerability (SOL15984)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2014-0772-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 4 LTSS kernel has been updated to fix various security issues and several bugs. The following security issues have been addressed : CVE-2013-6382: Multiple buffer underflows in the XFS implementation in the Linux kernel through 3.12.1 allow local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging the CAP_SYS_ADMIN capability for a (1) XFS_IOC_ATTRLIST_BY_HANDLE or (2) XFS_IOC_ATTRLIST_BY_HANDLE_32 ioctl call with a crafted length value, related to the xfs_attrlist_by_handle function in fs/xfs/xfs_ioctl.c and the xfs_compat_attrlist_by_handle function in fs/xfs/xfs_ioctl32.c. (bnc#852553) CVE-2013-7263: The Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates certain length values before ensuring that associated data structures have been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call, related to net/ipv4/ping.c, net/ipv4/raw.c, net/ipv4/udp.c, net/ipv6/raw.c, and net/ipv6/udp.c. (bnc#857643) CVE-2013-7264: The l2tp_ip_recvmsg function in net/l2tp/l2tp_ip.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value before ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call. (bnc#857643) CVE-2013-7265: The pn_recvmsg function in net/phonet/datagram.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value before ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call. (bnc#857643) CVE-2014-1737: The raw_cmd_copyin function in drivers/block/floppy.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.3 does not properly handle error conditions during processing of an FDRAWCMD ioctl call, which allows local users to trigger kfree operations and gain privileges by leveraging write access to a /dev/fd device. (bnc#875798) CVE-2014-1738: The raw_cmd_copyout function in drivers/block/floppy.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.3 does not properly restrict access to certain pointers during processing of an FDRAWCMD ioctl call, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory by leveraging write access to a /dev/fd device. (bnc#875798) Additionally, the following non-security bugs have been fixed : - tcp: syncookies: reduce cookie lifetime to 128 seconds (bnc#833968). - tcp: syncookies: reduce mss table to four values (bnc#833968). - ia64: Change default PSR.ac from '1' to '0' (Fix erratum #237) (bnc#874108). - tty: fix up atime/mtime mess, take three (bnc#797175). 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 2019-01-02
    plugin id 83626
    published 2015-05-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=83626
    title SUSE SLES10 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2014:0772-1)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-2906.NASL
    description Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux kernel that may lead to a denial of service, information leak or privilege escalation. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems : - CVE-2013-0343 George Kargiotakis reported an issue in the temporary address handling of the IPv6 privacy extensions. Users on the same LAN can cause a denial of service or obtain access to sensitive information by sending router advertisement messages that cause temporary address generation to be disabled. - CVE-2013-2147 Dan Carpenter reported issues in the cpqarray driver for Compaq Smart2 Controllers and the cciss driver for HP Smart Array controllers allowing users to gain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2013-2889 Kees Cook discovered missing input sanitization in the HID driver for Zeroplus game pads that could lead to a local denial of service. - CVE-2013-2893 Kees Cook discovered that missing input sanitization in the HID driver for various Logitech force feedback devices could lead to a local denial of service. - CVE-2013-2929 Vasily Kulikov discovered that a flaw in the get_dumpable() function of the ptrace subsytsem could lead to information disclosure. Only systems with the fs.suid_dumpable sysctl set to a non-default value of '2' are vulnerable. - CVE-2013-4162 Hannes Frederic Sowa discovered that incorrect handling of IPv6 sockets using the UDP_CORK option could result in denial of service. - CVE-2013-4299 Fujitsu reported an issue in the device-mapper subsystem. Local users could gain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2013-4345 Stephan Mueller found in bug in the ANSI pseudo random number generator which could lead to the use of less entropy than expected. - CVE-2013-4512 Nico Golde and Fabian Yamaguchi reported an issue in the user mode linux port. A buffer overflow condition exists in the write method for the /proc/exitcode file. Local users with sufficient privileges allowing them to write to this file could gain further elevated privileges. - CVE-2013-4587 Andrew Honig of Google reported an issue in the KVM virtualization subsystem. A local user could gain elevated privileges by passing a large vcpu_id parameter. - CVE-2013-6367 Andrew Honig of Google reported an issue in the KVM virtualization subsystem. A divide-by-zero condition could allow a guest user to cause a denial of service on the host (crash). - CVE-2013-6380 Mahesh Rajashekhara reported an issue in the aacraid driver for storage products from various vendors. Local users with CAP_SYS_ADMIN privileges could gain further elevated privileges. - CVE-2013-6381 Nico Golde and Fabian Yamaguchi reported an issue in the Gigabit Ethernet device support for s390 systems. Local users could cause a denial of service or gain elevated privileges via the SIOC_QETH_ADP_SET_SNMP_CONTROL ioctl. - CVE-2013-6382 Nico Golde and Fabian Yamaguchi reported an issue in the XFS filesystem. Local users with CAP_SYS_ADMIN privileges could gain further elevated privileges. - CVE-2013-6383 Dan Carpenter reported an issue in the aacraid driver for storage devices from various vendors. A local user could gain elevated privileges due to a missing privilege level check in the aac_compat_ioctl function. - CVE-2013-7263 CVE-2013-7264 CVE-2013-7265 mpb reported an information leak in the recvfrom, recvmmsg and recvmsg system calls. A local user could obtain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2013-7339 Sasha Levin reported an issue in the RDS network protocol over Infiniband. A local user could cause a denial of service condition. - CVE-2014-0101 Nokia Siemens Networks reported an issue in the SCTP network protocol subsystem. Remote users could cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference). - CVE-2014-1444 Salva Peiro reported an issue in the FarSync WAN driver. Local users with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability could gain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2014-1445 Salva Peiro reported an issue in the wanXL serial card driver. Local users could gain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2014-1446 Salva Peiro reported an issue in the YAM radio modem driver. Local users with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability could gain access to sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2014-1874 Matthew Thode reported an issue in the SELinux subsystem. A local user with CAP_MAC_ADMIN privileges could cause a denial of service by setting an empty security context on a file. - CVE-2014-2039 Martin Schwidefsky reported an issue on s390 systems. A local user could cause a denial of service (kernel oops) by executing an application with a linkage stack instruction. - CVE-2014-2523 Daniel Borkmann provided a fix for an issue in the nf_conntrack_dccp module. Remote users could cause a denial of service (system crash) or potentially gain elevated privileges.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 73713
    published 2014-04-27
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=73713
    title Debian DSA-2906-1 : linux-2.6 - privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2014-0159.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 Important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. * A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the qeth_snmp_command() function in the Linux kernel's QETH network device driver implementation handled SNMP IOCTL requests with an out-of-bounds length. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2013-6381, Important) * A flaw was found in the way the get_dumpable() function return value was interpreted in the ptrace subsystem of the Linux kernel. When 'fs.suid_dumpable' was set to 2, a local, unprivileged local user could use this flaw to bypass intended ptrace restrictions and obtain potentially sensitive information. (CVE-2013-2929, Low) * It was found that certain protocol handlers in the Linux kernel's networking implementation could set the addr_len value without initializing the associated data structure. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to leak kernel stack memory to user space using the recvmsg, recvfrom, and recvmmsg system calls (CVE-2013-7263, CVE-2013-7265, Low). 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. 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 72437
    published 2014-02-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=72437
    title CentOS 6 : kernel (CESA-2014:0159)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2013-22669.NASL
    description The 3.11.10 stable update contains a number of important fixes across the tree Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2015-10-19
    plugin id 71249
    published 2013-12-08
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=71249
    title Fedora 19 : kernel-3.11.10-200.fc19 (2013-22669)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2014-0439.NASL
