ID CVE-2014-0181
Summary The Netlink implementation in the Linux kernel through 3.14.1 does not provide a mechanism for authorizing socket operations based on the opener of a socket, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions and modify network configurations by using a Netlink socket for the (1) stdout or (2) stderr of a setuid program.
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 3.4.33
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.33
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.34
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.34
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.35
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.35
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.36
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.36
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.37
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.37
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.38
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.38
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.39
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.39
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.40
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.40
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.41
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.41
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.42
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.42
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.43
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.43
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.44
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.44
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.45
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.45
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.46
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.46
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.47
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.47
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.48
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.48
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.49
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.49
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.50
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.50
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.51
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.51
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.52
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.52
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.53
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.53
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.54
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.54
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.55
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.55
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.56
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.56
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.57
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.57
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.58
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.58
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.59
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.59
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.60
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.60
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.61
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.61
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.62
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.62
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.63
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.63
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.64
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.64
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.65
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.65
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.66
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.66
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.67
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.67
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.68
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.68
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.69
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.69
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.70
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.70
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.71
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.71
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.72
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.72
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.73
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.73
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.74
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.74
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.75
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.75
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.76
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.76
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.77
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.77
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.78
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.78
  • Linux Kernel 3.4.79
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.79
  • 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
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9:rc3
  • Linux Kernel 3.9 release candidate 4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9:rc4
  • Linux Kernel 3.9 release candidate 5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9:rc5
  • Linux Kernel 3.9 release candidate 6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9:rc6
  • Linux Kernel 3.9 release candidate 7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9:rc7
  • Linux Kernel 3.9.0
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9.0
  • Linux Kernel 3.9.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9.1
  • Linux Kernel 3.9.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9.2
  • Linux Kernel 3.9.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9.3
  • Linux Kernel 3.9.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9.4
  • Linux Kernel 3.9.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9.5
  • Linux Kernel 3.9.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9.6
  • Linux Kernel 3.9.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9.7
  • Linux Kernel 3.9.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9.8
  • Linux Kernel 3.9.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9.9
  • Linux Kernel 3.9.10
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  • Linux Kernel 3.9.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9.11
  • Linux Kernel 3.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10
  • Linux Kernel 3.10.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.1
  • Linux Kernel 3.10.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.2
  • Linux Kernel 3.10.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.3
  • Linux Kernel 3.10.4
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  • Linux Kernel 3.10.5
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  • Linux Kernel 3.10.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.6
  • Linux Kernel 3.10.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.7
  • Linux Kernel 3.10.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.8
  • Linux Kernel 3.10.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.9
  • Linux Kernel 3.10.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.10
  • Linux Kernel 3.10.11
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  • Linux Kernel 3.10.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.12
  • Linux Kernel 3.10.13
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  • Linux Kernel 3.10.14
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  • Linux Kernel 3.10.15
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  • Linux Kernel 3.10.16
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  • Linux Kernel 3.10.17
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  • Linux Kernel 3.10.18
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  • Linux Kernel 3.10.19
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  • Linux Kernel 3.10.20
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.20
  • Linux Kernel 3.10.21
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.21
  • Linux Kernel 3.10.22
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.22
  • Linux Kernel 3.10.23
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.23
  • Linux Kernel 3.10.24
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.24
  • Linux Kernel 3.10.25
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.25
  • Linux Kernel 3.10.26
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.26
  • Linux Kernel 3.10.27
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.27
  • Linux Kernel 3.10.28
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.28
  • Linux Kernel 3.10.29
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.29
  • Linux Kernel 3.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.11
  • Linux Kernel 3.11.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.11.1
  • Linux Kernel 3.11.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.11.2
  • Linux Kernel 3.11.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.11.3
  • Linux Kernel 3.11.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.11.4
  • Linux Kernel 3.11.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.11.5
  • Linux Kernel 3.11.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.11.6
  • Linux Kernel 3.11.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.11.7
  • Linux Kernel 3.11.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.11.8
  • Linux Kernel 3.11.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.11.9
  • Linux Kernel 3.11.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.11.10
  • Linux Kernel 3.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.12
  • Linux Kernel 3.12.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.12.1
  • Linux Kernel 3.12.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.12.2
  • Linux Kernel 3.12.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.12.3
  • Linux Kernel 3.12.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.12.4
  • Linux Kernel 3.12.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.12.5
  • Linux Kernel 3.12.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.12.6
  • Linux Kernel 3.12.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.12.7
  • Linux Kernel 3.12.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.12.8
  • Linux Kernel 3.12.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.12.9
  • Linux Kernel 3.12.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.12.10
  • Linux Kernel 3.12.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.12.11
  • Linux Kernel 3.12.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.12.12
  • Linux Kernel 3.12.13
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.12.13
  • Linux Kernel 3.12.14
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.12.14
  • Linux Kernel 3.12.15
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.12.15
  • Linux Kernel 3.12.16
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.12.16
  • Linux Kernel 3.12.17
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.12.17
  • Linux Kernel 3.13
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.13
  • Linux Kernel 3.13.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.13.1
  • Linux Kernel 3.13.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.13.2
  • Linux Kernel 3.13.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.13.3
  • Linux Kernel 3.13.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.13.4
  • Linux Kernel 3.13.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.13.5
  • Linux Kernel 3.13.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.13.6
  • Linux Kernel 3.13.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.13.7
  • Linux Kernel 3.13.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.13.8
  • Linux Kernel 3.13.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.13.9
  • Linux Kernel 3.14.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.14.1
  • openSUSE Evergreen 11.4
    cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:evergreen:11.4
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:5
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:5
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:5.0
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:5.0
  • cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_real_time_extension:11:sp3
    cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_real_time_extension:11:sp3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 4 Long Term Service Pack Support
    cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_server:10:sp4:-:-:ltss
  • cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_server:11:sp1:-:-:ltss
    cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_server:11:sp1:-:-:ltss
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11
    cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux_enterprise_server:11
CVSS
Base: 2.1 (as of 17-11-2016 - 14:14)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-264
CAPEC
  • Accessing, Modifying or Executing Executable Files
    An attack of this type exploits a system's configuration that allows an attacker to either directly access an executable file, for example through shell access; or in a possible worst case allows an attacker to upload a file and then execute it. Web servers, ftp servers, and message oriented middleware systems which have many integration points are particularly vulnerable, because both the programmers and the administrators must be in synch regarding the interfaces and the correct privileges for each interface.
  • Leverage Executable Code in Non-Executable Files
    An attack of this type exploits a system's trust in configuration and resource files, when the executable loads the resource (such as an image file or configuration file) the attacker has modified the file to either execute malicious code directly or manipulate the target process (e.g. application server) to execute based on the malicious configuration parameters. Since systems are increasingly interrelated mashing up resources from local and remote sources the possibility of this attack occurring is high. The attack can be directed at a client system, such as causing buffer overrun through loading seemingly benign image files, as in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-028 where specially crafted JPEG files could cause a buffer overrun once loaded into the browser. Another example targets clients reading pdf files. In this case the attacker simply appends javascript to the end of a legitimate url for a pdf (http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/danger-danger-danger/) http://path/to/pdf/file.pdf#whatever_name_you_want=javascript:your_code_here The client assumes that they are reading a pdf, but the attacker has modified the resource and loaded executable javascript into the client's browser process. The attack can also target server processes. The attacker edits the resource or configuration file, for example a web.xml file used to configure security permissions for a J2EE app server, adding role name "public" grants all users with the public role the ability to use the administration functionality. The server trusts its configuration file to be correct, but when they are manipulated, the attacker gains full control.
  • Blue Boxing
    This type of attack against older telephone switches and trunks has been around for decades. A tone is sent by an adversary to impersonate a supervisor signal which has the effect of rerouting or usurping command of the line. While the US infrastructure proper may not contain widespread vulnerabilities to this type of attack, many companies are connected globally through call centers and business process outsourcing. These international systems may be operated in countries which have not upgraded Telco infrastructure and so are vulnerable to Blue boxing. Blue boxing is a result of failure on the part of the system to enforce strong authorization for administrative functions. While the infrastructure is different than standard current applications like web applications, there are historical lessons to be learned to upgrade the access control for administrative functions.
  • Restful Privilege Elevation
    Rest uses standard HTTP (Get, Put, Delete) style permissions methods, but these are not necessarily correlated generally with back end programs. Strict interpretation of HTTP get methods means that these HTTP Get services should not be used to delete information on the server, but there is no access control mechanism to back up this logic. This means that unless the services are properly ACL'd and the application's service implementation are following these guidelines then an HTTP request can easily execute a delete or update on the server side. The attacker identifies a HTTP Get URL such as http://victimsite/updateOrder, which calls out to a program to update orders on a database or other resource. The URL is not idempotent so the request can be submitted multiple times by the attacker, additionally, the attacker may be able to exploit the URL published as a Get method that actually performs updates (instead of merely retrieving data). This may result in malicious or inadvertent altering of data on the server.
  • Target Programs with Elevated Privileges
    This attack targets programs running with elevated privileges. The attacker would try to leverage a bug in the running program and get arbitrary code to execute with elevated privileges. For instance an attacker would look for programs that write to the system directories or registry keys (such as HKLM, which stores a number of critical Windows environment variables). These programs are typically running with elevated privileges and have usually not been designed with security in mind. Such programs are excellent exploit targets because they yield lots of power when they break. The malicious user try to execute its code at the same level as a privileged system call.
