ID CVE-2014-3153
Summary The futex_requeue function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.5 does not ensure that calls have two different futex addresses, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted FUTEX_REQUEUE command that facilitates unsafe waiter modification.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Linux Kernel 3.14.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.14.4
  • Linux Kernel 3.14.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.14.5
  • Linux Kernel 3.14
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.14
  • Linux Kernel 3.14 release candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.14:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 3.14 release candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.14:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 3.14 release candidate 3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.14:rc3
  • Linux Kernel 3.14 release candidate 4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.14:rc4
  • Linux Kernel 3.14 release candidate 5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.14:rc5
  • Linux Kernel 3.14 release candidate 6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.14:rc6
  • Linux Kernel 3.14 release candidate 7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.14:rc7
  • Linux Kernel 3.14 release candidate 8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.14:rc8
  • Linux Kernel 3.14.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.14.1
  • Linux Kernel 3.14.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.14.2
  • Linux Kernel 3.14.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.14.3
  • RedHat Enterprise MRG 2.0
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:enterprise_mrg:2.0
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6
CVSS
Base: 7.2 (as of 09-06-2014 - 11:31)
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
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE
exploit-db via4
description Linux Kernel - libfutex - Local Root for RHEL/CentOS 7.0.1406. CVE-2014-3153. Local exploit for linux platform
file exploits/linux/local/35370.c
id EDB-ID:35370
last seen 2016-02-04
modified 2014-11-25
platform linux
port
published 2014-11-25
reporter Kaiqu Chen
source https://www.exploit-db.com/download/35370/
title Linux Kernel - libfutex - Local Root for RHEL/CentOS 7.0.1406
type local
metasploit via4
description This module exploits a bug in futex_requeue in the Linux kernel, using similar techniques employed by the towelroot exploit. Any Android device with a kernel built before June 2014 is likely to be vulnerable.
id MSF:EXPLOIT/ANDROID/LOCAL/FUTEX_REQUEUE
last seen 2017-11-15
modified 2017-08-29
published 2014-12-01
reliability Excellent
reporter Rapid7
source https://github.com/rapid7/metasploit-framework/blob/master/modules/exploits/android/local/futex_requeue.rb
title Android 'Towelroot' Futex Requeue Kernel Exploit
nessus via4
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_KERNEL-140924.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 3 kernel has been updated to fix various bugs and security issues. The following security bugs have been fixed : - The media_device_enum_entities function in drivers/media/media-device.c in the Linux kernel before 3.14.6 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging /dev/media0 read access for a MEDIA_IOC_ENUM_ENTITIES ioctl call. (bnc#882804). (CVE-2014-1739) - mm/shmem.c in the Linux kernel through 3.15.1 does not properly implement the interaction between range notification and hole punching, which allows 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. (bnc#883518). (CVE-2014-4171) - arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S in the Linux kernel through 3.15.1 on 32-bit x86 platforms, when syscall auditing is enabled and the sep CPU feature flag is set, allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash) via an invalid syscall number, as demonstrated by number 1000. (bnc#883724). (CVE-2014-4508) - The sctp_association_free function in net/sctp/associola.c in the Linux kernel before 3.15.2 does not properly manage a certain backlog value, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (socket outage) via a crafted SCTP packet. (bnc#885422). (CVE-2014-4667) - The PPPoL2TP feature in net/l2tp/l2tp_ppp.c in the Linux kernel through 3.15.6 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging data-structure differences between an l2tp socket and an inet socket. (bnc#887082). (CVE-2014-4943) - The sctp_assoc_update function in net/sctp/associola.c in the Linux kernel through 3.15.8, when SCTP authentication is enabled, allows 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. (bnc#889173). (CVE-2014-5077) - Stack consumption vulnerability in the parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel through 3.16.1 allows 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-2014-5471) - The parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel through 3.16.1 allows 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-2014-5472) - Race condition in the mac80211 subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.13.