    description Updated kernel-rt packages that fix multiple security issues, several bugs, and add various enhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel-rt packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. * A denial of service flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's IPv6 implementation processed IPv6 router advertisement (RA) packets. An attacker able to send a large number of RA packets to a target system could potentially use this flaw to crash the target system. (CVE-2014-2309, Important) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's netfilter connection tracking implementation for Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP) packets used the skb_header_pointer() function. A remote attacker could use this flaw to send a specially crafted DCCP packet to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-2523, Important) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's CIFS implementation handled uncached write operations with specially crafted iovec structures. An unprivileged local user with access to a CIFS share could use this flaw to crash the system, leak kernel memory, or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-0069, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel handled pending Floating Pointer Unit (FPU) exceptions during the switching of tasks. A local attacker could use this flaw to terminate arbitrary processes on the system, causing a denial of service, or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. Note that this flaw only affected systems using AMD CPUs on both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures. (CVE-2014-1438, Moderate) * It was found that certain protocol handlers in the Linux kernel's networking implementation could set the addr_len value without initializing the associated data structure. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to leak kernel stack memory to user space using the recvmsg, recvfrom, and recvmmsg system calls. (CVE-2013-7263, CVE-2013-7265, Low) * An information leak flaw was found in the Linux kernel's netfilter connection tracking IRC NAT helper implementation that could allow a remote attacker to disclose portions of kernel stack memory during IRC DCC (Direct Client-to-Client) communication over NAT. (CVE-2014-1690, Low) * A denial of service flaw was discovered in the way the Linux kernel's SELinux implementation handled files with an empty SELinux security context. A local user who has the CAP_MAC_ADMIN capability could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-1874, Low) This update also fixes several bugs and adds multiple enhancements. Documentation for these changes will be available shortly from the Technical Notes document linked to in the References section. Users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which upgrade the kernel-rt kernel to version kernel-rt-3.10.33-rt32.33, correct these issues, and fix the bugs and add the enhancements noted in the Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 Technical Notes. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-27
    plugin id 76674
    published 2014-07-22
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=76674
    title RHEL 6 : MRG (RHSA-2014:0439)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2013-23653.NASL
    description The 3.12.5 kernel contains support for new devices, and a number of bug fixes across the tree. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2015-10-19
    plugin id 71598
    published 2013-12-23
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=71598
    title Fedora 19 : kernel-3.12.5-200.fc19 (2013-23653)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2117-1.NASL
    description Saran Neti reported a flaw in the ipv6 UDP Fragmentation Offload (UFI) in the Linux kernel. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (panic). (CVE-2013-4563) Mathy Vanhoef discovered an error in the the way the ath9k driver was handling the BSSID masking. A remote attacker could exploit this error to discover the original MAC address after a spoofing atack. (CVE-2013-4579) Andrew Honig reported a flaw in the Linux Kernel's kvm_vm_ioctl_create_vcpu function of the Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) subsystem. A local user could exploit this flaw to gain privileges on the host machine. (CVE-2013-4587) Andrew Honig reported a flaw in the apic_get_tmcct function of the Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) subsystem if the Linux kernel. A guest OS user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service or host OS system crash. (CVE-2013-6367) Andrew Honig reported an error in the Linux Kernel's Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) VAPIC synchronization operation. A local user could exploit this flaw to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2013-6368) Lars Bull discovered a flaw in the recalculate_apic_map function of the Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) subsystem in the Linux kernel. A guest OS user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (host OS crash). (CVE-2013-6376) Nico Golde and Fabian Yamaguchi reported buffer underflow errors in the implementation of the XFS filesystem in the Linux kernel. A local user with CAP_SYS_ADMIN could exploit these flaw to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly other unspecified issues. (CVE-2013-6382) A flaw was discovered in the ipv4 ping_recvmsg function of the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash). (CVE-2013-6432) mpd reported an information leak in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg system calls in the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7263) mpb reported an information leak in the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (l2tp) of the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7264) mpb reported an information leak in the Phone Network protocol (phonet) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7265) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with ISDN sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7266) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with apple talk sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7267) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with ipx protocol sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7268) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with the netrom address family in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7269) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with packet address family sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7270) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with x25 protocol sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7271) mpb reported an information leak in the Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks support (IEEE 802.15.4) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7281) halfdog reported an error in the AMD K7 and K8 platform support in the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw on AMD based systems to cause a denial of service (task kill) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application. (CVE-2014-1438) An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's hamradio YAM driver for AX.25 packet radio. A local user with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2014-1446). 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 72578
    published 2014-02-19
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=72578
    title Ubuntu 13.10 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2117-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_KERNEL-140321.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 3 kernel was updated to fix various bugs and security issues. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- - WARNING: If you are running KVM with PCI pass-through on a system with one of the following Intel chipsets: 5500 (revision 0x13), 5520 (revision 0x13) or X58 (revisions 0x12, 0x13, 0x22), please make sure to read the following support document before installing this update: https://www.suse.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7014344 . You will have to update your KVM setup to no longer make use of PCI pass-through before rebooting to the updated kernel. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- - The following security bugs were fixed : - 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-2013-4470) - The microcode on AMD 16h 00h through 0Fh processors does not properly handle the interaction between locked instructions and write-combined memory types, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) via a crafted application, aka the errata 793 issue. (bnc#852967). (CVE-2013-6885) - The Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates certain length values before ensuring that associated data structures have been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call, related to net/ipv4/ping.c, net/ipv4/raw.c, net/ipv4/udp.c, net/ipv6/raw.c, and net/ipv6/udp.c. (bnc#857643). (CVE-2013-7263) - The l2tp_ip_recvmsg function in net/l2tp/l2tp_ip.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value before ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call. (bnc#857643). (CVE-2013-7264) - The pn_recvmsg function in net/phonet/datagram.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value before ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call. (bnc#857643). (CVE-2013-7265) - The cifs_iovec_write function in fs/cifs/file.c in the Linux kernel through 3.13.5 does not properly handle uncached write operations that copy fewer than the requested number of bytes, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory, cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash), or possibly gain privileges via a writev system call with a crafted pointer. (bnc#864025). (CVE-2014-0069) The following non-security bugs were fixed : - kabi: protect symbols modified by bnc#864833 fix. (bnc#864833) - mm: mempolicy: fix mbind_range() && vma_adjust() interaction (VM Functionality (bnc#866428)). - mm: merging memory blocks resets mempolicy (VM Functionality (bnc#866428)). - mm/page-writeback.c: do not count anon pages as dirtyable memory (High memory utilisation performance (bnc#859225)). - mm: vmscan: Do not force reclaim file pages until it exceeds anon (High memory utilisation performance (bnc#859225)). - mm: vmscan: fix endless loop in kswapd balancing (High memory utilisation performance (bnc#859225)). - mm: vmscan: Update rotated and scanned when force reclaimed (High memory utilisation performance (bnc#859225)). - mm: exclude memory less nodes from zone_reclaim. (bnc#863526) - mm: fix return type for functions nr_free_*_pages kabi fixup. (bnc#864058) - mm: fix return type for functions nr_free_*_pages. (bnc#864058) - mm: swap: Use swapfiles in priority order (Use swap files in priority order (bnc#862957)). - x86: Save cr2 in NMI in case NMIs take a page fault (follow-up for patches.fixes/x86-Add-workaround-to-NMI-iret-woes.patch) . - powerpc: Add VDSO version of getcpu (fate#316816, bnc#854445). - vmscan: change type of vm_total_pages to unsigned long. (bnc#864058) - audit: dynamically allocate audit_names when not enough space is in the names array. (bnc#857358) - audit: make filetype matching consistent with other filters. (bnc#857358) - arch/x86/mm/srat: Skip NUMA_NO_NODE while parsing SLIT. (bnc#863178) - hwmon: (coretemp) Fix truncated name of alarm attributes. - privcmd: allow preempting long running user-mode originating hypercalls. (bnc#861093) - nohz: Check for nohz active instead of nohz enabled. (bnc#846790) - nohz: Fix another inconsistency between CONFIG_NO_HZ=n and nohz=off. (bnc#846790) - iommu/vt-d: add quirk for broken interrupt remapping on 55XX chipsets. (bnc#844513) - balloon: do not crash in HVM-with-PoD guests. - crypto: s390 - fix des and des3_ede ctr concurrency issue (bnc#862796, LTC#103744). - crypto: s390 - fix des and des3_ede cbc concurrency issue (bnc#862796, LTC#103743). - kernel: oops due to linkage stack instructions (bnc#862796, LTC#103860). - crypto: s390 - fix concurrency issue in aes-ctr mode (bnc#862796, LTC#103742). - dump: Fix dump memory detection (bnc#862796,LTC#103575). - net: change type of virtio_chan->p9_max_pages. (bnc#864058) - inet: Avoid potential NULL peer