  • Manipulating Input to File System Calls
    An attacker manipulates inputs to the target software which the target software passes to file system calls in the OS. The goal is to gain access to, and perhaps modify, areas of the file system that the target software did not intend to be accessible.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE PARTIAL NONE
nessus via4
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2014-1959.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix one security issue and three bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. * It was found that the permission checks performed by the Linux kernel when a netlink message was received were not sufficient. A local, unprivileged user could potentially bypass these restrictions by passing a netlink socket as stdout or stderr to a more privileged process and altering the output of this process. (CVE-2014-0181, Moderate) Red Hat would like to thank Andy Lutomirski for reporting this issue. This update also fixes the following bugs : * Previously, the kernel did not successfully deliver multicast packets when the multicast querier was disabled. Consequently, the corosync utility terminated unexpectedly and the affected storage node did not join its intended cluster. With this update, multicast packets are delivered properly when the multicast querier is disabled, and corosync handles the node as expected. (BZ#902454) * Previously, the kernel wrote the metadata contained in all system information blocks on a single page of the /proc/sysinfo file. However, when the machine configuration was very extensive and the data did not fit on a single page, the system overwrote random memory regions, which in turn caused data corruption when reading the /proc/sysconf file. With this update, /proc/sysinfo automatically allocates a larger buffer if the data output does not fit the current buffer, which prevents the data corruption. (BZ#1131283) * Prior to this update, the it_real_fn() function did not, in certain cases, successfully acquire the SIGLOCK signal when the do_setitimer() function used the ITIMER_REAL timer. As a consequence, the current process entered an endless loop and became unresponsive. This update fixes the bug and it_real_fn() no longer causes the kernel to become unresponsive. (BZ#1134654) 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 79727
    published 2014-12-05
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=79727
    title CentOS 5 : kernel (CESA-2014:1959)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2014-3067.NASL
    description Description of changes: kernel-uek [3.8.13-35.3.5.el7uek] - net: Use netlink_ns_capable to verify the permisions of netlink messages (Eric W. Biederman) [Orabug: 19404231] {CVE-2014-0181} - net: Add variants of capable for use on netlink messages (Eric W. Biederman) [Orabug: 19404231] - net: Add variants of capable for use on on sockets (Eric W. Biederman) [Orabug: 19404231] - netlink: Rename netlink_capable netlink_allowed (Eric W. Biederman) [Orabug: 19404231] - sctp: Fix sk_ack_backlog wrap-around problem (Xufeng Zhang) [Orabug: 19404244] {CVE-2014-4667}
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2015-12-01
    plugin id 77138
    published 2014-08-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=77138
    title Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3067)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_KERNEL-150306.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3 kernel has been updated to receive various security and bugfixes. New features enabled : - The Ceph and rbd remote network block device drivers are now enabled and supported, to serve as client for SUSE Enterprise Storage 1.0. (FATE#318328) - Support to selected Bay Trail CPUs used in Point of Service Hardware was enabled. (FATE#317933) - Broadwell Legacy Audio, HDMI Audio and DisplayPort Audio support (Audio Driver: HD-A HDMI/DP Audio/HDA Analog/DSP) was enabled. (FATE#317347) The following security bugs have been fixed : - An integer overflow in the stack randomization on 64-bit systems lead to less effective stack ASLR on those systems. (bsc#917839). (CVE-2015-1593) - iptables rules could be bypassed if the specific network protocol module was not loaded, allowing e.g. SCTP to bypass the firewall if the sctp protocol was not enabled. (bsc#913059). (CVE-2014-8160) - A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernels splice() system call validated its parameters. On certain file systems, a local, unprivileged user could have used this flaw to write past the maximum file size, and thus crash the system. (bnc#915322). (CVE-2014-7822) - The __switch_to function in arch/x86/kernel/process_64.c in the Linux kernel did not ensure that Thread Local Storage (TLS) descriptors are loaded before proceeding with other steps, which made it easier for local users to bypass the ASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application that reads a TLS base address. (bnc#911326). (CVE-2014-9419) - The parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel did not validate a length value in the Extensions Reference (ER) System Use Field, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted iso9660 image. (bnc#912654). (CVE-2014-9584) - The vdso_addr function in arch/x86/vdso/vma.c in the Linux kernel did not properly choose memory locations for the vDSO area, which made it easier for local users to bypass the ASLR protection mechanism by guessing a location at the end of a PMD. (bnc#912705). (CVE-2014-9585) - The d_walk function in fs/dcache.c in the Linux kernel did not properly maintain the semantics of rename_lock, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock and system hang) via a crafted application. (bnc#903640). (CVE-2014-8559) - The rock_continue function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict the number of Rock Ridge continuation entries, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop, and system crash or hang) via a crafted iso9660 image (bsc#911325). (CVE-2014-9420) - The paravirt_ops_setup function in arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c in the Linux kernel used an improper paravirt_enabled setting for KVM guest kernels, which made it easier for guest OS users to bypass the ASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application that reads a 16-bit value (bnc#907818 909077 909078). (CVE-2014-8134) - The kvm_iommu_map_pages function in virt/kvm/iommu.c in the Linux kernel miscalculated the number of pages during the handling of a mapping failure, which allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS page unpinning) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging guest OS privileges. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2014-3601 (bsc#902675). (CVE-2014-8369) - arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel on Intel processors did not ensure that the value in the CR4 control register remains the same after a VM entry, which allowed host OS users to kill arbitrary processes or cause a denial of service (system disruption) by leveraging /dev/kvm access, as demonstrated by PR_SET_TSC prctl calls within a modified copy of QEMU. (bnc#902232). (CVE-2014-3690) - Race condition in arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the Linux kernel allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) via a crafted application that performs an MMIO transaction or a PIO transaction to trigger a guest userspace emulation error report, a similar issue to CVE-2010-5313. (bnc#905312). (CVE-2014-7842) - The Netlink implementation in the Linux kernel did not provide a mechanism for authorizing socket operations based on the opener of a socket, which allowed local users to bypass intended access restrictions and modify network configurations by using a Netlink socket for the (1) stdout or (2) stderr of a setuid program. (bnc#875051). (CVE-2014-0181) - The SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering a large number of chunks in an associations output queue, as demonstrated by ASCONF probes, related to net/sctp/inqueue.c and net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c. (bnc#902351). (CVE-2014-3688) - The pivot_root implementation in fs/namespace.c in the Linux kernel did not properly interact with certain locations of a chroot directory, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (mount-tree loop) via . (dot) values in both arguments to the pivot_root system call. (bnc#900644). (CVE-2014-7970) - The sctp_assoc_lookup_asconf_ack function in net/sctp/associola.c in the SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via duplicate ASCONF chunks that trigger an incorrect uncork within the side-effect interpreter. (bnc#902349, bnc#904899). (CVE-2014-3687) The following non-security bugs have been fixed : - ACPI idle: permit sparse C-state sub-state numbers (bnc#908550,FATE#317933). - ALSA : hda - not use assigned converters for all unused pins (FATE#317933). - ALSA: hda - Add Device IDs for Intel Wildcat Point-LP PCH (FATE#317347). - ALSA: hda - Fix onboard audio on Intel H97/Z97 chipsets (FATE#317347). - ALSA: hda - add PCI IDs for Intel BayTrail (FATE#317347). - ALSA: hda - add PCI IDs for Intel Braswell (FATE#317347). - ALSA: hda - add codec ID for Braswell display audio codec (FATE#317933). - ALSA: hda - add codec ID for Broadwell display audio codec (FATE#317933). - ALSA: hda - add codec ID for Valleyview2 display codec (FATE#317933). - ALSA: hda - define is_haswell() to check if a display audio codec is Haswell (FATE#317933). - ALSA: hda - hdmi: Re-setup pin and infoframe on plug-in on all codecs (FATE#317933). - ALSA: hda - not choose assigned converters for unused pins of Valleyview (FATE#317933). - ALSA: hda - rename function not_share_unassigned_cvt() (FATE#317933). - ALSA: hda - unmute pin amplifier in infoframe setup for Haswell (FATE#317933). - ALSA: hda - verify pin:converter connection on unsol event for HSW and VLV (FATE#317933). - ALSA: hda - verify pin:cvt connection on preparing a stream for Intel HDMI codec (FATE#317933). - ALSA: hda/hdmi - apply Valleyview fix-ups to Cherryview display codec (FATE#317933). - ALSA: hda/hdmi - apply all Haswell fix-ups to Broadwell display codec (FATE#317933). - ALSA: hda_intel: Add Device IDs for Intel Sunrise Point PCH (FATE#317347). - ALSA: hda_intel: Add DeviceIDs for Sunrise Point-LP (FATE#317347). - Add support for AdvancedSilicon HID multitouch screen (2149:36b1) (FATE#317933). - Disable switching to bootsplash at oops/panic. (bnc#877593) - Do not trigger congestion wait on dirty-but-not-writeout pages (VM Performance, bnc#909093, bnc#910517). - Fix HDIO_DRIVE_* ioctl() regression. (bnc#833588, bnc#905799) - Fix Module.supported handling for external modules. (bnc#905304) - Fix zero freq if frequency is requested too quickly in a row. (bnc#908572) - Fix zero freq if frequency is requested too quickly in a row. (bnc#908572) - Fixup kABI after patches.fixes/writeback-do-not-sync-data-dirtied-after-s ync-start.patch. (bnc#833820) - Force native backlight for HP POS machines (bnc#908551,FATE#317933). - HID: use multi input quirk for 22b9:2968 (FATE#317933). - IPoIB: Use a private hash table for path lookup in xmit path (bsc#907196). - Import kabi files from kernel 3.0.101-0.40 - KEYS: Fix stale key registration at error path. (bnc#908163) - NFS: Add sequence_priviliged_ops for nfs4_proc_sequence(). (bnc#864401) - NFS: do not use STABLE writes during writeback. (bnc#816099) - NFSv4.1 handle DS stateid errors. (bnc#864401) - NFSv4.1: Do not decode skipped layoutgets. (bnc#864411) - NFSv4.1: Fix a race in the pNFS return-on-close code. (bnc#864409) - NFSv4.1: Fix an ABBA locking issue with session and state serialisation. (bnc#864409) - NFSv4.1: We must release the sequence id when we fail to get a session slot. (bnc#864401) - NFSv4: Do not accept delegated opens when a delegation recall is in effect. (bnc#864409) - NFSv4: Ensure correct locking when accessing the '^a' list. (bnc#864401) - NFSv4: Fix another reboot recovery race. (bnc#916982) - Preserve kabi checksum of path_is_under(). - Refresh patches.drivers/HID-multitouch-add-support-for-Atmel-212 c. Fix the non-working touchsreen. (bnc#909740) - Revert 'drm/i915: Calculate correct stolen size for GEN7+' (bnc#908550,FATE#317933). - SUNRPC: Do not allow low priority tasks to pre-empt higher priority ones. (bnc#864401) - SUNRPC: When changing the queue priority, ensure that we change the owner. (bnc#864401) - Setting rbd and libceph as supported drivers (bsc#917884) - audit: efficiency fix 1: only wake up if queue shorter than backlog limit. (bnc#908393) - audit: efficiency fix 2: request exclusive wait since all need same resource. (bnc#908393) - audit: fix endless wait in audit_log_start(). (bnc#908393) - audit: make use of remaining sleep time from wait_for_auditd. (bnc#908393) - audit: refactor hold queue flush. (bnc#908393) - audit: reset audit backlog wait time after error recovery. (bnc#908393) - audit: wait_for_auditd() should use TASK_UNINTERRUPTIBLE. (bnc#908393) - block: rbd: use NULL instead of 0 (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - block: replace strict_strtoul() with kstrtoul() (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - bonding: propagate LRO disabling down to slaves. (bnc#829110 / bnc#891277 / bnc#904053) - cciss: fix broken mutex usage in ioctl. (bnc#910013) - ceph: Add necessary clean up if invalid reply received in handle_reply() (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - ceph: remove bogus extern (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - config: Disable CONFIG_RCU_FAST_NO_HZ (bnc#884817) This option has been verified to be racy vs hotplug, and is irrelevant to SLE in any case. - coredump: ensure the fpu state is flushed for proper multi-threaded core dump. (bnc#904671) - crush: CHOOSE_LEAF -> CHOOSELEAF throughout (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - crush: add SET_CHOOSE_TRIES rule step (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - crush: add note about r in recursive choose (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - crush: add set_choose_local_[fallback_]tries steps (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - crush: apply chooseleaf_tries to firstn mode too (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - crush: attempts -> tries (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - crush: clarify numrep vs endpos (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - crush: eliminate CRUSH_MAX_SET result size limitation (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - crush: factor out (trivial) crush_destroy_rule() (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - crush: fix crush_choose_firstn comment (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - crush: fix some comments (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - crush: generalize descend_once (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - crush: new SET_CHOOSE_LEAF_TRIES command (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - crush: pass parent r value for indep call (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - crush: pass weight vector size to map function (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - crush: reduce scope of some local variables (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - crush: return CRUSH_ITEM_UNDEF for failed placements with indep (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - crush: strip firstn conditionals out of crush_choose, rename (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - crush: use breadth-first search for indep mode (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - crypto: add missing crypto module aliases (bsc#914423). - crypto: include crypto- module prefix in template (bsc#914423). - crypto: kernel oops at insmod of the z90crypt device driver (bnc#909088, LTC#119591). - crypto: prefix module autoloading with 'crypto-' (bsc#914423). - dm raid: add region_size parameter. (bnc#895841) - do not do blind d_drop() in nfs_prime_dcache(). (bnc#908069 / bnc#896484) - drm/cirrus: Fix cirrus drm driver for fbdev + qemu (bsc#909846,bnc#856760). - drm/i915: split PCI IDs out into i915_drm.h v4 (bnc#908550,FATE#317933). - fix dcache exit scaling. (bnc#876594) - infiniband: ipoib: Sanitize neighbour handling in ipoib_main.c (bsc#907196). - iommu/vt-d: Fix an off-by-one bug in __domain_mapping() (bsc#908825). - ipoib: Convert over to dev_lookup_neigh_skb() (bsc#907196). - ipoib: Need to do dst_neigh_lookup_skb() outside of priv->lock (bsc#907196). - ipv6: fix net reference leak in IPv6 conntrack reassembly. (bnc#865419) - isofs: Fix unchecked printing of ER records. - kABI: protect console include in consolemap. - kabi fix. (bnc#864404) - kabi, mm: prevent endless growth of anon_vma hierarchy. (bnc#904242) - kernel/audit.c: avoid negative sleep durations. (bnc#908393) - kernel: 3215 tty close crash (bnc#915209, LTC#120873). - kernel: incorrect clock_gettime result (bnc#915209, LTC#121184). - kvm: Do not expose MONITOR cpuid as available. (bnc#887597) - kvm: iommu: Add cond_resched to legacy device assignment code. (bnc#910159) - libceph: CEPH_OSD_FLAG_* enum update (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: add ceph_kv{malloc,free}() and switch to them (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: add ceph_pg_pool_by_id() (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: add function to ensure notifies are complete (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: add process_one_ticket() helper (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: all features fields must be u64 (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: block I/O when PAUSE or FULL osd map flags are set (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: call r_unsafe_callback when unsafe reply is received (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: create_singlethread_workqueue() does not return ERR_PTRs (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: do not hard code max auth ticket len (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: dout() is missing a newline (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: factor out logic from ceph_osdc_start_request() (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: fix error handling in ceph_osdc_init() (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: fix preallocation check in get_reply() (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: fix safe completion (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: follow redirect replies from osds (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: follow {read,write}_tier fields on osd request submission (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: gracefully handle large reply messages from the mon (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: introduce and start using oid abstraction (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: rename MAX_OBJ_NAME_SIZE to CEPH_MAX_OID_NAME_LEN (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: rename ceph_msg::front_max to front_alloc_len (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: rename ceph_osd_request::r_{oloc,oid} to r_base_{oloc,oid} (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: rename front to front_len in get_reply() (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: replace ceph_calc_ceph_pg() with ceph_oloc_oid_to_pg() (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: resend all writes after the osdmap loses the full flag (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: start using oloc abstraction (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: take map_sem for read in handle_reply() (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: update ceph_features.h (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libceph: use CEPH_MON_PORT when the specified port is 0 (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - libiscsi: Added new boot entries in the session sysfs (FATE#316723 bsc#914355) - mei: ME hardware reset needs to be synchronized. (bnc#876086) - mei: add 9 series PCH mei device ids. (bnc#876086) - mei: add hw start callback. (bnc#876086) - mei: cancel stall timers in mei_reset. (bnc#876086) - mei: do not have to clean the state on power up. (bnc#876086) - mei: limit the number of consecutive resets. (bnc#876086) - mei: me: add Lynx Point Wellsburg work station device id. (bnc#876086) - mei: me: clear interrupts on the resume path. (bnc#876086) - mei: me: do not load the driver if the FW does not support MEI interface. (bnc#876086) - mei: me: fix hardware reset flow. (bnc#876086) - mei: me: read H_CSR after asserting reset. (bnc#876086) - mm, vmscan: prevent kswapd livelock due to pfmemalloc-throttled process being killed (VM Functionality bnc#910150). - mm: fix BUG in __split_huge_page_pmd. (bnc#906586) - mm: fix corner case in anon_vma endless growing prevention. (bnc#904242) - mm: prevent endless growth of anon_vma hierarchy. (bnc#904242) - mm: vmscan: count only dirty pages as congested (VM Performance, bnc#910517). - net, sunrpc: suppress allocation warning in rpc_malloc(). (bnc#904659) - net: 8021q/bluetooth/bridge/can/ceph: Remove extern from function prototypes (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - net: handle more general stacking in dev_disable_lro(). (bnc#829110 / bnc#891277 / bnc#904053) - netfilter: do not drop packet on insert collision. (bnc#907611) - nf_conntrack: avoid reference leak in __ipv6_conntrack_in(). (bnc#865419) - nfs_prime_dcache needs fh to be set. (bnc#908069 / bnc#896484) - nfsd: fix EXDEV checking in rename. (bnc#915791) - pnfs: defer release of pages in layoutget. (bnc#864411) - proc_sys_revalidate: fix Oops on NULL nameidata. (bnc#907551) - qlge: fix an '&&' vs '||' bug (bsc#912171). - rbd: Fix error recovery in rbd_obj_read_sync() (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: Use min_t() to fix comparison of distinct pointer types warning (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: add 'minor' sysfs rbd device attribute (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: add support for single-major device number allocation scheme (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: clean up a few things in the refresh path (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: complete notifies before cleaning up osd_client and rbd_dev (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: do not destroy ceph_opts in rbd_add() (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: do not hold ctl_mutex to get/put device (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: drop an unsafe assertion (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: drop original request earlier for existence check (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: enable extended devt in single-major mode (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: fetch object order before using it (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: fix I/O error propagation for reads (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: fix a couple warnings (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: fix buffer size for writes to images with snapshots (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: fix cleanup in rbd_add() (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: fix error handling from rbd_snap_name() (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: fix error paths in rbd_img_request_fill() (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: fix null dereference in dout (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: fix use-after free of rbd_dev->disk (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: flush dcache after zeroing page data (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: ignore unmapped snapshots that no longer exist (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: introduce rbd_dev_header_unwatch_sync() and switch to it (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: make rbd_obj_notify_ack() synchronous (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: protect against concurrent unmaps (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: protect against duplicate client creation (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: rbd_device::dev_id is an int, format it as such (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: refactor rbd_init() a bit (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: send snapshot context with writes (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: set removing flag while holding list lock (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: switch to ida for rbd id assignments (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: take a little credit (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: tear down watch request if rbd_dev_device_setup() fails (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: tweak 'loaded' message and module description (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: use reference counts for image requests (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: use rwsem to protect header updates (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rbd: use the correct length for format 2 object names (FATE#318328 bsc#917884). - rpm/kernel-binary.spec.in: Own the modules directory in the devel package. (bnc#910322) - scsi_dh_alua: add missing hunk in alua_set_params(). (bnc#846656) - scsifront: avoid acquiring same lock twice if ring is full. - sd: medium access timeout counter fails to reset. (bnc#894213) - storvsc: ring buffer failures may result in I/O freeze - swap: fix shmem swapping when more than 8 areas. (bnc#903096) - timekeeping: Avoid possible deadlock from clock_was_set_delayed (bsc#771619). - tty: Fix memory leak in virtual console when enable unicode translation. (bnc#916515) - udf: Check component length before reading it. - udf: Check path length when reading symlink. - udf: Verify i_size when loading inode. - udf: Verify symlink size before loading it. - udp: Add MIB counters for rcvbuferrors. (bnc#909565) - usb: xhci: rework root port wake bits if controller is not allowed to wakeup (bsc#909264). - virtio_net: drop dst reference before transmitting a packet. (bnc#882470) - vt: push the tty_lock down into the map handling. (bnc#915826) - workqueue: Make rescuer thread process more works. (bnc#900279) - x86, xsave: remove thread_has_fpu() bug check in __sanitize_i387_state(). (bnc#904671) - x86-64/MCE: flip CPU and bank numbers in log message. - x86/UV: Fix NULL pointer dereference in uv_flush_tlb_others() if the '^a' boot option is used (bsc#909092). - x86/UV: Fix conditional in gru_exit() (bsc#909095). - x86/early quirk: use gen6 stolen detection for VLV (bnc#908550,FATE#317933). - x86/gpu: Print the Intel graphics stolen memory range. (bnc#908550) - x86/hpet: Make boot_hpet_disable extern (bnc#908550,FATE#317933). - x86/intel: Add quirk to disable HPET for the Baytrail platform (bnc#908550,FATE#317933). - x86/uv: Fix UV2 BAU legacy mode (bsc#909092). - x86/uv: Fix the UV BAU destination timeout period (bsc#909092). - x86/uv: Implement UV BAU runtime enable and disable control via /proc/sgi_uv/ (bsc#909092). - x86/uv: Update the UV3 TLB shootdown logic (bsc#909092). - x86/uv: Work around UV2 BAU hangs (bsc#909092). - x86: UV BAU: Avoid NULL pointer reference in ptc_seq_show (bsc#911181). - x86: UV BAU: Increase maximum CPUs per socket/hub (bsc#911181). - x86: add early quirk for reserving Intel graphics stolen memory v5 (bnc#908550,FATE#317933). - x86: irq: Check for valid irq descriptor in check_irq_vectors_for_cpu_disable. (bnc#914726) - xen-privcmd-hcall-preemption: Fix EFLAGS.IF access. - xfs: re-enable non-blocking behaviour in xfs_map_blocks. (bnc#900279) - xfs: recheck buffer pinned status after push trylock failure. (bnc#907338) - xfs: remove log force from xfs_buf_trylock(). (bnc#907338) - xhci: fix incorrect type in assignment in handle_device_notification() (bsc#910321). - zcrypt: Number of supported ap domains is not retrievable (bnc#915209, LTC#120788).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2015-03-24
    plugin id 82020
    published 2015-03-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=82020
    title SuSE 11.3 Security Update : Linux Kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 10412 / 10415 / 10416)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2014-1959-1.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2014:1959 : Updated kernel packages that fix one security issue and three bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. * It was found that the permission checks performed by the Linux kernel when a netlink message was received were not sufficient. A local, unprivileged user could potentially bypass these restrictions by passing a netlink socket as stdout or stderr to a more privileged process and altering the output of this process. (CVE-2014-0181, Moderate) Red Hat would like to thank Andy Lutomirski for reporting this issue. This update also fixes the following bugs : * Previously, the kernel did not successfully deliver multicast packets when the multicast querier was disabled. Consequently, the corosync utility terminated unexpectedly and the affected storage node did not join its intended cluster. With this update, multicast packets are delivered properly when the multicast querier is disabled, and corosync handles the node as expected. (BZ#902454) * Previously, the kernel wrote the metadata contained in all system information blocks on a single page of the /proc/sysinfo file. However, when the machine configuration was very extensive and the data did not fit on a single page, the system overwrote random memory regions, which in turn caused data corruption when reading the /proc/sysconf file. With this update, /proc/sysinfo automatically allocates a larger buffer if the data output does not fit the current buffer, which prevents the data corruption. (BZ#1131283) * Prior to this update, the it_real_fn() function did not, in certain cases, successfully acquire the SIGLOCK signal when the do_setitimer() function used the ITIMER_REAL timer. As a consequence, the current process entered an endless loop and became unresponsive. This update fixes the bug and it_real_fn() no longer causes the kernel to become unresponsive. (BZ#1134654) 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 79756
    published 2014-12-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=79756
    title Oracle Linux 5 : kernel (ELSA-2014-1959-1)
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20141204_KERNEL_ON_SL5_X.NASL
    description - It was found that the permission checks performed by the Linux kernel when a netlink message was received were not sufficient. A local, unprivileged user could potentially bypass these restrictions by passing a netlink socket as stdout or stderr to a more privileged process and altering the output of this process. (CVE-2014-0181, Moderate) This update also fixes the following bugs : - Previously, the kernel did not successfully deliver multicast packets when the multicast querier was disabled. Consequently, the corosync utility terminated unexpectedly and the affected storage node did not join its intended cluster. With this update, multicast packets are delivered properly when the multicast querier is disabled, and corosync handles the node as expected. - Previously, the kernel wrote the metadata contained in all system information blocks on a single page of the /proc/sysinfo file. However, when the machine configuration was very extensive and the data did not fit on a single page, the system overwrote random memory regions, which in turn caused data corruption when reading the /proc/sysconf file. With this update, /proc/sysinfo automatically allocates a larger buffer if the data output does not fit the current buffer, which prevents the data corruption. - Prior to this update, the it_real_fn() function did not, in certain cases, successfully acquire the SIGLOCK signal when the do_setitimer() function used the ITIMER_REAL timer. As a consequence, the current process entered an endless loop and became unresponsive. This update fixes the bug and it_real_fn() no longer causes the kernel to become unresponsive. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-28
    plugin id 79759
    published 2014-12-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=79759
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL5.x i386/x86_64
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2014-1023.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2014:1023 : Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. 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. * It was found that Linux kernel's ptrace subsystem did not properly sanitize the address-space-control bits when the program-status word (PSW) was being set. On IBM S/390 systems, a local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to set address-space-control bits to the kernel space, and thus gain read and write access to kernel memory. (CVE-2014-3534, Important) * It was found that the permission checks performed by the Linux kernel when a netlink message was received were not sufficient. A local, unprivileged user could potentially bypass these restrictions by passing a netlink socket as stdout or stderr to a more privileged process and altering the output of this process. (CVE-2014-0181, Moderate) * It was found that a remote attacker could use a race condition flaw in the ath_tx_aggr_sleep() function to crash the system by creating large network traffic on the system's Atheros 9k wireless network adapter. (CVE-2014-2672, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel performed forking inside of a transaction. A local, unprivileged user on a PowerPC system that supports transactional memory could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-2673, Moderate) * A race condition flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's mac80211 subsystem implementation handled synchronization between TX and STA wake-up code paths. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-2706, Moderate) * An integer underflow flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) implementation processed certain COOKIE_ECHO packets. By sending a specially crafted SCTP packet, a remote attacker could use this flaw to prevent legitimate connections to a particular SCTP server socket to be made. (CVE-2014-4667, Moderate) Red Hat would like to thank Martin Schwidefsky of IBM for reporting CVE-2014-3534, Andy Lutomirski for reporting CVE-2014-0181, and Gopal Reddy Kodudula of Nokia Siemens Networks for reporting CVE-2014-4667. This update also fixes the following bugs : * Due to a NULL pointer dereference bug in the IPIP and SIT tunneling code, a kernel panic could be triggered when using IPIP or SIT tunnels with IPsec. This update restructures the related code to avoid a NULL pointer dereference and the kernel no longer panics when using IPIP or SIT tunnels with IPsec. (BZ#1114957) * Previously, an IBM POWER8 system could terminate unexpectedly when the kernel received an IRQ while handling a transactional memory re-checkpoint critical section. This update ensures that IRQs are disabled in this situation and the problem no longer occurs. (BZ#1113150) * A missing read memory barrier, rmb(), in the bnx2x driver caused the kernel to crash under various circumstances. This problem has been fixed by adding an rmb() call to the relevant place in the bnx2x code. (BZ#1107721) * The hpwdt driver previously emitted a panic message that was misleading on certain HP systems. This update ensures that upon a kernel panic, hpwdt displays information valid on all HP systems. (BZ#1096961) * The qla2xxx driver has been upgraded to version 8.06.00.08.07.0-k3, which provides a number of bug fixes over the previous version in order to correct various timeout problems with the mailbox commands. (BZ#1112389) * The SCSI mid-layer could retry an I/O operation indefinitely if a storage array repeatedly returned a CHECK CONDITION status to that I/O operation but the sense data was invalid. This update fixes the problem by limiting a time for which is such an I/O operation retried. (BZ#1114468) 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 2019-01-02
    plugin id 77045
    published 2014-08-07
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=77045
    title Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2014-1023)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2014-3070.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 2018-02-15
    plugin id 77355
    published 2014-08-23
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=77355
    title Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3070)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2014-1959.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix one security issue and three bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. * It was found that the permission checks performed by the Linux kernel when a netlink message was received were not sufficient. A local, unprivileged user could potentially bypass these restrictions by passing a netlink socket as stdout or stderr to a more privileged process and altering the output of this process. (CVE-2014-0181, Moderate) Red Hat would like to thank Andy Lutomirski for reporting this issue. This update also fixes the following bugs : * Previously, the kernel did not successfully deliver multicast packets when the multicast querier was disabled. Consequently, the corosync utility terminated unexpectedly and the affected storage node did not join its intended cluster. With this update, multicast packets are delivered properly when the multicast querier is disabled, and corosync handles the node as expected. (BZ#902454) * Previously, the kernel wrote the metadata contained in all system information blocks on a single page of the /proc/sysinfo file. However, when the machine configuration was very extensive and the data did not fit on a single page, the system overwrote random memory regions, which in turn caused data corruption when reading the /proc/sysconf file. With this update, /proc/sysinfo automatically allocates a larger buffer if the data output does not fit the current buffer, which prevents the data corruption. (BZ#1131283) * Prior to this update, the it_real_fn() function did not, in certain cases, successfully acquire the SIGLOCK signal when the do_setitimer() function used the ITIMER_REAL timer. As a consequence, the current process entered an endless loop and became unresponsive. This update fixes the bug and it_real_fn() no longer causes the kernel to become unresponsive. (BZ#1134654) 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 79737
    published 2014-12-05
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=79737
    title RHEL 5 : kernel (RHSA-2014:1959)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2014-6354.NASL
    description The 3.14.4 stable update contains a number of important fixes across the tree. The 3.14.3 stable rebase contains support for new hardware, some new features, and 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 2016-05-20
    plugin id 74132
    published 2014-05-22
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=74132
    title Fedora 19 : kernel-3.14.4-100.fc19 (2014-6354)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2014-1392.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues, address several hundred bugs, and add numerous enhancements are now available as part of the ongoing support and maintenance of Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6. This is the sixth regular update. Red Hat Product Security 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 NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) implementation handled simultaneous connections between the same hosts. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-5077, Important) * An integer overflow flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Frame Buffer device implementation mapped kernel memory to user space via the mmap syscall. A local user able to access a frame buffer device file (/dev/fb*) could possibly use this flaw to escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2013-2596, 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 permission checks performed by the Linux kernel when a netlink message was received were not sufficient. A local, unprivileged user could potentially bypass these restrictions by passing a netlink socket as stdout or stderr to a more privileged process and altering the output of this process. (CVE-2014-0181, Moderate) * It was found that the try_to_unmap_cluster() function in the Linux kernel's Memory Managment subsystem did not properly handle page locking in certain cases, which could potentially trigger the BUG_ON() macro in the mlock_vma_page() function. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-3122, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's kvm_iommu_map_pages() function handled IOMMU mapping failures. A privileged user in a guest with an assigned host device could use this flaw to crash the host. (CVE-2014-3601, Moderate) * Multiple use-after-free flaws were found in the way the Linux kernel's Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) implementation handled user controls. A local, privileged user could use either of these flaws to crash the system. (CVE-2014-4653, CVE-2014-4654, CVE-2014-4655, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's VFS subsystem handled reference counting when performing unmount operations on symbolic links. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to exhaust all available memory on the system or, potentially, trigger a use-after-free error, resulting in a system crash or privilege escalation. (CVE-2014-5045, Moderate) * An integer overflow flaw was found in the way the lzo1x_decompress_safe() function of the Linux kernel's LZO implementation processed Literal Runs. A local attacker could, in extremely rare cases, use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-4608, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Vladimir Davydov of Parallels for reporting CVE-2013-4483, Jack Morgenstein of Mellanox for reporting CVE-2014-3601, Vasily Averin of Parallels for reporting CVE-2014-5045, and Don A. Bailey from Lab Mouse Security for reporting CVE-2014-4608. The security impact of the CVE-2014-3601 issue was discovered by Michael Tsirkin of Red Hat. This update also fixes several hundred bugs and adds numerous enhancements. Refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Release Notes for information on the most significant of these changes, and the Technical Notes for further information, both linked to in the References. All Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 users are advised to install these updated packages, which correct these issues, and fix the bugs and add the enhancements noted in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Release Notes and Technical Notes. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-26
    plugin id 78409
    published 2014-10-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=78409
    title RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2014:1392)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2015-0652-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 1 LTSS kernel was updated to fix security issues on kernels on the x86_64 architecture. The following security bugs have been fixed : - CVE-2013-4299: Interpretation conflict in drivers/md/dm-snap-persistent.c in the Linux kernel through 3.11.6 allowed remote authenticated users to obtain sensitive information or modify data via a crafted mapping to a snapshot block device (bnc#846404). - CVE-2014-8160: SCTP firewalling failed until the SCTP module was loaded (bnc#913059). - CVE-2014-9584: The parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel before 3.18.2 did not validate a length value in the Extensions Reference (ER) System Use Field, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted iso9660 image (bnc#912654). - CVE-2014-9585: The vdso_addr function in arch/x86/vdso/vma.c in the Linux kernel through 3.18.2 did not properly choose memory locations for the vDSO area, which made it easier for local users to bypass the ASLR protection mechanism by guessing a location at the end of a PMD (bnc#912705). - CVE-2014-9420: The rock_continue function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel through 3.18.1 did not restrict the number of Rock Ridge continuation entries, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop, and system crash or hang) via a crafted iso9660 image (bnc#911325). - CVE-2014-0181: The Netlink implementation in the Linux kernel through 3.14.1 did not provide a mechanism for authorizing socket operations based on the opener of a socket, which allowed local users to bypass intended access restrictions and modify network configurations by using a Netlink socket for the (1) stdout or (2) stderr of a setuid program (bnc#875051). - CVE-2010-5313: Race condition in arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.38 allowed L2 guest OS users to cause a denial of service (L1 guest OS crash) via a crafted instruction that triggers an L2 emulation failure report, a similar issue to CVE-2014-7842 (bnc#907822). - CVE-2014-7842: Race condition in arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the Linux kernel before 3.17.4 allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) via a crafted application that performs an MMIO transaction or a PIO transaction to trigger a guest userspace emulation error report, a similar issue to CVE-2010-5313 (bnc#905312). - CVE-2014-3688: The SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.17.4 allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering a large number of chunks in an associations output queue, as demonstrated by ASCONF probes, related to net/sctp/inqueue.c and net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c (bnc#902351). - CVE-2014-3687: The sctp_assoc_lookup_asconf_ack function in net/sctp/associola.c in the SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel through 3.17.2 allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via duplicate ASCONF chunks that trigger an incorrect uncork within the side-effect interpreter (bnc#902349). - CVE-2014-3673: The SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel through 3.17.2 allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a malformed ASCONF chunk, related to net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c and net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c (bnc#902346). - CVE-2014-7841: The sctp_process_param function in net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c in the SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.17.4, when ASCONF is used, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a malformed INIT chunk (bnc#905100). - CVE-2014-8709: The ieee80211_fragment function in net/mac80211/tx.c in the Linux kernel before 3.13.5 did not properly maintain a certain tail pointer, which allowed remote attackers to obtain sensitive cleartext information by reading packets (bnc#904700). - CVE-2013-7263: The Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updated certain length values before ensuring that associated data structures have been initialized, which allowed 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-2012-6657: The sock_setsockopt function in net/core/sock.c in the Linux kernel before 3.5.7 did not ensure that a keepalive action is associated with a stream socket, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by leveraging the ability to create a raw socket (bnc#896779). - CVE-2014-3185: Multiple buffer overflows in the command_port_read_callback function in drivers/usb/serial/whiteheat.c in the Whiteheat USB Serial Driver in the Linux kernel before 3.16.2 allowed physically proximate attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) via a crafted device that provides a large amount of (1) EHCI or (2) XHCI data associated with a bulk response (bnc#896391). - CVE-2014-3184: The report_fixup functions in the HID subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.16.2 might allow physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) via a crafted device that provides a small report descriptor, related to (1) drivers/hid/hid-cherry.c, (2) drivers/hid/hid-kye.c, (3) drivers/hid/hid-lg.c, (4) drivers/hid/hid-monterey.c, (5) drivers/hid/hid-petalynx.c, and (6) drivers/hid/hid-sunplus.c (bnc#896390). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-29
    plugin id 83708
    published 2015-05-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=83708
    title SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2015:0652-1)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2014-6122.NASL
    description The 3.14.3 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 2016-05-20
    plugin id 73957
    published 2014-05-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=73957
    title Fedora 20 : kernel-3.14.3-200.fc20 (2014-6122)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2337-1.NASL
    description A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel virtual machine's (kvm) validation of interrupt requests (irq). A guest OS user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (host OS crash). (CVE-2014-0155) Andy Lutomirski discovered a flaw in the authorization of netlink socket operations when a socket is passed to a process of more privilege. A local user could exploit this flaw to bypass access restrictions by having a privileged executable do something it was not intended to do. (CVE-2014-0181) An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernels aio_read_events_ring function. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2014-0206) A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's implementation of user namespaces with respect to inode permissions. A local user could exploit this flaw by creating a user namespace to gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2014-4014) An information leak was discovered in the rd_mcp backend of the iSCSI target subsystem in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from ramdisk_mcp memory by leveraging access to a SCSI initiator. (CVE-2014-4027) Sasha Levin reported an issue with the Linux kernel's shared memory subsystem when used with range notifications and hole punching. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2014-4171) Toralf Forster reported an error in the Linux kernels syscall auditing on 32 bit x86 platforms. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash). (CVE-2014-4508) An information leak was discovered in the control implemenation of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) subsystem in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2014-4652) A use-after-free flaw was discovered in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) control implementation of the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-4653) A authorization bug was discovered with the snd_ctl_elem_add function of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit his bug to cause a denial of service (remove kernel controls). (CVE-2014-4654) A flaw discovered in how the snd_ctl_elem function of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) handled a reference count. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and limit bypass). (CVE-2014-4655) An integer overflow flaw was discovered in the control implementation of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA). A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-4656) An integer underflow flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's handling of the backlog value for certain SCTP packets. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (socket outage) via a crafted SCTP packet. (CVE-2014-4667) Vasily Averin discover a reference count flaw during attempts to umount in conjunction with a symlink. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or use after free) or possibly have other unspecified impact. (CVE-2014-5045). 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 77492