dereference. (bnc#864833) - inet: Hide route peer accesses behind helpers. (bnc#864833) - inet: Pass inetpeer root into inet_getpeer*() interfaces. (bnc#864833) - tcp: syncookies: reduce cookie lifetime to 128 seconds. (bnc#833968) - tcp: syncookies: reduce mss table to four values. (bnc#833968) - ipv6 routing, NLM_F_* flag support: REPLACE and EXCL flags support, warn about missing CREATE flag. (bnc#865783) - ipv6: send router reachability probe if route has an unreachable gateway. (bnc#853162) - sctp: Implement quick failover draft from tsvwg. (bnc#827670) - ipvs: fix AF assignment in ip_vs_conn_new(). (bnc#856848) - NFSD/sunrpc: avoid deadlock on TCP connection due to memory pressure. (bnc#853455) - btrfs: bugfix collection - fs/nfsd: change type of max_delegations, nfsd_drc_max_mem and nfsd_drc_mem_used. (bnc#864058) - fs/buffer.c: change type of max_buffer_heads to unsigned long. (bnc#864058) - ncpfs: fix rmdir returns Device or resource busy. (bnc#864880) - fs/fscache: Handle removal of unadded object to the fscache_object_list rb tree. (bnc#855885) - scsi_dh_alua: fixup RTPG retry delay miscalculation. (bnc#854025) - scsi_dh_alua: Simplify state machine. (bnc#854025) - xhci: Fix resume issues on Renesas chips in Samsung laptops. (bnc#866253) - bonding: disallow enslaving a bond to itself. (bnc#599263) - USB: hub: handle -ETIMEDOUT during enumeration. (bnc#855825) - dm-multipath: Do not stall on invalid ioctls. (bnc#865342) - scsi_dh_alua: endless STPG retries for a failed LUN. (bnc#865342) - net/mlx4_en: Fix pages never dma unmapped on rx. (bnc#858604) - dlm: remove get_comm. (bnc#827670) - dlm: Avoid LVB truncation. (bnc#827670) - dlm: disable nagle for SCTP. (bnc#827670) - dlm: retry failed SCTP sends. (bnc#827670) - dlm: try other IPs when sctp init assoc fails. (bnc#827670) - dlm: clear correct bit during sctp init failure handling. (bnc#827670) - dlm: set sctp assoc id during setup. (bnc#827670) - dlm: clear correct init bit during sctp setup. (bnc#827670) - dlm: fix deadlock between dlm_send and dlm_controld. (bnc#827670) - dlm: Fix return value from lockspace_busy(). (bnc#827670) - Avoid occasional hang with NFS. (bnc#852488) - mpt2sas: Fix unsafe using smp_processor_id() in preemptible. (bnc#853166) - lockd: send correct lock when granting a delayed lock. (bnc#859342)
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2014-06-13
    plugin id 73244
    published 2014-03-28
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=73244
    title SuSE 11.3 Security Update : Linux Kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 9047 / 9050 / 9051)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2014-0832-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 LTSS received a roll up update to fix several security and non-security issues. The following security issues have been fixed : 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-2013-2888: 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-2013-2893: 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-2013-4470: 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-2013-4588: 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-2013-6382: Multiple buffer underflows in the XFS implementation in the Linux kernel through 3.12.1 allow local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging the CAP_SYS_ADMIN capability for a (1) XFS_IOC_ATTRLIST_BY_HANDLE or (2) XFS_IOC_ATTRLIST_BY_HANDLE_32 ioctl call with a crafted length value, related to the xfs_attrlist_by_handle function in fs/xfs/xfs_ioctl.c and the xfs_compat_attrlist_by_handle function in fs/xfs/xfs_ioctl32.c. (bnc#852553) 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-2013-7263: The Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates certain length values before ensuring that associated data structures have been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call, related to net/ipv4/ping.c, net/ipv4/raw.c, net/ipv4/udp.c, net/ipv6/raw.c, and net/ipv6/udp.c. (bnc#857643) CVE-2013-7264: The l2tp_ip_recvmsg function in net/l2tp/l2tp_ip.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value before ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call. (bnc#857643) CVE-2013-7265: The pn_recvmsg function in net/phonet/datagram.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value before ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call. (bnc#857643) 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) CVE-2014-1737: The raw_cmd_copyin function in drivers/block/floppy.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.3 does not properly handle error conditions during processing of an FDRAWCMD ioctl call, which allows local users to trigger kfree operations and gain privileges by leveraging write access to a /dev/fd device. (bnc#875798) CVE-2014-1738: The raw_cmd_copyout function in drivers/block/floppy.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.3 does not properly restrict access to certain pointers during processing of an FDRAWCMD ioctl call, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory by leveraging write access to a /dev/fd device. (bnc#875798) The following bugs have been fixed : - kernel: sclp console hangs (bnc#830344, LTC#95711, bnc#860304). - ia64: Change default PSR.ac from '1' to '0' (Fix erratum #237) (bnc#874108). - net: Uninline kfree_skb and allow NULL argument (bnc#853501). - tcp: syncookies: reduce cookie lifetime to 128 seconds (bnc#833968). - tcp: syncookies: reduce mss table to four values (bnc#833968). - udp: Fix bogus UFO packet generation (bnc#847672). - 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). - HID: check for NULL field when setting values (bnc#835839). - HID: provide a helper for validating hid reports (bnc#835839). - dl2k: Tighten ioctl permissions (bnc#758813). 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 2015-05-20
    plugin id 83628
    published 2015-05-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=83628
    title SUSE SLES10 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2014:0832-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2107-1.NASL
    description A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's compat ioctls for Adaptec AACRAID scsi raid devices. An unprivileged local user could send administrative commands to these devices potentially compromising the data stored on the device. (CVE-2013-6383) mpd reported an information leak in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg system calls in the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7263) mpb reported an information leak in the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (l2tp) of the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7264) mpb reported an information leak in the Phone Network protocol (phonet) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7265) mpb reported an information leak in the Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks support (IEEE 802.15.4) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7281). 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 72571
    published 2014-02-19
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=72571
    title Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2107-1)
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20140211_KERNEL_ON_SL6_X.NASL
    description * A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the qeth_snmp_command() function in the Linux kernel's QETH network device driver implementation handled SNMP IOCTL requests with an out-of-bounds length. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2013-6381, Important) * A flaw was found in the way the get_dumpable() function return value was interpreted in the ptrace subsystem of the Linux kernel. When 'fs.suid_dumpable' was set to 2, a local, unprivileged local user could use this flaw to bypass intended ptrace restrictions and obtain potentially sensitive information. (CVE-2013-2929, Low) * It was found that certain protocol handlers in the Linux kernel's networking implementation could set the addr_len value without initializing the associated data structure. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to leak kernel stack memory to user space using the recvmsg, recvfrom, and recvmmsg system calls (CVE-2013-7263, CVE-2013-7265, Low). The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-28
    plugin id 72475
    published 2014-02-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=72475
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL6.x i386/x86_64
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2109-1.NASL
    description Vasily Kulikov reported a flaw in the Linux kernel's implementation of ptrace. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-2929) Stephan Mueller reported an error in the Linux kernel's ansi cprng random number generator. This flaw makes it easier for a local attacker to break cryptographic protections. (CVE-2013-4345) Andrew Honig reported a flaw in the Linux Kernel's kvm_vm_ioctl_create_vcpu function of the Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) subsystem. A local user could exploit this flaw to gain privileges on the host machine. (CVE-2013-4587) Andrew Honig reported a flaw in the apic_get_tmcct function of the Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) subsystem if the Linux kernel. A guest OS user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service or host OS system crash. (CVE-2013-6367) Nico Golde and Fabian Yamaguchi reported a flaw in the driver for Adaptec AACRAID scsi raid devices in the Linux kernel. A local user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or possibly other unspecified impact. (CVE-2013-6380) Nico Golde and Fabian Yamaguchi reported buffer underflow errors in the implementation of the XFS filesystem in the Linux kernel. A local user with CAP_SYS_ADMIN could exploit these flaw to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly other unspecified issues. (CVE-2013-6382) mpd reported an information leak in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg system calls in the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7263) mpb reported an information leak in the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (l2tp) of the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7264) mpb reported an information leak in the Phone Network protocol (phonet) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7265) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with ISDN sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7266) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with apple talk sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7267) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with ipx protocol sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7268) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with the netrom address family in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7269) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with packet address family sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7270) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with x25 protocol sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7271) mpb reported an information leak in the Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks support (IEEE 802.15.4) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7281). 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 72573