    published 2014-09-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=77492
    title Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2337-1)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2014-1023.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. 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. * It was found that Linux kernel's ptrace subsystem did not properly sanitize the address-space-control bits when the program-status word (PSW) was being set. On IBM S/390 systems, a local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to set address-space-control bits to the kernel space, and thus gain read and write access to kernel memory. (CVE-2014-3534, Important) * It was found that the permission checks performed by the Linux kernel when a netlink message was received were not sufficient. A local, unprivileged user could potentially bypass these restrictions by passing a netlink socket as stdout or stderr to a more privileged process and altering the output of this process. (CVE-2014-0181, Moderate) * It was found that a remote attacker could use a race condition flaw in the ath_tx_aggr_sleep() function to crash the system by creating large network traffic on the system's Atheros 9k wireless network adapter. (CVE-2014-2672, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel performed forking inside of a transaction. A local, unprivileged user on a PowerPC system that supports transactional memory could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-2673, Moderate) * A race condition flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's mac80211 subsystem implementation handled synchronization between TX and STA wake-up code paths. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-2706, Moderate) * An integer underflow flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) implementation processed certain COOKIE_ECHO packets. By sending a specially crafted SCTP packet, a remote attacker could use this flaw to prevent legitimate connections to a particular SCTP server socket to be made. (CVE-2014-4667, Moderate) Red Hat would like to thank Martin Schwidefsky of IBM for reporting CVE-2014-3534, Andy Lutomirski for reporting CVE-2014-0181, and Gopal Reddy Kodudula of Nokia Siemens Networks for reporting CVE-2014-4667. This update also fixes the following bugs : * Due to a NULL pointer dereference bug in the IPIP and SIT tunneling code, a kernel panic could be triggered when using IPIP or SIT tunnels with IPsec. This update restructures the related code to avoid a NULL pointer dereference and the kernel no longer panics when using IPIP or SIT tunnels with IPsec. (BZ#1114957) * Previously, an IBM POWER8 system could terminate unexpectedly when the kernel received an IRQ while handling a transactional memory re-checkpoint critical section. This update ensures that IRQs are disabled in this situation and the problem no longer occurs. (BZ#1113150) * A missing read memory barrier, rmb(), in the bnx2x driver caused the kernel to crash under various circumstances. This problem has been fixed by adding an rmb() call to the relevant place in the bnx2x code. (BZ#1107721) * The hpwdt driver previously emitted a panic message that was misleading on certain HP systems. This update ensures that upon a kernel panic, hpwdt displays information valid on all HP systems. (BZ#1096961) * The qla2xxx driver has been upgraded to version 8.06.00.08.07.0-k3, which provides a number of bug fixes over the previous version in order to correct various timeout problems with the mailbox commands. (BZ#1112389) * The SCSI mid-layer could retry an I/O operation indefinitely if a storage array repeatedly returned a CHECK CONDITION status to that I/O operation but the sense data was invalid. This update fixes the problem by limiting a time for which is such an I/O operation retried. (BZ#1114468) 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 77046
    published 2014-08-07
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=77046
    title RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2014:1023)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2015-0481-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 2 LTSS kernel has been updated to fix security issues on kernels on the x86_64 architecture. The following security bugs have been fixed : - CVE-2012-4398: The __request_module function in kernel/kmod.c in the Linux kernel before 3.4 did not set a certain killable attribute, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted application (bnc#779488). - 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, allowed 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, allowed 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-2013-2899: drivers/hid/hid-picolcd_core.c in the Human Interface Device (HID) subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.11, when CONFIG_HID_PICOLCD is enabled, allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) via a crafted device (bnc#835839). - CVE-2013-2929: The Linux kernel before 3.12.2 did not properly use the get_dumpable function, which allowed local users to bypass intended ptrace restrictions or obtain sensitive information from IA64 scratch registers via a crafted application, related to kernel/ptrace.c and arch/ia64/include/asm/processor.h (bnc#847652). - CVE-2013-7263: The Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates certain length values before ensuring that associated data structures have been initialized, which allowed 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-2014-0131: Use-after-free vulnerability in the skb_segment function in net/core/skbuff.c in the Linux kernel through 3.13.6 allowed attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging the absence of a certain orphaning operation (bnc#867723). - CVE-2014-0181: The Netlink implementation in the Linux kernel through 3.14.1 did not provide a mechanism for authorizing socket operations based on the opener of a socket, which allowed local users to bypass intended access restrictions and modify network configurations by using a Netlink socket for the (1) stdout or (2) stderr of a setuid program (bnc#875051). - CVE-2014-2309: The ip6_route_add function in net/ipv6/route.c in the Linux kernel through 3.13.6 did not properly count the addition of routes, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a flood of ICMPv6 Router Advertisement packets (bnc#867531). - CVE-2014-3181: Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the magicmouse_raw_event function in drivers/hid/hid-magicmouse.c in the Magic Mouse HID driver in the Linux kernel through 3.16.3 allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted device that provides a large amount of (1) EHCI or (2) XHCI data associated with an event (bnc#896382). - CVE-2014-3184: The report_fixup functions in the HID subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.16.2 might have allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) via a crafted device that provides a small report descriptor, related to (1) drivers/hid/hid-cherry.c, (2) drivers/hid/hid-kye.c, (3) drivers/hid/hid-lg.c, (4) drivers/hid/hid-monterey.c, (5) drivers/hid/hid-petalynx.c, and (6) drivers/hid/hid-sunplus.c (bnc#896390). - CVE-2014-3185: Multiple buffer overflows in the command_port_read_callback function in drivers/usb/serial/whiteheat.c in the Whiteheat USB Serial Driver in the Linux kernel before 3.16.2 allowed physically proximate attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) via a crafted device that provides a large amount of (1) EHCI or (2) XHCI data associated with a bulk response (bnc#896391). - CVE-2014-3186: Buffer overflow in the picolcd_raw_event function in devices/hid/hid-picolcd_core.c in the PicoLCD HID device driver in the Linux kernel through 3.16.3, as used in Android on Nexus 7 devices, allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted device that sends a large report (bnc#896392). - CVE-2014-3601: The kvm_iommu_map_pages function in virt/kvm/iommu.c in the Linux kernel through 3.16.1 miscalculates the number of pages during the handling of a mapping failure, which allowed guest OS users to (1) cause a denial of service (host OS memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering a large gfn value or (2) cause a denial of service (host OS memory consumption) by triggering a small gfn value that leads to permanently pinned pages (bnc#892782). - CVE-2014-3610: The WRMSR processing functionality in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.17.2 did not properly handle the writing of a non-canonical address to a model-specific register, which allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) by leveraging guest OS privileges, related to the wrmsr_interception function in arch/x86/kvm/svm.c and the handle_wrmsr function in arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c (bnc#899192). - CVE-2014-3646: arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.17.2 did not have an exit handler for the INVVPID instruction, which allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) via a crafted application (bnc#899192). - CVE-2014-3647: arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.17.2 did not properly perform RIP changes, which allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) via a crafted application (bnc#899192). - CVE-2014-3673: The SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel through 3.17.2 allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a malformed ASCONF chunk, related to net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c and net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c (bnc#902346). - CVE-2014-3687: The sctp_assoc_lookup_asconf_ack function in net/sctp/associola.c in the SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel through 3.17.2 allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via duplicate ASCONF chunks that trigger an incorrect uncork within the side-effect interpreter (bnc#902349). - CVE-2014-3688: The SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.17.4 allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering a large number of chunks in an associations output queue, as demonstrated by ASCONF probes, related to net/sctp/inqueue.c and net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c (bnc#902351). - CVE-2014-3690: arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.17.2 on Intel processors did not ensure that the value in the CR4 control register remains the same after a VM entry, which allowed host OS users to kill arbitrary processes or cause a denial of service (system disruption) by leveraging /dev/kvm access, as demonstrated by PR_SET_TSC prctl calls within a modified copy of QEMU (bnc#902232). - CVE-2014-4608: Multiple integer overflows in the lzo1x_decompress_safe function in lib/lzo/lzo1x_decompress_safe.c in the LZO decompressor in the Linux kernel before 3.15.2 allowed context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted Literal Run (bnc#883948). - CVE-2014-4943: The PPPoL2TP feature in net/l2tp/l2tp_ppp.c in the Linux kernel through 3.15.6 allowed local users to gain privileges by leveraging data-structure differences between an l2tp socket and an inet socket (bnc#887082). - CVE-2014-5471: Stack consumption vulnerability in the parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel through 3.16.1 allowed local users to cause a denial of service (uncontrolled recursion, and system crash or reboot) via a crafted iso9660 image with a CL entry referring to a directory entry that has a CL entry (bnc#892490). - CVE-2014-5472: The parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel through 3.16.1 allowed local users to cause a denial of service (unkillable mount process) via a crafted iso9660 image with a self-referential CL entry (bnc#892490). - CVE-2014-7826: kernel/trace/trace_syscalls.c in the Linux kernel through 3.17.2 did not properly handle private syscall numbers during use of the ftrace subsystem, which allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference) via a crafted application (bnc#904013). - CVE-2014-7841: The sctp_process_param function in net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c in the SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.17.4, when ASCONF is used, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a malformed INIT chunk (bnc#905100). - CVE-2014-7842: Race condition in arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the Linux kernel before 3.17.4 allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) via a crafted application that performs an MMIO transaction or a PIO transaction to trigger a guest userspace emulation error report, a similar issue to CVE-2010-5313 (bnc#905312). - CVE-2014-8134: The paravirt_ops_setup function in arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c in the Linux kernel through 3.18 uses an improper paravirt_enabled setting for KVM guest kernels, which made it easier for guest OS users to bypass the ASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application that reads a 16-bit value (bnc#909078). - CVE-2014-8369: The kvm_iommu_map_pages function in virt/kvm/iommu.c in the Linux kernel through 3.17.2 miscalculates the number of pages during the handling of a mapping failure, which allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS page unpinning) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging guest OS privileges. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2014-3601 (bnc#902675). - CVE-2014-8559: The d_walk function in fs/dcache.c in the Linux kernel through 3.17.2 did not properly maintain the semantics of rename_lock, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock and system hang) via a crafted application (bnc#903640). - CVE-2014-8709: The ieee80211_fragment function in net/mac80211/tx.c in the Linux kernel before 3.13.5 did not properly maintain a certain tail pointer, which allowed remote attackers to obtain sensitive cleartext information by reading packets (bnc#904700). - CVE-2014-9584: The parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel before 3.18.2 did not validate a length value in the Extensions Reference (ER) System Use Field, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted iso9660 image (bnc#912654). - CVE-2014-9585: The vdso_addr function in arch/x86/vdso/vma.c in the Linux kernel through 3.18.2 did not properly choose memory locations for the vDSO area, which made it easier for local users to bypass the ASLR protection mechanism by guessing a location at the end of a PMD (bnc#912705). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-29
    plugin id 83696
    published 2015-05-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=83696