    published 2014-02-19
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=72573
    title Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2109-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_KERNEL-140408.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 3 kernel has been updated to fix various bugs and security issues. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- - WARNING: If you are running KVM with PCI pass-through on a system with one of the following Intel chipsets: 5500 (revision 0x13), 5520 (revision 0x13) or X58 (revisions 0x12, 0x13, 0x22), please make sure to read the following support document before installing this update : https://www.suse.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7014344 You will have to update your KVM setup to no longer make use of PCI pass-through before rebooting to the updated kernel. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- - The following security bugs have been fixed : - 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-2013-4470) - The microcode on AMD 16h 00h through 0Fh processors does not properly handle the interaction between locked instructions and write-combined memory types, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) via a crafted application, aka the errata 793 issue. (bnc#852967). (CVE-2013-6885) - The Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates certain length values before ensuring that associated data structures have been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call, related to net/ipv4/ping.c, net/ipv4/raw.c, net/ipv4/udp.c, net/ipv6/raw.c, and net/ipv6/udp.c. (bnc#857643). (CVE-2013-7263) - The l2tp_ip_recvmsg function in net/l2tp/l2tp_ip.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value before ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call. (bnc#857643). (CVE-2013-7264) - The pn_recvmsg function in net/phonet/datagram.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value before ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call. (bnc#857643). (CVE-2013-7265) - The cifs_iovec_write function in fs/cifs/file.c in the Linux kernel through 3.13.5 does not properly handle uncached write operations that copy fewer than the requested number of bytes, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory, cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash), or possibly gain privileges via a writev system call with a crafted pointer. (bnc#864025). (CVE-2014-0069) Also the following non-security bugs have been fixed : - kabi: protect symbols modified by bnc#864833 fix. (bnc#864833) - mm: mempolicy: fix mbind_range() && vma_adjust() interaction (VM Functionality (bnc#866428)). - mm: merging memory blocks resets mempolicy (VM Functionality (bnc#866428)). - mm/page-writeback.c: do not count anon pages as dirtyable memory (High memory utilisation performance (bnc#859225)). - mm: vmscan: Do not force reclaim file pages until it exceeds anon (High memory utilisation performance (bnc#859225)). - mm: vmscan: fix endless loop in kswapd balancing (High memory utilisation performance (bnc#859225)). - mm: vmscan: Update rotated and scanned when force reclaimed (High memory utilisation performance (bnc#859225)). - mm: exclude memory less nodes from zone_reclaim. (bnc#863526) - mm: fix return type for functions nr_free_*_pages kabi fixup. (bnc#864058) - mm: fix return type for functions nr_free_*_pages. (bnc#864058) - mm: swap: Use swapfiles in priority order (Use swap files in priority order (bnc#862957)). - x86: Save cr2 in NMI in case NMIs take a page fault (follow-up for patches.fixes/x86-Add-workaround-to-NMI-iret-woes.patch) . - powerpc: Add VDSO version of getcpu (fate#316816, bnc#854445). - vmscan: change type of vm_total_pages to unsigned long. (bnc#864058) - audit: dynamically allocate audit_names when not enough space is in the names array. (bnc#857358) - audit: make filetype matching consistent with other filters. (bnc#857358) - arch/x86/mm/srat: Skip NUMA_NO_NODE while parsing SLIT. (bnc#863178) - hwmon: (coretemp) Fix truncated name of alarm attributes. - privcmd: allow preempting long running user-mode originating hypercalls. (bnc#861093) - nohz: Check for nohz active instead of nohz enabled. (bnc#846790) - nohz: Fix another inconsistency between CONFIG_NO_HZ=n and nohz=off. (bnc#846790) - iommu/vt-d: add quirk for broken interrupt remapping on 55XX chipsets. (bnc#844513) - balloon: do not crash in HVM-with-PoD guests. - crypto: s390 - fix des and des3_ede ctr concurrency issue (bnc#862796, LTC#103744). - crypto: s390 - fix des and des3_ede cbc concurrency issue (bnc#862796, LTC#103743). - kernel: oops due to linkage stack instructions (bnc#862796, LTC#103860). - crypto: s390 - fix concurrency issue in aes-ctr mode (bnc#862796, LTC#103742). - dump: Fix dump memory detection (bnc#862796,LTC#103575). - net: change type of virtio_chan->p9_max_pages. (bnc#864058) - inet: handle rt{,6}_bind_peer() failure correctly. (bnc#870801) - inet: Avoid potential NULL peer dereference. (bnc#864833) - inet: Hide route peer accesses behind helpers. (bnc#864833) - inet: Pass inetpeer root into inet_getpeer*() interfaces. (bnc#864833) - tcp: syncookies: reduce cookie lifetime to 128 seconds. (bnc#833968) - tcp: syncookies: reduce mss table to four values. (bnc#833968) - ipv6 routing, NLM_F_* flag support: REPLACE and EXCL flags support, warn about missing CREATE flag. (bnc#865783) - ipv6: send router reachability probe if route has an unreachable gateway. (bnc#853162) - sctp: Implement quick failover draft from tsvwg. (bnc#827670) - ipvs: fix AF assignment in ip_vs_conn_new(). (bnc#856848) - NFSD/sunrpc: avoid deadlock on TCP connection due to memory pressure. (bnc#853455) - btrfs: bugfix collection - fs/nfsd: change type of max_delegations, nfsd_drc_max_mem and nfsd_drc_mem_used. (bnc#864058) - fs/buffer.c: change type of max_buffer_heads to unsigned long. (bnc#864058) - ncpfs: fix rmdir returns Device or resource busy. (bnc#864880) - scsi_dh_alua: fixup RTPG retry delay miscalculation. (bnc#854025) - scsi_dh_alua: Simplify state machine. (bnc#854025) - xhci: Fix resume issues on Renesas chips in Samsung laptops. (bnc#866253) - bonding: disallow enslaving a bond to itself. (bnc#599263) - USB: hub: handle -ETIMEDOUT during enumeration. (bnc#855825) - dm-multipath: Do not stall on invalid ioctls. (bnc#865342) - scsi_dh_alua: endless STPG retries for a failed LUN. (bnc#865342) - net/mlx4_en: Fix pages never dma unmapped on rx. (bnc#858604) - dlm: remove get_comm. (bnc#827670) - dlm: Avoid LVB truncation. (bnc#827670) - dlm: disable nagle for SCTP. (bnc#827670) - dlm: retry failed SCTP sends. (bnc#827670) - dlm: try other IPs when sctp init assoc fails. (bnc#827670) - dlm: clear correct bit during sctp init failure handling. (bnc#827670) - dlm: set sctp assoc id during setup. (bnc#827670) - dlm: clear correct init bit during sctp setup. (bnc#827670) - dlm: fix deadlock between dlm_send and dlm_controld. (bnc#827670) - dlm: Fix return value from lockspace_busy(). (bnc#827670) - Avoid occasional hang with NFS. (bnc#852488) - mpt2sas: Fix unsafe using smp_processor_id() in preemptible. (bnc#853166) - lockd: send correct lock when granting a delayed lock. (bnc#859342)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2014-04-17
    plugin id 73554
    published 2014-04-16
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=73554
    title SuSE 11.3 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 9102 / 9104 / 9105)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2014-0773-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 4 LTSS kernel has been updated to fix various security issues and several bugs. The following security issues have been addressed : CVE-2013-6382: Multiple buffer underflows in the XFS implementation in the Linux kernel through 3.12.1 allow local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging the CAP_SYS_ADMIN capability for a (1) XFS_IOC_ATTRLIST_BY_HANDLE or (2) XFS_IOC_ATTRLIST_BY_HANDLE_32 ioctl call with a crafted length value, related to the xfs_attrlist_by_handle function in fs/xfs/xfs_ioctl.c and the xfs_compat_attrlist_by_handle function in fs/xfs/xfs_ioctl32.c. (bnc#852553) CVE-2013-7263: The Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates certain length values before ensuring that associated data structures have been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call, related to net/ipv4/ping.c, net/ipv4/raw.c, net/ipv4/udp.c, net/ipv6/raw.c, and net/ipv6/udp.c. (bnc#857643) CVE-2013-7264: The l2tp_ip_recvmsg function in net/l2tp/l2tp_ip.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value before ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call. (bnc#857643) CVE-2013-7265: The pn_recvmsg function in net/phonet/datagram.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value before ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call. (bnc#857643) CVE-2014-1737: The raw_cmd_copyin function in drivers/block/floppy.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.3 does not properly handle error conditions during processing of an FDRAWCMD ioctl call, which allows local users to trigger kfree operations and gain privileges by leveraging write access to a /dev/fd device. (bnc#875798) CVE-2014-1738: The raw_cmd_copyout function in drivers/block/floppy.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.3 does not properly restrict access to certain pointers during processing of an FDRAWCMD ioctl call, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory by leveraging write access to a /dev/fd device. (bnc#875798) Additionally, the following non-security bugs have been fixed : - tcp: syncookies: reduce cookie lifetime to 128 seconds (bnc#833968). - tcp: syncookies: reduce mss table to four values (bnc#833968). - ia64: Change default PSR.ac from '1' to '0' (Fix erratum #237) (bnc#874108). - tty: fix up atime/mtime mess, take three (bnc#797175). 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 2019-01-02
    plugin id 83627
    published 2015-05-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=83627
    title SUSE SLES10 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2014:0773-1)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2013-22818.NASL
    description Fixes for SELinux issues and crashes related to big_key (krb) functionality. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2015-10-19
    plugin id 71284
    published 2013-12-10
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=71284
    title Fedora 20 : kernel-3.11.10-301.fc20 (2013-22818)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2108-1.NASL
    description A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's compat ioctls for Adaptec AACRAID scsi raid devices. An unprivileged local user could send administrative commands to these devices potentially compromising the data stored on the device. (CVE-2013-6383) mpd reported an information leak in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg system calls in the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7263) mpb reported an information leak in the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (l2tp) of the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7264) mpb reported an information leak in the Phone Network protocol (phonet) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7265) mpb reported an information leak in the Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks support (IEEE 802.15.4) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7281). 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 72572
    published 2014-02-19
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=72572
    title Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-2108-1)
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20140312_KERNEL_ON_SL5_X.NASL
    description * A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the qeth_snmp_command() function in the Linux kernel's QETH network device driver implementation handled SNMP IOCTL requests with an out-of-bounds length. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2013-6381, Important) * A flaw was found in the way the ipc_rcu_putref() function in the Linux kernel's IPC implementation handled reference counter decrementing. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to trigger an Out of Memory (OOM) condition and, potentially, crash the system. (CVE-2013-4483, Moderate) * It was found that the Xen hypervisor implementation did not correctly check privileges of hypercall attempts made by HVM guests, allowing hypercalls to be invoked from protection rings 1 and 2 in addition to ring 0. A local attacker in an HVM guest able to execute code on privilege levels 1 and 2 could potentially use this flaw to further escalate their privileges in that guest. Note: Xen HVM guests running unmodified versions of Scientific Linux and Microsoft Windows are not affected by this issue because they are known to only use protection rings 0 (kernel) and 3 (userspace). (CVE-2013-4554, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Adaptec RAID controller (aacraid) checked permissions of compat IOCTLs. A local attacker could use this flaw to bypass intended security restrictions. (CVE-2013-6383, Moderate) A privileged user in a guest running under the Xen hypervisor could use this flaw to cause a denial of service on the host system. This update adds a workaround to the Xen hypervisor implementation, which mitigates the AMD CPU issue. Note: this issue only affects AMD Family 16h Models 00h-0Fh Processors. Non-AMD CPUs are not vulnerable. (CVE-2013-6885, Moderate) * It was found that certain protocol handlers in the Linux kernel's networking implementation could set the addr_len value without initializing the associated data structure. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to leak kernel stack memory to user space using the recvmsg, recvfrom, and recvmmsg system calls. (CVE-2013-7263, Low) * A flaw was found in the way the get_dumpable() function return value was interpreted in the ptrace subsystem of the Linux kernel. When 'fs.suid_dumpable' was set to 2, a local, unprivileged local user could use this flaw to bypass intended ptrace restrictions and obtain potentially sensitive information. (CVE-2013-2929, Low) The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-28
    plugin id 73012
    published 2014-03-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=73012
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL5.x i386/x86_64
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2014-375.NASL
    description This Linux kernel security update fixes various security issues and bugs. The Linux Kernel was updated to fix various security issues and bugs. Main security issues fixed : A security issue in the tty layer that was fixed that could be used by local attackers for code execution (CVE-2014-0196). Two security issues in the floppy driver were fixed that could be used by local attackers on machines with the floppy to crash the kernel or potentially execute code in the kernel (CVE-2014-1737 CVE-2014-1738). Other security issues and bugfixes : - netfilter: nf_nat: fix access to uninitialized buffer in IRC NAT helper (bnc#860835 CVE-2014-1690). - net: sctp: fix sctp_sf_do_5_1D_ce to verify if we/peer is AUTH (bnc#866102, CVE-2014-0101). - [media] ivtv: Fix Oops when no firmware is loaded (bnc#875440). - ALSA: hda - Add dock pin setups for Thinkpad T440 (bnc#876699). - ip6tnl: fix double free of fb_tnl_dev on exit (bnc#876531). - Update arm config files: Enable all USB-to-serial drivers Specifically, enable USB_SERIAL_WISHBONE and USB_SERIAL_QT2 on all arm flavors. - mei: limit the number of consecutive resets (bnc#821619,bnc#852656). - mei: revamp mei reset state machine (bnc#821619,bnc#852656). - mei: use hbm idle state to prevent spurious resets (bnc#821619). - mei: do not run reset flow from the interrupt thread (bnc#821619,bnc#852656). - mei: don't get stuck in select during reset (bnc#821619). - mei: wake also writers on reset (bnc#821619). - mei: remove flash_work_queue (bnc#821619,bnc#852656). - mei: me: do not load the driver if the FW doesn't support MEI interface (bnc#821619). - Update ec2 config files: Disable CONFIG_CAN CAN support is disabled everywhere else, so disable it in ec2 too. - Refresh Xen patches (bnc#851244). - Update arm/exynos config file: disable AHCI_IMX This driver is only used on Freescale i.MX systems so it isn't needed on Exynos. - drm: Prefer noninterlace cmdline mode unless explicitly specified (bnc#853350). - kabi/severities: add exception for irda. The changes resulted in a 4x performance increase. Any external users of this API will also want to rebuild their modules. - i7core_edac: Fix PCI device reference count. - KABI: revert tcp: TSO packets automatic sizing. - KABI: revert tcp: TSQ can use a dynamic limit. - kabi: add exceptions for kvm and l2tp - patches.fixes/sunrpc-add-an-info-file-for-the-dummy-gssd -pipe.patch: Move include of utsname.h to where it's needed to avoid kABI breakage due to utsname becoming defined. - Update kabi files. The kABI references were never establishd at release. - Refresh patches.rpmify/chipidea-clean-up-dependencies Replace OF_DEVICE by OF (OF_DEVICE does not exist anymore.) - inet: fix addr_len/msg->msg_namelen assignment in recv_error and rxpmtu functions (bnc#857643 CVE-2013-7263 CVE-2013-7264 CVE-2013-7265). - inet: prevent leakage of uninitialized memory to user in recv syscalls (bnc#857643 CVE-2013-7263 CVE-2013-7264 CVE-2013-7265 CVE-2013-7281). - Update config files: re-enable twofish crypto support Software twofish crypto support was disabled in several architectures since openSUSE 10.3. For i386 and x86_64 it was on purpose, because hardware-accelerated alternatives exist. However for all other architectures it was by accident. Re-enable software twofish crypto support in arm, ia64 and ppc configuration files, to guarantee that at least one implementation is always available (bnc#871325). - kvm: optimize away THP checks in kvm_is_mmio_pfn() (bnc#871160). - Update patches.fixes/mm-close-PageTail-race.patch (bnc#871160). - Update patches.fixes/mm-hugetlbfs-fix-hugetlbfs-optimization.pa tch (bnc#871160). - mm: close PageTail race (bnc#81660). - mm: hugetlbfs: fix hugetlbfs optimization (bnc#81660). - Update config files: disable CONFIG_TOUCHSCREEN_W90X900 The w90p910_ts driver only makes sense on the W90x900 architecture, which we do not support. - ath9k: protect tid->sched check (bnc#871148,CVE-2014-2672). - Update ec2 config files: disable CONFIG_INPUT_FF_MEMLESS This helper module is useless on EC2. - SELinux: Fix kernel BUG on empty security contexts (bnc#863335,CVE-2014-1874). - hamradio/yam: fix info leak in ioctl (bnc#858872,CVE-2014-1446). - netfilter: nf_conntrack_dccp: fix skb_header_pointer API usages (bnc#868653 CVE-2014-2523). - ath9k_htc: properly set MAC address and BSSID mask (bnc#851426,CVE-2013-4579). - drm/ttm: don't oops if no invalidate_caches() (bnc#869414). - Btrfs: do not bug_on if we try to cow a free space cache inode (bnc#863235). - Update vanilla config files: enable console rotation It's enabled in all other kernel flavors so it should be enabled in vanilla too. - Update config files. (CONFIG_EFIVAR_FS=m) Due to systemd can auto-load efivarfs.ko, so wet CONFIG_EFIVAR_FS to module on x86_64. - libata, freezer: avoid block device removal while system is frozen (bnc#849334). - Enable CONFIG_IRDA_FAST_RR=y (bnc#860502) - [media] bttv: don't setup the controls if there are no video devices (bnc#861750). - drm/i915/dp: add native aux defer retry limit (bnc#867718). - drm/i915/dp: increase native aux defer retry timeout (bnc#867718). - rpc_pipe: fix cleanup of dummy gssd directory when notification fails (bnc#862746). - sunrpc: add an 'info' file for the dummy gssd pipe (bnc#862746). - rpc_pipe: remove the clntXX dir if creating the pipe fails (bnc#862746). - Delete rpm/_constraints after mismerge Sat Mar 8 00:41:07 CET 2014 - jbohac@suse.cz - Refresh patches.fixes/tcp-syncookies-reduce-cookie-lifetime-to-1 28-seconds.patch. - tcp: syncookies: reduce cookie lifetime to 128 seconds (bnc#833968). - tcp: syncookies: reduce mss table to four values (bnc#833968). - rpm/mkspec: Generate a per-architecture per-package _constraints file - rpm/mkspec: Remove dead code - Refresh patches.fixes/rtc-cmos-add-an-alarm-disable-quirk.patch. - rtc-cmos: Add an alarm disable quirk (bnc#812592). - Refresh patches.xen/xen-x86-EFI. - Refresh patches.apparmor/apparmor-compatibility-patch-for-v5-net work-control. patches.drivers/pstore_disable_efi_backend_by_default.pa tch. patches.fixes/dm-table-switch-to-readonly. patches.fixes/kvm-ioapic.patch. patches.fixes/kvm-macos.patch. patches.fixes/remount-no-shrink-dcache. patches.fixes/scsi-dh-queuedata-accessors. patches.suse/0001-vfs-Hooks-for-more-fine-grained-direct ory-permission.patch. patches.suse/ovl01-vfs-add-i_op-dentry_open.patch. patches.suse/sd_init.mark_majors_busy.patch. - rpm/mkspec: Fix whitespace in NoSource lines - rpm/kernel-binary.spec.in: Do not zero modules.dep before using it (bnc#866075) - rpm/kernel-obs-build.spec: Drop useless ExclusiveArch statement - Update config files. Set CONFIG_EFIVAR_FS to build-in for MOK support Update config files. Set CONFIG_EFIVAR_FS to build-in for MOK support - nfs: always make sure page is up-to-date before extending a write to cover the entire page (bnc#864867 bnc#865075). - x86, cpu, amd: Add workaround for family 16h, erratum 793 (bnc#852967 CVE-2013-6885). - Refresh patches.xen/xen3-patch-3.10. - cifs: ensure that uncached writes handle unmapped areas correctly (bnc#864025 CVE-2014-0069). - x86, fpu, amd: Clear exceptions in AMD FXSAVE workaround (bnc#858638 CVE-2014-1438). - rpm/kernel-obs-build.spec: Do not mount /sys, the build script does it - Update config files: Disable TS5500-specific drivers These drivers are useless without TS5500 board support: mtd-ts5500, gpio-ts5500 and max197. - balloon: don't crash in HVM-with-PoD guests. - usbback: fix after c/s 1232:8806dfb939d4 (bnc#842553). - hwmon: (coretemp) Fix truncated name of alarm attributes. - rpm/kernel-obs-build.spec: Fix for ppc64le - Scripts: .nosrc.rpm should contain only the specfile (bnc #639379) - config: update arm7hl/exynos - Enhances exynos support : - Add USB support - Add sound support - Add devices (accelerometer, etc.) on arndale board - drm/cirrus: Fix cirrus drm driver for fbdev + qemu (bnc#856760). - Spec: zeroing modules.dep to get identical builds among different machines - doc/README.SUSE: Update to match the current package layout - Add the README.SUSE file to the packaging branch - lockd: send correct lock when granting a delayed lock (bnc#859342). - mm/page-writeback.c: do not count anon pages as dirtyable memory (reclaim stalls). - mm/page-writeback.c: fix dirty_balance_reserve subtraction from dirtyable memory (reclaim stalls).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 75363