    title SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2015:0481-1)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2014-1023.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. 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. * It was found that Linux kernel's ptrace subsystem did not properly sanitize the address-space-control bits when the program-status word (PSW) was being set. On IBM S/390 systems, a local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to set address-space-control bits to the kernel space, and thus gain read and write access to kernel memory. (CVE-2014-3534, Important) * It was found that the permission checks performed by the Linux kernel when a netlink message was received were not sufficient. A local, unprivileged user could potentially bypass these restrictions by passing a netlink socket as stdout or stderr to a more privileged process and altering the output of this process. (CVE-2014-0181, Moderate) * It was found that a remote attacker could use a race condition flaw in the ath_tx_aggr_sleep() function to crash the system by creating large network traffic on the system's Atheros 9k wireless network adapter. (CVE-2014-2672, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel performed forking inside of a transaction. A local, unprivileged user on a PowerPC system that supports transactional memory could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-2673, Moderate) * A race condition flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's mac80211 subsystem implementation handled synchronization between TX and STA wake-up code paths. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-2706, Moderate) * An integer underflow flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) implementation processed certain COOKIE_ECHO packets. By sending a specially crafted SCTP packet, a remote attacker could use this flaw to prevent legitimate connections to a particular SCTP server socket to be made. (CVE-2014-4667, Moderate) Red Hat would like to thank Martin Schwidefsky of IBM for reporting CVE-2014-3534, Andy Lutomirski for reporting CVE-2014-0181, and Gopal Reddy Kodudula of Nokia Siemens Networks for reporting CVE-2014-4667. This update also fixes the following bugs : * Due to a NULL pointer dereference bug in the IPIP and SIT tunneling code, a kernel panic could be triggered when using IPIP or SIT tunnels with IPsec. This update restructures the related code to avoid a NULL pointer dereference and the kernel no longer panics when using IPIP or SIT tunnels with IPsec. (BZ#1114957) * Previously, an IBM POWER8 system could terminate unexpectedly when the kernel received an IRQ while handling a transactional memory re-checkpoint critical section. This update ensures that IRQs are disabled in this situation and the problem no longer occurs. (BZ#1113150) * A missing read memory barrier, rmb(), in the bnx2x driver caused the kernel to crash under various circumstances. This problem has been fixed by adding an rmb() call to the relevant place in the bnx2x code. (BZ#1107721) * The hpwdt driver previously emitted a panic message that was misleading on certain HP systems. This update ensures that upon a kernel panic, hpwdt displays information valid on all HP systems. (BZ#1096961) * The qla2xxx driver has been upgraded to version 8.06.00.08.07.0-k3, which provides a number of bug fixes over the previous version in order to correct various timeout problems with the mailbox commands. (BZ#1112389) * The SCSI mid-layer could retry an I/O operation indefinitely if a storage array repeatedly returned a CHECK CONDITION status to that I/O operation but the sense data was invalid. This update fixes the problem by limiting a time for which is such an I/O operation retried. (BZ#1114468) 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 77034
    published 2014-08-07
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=77034
    title CentOS 7 : kernel (CESA-2014:1023)
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20141014_KERNEL_ON_SL6_X.NASL
    description * A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) implementation handled simultaneous connections between the same hosts. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-5077, Important) * An integer overflow flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Frame Buffer device implementation mapped kernel memory to user space via the mmap syscall. A local user able to access a frame buffer device file (/dev/fb*) could possibly use this flaw to escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2013-2596, 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 permission checks performed by the Linux kernel when a netlink message was received were not sufficient. A local, unprivileged user could potentially bypass these restrictions by passing a netlink socket as stdout or stderr to a more privileged process and altering the output of this process. (CVE-2014-0181, Moderate) * It was found that the try_to_unmap_cluster() function in the Linux kernel's Memory Managment subsystem did not properly handle page locking in certain cases, which could potentially trigger the BUG_ON() macro in the mlock_vma_page() function. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-3122, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's kvm_iommu_map_pages() function handled IOMMU mapping failures. A privileged user in a guest with an assigned host device could use this flaw to crash the host. (CVE-2014-3601, Moderate) * Multiple use-after-free flaws were found in the way the Linux kernel's Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) implementation handled user controls. A local, privileged user could use either of these flaws to crash the system. (CVE-2014-4653, CVE-2014-4654, CVE-2014-4655, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's VFS subsystem handled reference counting when performing unmount operations on symbolic links. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to exhaust all available memory on the system or, potentially, trigger a use-after-free error, resulting in a system crash or privilege escalation. (CVE-2014-5045, Moderate) * An integer overflow flaw was found in the way the lzo1x_decompress_safe() function of the Linux kernel's LZO implementation processed Literal Runs. A local attacker could, in extremely rare cases, use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-4608, Low) The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-28
    plugin id 78845
    published 2014-11-04
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=78845
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL6.x i386/x86_64
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2014-0913.NASL
    description Updated kernel-rt packages that fix multiple security issues 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 flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's futex subsystem handled the requeuing of certain Priority Inheritance (PI) futexes. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-3153, Important) * It was found that the Linux kernel's ptrace subsystem allowed a traced process' instruction pointer to be set to a non-canonical memory address without forcing the non-sysret code path when returning to user space. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. Note that this issue only affected systems using an Intel CPU. (CVE-2014-4699, Important) * It was found that the permission checks performed by the Linux kernel when a netlink message was received were not sufficient. A local, unprivileged user could potentially bypass these restrictions by passing a netlink socket as stdout or stderr to a more privileged process and altering the output of this process. (CVE-2014-0181, Moderate) * It was found that the aio_read_events_ring() function of the Linux kernel's Asynchronous I/O (AIO) subsystem did not properly sanitize the AIO ring head received from user space. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to disclose random parts of the (physical) memory belonging to the kernel and/or other processes. (CVE-2014-0206, Moderate) * An out-of-bounds memory access flaw was found in the Netlink Attribute extension of the Berkeley Packet Filter (BPF) interpreter functionality in the Linux kernel's networking implementation. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system or leak kernel memory to user space via a specially crafted socket filter. (CVE-2014-3144, CVE-2014-3145, Moderate) * An out-of-bounds memory access flaw was found in the Linux kernel's system call auditing implementation. On a system with existing audit rules defined, a local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to leak kernel memory to user space or, potentially, crash the system. (CVE-2014-3917, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way Linux kernel's Transparent Huge Pages (THP) implementation handled non-huge page migration. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the kernel by migrating transparent hugepages. (CVE-2014-3940, Moderate) * An integer underflow flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) implementation processed certain COOKIE_ECHO packets. By sending a specially crafted SCTP packet, a remote attacker could use this flaw to prevent legitimate connections to a particular SCTP server socket to be made. (CVE-2014-4667, Moderate) * An information leak flaw was found in the RAM Disks Memory Copy (rd_mcp) back-end driver of the iSCSI Target subsystem of the Linux kernel. A privileged user could use this flaw to leak the contents of kernel memory to an iSCSI initiator remote client. (CVE-2014-4027, Low) Users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which upgrade the kernel-rt kernel to version kernel-rt-3.10.33-rt32.43 and correct these issues. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-26
    plugin id 76696
    published 2014-07-23
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=76696
    title RHEL 6 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2014:0913)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2014-1959.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2014:1959 : Updated kernel packages that fix one security issue and three bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. * It was found that the permission checks performed by the Linux kernel when a netlink message was received were not sufficient. A local, unprivileged user could potentially bypass these restrictions by passing a netlink socket as stdout or stderr to a more privileged process and altering the output of this process. (CVE-2014-0181, Moderate) Red Hat would like to thank Andy Lutomirski for reporting this issue. This update also fixes the following bugs : * Previously, the kernel did not successfully deliver multicast packets when the multicast querier was disabled. Consequently, the corosync utility terminated unexpectedly and the affected storage node did not join its intended cluster. With this update, multicast packets are delivered properly when the multicast querier is disabled, and corosync handles the node as expected. (BZ#902454) * Previously, the kernel wrote the metadata contained in all system information blocks on a single page of the /proc/sysinfo file. However, when the machine configuration was very extensive and the data did not fit on a single page, the system overwrote random memory regions, which in turn caused data corruption when reading the /proc/sysconf file. With this update, /proc/sysinfo automatically allocates a larger buffer if the data output does not fit the current buffer, which prevents the data corruption. (BZ#1131283) * Prior to this update, the it_real_fn() function did not, in certain cases, successfully acquire the SIGLOCK signal when the do_setitimer() function used the ITIMER_REAL timer. As a consequence, the current process entered an endless loop and became unresponsive. This update fixes the bug and it_real_fn() no longer causes the kernel to become unresponsive. (BZ#1134654) 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 79757
    published 2014-12-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=79757
    title Oracle Linux 5 : kernel (ELSA-2014-1959)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2014-1392.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues, address several hundred bugs, and add numerous enhancements are now available as part of the ongoing support and maintenance of Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6. This is the sixth regular update. Red Hat Product Security 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 NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) implementation handled simultaneous connections between the same hosts. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-5077, Important) * An integer overflow flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Frame Buffer device implementation mapped kernel memory to user space via the mmap syscall. A local user able to access a frame buffer device file (/dev/fb*) could possibly use this flaw to escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2013-2596, 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 permission checks performed by the Linux kernel when a netlink message was received were not sufficient. A local, unprivileged user could potentially bypass these restrictions by passing a netlink socket as stdout or stderr to a more privileged process and altering the output of this process. (CVE-2014-0181, Moderate) * It was found that the try_to_unmap_cluster() function in the Linux kernel's Memory Managment subsystem did not properly handle page locking in certain cases, which could potentially trigger the BUG_ON() macro in the mlock_vma_page() function. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-3122, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's kvm_iommu_map_pages() function handled IOMMU mapping failures. A privileged user in a guest with an assigned host device could use this flaw to crash the host. (CVE-2014-3601, Moderate) * Multiple use-after-free flaws were found in the way the Linux kernel's Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) implementation handled user controls. A local, privileged user could use either of these flaws to crash the system. (CVE-2014-4653, CVE-2014-4654, CVE-2014-4655, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's VFS subsystem handled reference counting when performing unmount operations on symbolic links. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to exhaust all available memory on the system or, potentially, trigger a use-after-free error, resulting in a system crash or privilege escalation. (CVE-2014-5045, Moderate) * An integer overflow flaw was found in the way the lzo1x_decompress_safe() function of the Linux kernel's LZO implementation processed Literal Runs. A local attacker could, in extremely rare cases, use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-4608, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Vladimir Davydov of Parallels for reporting CVE-2013-4483, Jack Morgenstein of Mellanox for reporting CVE-2014-3601, Vasily Averin of Parallels for reporting CVE-2014-5045, and Don A. Bailey from Lab Mouse Security for reporting CVE-2014-4608. The security impact of the CVE-2014-3601 issue was discovered by Michael Tsirkin of Red Hat. This update also fixes several hundred bugs and adds numerous enhancements. Refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Release Notes for information on the most significant of these changes, and the Technical Notes for further information, both linked to in the References. All Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 users are advised to install these updated packages, which correct these issues, and fix the bugs and add the enhancements noted in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Release Notes and Technical Notes. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 79181
    published 2014-11-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=79181