    published 2014-06-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=75363
    title openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2014:0678-1)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2013-23445.NASL
    description The 3.12.5 kernel contains support for new devices, and a number of bug fixes across the tree. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2015-10-19
    plugin id 71593
    published 2013-12-23
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=71593
    title Fedora 20 : kernel-3.12.5-302.fc20 (2013-23445)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2013-22695.NASL
    description The 3.11.10 stable update contains a number of important fixes across the tree Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2015-10-19
    plugin id 71283
    published 2013-12-10
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=71283
    title Fedora 18 : kernel-3.11.10-100.fc18 (2013-22695)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2136-1.NASL
    description Mathy Vanhoef discovered an error in the the way the ath9k driver was handling the BSSID masking. A remote attacker could exploit this error to discover the original MAC address after a spoofing atack. (CVE-2013-4579) Andrew Honig reported a flaw in the Linux Kernel's kvm_vm_ioctl_create_vcpu function of the Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) subsystem. A local user could exploit this flaw to gain privileges on the host machine. (CVE-2013-4587) Andrew Honig reported a flaw in the apic_get_tmcct function of the Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) subsystem if the Linux kernel. A guest OS user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service or host OS system crash. (CVE-2013-6367) Andrew Honig reported an error in the Linux Kernel's Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) VAPIC synchronization operation. A local user could exploit this flaw to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2013-6368) Lars Bull discovered a flaw in the recalculate_apic_map function of the Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) subsystem in the Linux kernel. A guest OS user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (host OS crash). (CVE-2013-6376) Nico Golde and Fabian Yamaguchi reported a flaw in the driver for Adaptec AACRAID scsi raid devices in the Linux kernel. A local user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or possibly other unspecified impact. (CVE-2013-6380) mpd reported an information leak in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg system calls in the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7263) mpb reported an information leak in the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (l2tp) of the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7264) mpb reported an information leak in the Phone Network protocol (phonet) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7265) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with ISDN sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7266) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with apple talk sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7267) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with ipx protocol sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7268) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with the netrom address family in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7269) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with packet address family sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7270) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with x25 protocol sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7271) mpb reported an information leak in the Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks support (IEEE 802.15.4) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7281) halfdog reported an error in the AMD K7 and K8 platform support in the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw on AMD based systems to cause a denial of service (task kill) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application. (CVE-2014-1438) An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's hamradio YAM driver for AX.25 packet radio. A local user with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2014-1446) Matthew Thode reported a denial of service vulnerability in the Linux kernel when SELinux support is enabled. A local user with the CAP_MAC_ADMIN capability (and the SELinux mac_admin permission if running in enforcing mode) could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (kernel crash). (CVE-2014-1874). 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 72899
    published 2014-03-10
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=72899
    title Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-raring vulnerabilities (USN-2136-1)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2014-3034.NASL
    description The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update for the Unbreakable Enterprise kernel package(s).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-06-05
    plugin id 74101
    published 2014-05-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=74101
    title Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3034)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2014-0159.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2014:0159 : 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 Important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. * A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the qeth_snmp_command() function in the Linux kernel's QETH network device driver implementation handled SNMP IOCTL requests with an out-of-bounds length. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2013-6381, Important) * A flaw was found in the way the get_dumpable() function return value was interpreted in the ptrace subsystem of the Linux kernel. When 'fs.suid_dumpable' was set to 2, a local, unprivileged local user could use this flaw to bypass intended ptrace restrictions and obtain potentially sensitive information. (CVE-2013-2929, Low) * It was found that certain protocol handlers in the Linux kernel's networking implementation could set the addr_len value without initializing the associated data structure. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to leak kernel stack memory to user space using the recvmsg, recvfrom, and recvmmsg system calls (CVE-2013-7263, CVE-2013-7265, Low). 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. 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 72469
    published 2014-02-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=72469
    title Oracle Linux 6 : kernel (ELSA-2014-0159)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2014-3010.NASL
    description Description of changes: [2.6.32-400.34.3.el6uek] - inet: fix addr_len/msg->msg_namelen assignment in recv_error and rxpmtu functions (Hannes Frederic Sowa) [18247290] {CVE-2013-7263} {CVE-2013-7265} [2.6.32-400.34.2.el6uek] - exec/ptrace: fix get_dumpable() incorrect tests (Kees Cook) [18239033] {CVE-2013-2929} {CVE-2013-2929} - inet: prevent leakage of uninitialized memory to user in recv syscalls (Hannes Frederic Sowa) [18239036] {CVE-2013-7263} {CVE-2013-7265}
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2015-12-01
    plugin id 72534
    published 2014-02-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=72534
    title Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3010)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2014-3009.NASL
    description Description of changes: [2.6.39-400.214.3.el6uek] - inet: fix addr_len/msg->msg_namelen assignment in recv_error and rxpmtu functions (Hannes Frederic Sowa) [18247289] {CVE-2013-7263} {CVE-2013-7265} [2.6.39-400.214.2.el6uek] - inet: prevent leakage of uninitialized memory to user in recv syscalls (Hannes Frederic Sowa) [18238382] {CVE-2013-7263} {CVE-2013-7265} - exec/ptrace: fix get_dumpable() incorrect tests (Kees Cook) [18238353] {CVE-2013-2929}
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2015-12-01
    plugin id 72533
    published 2014-02-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=72533
    title Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3009)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2014-3011.NASL
    description Description of changes: [3.8.13-26.1.1.el6uek] - inet: fix addr_len/msg->msg_namelen assignment in recv_error and rxpmtu functions (Hannes Frederic Sowa) [18247287] {CVE-2013-7263} {CVE-2013-7265} - inet: prevent leakage of uninitialized memory to user in recv syscalls (Hannes Frederic Sowa) [18238377] {CVE-2013-7263} {CVE-2013-7265} - exec/ptrace: fix get_dumpable() incorrect tests (Kees Cook) [18238348] {CVE-2013-2929}
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2015-12-01
    plugin id 72535
    published 2014-02-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=72535
    title Oracle Linux 6 : unbreakable enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3011)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2113-1.NASL
    description Saran Neti reported a flaw in the ipv6 UDP Fragmentation Offload (UFI) in the Linux kernel. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (panic). (CVE-2013-4563) Mathy Vanhoef discovered an error in the the way the ath9k driver was handling the BSSID masking. A remote attacker could exploit this error to discover the original MAC address after a spoofing atack. (CVE-2013-4579) Andrew Honig reported a flaw in the Linux Kernel's kvm_vm_ioctl_create_vcpu function of the Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) subsystem. A local user could exploit this flaw to gain privileges on the host machine. (CVE-2013-4587) Andrew Honig reported a flaw in the apic_get_tmcct function of the Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) subsystem if the Linux kernel. A guest OS user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service or host OS system crash. (CVE-2013-6367) Andrew Honig reported an error in the Linux Kernel's Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) VAPIC synchronization operation. A local user could exploit this flaw to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2013-6368) Lars Bull discovered a flaw in the recalculate_apic_map function of the Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) subsystem in the Linux kernel. A guest OS user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (host OS crash). (CVE-2013-6376) Nico Golde and Fabian Yamaguchi reported buffer underflow errors in the implementation of the XFS filesystem in the Linux kernel. A local user with CAP_SYS_ADMIN could exploit these flaw to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly other unspecified issues. (CVE-2013-6382) A flaw was discovered in the ipv4 ping_recvmsg function of the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash). (CVE-2013-6432) mpd reported an information leak in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg system calls in the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7263) mpb reported an information leak in the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (l2tp) of the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7264) mpb reported an information leak in the Phone Network protocol (phonet) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7265) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with ISDN sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7266) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with apple talk sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7267) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with ipx protocol sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7268) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with the netrom address family in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7269) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with packet address family sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7270) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with x25 protocol sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7271) mpb reported an information leak in the Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks support (IEEE 802.15.4) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7281) halfdog reported an error in the AMD K7 and K8 platform support in the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw on AMD based systems to cause a denial of service (task kill) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application. (CVE-2014-1438) An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's hamradio YAM driver for AX.25 packet radio. A local user with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2014-1446). 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 72576
    published 2014-02-19
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=72576
    title Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-saucy vulnerabilities (USN-2113-1)
  • NASL family Mandriva Local Security Checks
    NASL id MANDRIVA_MDVSA-2014-001.NASL
    description Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in the Linux kernel : 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 (CVE-2013-6368). 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 (CVE-2013-6367). Multiple buffer underflows in the XFS implementation in the Linux kernel through 3.12.1 allow local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging the CAP_SYS_ADMIN capability for a (1) XFS_IOC_ATTRLIST_BY_HANDLE or (2) XFS_IOC_ATTRLIST_BY_HANDLE_32 ioctl call with a crafted length value, related to the xfs_attrlist_by_handle function in fs/xfs/xfs_ioctl.c and the xfs_compat_attrlist_by_handle function in fs/xfs/xfs_ioctl32.c (CVE-2013-6382). 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 (CVE-2013-4587). The mISDN_sock_recvmsg function in drivers/isdn/mISDN/socket.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 does not ensure that a certain length value is consistent with the size of an associated data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call (CVE-2013-7266). The atalk_recvmsg function in net/appletalk/ddp.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value without ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call (CVE-2013-7267). The ipx_recvmsg function in net/ipx/af_ipx.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value without ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call (CVE-2013-7268). The nr_recvmsg function in net/netrom/af_netrom.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value without ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call (CVE-2013-7269). The packet_recvmsg function in net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value before ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call (CVE-2013-7270). The x25_recvmsg function in net/x25/af_x25.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value without ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call (CVE-2013-7271). The Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates certain length values before ensuring that associated data structures have been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call, related to net/ipv4/ping.c, net/ipv4/raw.c, net/ipv4/udp.c, net/ipv6/raw.c, and net/ipv6/udp.c (CVE-2013-7263). The l2tp_ip_recvmsg function in net/l2tp/l2tp_ip.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value before ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call (CVE-2013-7264). The pn_recvmsg function in net/phonet/datagram.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value before ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call (CVE-2013-7265). The dgram_recvmsg function in net/ieee802154/dgram.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value without ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call (CVE-2013-7281). The updated packages provides a solution for these security issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-19
    plugin id 71936
    published 2014-01-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=71936
    title Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDVSA-2014:001)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2138-1.NASL
    description Mathy Vanhoef discovered an error in the the way the ath9k driver was handling the BSSID masking. A remote attacker could exploit this error to discover the original MAC address after a spoofing atack. (CVE-2013-4579) Andrew Honig reported a flaw in the Linux Kernel's kvm_vm_ioctl_create_vcpu function of the Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) subsystem. A local user could exploit this flaw to gain privileges on the host machine. (CVE-2013-4587) Andrew Honig reported a flaw in the apic_get_tmcct function of the Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) subsystem if the Linux kernel. A guest OS user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service or host OS system crash. (CVE-2013-6367) Andrew Honig reported an error in the Linux Kernel's Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) VAPIC synchronization operation. A local user could exploit this flaw to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2013-6368) Nico Golde and Fabian Yamaguchi reported buffer underflow errors in the implementation of the XFS filesystem in the Linux kernel. A local user with CAP_SYS_ADMIN could exploit these flaw to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly other unspecified issues. (CVE-2013-6382) mpd reported an information leak in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg system calls in the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7263) mpb reported an information leak in the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (l2tp) of the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7264) mpb reported an information leak in the Phone Network protocol (phonet) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7265) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with ISDN sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7266) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with apple talk sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7267) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with ipx protocol sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7268) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with the netrom address family in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7269) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with packet address family sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7270) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with x25 protocol sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7271) mpb reported an information leak in the Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks support (IEEE 802.15.4) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7281) halfdog reported an error in the AMD K7 and K8 platform support in the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw on AMD based systems to cause a denial of service (task kill) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application. (CVE-2014-1438) An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's hamradio YAM driver for AX.25 packet radio. A local user with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2014-1446) Matthew Thode reported a denial of service vulnerability in the Linux kernel when SELinux support is enabled. A local user with the CAP_MAC_ADMIN capability (and the SELinux mac_admin permission if running in enforcing mode) could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (kernel crash). (CVE-2014-1874). 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 72901
    published 2014-03-10
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=72901
    title Ubuntu 12.10 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2138-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2135-1.NASL