    title CentOS 6 : kernel (CESA-2014:1392)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2015-0812-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP4 LTSS kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes. The following security bugs have been fixed : CVE-2015-2041: A information leak in the llc2_timeout_table was fixed (bnc#919007). CVE-2014-9322: arch/x86/kernel/entry_64.S in the Linux kernel did not properly handle faults associated with the Stack Segment (SS) segment register, which allowed local users to gain privileges by triggering an IRET instruction that leads to access to a GS Base address from the wrong space (bnc#910251). CVE-2014-9090: The do_double_fault function in arch/x86/kernel/traps.c in the Linux kernel did not properly handle faults associated with the Stack Segment (SS) segment register, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via a modify_ldt system call, as demonstrated by sigreturn_32 in the 1-clock-tests test suite (bnc#907818). CVE-2014-4667: The sctp_association_free function in net/sctp/associola.c in the Linux kernel did not properly manage a certain backlog value, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (socket outage) via a crafted SCTP packet (bnc#885422). CVE-2014-3673: The SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a malformed ASCONF chunk, related to net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c and net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c (bnc#902346). CVE-2014-3185: Multiple buffer overflows in the command_port_read_callback function in drivers/usb/serial/whiteheat.c in the Whiteheat USB Serial Driver in the Linux kernel allowed physically proximate attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) via a crafted device that provides a large amount of (1) EHCI or (2) XHCI data associated with a bulk response (bnc#896391). CVE-2014-3184: The report_fixup functions in the HID subsystem in the Linux kernel might have allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) via a crafted device that provides a small report descriptor, related to (1) drivers/hid/hid-cherry.c, (2) drivers/hid/hid-kye.c, (3) drivers/hid/hid-lg.c, (4) drivers/hid/hid-monterey.c, (5) drivers/hid/hid-petalynx.c, and (6) drivers/hid/hid-sunplus.c (bnc#896390). CVE-2014-1874: The security_context_to_sid_core function in security/selinux/ss/services.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by leveraging the CAP_MAC_ADMIN capability to set a zero-length security context (bnc#863335). CVE-2014-0181: The Netlink implementation in the Linux kernel did not provide a mechanism for authorizing socket operations based on the opener of a socket, which allowed local users to bypass intended access restrictions and modify network configurations by using a Netlink socket for the (1) stdout or (2) stderr of a setuid program (bnc#875051). CVE-2013-4299: Interpretation conflict in drivers/md/dm-snap-persistent.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote authenticated users to obtain sensitive information or modify data via a crafted mapping to a snapshot block device (bnc#846404). CVE-2013-2147: The HP Smart Array controller disk-array driver and Compaq SMART2 controller disk-array driver in the Linux kernel did not initialize certain data structures, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via (1) a crafted IDAGETPCIINFO command for a /dev/ida device, related to the ida_locked_ioctl function in drivers/block/cpqarray.c or (2) a crafted CCISS_PASSTHRU32 command for a /dev/cciss device, related to the cciss_ioctl32_passthru function in drivers/block/cciss.c (bnc#823260). CVE-2012-6657: The sock_setsockopt function in net/core/sock.c in the Linux kernel did not ensure that a keepalive action is associated with a stream socket, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by leveraging the ability to create a raw socket (bnc#896779). CVE-2012-3400: Heap-based buffer overflow in the udf_load_logicalvol function in fs/udf/super.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted UDF filesystem (bnc#769784). CVE-2012-2319: Multiple buffer overflows in the hfsplus filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges via a crafted HFS plus filesystem, a related issue to CVE-2009-4020 (bnc#760902). CVE-2012-2313: The rio_ioctl function in drivers/net/ethernet/dlink/dl2k.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict access to the SIOCSMIIREG command, which allowed local users to write data to an Ethernet adapter via an ioctl call (bnc#758813). CVE-2011-4132: The cleanup_journal_tail function in the Journaling Block Device (JBD) functionality in the Linux kernel 2.6 allowed local users to cause a denial of service (assertion error and kernel oops) via an ext3 or ext4 image with an 'invalid log first block value' (bnc#730118). CVE-2011-4127: The Linux kernel did not properly restrict SG_IO ioctl calls, which allowed local users to bypass intended restrictions on disk read and write operations by sending a SCSI command to (1) a partition block device or (2) an LVM volume (bnc#738400). CVE-2011-1585: The cifs_find_smb_ses function in fs/cifs/connect.c in the Linux kernel did not properly determine the associations between users and sessions, which allowed local users to bypass CIFS share authentication by leveraging a mount of a share by a different user (bnc#687812). CVE-2011-1494: Integer overflow in the _ctl_do_mpt_command function in drivers/scsi/mpt2sas/mpt2sas_ctl.c in the Linux kernel might have allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via an ioctl call specifying a crafted value that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow (bnc#685402). CVE-2011-1495: drivers/scsi/mpt2sas/mpt2sas_ctl.c in the Linux kernel did not validate (1) length and (2) offset values before performing memory copy operations, which might allow local users to gain privileges, cause a denial of service (memory corruption), or obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted ioctl call, related to the _ctl_do_mpt_command and _ctl_diag_read_buffer functions (bnc#685402). CVE-2011-1493: Array index error in the rose_parse_national function in net/rose/rose_subr.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact by composing FAC_NATIONAL_DIGIS data that specifies a large number of digipeaters, and then sending this data to a ROSE socket (bnc#681175). CVE-2011-4913: The rose_parse_ccitt function in net/rose/rose_subr.c in the Linux kernel did not validate the FAC_CCITT_DEST_NSAP and FAC_CCITT_SRC_NSAP fields, which allowed remote attackers to (1) cause a denial of service (integer underflow, heap memory corruption, and panic) via a small length value in data sent to a ROSE socket, or (2) conduct stack-based buffer overflow attacks via a large length value in data sent to a ROSE socket (bnc#681175). CVE-2011-4914: The ROSE protocol implementation in the Linux kernel did not verify that certain data-length values are consistent with the amount of data sent, which might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via crafted data to a ROSE socket (bnc#681175). CVE-2011-1476: Integer underflow in the Open Sound System (OSS) subsystem in the Linux kernel on unspecified non-x86 platforms allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) by leveraging write access to /dev/sequencer (bnc#681999). CVE-2011-1477: Multiple array index errors in sound/oss/opl3.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) or possibly gain privileges by leveraging write access to /dev/sequencer (bnc#681999). CVE-2011-1163: The osf_partition function in fs/partitions/osf.c in the Linux kernel did not properly handle an invalid number of partitions, which might allow local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel heap memory via vectors related to partition-table parsing (bnc#679812). CVE-2011-1090: The __nfs4_proc_set_acl function in fs/nfs/nfs4proc.c in the Linux kernel stored NFSv4 ACL data in memory that is allocated by kmalloc but not properly freed, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via a crafted attempt to set an ACL (bnc#677286). CVE-2014-9584: The parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel did not validate a length value in the Extensions Reference (ER) System Use Field, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted iso9660 image (bnc#912654). CVE-2014-9420: The rock_continue function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict the number of Rock Ridge continuation entries, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop, and system crash or hang) via a crafted iso9660 image (bnc#911325). CVE-2014-5471: Stack consumption vulnerability in the parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (uncontrolled recursion, and system crash or reboot) via a crafted iso9660 image with a CL entry referring to a directory entry that has a CL entry (bnc#892490). CVE-2014-5472: The parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (unkillable mount process) via a crafted iso9660 image with a self-referential CL entry (bnc#892490). CVE-2014-3917: kernel/auditsc.c in the Linux kernel, when CONFIG_AUDITSYSCALL is enabled with certain syscall rules, allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive single-bit values from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (OOPS) via a large value of a syscall number (bnc#880484). CVE-2014-4652: Race condition in the tlv handler functionality in the snd_ctl_elem_user_tlv function in sound/core/control.c in the ALSA control implementation in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging /dev/snd/controlCX access (bnc#883795). CVE-2014-4654: The snd_ctl_elem_add function in sound/core/control.c in the ALSA control implementation in the Linux kernel did not check authorization for SNDRV_CTL_IOCTL_ELEM_REPLACE commands, which allowed local users to remove kernel controls and cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) by leveraging /dev/snd/controlCX access for an ioctl call (bnc#883795). CVE-2014-4655: The snd_ctl_elem_add function in sound/core/control.c in the ALSA control implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly maintain the user_ctl_count value, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and limit bypass) by leveraging /dev/snd/controlCX access for a large number of SNDRV_CTL_IOCTL_ELEM_REPLACE ioctl calls (bnc#883795). CVE-2014-4653: sound/core/control.c in the ALSA control implementation in the Linux kernel did not ensure possession of a read/write lock, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) and obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging /dev/snd/controlCX access (bnc#883795). CVE-2014-4656: Multiple integer overflows in sound/core/control.c in the ALSA control implementation in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service by leveraging /dev/snd/controlCX access, related to (1) index values in the snd_ctl_add function and (2) numid values in the snd_ctl_remove_numid_conflict function (bnc#883795). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-29
    plugin id 83723
    published 2015-05-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=83723
    title SUSE SLES10 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2015:0812-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2336-1.NASL
    description A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel virtual machine's (kvm) validation of interrupt requests (irq). A guest OS user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (host OS crash). (CVE-2014-0155) Andy Lutomirski discovered a flaw in the authorization of netlink socket operations when a socket is passed to a process of more privilege. A local user could exploit this flaw to bypass access restrictions by having a privileged executable do something it was not intended to do. (CVE-2014-0181) An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernels aio_read_events_ring function. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2014-0206) A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's implementation of user namespaces with respect to inode permissions. A local user could exploit this flaw by creating a user namespace to gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2014-4014) An information leak was discovered in the rd_mcp backend of the iSCSI target subsystem in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from ramdisk_mcp memory by leveraging access to a SCSI initiator. (CVE-2014-4027) Sasha Levin reported an issue with the Linux kernel's shared memory subsystem when used with range notifications and hole punching. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2014-4171) Toralf Forster reported an error in the Linux kernels syscall auditing on 32 bit x86 platforms. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash). (CVE-2014-4508) An information leak was discovered in the control implemenation of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) subsystem in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2014-4652) A use-after-free flaw was discovered in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) control implementation of the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-4653) A authorization bug was discovered with the snd_ctl_elem_add function of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit his bug to cause a denial of service (remove kernel controls). (CVE-2014-4654) A flaw discovered in how the snd_ctl_elem function of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) handled a reference count. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and limit bypass). (CVE-2014-4655) An integer overflow flaw was discovered in the control implementation of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA). A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-4656) An integer underflow flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's handling of the backlog value for certain SCTP packets. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (socket outage) via a crafted SCTP packet. (CVE-2014-4667) Vasily Averin discover a reference count flaw during attempts to umount in conjunction with a symlink. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or use after free) or possibly have other unspecified impact. (CVE-2014-5045). 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 77491
    published 2014-09-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=77491
    title Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-trusty vulnerabilities (USN-2336-1)
  • 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 SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2014-793.NASL
    description The openSUSE 13.1 kernel was updated to fix security issues and bugs : Security issues fixed: CVE-2014-9322: A local privilege escalation in the x86_64 32bit compatibility signal handling was fixed, which could be used by local attackers to crash the machine or execute code. CVE-2014-9090: The do_double_fault function in arch/x86/kernel/traps.c in the Linux kernel did not properly handle faults associated with the Stack Segment (SS) segment register, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via a modify_ldt system call, as demonstrated by sigreturn_32 in the linux-clock-tests test suite. CVE-2014-8133: Insufficient validation of TLS register usage could leak information from the kernel stack to userspace. CVE-2014-0181: The Netlink implementation in the Linux kernel through 3.14.1 did not provide a mechanism for authorizing socket operations based on the opener of a socket, which allowed local users to bypass intended access restrictions and modify network configurations by using a Netlink socket for the (1) stdout or (2) stderr of a setuid program. (bsc#875051) CVE-2014-4508: arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S in the Linux kernel on 32-bit x86 platforms, when syscall auditing is enabled and the sep CPU feature flag is set, allowed local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash) via an invalid syscall number, as demonstrated by number 1000. CVE-2014-3688: The SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering a large number of chunks in an association's output queue, as demonstrated by ASCONF probes, related to net/sctp/inqueue.c and net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c. CVE-2014-3687: The sctp_assoc_lookup_asconf_ack function in net/sctp/associola.c in the SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via duplicate ASCONF chunks that trigger an incorrect uncork within the side-effect interpreter. CVE-2014-7975: The do_umount function in fs/namespace.c in the Linux kernel did not require the CAP_SYS_ADMIN capability for do_remount_sb calls that change the root filesystem to read-only, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (loss of writability) by making certain unshare system calls, clearing the / MNT_LOCKED flag, and making an MNT_FORCE umount system call. CVE-2014-8884: Stack-based buffer overflow in the ttusbdecfe_dvbs_diseqc_send_master_cmd function in drivers/media/usb/ttusb-dec/ttusbdecfe.