    description Mathy Vanhoef discovered an error in the the way the ath9k driver was handling the BSSID masking. A remote attacker could exploit this error to discover the original MAC address after a spoofing atack. (CVE-2013-4579) Andrew Honig reported a flaw in the Linux Kernel's kvm_vm_ioctl_create_vcpu function of the Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) subsystem. A local user could exploit this flaw to gain privileges on the host machine. (CVE-2013-4587) Andrew Honig reported a flaw in the apic_get_tmcct function of the Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) subsystem if the Linux kernel. A guest OS user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service or host OS system crash. (CVE-2013-6367) Andrew Honig reported an error in the Linux Kernel's Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) VAPIC synchronization operation. A local user could exploit this flaw to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2013-6368) Nico Golde and Fabian Yamaguchi reported buffer underflow errors in the implementation of the XFS filesystem in the Linux kernel. A local user with CAP_SYS_ADMIN could exploit these flaw to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly other unspecified issues. (CVE-2013-6382) mpd reported an information leak in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg system calls in the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7263) mpb reported an information leak in the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (l2tp) of the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7264) mpb reported an information leak in the Phone Network protocol (phonet) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7265) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with ISDN sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7266) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with apple talk sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7267) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with ipx protocol sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7268) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with the netrom address family in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7269) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with packet address family sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7270) An information leak was discovered in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg systemcalls when used with x25 protocol sockets in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this leak to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-7271) mpb reported an information leak in the Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks support (IEEE 802.15.4) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7281) halfdog reported an error in the AMD K7 and K8 platform support in the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw on AMD based systems to cause a denial of service (task kill) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application. (CVE-2014-1438) An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's hamradio YAM driver for AX.25 packet radio. A local user with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2014-1446) Matthew Thode reported a denial of service vulnerability in the Linux kernel when SELinux support is enabled. A local user with the CAP_MAC_ADMIN capability (and the SELinux mac_admin permission if running in enforcing mode) could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (kernel crash). (CVE-2014-1874). 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 72898
    published 2014-03-10
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=72898
    title Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-quantal vulnerabilities (USN-2135-1)
  • NASL family Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ALA_ALAS-2014-289.NASL
    description The pn_recvmsg function in net/phonet/datagram.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value before ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call. The security_context_to_sid_core function in security/selinux/ss/services.c in the Linux kernel before 3.13.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by leveraging the CAP_MAC_ADMIN capability to set a zero-length security context. The Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates certain length values before ensuring that associated data structures have been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call, related to net/ipv4/ping.c, net/ipv4/raw.c, net/ipv4/udp.c, net/ipv6/raw.c, and net/ipv6/udp.c. The cifs_iovec_write function in fs/cifs/file.c in the Linux kernel through 3.13.5 does not properly handle uncached write operations that copy fewer than the requested number of bytes, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory, cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash), or possibly gain privileges via a writev system call with a crafted pointer.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-04-18
    plugin id 72745
    published 2014-03-02
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=72745
    title Amazon Linux AMI : kernel (ALAS-2014-289)
  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLEVM_OVMSA-2017-0057.NASL
    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : please see Oracle VM Security Advisory OVMSA-2017-0057 for details.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 99163
    published 2017-04-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=99163
    title OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0057) (Dirty COW)
  • NASL family Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ALA_ALAS-2013-258.NASL
    description Multiple buffer underflows in the XFS implementation in the Linux kernel through 3.12.1 allow local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging the CAP_SYS_ADMIN capability for a (1) XFS_IOC_ATTRLIST_BY_HANDLE or (2) XFS_IOC_ATTRLIST_BY_HANDLE_32 ioctl call with a crafted length value, related to the xfs_attrlist_by_handle function in fs/xfs/xfs_ioctl.c and the xfs_compat_attrlist_by_handle function in fs/xfs/xfs_ioctl32.c.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-04-18
    plugin id 71398
    published 2013-12-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=71398
    title Amazon Linux AMI : kernel (ALAS-2013-258)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2014-0159.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 Important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. * A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the qeth_snmp_command() function in the Linux kernel's QETH network device driver implementation handled SNMP IOCTL requests with an out-of-bounds length. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2013-6381, Important) * A flaw was found in the way the get_dumpable() function return value was interpreted in the ptrace subsystem of the Linux kernel. When 'fs.suid_dumpable' was set to 2, a local, unprivileged local user could use this flaw to bypass intended ptrace restrictions and obtain potentially sensitive information. (CVE-2013-2929, Low) * It was found that certain protocol handlers in the Linux kernel's networking implementation could set the addr_len value without initializing the associated data structure. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to leak kernel stack memory to user space using the recvmsg, recvfrom, and recvmmsg system calls (CVE-2013-7263, CVE-2013-7265, Low). 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. 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 72454
    published 2014-02-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=72454
    title RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2014:0159)
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advisories
bugzilla
id 1035875
title CVE-2013-7263 CVE-2013-7265 Kernel: net: leakage of uninitialized memory to user-space via recv syscalls
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 0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140159005
      • comment kernel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842006
    • AND
      • comment kernel-abi-whitelists is earlier than 0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140159029
      • comment kernel-abi-whitelists is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20131645028
    • AND
      • comment kernel-bootwrapper is earlier than 0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140159007
      • comment kernel-bootwrapper is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842010
    • AND
      • comment kernel-debug is earlier than 0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140159011
      • 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 0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140159017
      • 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 0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140159019
      • comment kernel-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842016
    • AND
      • comment kernel-doc is earlier than 0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140159025
      • comment kernel-doc is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842024
    • AND
      • comment kernel-firmware is earlier than 0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140159027
      • comment kernel-firmware is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842026
    • AND
      • comment kernel-headers is earlier than 0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140159009
      • comment kernel-headers is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842008
    • AND
      • comment kernel-kdump is earlier than 0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140159023
      • 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 0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140159021
      • comment kernel-kdump-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842020
    • AND
      • comment perf is earlier than 0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140159013
      • comment perf is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842022
    • AND
      • comment python-perf is earlier than 0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140159015
      • comment python-perf is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20111530020
rhsa
id RHSA-2014:0159
released 2014-02-11
severity Important
title RHSA-2014:0159: kernel security and bug fix update (Important)
rpms
  • kernel-0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
  • kernel-abi-whitelists-0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
  • kernel-bootwrapper-0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
  • kernel-debug-0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
  • kernel-debug-devel-0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
  • kernel-firmware-0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
  • kernel-headers-0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
  • kernel-kdump-0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
  • perf-0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
  • python-perf-0:2.6.32-431.5.1.el6
refmap via4
confirm
mlist
  • [oss-security] 20131128 Re: CVE Request: Linux kernel: net: uninitialised memory leakage
  • [oss-security] 20140107 oss-sec: CVE split and a missed file
secunia
  • 55882
  • 56036
suse SUSE-SU-2014:0459
ubuntu
  • USN-2107-1
  • USN-2108-1
  • USN-2109-1
  • USN-2110-1
  • USN-2113-1
  • USN-2117-1
  • USN-2135-1
  • USN-2136-1
  • USN-2138-1
  • USN-2139-1
  • USN-2141-1
Last major update 16-03-2014 - 00:43
Published 06-01-2014 - 11:55
Last modified 15-12-2017 - 21:29
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