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a large message length in an ioctl call. CVE-2014-3673: The SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a malformed ASCONF chunk, related to net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c and net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c. CVE-2014-3186: Buffer overflow in the picolcd_raw_event function in devices/hid/hid-picolcd_core.c in the PicoLCD HID device driver in the Linux kernel, as used in Android on Nexus 7 devices, allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted device that sends a large report. CVE-2014-7841: The sctp_process_param function in net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c in the SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel, when ASCONF is used, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a malformed INIT chunk. CVE-2014-4611: Integer overflow in the LZ4 algorithm implementation, as used in Yann Collet LZ4 before r118 and in the lz4_uncompress function in lib/lz4/lz4_decompress.c in the Linux kernel before 3.15.2, on 32-bit platforms might allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted Literal Run that would be improperly handled by programs not complying with an API limitation, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-4715. CVE-2014-4608: Multiple integer overflows in the lzo1x_decompress_safe function in lib/lzo/lzo1x_decompress_safe.c in the LZO decompressor in the Linux kernel allowed context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted Literal Run. CVE-2014-8709: The ieee80211_fragment function in net/mac80211/tx.c in the Linux kernel did not properly maintain a certain tail pointer, which allowed remote attackers to obtain sensitive cleartext information by reading packets. CVE-2014-3185: Multiple buffer overflows in the command_port_read_callback function in drivers/usb/serial/whiteheat.c in the Whiteheat USB Serial Driver in the Linux kernel allowed physically proximate attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) via a crafted device that provides a large amount of (1) EHCI or (2) XHCI data associated with a bulk response. CVE-2014-3184: The report_fixup functions in the HID subsystem in the Linux kernel might have allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) via a crafted device that provides a small report descriptor, related to (1) drivers/hid/hid-cherry.c, (2) drivers/hid/hid-kye.c, (3) drivers/hid/hid-lg.c, (4) drivers/hid/hid-monterey.c, (5) drivers/hid/hid-petalynx.c, and (6) drivers/hid/hid-sunplus.c. CVE-2014-3182: Array index error in the logi_dj_raw_event function in drivers/hid/hid-logitech-dj.c in the Linux kernel allowed physically proximate attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (invalid kfree) via a crafted device that provides a malformed REPORT_TYPE_NOTIF_DEVICE_UNPAIRED value. CVE-2014-3181: Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the magicmouse_raw_event function in drivers/hid/hid-magicmouse.c in the Magic Mouse HID driver in the Linux kernel allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted device that provides a large amount of (1) EHCI or (2) XHCI data associated with an event. CVE-2014-7826: kernel/trace/trace_syscalls.c in the Linux kernel did not properly handle private syscall numbers during use of the ftrace subsystem, which allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference) via a crafted application. CVE-2013-7263: The Linux kernel updated certain length values before ensuring that associated data structures have been initialized, which allowed 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. This update fixes the leak of the port number when using ipv6 sockets. (bsc#853040). CVE-2013-2898: Fixed potential kernel caller confusion via past-end-of-heap-allocation read in sensor-hub HID driver. CVE-2013-2891: Fixed 16 byte past-end-of-heap-alloc zeroing in steelseries HID driver. VE-2014-6410: The __udf_read_inode function in fs/udf/inode.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict the amount of ICB indirection, which allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop or stack consumption) via a UDF filesystem with a crafted inode. CVE-2014-5471: Stack consumption vulnerability in the parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (uncontrolled recursion, and system crash or reboot) via a crafted iso9660 image with a CL entry referring to a directory entry that has a CL entry. CVE-2014-5472: The parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (unkillable mount process) via a crafted iso9660 image with a self-referential CL entry. CVE-2014-0206: Array index error in the aio_read_events_ring function in fs/aio.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a large head value. CVE-2014-4508: arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S in the Linux kernel on 32-bit x86 platforms, when syscall auditing is enabled and the sep CPU feature flag is set, allowed local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash) via an invalid syscall number, as demonstrated by number 1000. CVE-2014-5206: The do_remount function in fs/namespace.c in the Linux kernel did not maintain the MNT_LOCK_READONLY bit across a remount of a bind mount, which allowed local users to bypass an intended read-only restriction and defeat certain sandbox protection mechanisms via a 'mount -o remount' command within a user namespace. CVE-2014-5207: fs/namespace.c in the Linux kernel did not properly restrict clearing MNT_NODEV, MNT_NOSUID, and MNT_NOEXEC and changing MNT_ATIME_MASK during a remount of a bind mount, which allowed local users to gain privileges, interfere with backups and auditing on systems that had atime enabled, or cause a denial of service (excessive filesystem updating) on systems that had atime disabled via a 'mount -o remount' command within a user namespace. CVE-2014-1739: The media_device_enum_entities function in drivers/media/media-device.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain data structure, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging /dev/media0 read access for a MEDIA_IOC_ENUM_ENTITIES ioctl call. CVE-2014-4943: The PPPoL2TP feature in net/l2tp/l2tp_ppp.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges by leveraging data-structure differences between an l2tp socket and an inet socket. CVE-2014-4508: arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S in the Linux kernel on 32-bit x86 platforms, when syscall auditing is enabled and the sep CPU feature flag is set, allowed local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash) via an invalid syscall number, as demonstrated by number 1000. CVE-2014-5077: The sctp_assoc_update function in net/sctp/associola.c in the Linux kernel, when SCTP authentication is enabled, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) by starting to establish an association between two endpoints immediately after an exchange of INIT and INIT ACK chunks to establish an earlier association between these endpoints in the opposite direction. CVE-2014-4171: mm/shmem.c in the Linux kernel did not properly implement the interaction between range notification and hole punching, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (i_mutex hold) by using the mmap system call to access a hole, as demonstrated by interfering with intended shmem activity by blocking completion of (1) an MADV_REMOVE madvise call or (2) an FALLOC_FL_PUNCH_HOLE fallocate call. Also the following bugs were fixed : - KEYS: Fix stale key registration at error path (bnc#908163). - parport: parport_pc, do not remove parent devices early (bnc#856659). - xfs: fix directory hash ordering bug. - xfs: mark all internal workqueues as freezable (bnc#899785). - [media] uvc: Fix destruction order in uvc_delete() (bnc#897736). - cfq-iosched: Fix wrong children_weight calculation (bnc#893429). - target/rd: Refactor rd_build_device_space + rd_release_device_space (bnc#882639). - Btrfs: Fix memory corruption by ulist_add_merge() on 32bit arch (bnc#887046). - usb: pci-quirks: Prevent Sony VAIO t-series from switching usb ports (bnc#864375). - xhci: Switch only Intel Lynx Point-LP ports to EHCI on shutdown (bnc#864375). - xhci: Switch Intel Lynx Point ports to EHCI on shutdown (bnc#864375). - ALSA: hda - Fix broken PM due to incomplete i915 initialization (bnc#890114). - netbk: Don't destroy the netdev until the vif is shut down (bnc#881008). - swiotlb: don't assume PA 0 is invalid (bnc#865882). - PM / sleep: Fix request_firmware() error at resume (bnc#873790). - usbcore: don't log on consecutive debounce failures of the same port (bnc#818966).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 80152
    published 2014-12-22
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=80152
    title openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-SU-2014:1677-1)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2015-0290.NASL
    description The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update for one or more kernel-related packages.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-09-17
    plugin id 81800
    published 2015-03-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=81800
    title Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2015-0290)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2014-1392.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2014:1392 : Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues, address several hundred bugs, and add numerous enhancements are now available as part of the ongoing support and maintenance of Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6. This is the sixth regular update. Red Hat Product Security 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 NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) implementation handled simultaneous connections between the same hosts. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-5077, Important) * An integer overflow flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Frame Buffer device implementation mapped kernel memory to user space via the mmap syscall. A local user able to access a frame buffer device file (/dev/fb*) could possibly use this flaw to escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2013-2596, 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 permission checks performed by the Linux kernel when a netlink message was received were not sufficient. A local, unprivileged user could potentially bypass these restrictions by passing a netlink socket as stdout or stderr to a more privileged process and altering the output of this process. (CVE-2014-0181, Moderate) * It was found that the try_to_unmap_cluster() function in the Linux kernel's Memory Managment subsystem did not properly handle page locking in certain cases, which could potentially trigger the BUG_ON() macro in the mlock_vma_page() function. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-3122, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's kvm_iommu_map_pages() function handled IOMMU mapping failures. A privileged user in a guest with an assigned host device could use this flaw to crash the host. (CVE-2014-3601, Moderate) * Multiple use-after-free flaws were found in the way the Linux kernel's Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) implementation handled user controls. A local, privileged user could use either of these flaws to crash the system. (CVE-2014-4653, CVE-2014-4654, CVE-2014-4655, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's VFS subsystem handled reference counting when performing unmount operations on symbolic links. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to exhaust all available memory on the system or, potentially, trigger a use-after-free error, resulting in a system crash or privilege escalation. (CVE-2014-5045, Moderate) * An integer overflow flaw was found in the way the lzo1x_decompress_safe() function of the Linux kernel's LZO implementation processed Literal Runs. A local attacker could, in extremely rare cases, use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-4608, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Vladimir Davydov of Parallels for reporting CVE-2013-4483, Jack Morgenstein of Mellanox for reporting CVE-2014-3601, Vasily Averin of Parallels for reporting CVE-2014-5045, and Don A. Bailey from Lab Mouse Security for reporting CVE-2014-4608. The security impact of the CVE-2014-3601 issue was discovered by Michael Tsirkin of Red Hat. This update also fixes several hundred bugs and adds numerous enhancements. Refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Release Notes for information on the most significant of these changes, and the Technical Notes for further information, both linked to in the References. All Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 users are advised to install these updated packages, which correct these issues, and fix the bugs and add the enhancements noted in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Release Notes and Technical Notes. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-18
    plugin id 78618
    published 2014-10-22
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=78618
    title Oracle Linux 6 : kernel (ELSA-2014-1392)
redhat via4
advisories
bugzilla
id 1094265
title CVE-2014-0181 kernel: net: insufficient permision checks of netlink messages
oval
AND
  • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is installed
    oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070055001
  • OR
    • AND
      • comment kernel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-400.el5
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20141959002
      • comment kernel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070099003
    • AND
      • comment kernel-PAE is earlier than 0:2.6.18-400.el5
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20141959020
      • comment kernel-PAE is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070099019
    • AND
      • comment kernel-PAE-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-400.el5
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20141959022
      • comment kernel-PAE-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070099017
    • AND
      • comment kernel-debug is earlier than 0:2.6.18-400.el5
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20141959006
      • comment kernel-debug is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070993007
    • AND
      • comment kernel-debug-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-400.el5
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20141959010
      • comment kernel-debug-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070993013
    • AND
      • comment kernel-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-400.el5
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20141959014
      • comment kernel-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070099011
    • AND
      • comment kernel-doc is earlier than 0:2.6.18-400.el5
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20141959024
      • comment kernel-doc is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070099021
    • AND
      • comment kernel-headers is earlier than 0:2.6.18-400.el5
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20141959004
      • comment kernel-headers is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070099005
    • AND
      • comment kernel-kdump is earlier than 0:2.6.18-400.el5
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20141959016
      • comment kernel-kdump is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070099015
    • AND
      • comment kernel-kdump-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-400.el5
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20141959018
      • comment kernel-kdump-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070099013
    • AND
      • comment kernel-xen is earlier than 0:2.6.18-400.el5
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20141959008
      • comment kernel-xen is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070099007
    • AND
      • comment kernel-xen-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.18-400.el5
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20141959012
      • comment kernel-xen-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070099009
rhsa
id RHSA-2014:1959
released 2014-12-04
severity Moderate
title RHSA-2014:1959: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate)
rpms
  • kernel-0:3.10.0-123.6.3.el7
  • kernel-abi-whitelists-0:3.10.0-123.6.3.el7
  • kernel-bootwrapper-0:3.10.0-123.6.3.el7
  • kernel-debug-0:3.10.0-123.6.3.el7
  • kernel-debug-devel-0:3.10.0-123.6.3.el7
  • kernel-devel-0:3.10.0-123.6.3.el7
  • kernel-doc-0:3.10.0-123.6.3.el7
  • kernel-headers-0:3.10.0-123.6.3.el7
  • kernel-kdump-0:3.10.0-123.6.3.el7
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:3.10.0-123.6.3.el7
  • kernel-tools-0:3.10.0-123.6.3.el7
  • kernel-tools-libs-0:3.10.0-123.6.3.el7
  • kernel-tools-libs-devel-0:3.10.0-123.6.3.el7
  • perf-0:3.10.0-123.6.3.el7
  • python-perf-0:3.10.0-123.6.3.el7
  • kernel-0:2.6.32-504.el6
  • kernel-abi-whitelists-0:2.6.32-504.el6
  • kernel-bootwrapper-0:2.6.32-504.el6
  • kernel-debug-0:2.6.32-504.el6
  • kernel-debug-devel-0:2.6.32-504.el6
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.32-504.el6
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.32-504.el6
  • kernel-firmware-0:2.6.32-504.el6
  • kernel-headers-0:2.6.32-504.el6
  • kernel-kdump-0:2.6.32-504.el6
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:2.6.32-504.el6
  • perf-0:2.6.32-504.el6
  • python-perf-0:2.6.32-504.el6
  • kernel-0:2.6.18-400.el5
  • kernel-PAE-0:2.6.18-400.el5
  • kernel-PAE-devel-0:2.6.18-400.el5
  • kernel-debug-0:2.6.18-400.el5
  • kernel-debug-devel-0:2.6.18-400.el5
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.18-400.el5
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.18-400.el5
  • kernel-headers-0:2.6.18-400.el5
  • kernel-kdump-0:2.6.18-400.el5
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:2.6.18-400.el5
  • kernel-xen-0:2.6.18-400.el5
  • kernel-xen-devel-0:2.6.18-400.el5
refmap via4
confirm
mlist
  • [netdev] 20140423 [PATCH 0/5]: Preventing abuse when passing file descriptors
  • [oss-security] 20140423 Re: CVE-2014-0181: Linux network reconfiguration due to incorrect netlink checks
suse
  • SUSE-SU-2015:0481
  • SUSE-SU-2015:0652
  • SUSE-SU-2015:0736
  • SUSE-SU-2015:0812
  • openSUSE-SU-2015:0566
Last major update 17-11-2016 - 15:45
Published 26-04-2014 - 20:55
Last modified 30-10-2018 - 12:27
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