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via network traffic that improperly interacts with the WLAN_STA_PS_STA state (aka power-save mode), related to sta_info.c and tx.c. (bnc#871797). (CVE-2014-2706) - The rd_build_device_space function in drivers/target/target_core_rd.c in the Linux kernel before 3.14 does not properly initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from ramdisk_mcp memory by leveraging access to a SCSI initiator. (bnc#882639). (CVE-2014-4027) - The futex_requeue function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.5 does not ensure that calls have two different futex addresses, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted FUTEX_REQUEUE command that facilitates unsafe waiter modification. (bnc#880892). (CVE-2014-3153) - Avoid infinite loop when processing indirect ICBs (bnc#896689) The following non-security bugs have been fixed:. (CVE-2014-6410) - ACPI / PAD: call schedule() when need_resched() is true. (bnc#866911) - ACPI: Fix bug when ACPI reset register is implemented in system memory. (bnc#882900) - ACPI: Limit access to custom_method. (bnc#884333) - ALSA: hda - Enabling Realtek ALC 671 codec. (bnc#891746) - Add option to automatically enforce module signatures when in Secure Boot mode. (bnc#884333) - Add secure_modules() call. (bnc#884333) - Add wait_on_atomic_t() and wake_up_atomic_t(). (bnc#880344) - Backported new patches of Lock down functions for UEFI secure boot Also updated series.conf and removed old patches. - Btrfs: Return EXDEV for cross file system snapshot. - Btrfs: abort the transaction when we does not find our extent ref. - Btrfs: avoid warning bomb of btrfs_invalidate_inodes. - Btrfs: cancel scrub on transaction abortion. - Btrfs: correctly set profile flags on seqlock retry. - Btrfs: does not check nodes for extent items. - Btrfs: fix a possible deadlock between scrub and transaction committing. - Btrfs: fix corruption after write/fsync failure + fsync + log recovery. (bnc#894200) - Btrfs: fix csum tree corruption, duplicate and outdated checksums. (bnc#891619) - Btrfs: fix double free in find_lock_delalloc_range. - Btrfs: fix possible memory leak in btrfs_create_tree(). - Btrfs: fix use of uninit 'ret' in end_extent_writepage(). - Btrfs: free delayed node outside of root->inode_lock. (bnc#866864) - Btrfs: make DEV_INFO ioctl available to anyone. - Btrfs: make FS_INFO ioctl available to anyone. - Btrfs: make device scan less noisy. - Btrfs: make sure there are not any read requests before stopping workers. - Btrfs: more efficient io tree navigation on wait_extent_bit. - Btrfs: output warning instead of error when loading free space cache failed. - Btrfs: retrieve more info from FS_INFO ioctl. - Btrfs: return EPERM when deleting a default subvolume. (bnc#869934) - Btrfs: unset DCACHE_DISCONNECTED when mounting default subvol. (bnc#866615) - Btrfs: use right type to get real comparison. - Btrfs: wake up @scrub_pause_wait as much as we can. - Btrfs: wake up transaction thread upon remount. - CacheFiles: Add missing retrieval completions. (bnc#880344) - CacheFiles: Does not try to dump the index key if the cookie has been cleared. (bnc#880344) - CacheFiles: Downgrade the requirements passed to the allocator. (bnc#880344) - CacheFiles: Fix the marking of cached pages. (bnc#880344) - CacheFiles: Implement invalidation. (bnc#880344) - CacheFiles: Make some debugging statements conditional. (bnc#880344) - Drivers: hv: util: Fix a bug in the KVP code. (bnc#886840) - Drivers: hv: vmbus: Fix a bug in the channel callback dispatch code. (bnc#886840) - FS-Cache: Add transition to handle invalidate immediately after lookup. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Check that there are no read ops when cookie relinquished. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Clear remaining page count on retrieval cancellation. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Convert the object event ID #defines into an enum. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Does not sleep in page release if __GFP_FS is not set. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Does not use spin_is_locked() in assertions. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Exclusive op submission can BUG if there is been an I/O error. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Fix __wait_on_atomic_t() to call the action func if the counter != 0. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Fix object state machine to have separate work and wait states. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Fix operation state management and accounting. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Fix signal handling during waits. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Initialise the object event mask with the calculated mask. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Limit the number of I/O error reports for a cache. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Make cookie relinquishment wait for outstanding reads. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Mark cancellation of in-progress operation. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: One of the write operation paths doeses not set the object state. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Provide proper invalidation. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Simplify cookie retention for fscache_objects, fixing oops. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: The retrieval remaining-pages counter needs to be atomic_t. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Uninline fscache_object_init(). (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Wrap checks on object state. (bnc#880344) - HID: usbhid: add always-poll quirk. (bnc#888607) - HID: usbhid: enable always-poll quirk for Elan Touchscreen. (bnc#888607) - IB/iser: Add TIMEWAIT_EXIT event handling. (bnc#890297) - Ignore 'flags' change to event_constraint. (bnc#876114) - Ignore data_src/weight changes to perf_sample_data. (bnc#876114) - NFS: Allow more operations in an NFSv4.1 request. (bnc#890513) - NFS: Clean up helper function nfs4_select_rw_stateid(). (bnc#888968) - NFS: Does not copy read delegation stateids in setattr. (bnc#888968) - NFS: Does not use a delegation to open a file when returning that delegation. (bnc#888968, bnc#892200, bnc#893596, bnc#893496) - NFS: Fixes for NFS RCU-walk support in line with code going upstream - NFS: Use FS-Cache invalidation. (bnc#880344) - NFS: allow lockless access to access_cache. (bnc#866130) - NFS: avoid mountpoint being displayed as ' (deleted)' in /proc/mounts. (bnc#888591) - NFS: nfs4_do_open should add negative results to the dcache. (bnc#866130) - NFS: nfs_migrate_page() does not wait for FS-Cache to finish with a page. (bnc#880344) - NFS: nfs_open_revalidate: only evaluate parent if it will be used. (bnc#866130) - NFS: prepare for RCU-walk support but pushing tests later in code. (bnc#866130) - NFS: support RCU_WALK in nfs_permission(). (bnc#866130) - NFS: teach nfs_lookup_verify_inode to handle LOOKUP_RCU. (bnc#866130) - NFS: teach nfs_neg_need_reval to understand LOOKUP_RCU. (bnc#866130) - NFSD: Does not hand out delegations for 30 seconds after recalling them. (bnc#880370) - NFSv4 set open access operation call flag in nfs4_init_opendata_res. (bnc#888968, bnc#892200, bnc#893596, bnc#893496) - NFSv4: Add a helper for encoding opaque data. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Add a helper for encoding stateids. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Add helpers for basic copying of stateids. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Clean up nfs4_select_rw_stateid(). (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Fix the return value of nfs4_select_rw_stateid. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Rename nfs4_copy_stateid(). (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Resend the READ/WRITE RPC call if a stateid change causes an error. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Simplify the struct nfs4_stateid. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: The stateid must remain the same for replayed RPC calls. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: nfs4_stateid_is_current should return 'true' for an invalid stateid. (bnc#888968) - One more fix for kABI breakage. - PCI: Lock down BAR access when module security is enabled. (bnc#884333) - PCI: enable MPS 'performance' setting to properly handle bridge MPS. (bnc#883376) - PM / Hibernate: Add memory_rtree_find_bit function. (bnc#860441) - PM / Hibernate: Create a Radix-Tree to store memory bitmap. (bnc#860441) - PM / Hibernate: Implement position keeping in radix tree. (bnc#860441) - PM / Hibernate: Iterate over set bits instead of PFNs in swsusp_free(). (bnc#860441) - PM / Hibernate: Remove the old memory-bitmap implementation. (bnc#860441) - PM / Hibernate: Touch Soft Lockup Watchdog in rtree_next_node. (bnc#860441) - Restrict /dev/mem and /dev/kmem when module loading is restricted. (bnc#884333) - Reuse existing 'state' field to indicate PERF_X86_EVENT_PEBS_LDLAT. (bnc#876114) - USB: handle LPM errors during device suspend correctly. (bnc#849123) - Update kabi files to reflect fscache change. (bnc#880344) - Update x86_64 config files: re-enable SENSORS_W83627EHF. (bnc#891281) - VFS: Make more complete truncate operation available to CacheFiles. (bnc#880344) - [FEAT NET1222] ib_uverbs: Allow explicit mmio trigger (FATE#83366, ltc#83367). - acpi: Ignore acpi_rsdp kernel parameter when module loading is restricted. (bnc#884333) - af_iucv: correct cleanup if listen backlog is full (bnc#885262, LTC#111728). - asus-wmi: Restrict debugfs interface when module loading is restricted. (bnc#884333) - autofs4: allow RCU-walk to walk through autofs4. (bnc#866130) - autofs4: avoid taking fs_lock during rcu-walk. (bnc#866130) - autofs4: does not take spinlock when not needed in autofs4_lookup_expiring. (bnc#866130) - autofs4: factor should_expire() out of autofs4_expire_indirect. (bnc#866130) - autofs4: make 'autofs4_can_expire' idempotent. (bnc#866130) - autofs4: remove a redundant assignment. (bnc#866130) - autofs: fix lockref lookup. (bnc#888591) - be2net: add dma_mapping_error() check for dma_map_page(). (bnc#881759) - block: add cond_resched() to potentially long running ioctl discard loop. (bnc#884725) - block: fix race between request completion and timeout handling. (bnc#881051) - cdc-ether: clean packet filter upon probe. (bnc#876017) - cpuset: Fix memory allocator deadlock. (bnc#876590) - crypto: Allow CRYPTO_FIPS without MODULE_SIGNATURES. Not all archs have them, but some are FIPS certified, with some kernel support. - crypto: fips - only panic on bad/missing crypto mod signatures. (bnc#887503) - crypto: testmgr - allow aesni-intel and ghash_clmulni-intel in fips mode. (bnc#889451) - dasd: validate request size before building CCW/TCW (bnc#891087, LTC#114068). - dm mpath: fix race condition between multipath_dtr and pg_init_done. (bnc#826486) - dm-mpath: fix panic on deleting sg device. (bnc#870161) - drm/ast: AST2000 cannot be detected correctly. (bnc#895983) - drm/ast: Actually load DP501 firmware when required. (bnc#895608 / bnc#871134) - drm/ast: Add missing entry to dclk_table[]. - drm/ast: Add reduced non reduced mode parsing for wide screen mode. (bnc#892723) - drm/ast: initial DP501 support (v0.2). (bnc#871134) - drm/ast: open key before detect chips. (bnc#895983) - drm/i915: Fix up cpt pixel multiplier enable sequence. (bnc#879304) - drm/i915: Only apply DPMS to the encoder if enabled. (bnc#893064) - drm/i915: clear the FPGA_DBG_RM_NOCLAIM bit at driver init. (bnc#869055) - drm/i915: create functions for the 'unclaimed register' checks. (bnc#869055) - drm/i915: use FPGA_DBG for the 'unclaimed register' checks. (bnc#869055) - drm/mgag200: Initialize data needed to map fbdev memory. (bnc#806990) - e1000e: enable support for new device IDs. (bnc#885509) - fs/fscache: remove spin_lock() from the condition in while(). (bnc#880344) - hibernate: Disable in a signed modules environment. (bnc#884333) - hugetlb: does not use ERR_PTR with VM_FAULT* values - ibmvscsi: Abort init sequence during error recovery. (bnc#885382) - ibmvscsi: Add memory barriers for send / receive. (bnc#885382) - inet: add a redirect generation id in inetpeer. (bnc#860593) - inetpeer: initialize ->redirect_genid in inet_getpeer(). (bnc#860593) - ipv6: tcp: fix tcp_v6_conn_request(). (bnc#887645) - kabi: hide bnc#860593 changes of struct inetpeer_addr_base. (bnc#860593) - kernel: 3215 tty hang (bnc#891087, LTC#114562). - kernel: fix data corruption when reading /proc/sysinfo (bnc#891087, LTC#114480). - kernel: fix kernel oops with load of fpc register (bnc#889061, LTC#113596). - kernel: sclp console tty reference counting (bnc#891087, LTC#115466). - kexec: Disable at runtime if the kernel enforces module loading restrictions. (bnc#884333) - md/raid6: avoid data corruption during recovery of double-degraded RAID6. - memcg, vmscan: Fix forced scan of anonymous pages (memory reclaim fix). - memcg: do not expose uninitialized mem_cgroup_per_node to world. (bnc#883096) - mm, hugetlb: add VM_NORESERVE check in vma_has_reserves() - mm, hugetlb: change variable name reservations to resv - mm, hugetlb: decrement reserve count if VM_NORESERVE alloc page cache - mm, hugetlb: defer freeing pages when gathering surplus pages - mm, hugetlb: do not use a page in page cache for cow optimization - mm, hugetlb: fix and clean-up node iteration code to alloc or free - mm, hugetlb: fix race in region tracking - mm, hugetlb: fix subpool accounting handling - mm, hugetlb: improve page-fault scalability - mm, hugetlb: improve, cleanup resv_map parameters - mm, hugetlb: move up the code which check availability of free huge page - mm, hugetlb: protect reserved pages when soft offlining a hugepage - mm, hugetlb: remove decrement_hugepage_resv_vma() - mm, hugetlb: remove redundant list_empty check in gather_surplus_pages() - mm, hugetlb: remove resv_map_put - mm, hugetlb: remove useless check about mapping type - mm, hugetlb: return a reserved page to a reserved pool if failed - mm, hugetlb: trivial commenting fix - mm, hugetlb: unify region structure handling - mm, hugetlb: unify region structure handling kabi - mm, hugetlb: use long vars instead of int in region_count() (Hugetlb Fault Scalability). - mm, hugetlb: use vma_resv_map() map types - mm, oom: fix badness score underflow. (bnc#884582, bnc#884767) - mm, oom: normalize oom scores to oom_score_adj scale only for userspace. (bnc#884582, bnc#884767) - mm, thp: do not allow thp faults to avoid cpuset restrictions. (bnc#888849) - net/mlx4_core: Load higher level modules according to ports type. (bnc#887680) - net/mlx4_core: Load the IB driver when the device supports IBoE. (bnc#887680) - net/mlx4_en: Fix a race between napi poll function and RX ring cleanup. (bnc#863586) - net/mlx4_en: Fix selftest failing on non 10G link speed. (bnc#888058) - net: fix checksumming features handling in output path. (bnc#891259) - pagecache_limit: batch large nr_to_scan targets. (bnc#895221) - pagecachelimit: reduce lru_lock congestion for heavy parallel reclaim fix. (bnc#895680) - perf/core: Add weighted samples. (bnc#876114) - perf/x86: Add flags to event constraints. (bnc#876114) - perf/x86: Add memory profiling via PEBS Load Latency. (bnc#876114) - perf: Add generic memory sampling interface. (bnc#876114) - qla2xxx: Avoid escalating the SCSI error handler if the command is not found in firmware. (bnc#859840) - qla2xxx: Clear loop_id for ports that are marked lost during fabric scanning. (bnc#859840) - qla2xxx: Does not check for firmware hung during the reset context for ISP82XX. (bnc#859840) - qla2xxx: Issue abort command for outstanding commands during cleanup when only firmware is alive. (bnc#859840) - qla2xxx: Reduce the time we wait for a command to complete during SCSI error handling. (bnc#859840) - qla2xxx: Set host can_queue value based on available resources. (bnc#859840) - restore smp_mb() in unlock_new_inode(). (bnc#890526) - s390/pci: introduce lazy IOTLB flushing for DMA unmap (bnc#889061, LTC#113725). - sched: fix the theoretical signal_wake_up() vs schedule() race. (bnc#876055) - sclp_vt220: Enable integrated ASCII console per default (bnc#885262, LTC#112035). - scsi_dh: use missing accessor 'scsi_device_from_queue'. (bnc#889614) - scsi_transport_fc: Cap dev_loss_tmo by fast_io_fail. (bnc#887608) - scsiback: correct grant page unmapping. - scsiback: fix retry handling in __report_luns(). - scsiback: free resources after error. - sunrpc/auth: allow lockless (rcu) lookup of credential cache. (bnc#866130) - supported.conf: remove external from drivers/net/veth. (bnc#889727) - supported.conf: support net/sched/act_police.ko. (bnc#890426) - tcp: adapt selected parts of RFC 5682 and PRR logic. (bnc#879921) - tg3: Change nvram command timeout value to 50ms. (bnc#855657) - tg3: Override clock, link aware and link idle mode during NVRAM dump. (bnc#855657) - tg3: Set the MAC clock to the fastest speed during boot code load. (bnc#855657) - usb: Does not enable LPM if the exit latency is zero. (bnc#832309) - usbcore: Does not log on consecutive debounce failures of the same port. (bnc#888105) - usbhid: fix PIXART optical mouse. (bnc#888607) - uswsusp: Disable when module loading is restricted. (bnc#884333) - vscsi: support larger transfer sizes. (bnc#774818) - writeback: Do not sync data dirtied after sync start. (bnc#833820) - x86 thermal: Delete power-limit-notification console messages. (bnc#882317) - x86 thermal: Disable power limit notification interrupt by default. (bnc#882317) - x86 thermal: Re-enable power limit notification interrupt by default. (bnc#882317) - x86, cpu hotplug: Fix stack frame warning in check_irq_vectors_for_cpu_disable(). (bnc#887418) - x86/UV: Add call to KGDB/KDB from NMI handler. (bnc#888847) - x86/UV: Add kdump to UV NMI handler. (bnc#888847) - x86/UV: Add summary of cpu activity to UV NMI handler. (bnc#888847) - x86/UV: Move NMI support. (bnc#888847) - x86/UV: Update UV support for external NMI signals. (bnc#888847) - x86/uv/nmi: Fix Sparse warnings. (bnc#888847) - x86: Add check for number of available vectors before CPU down. (bnc#887418) - x86: Lock down IO port access when module security is enabled. (bnc#884333) - x86: Restrict MSR access when module loading is restricted. (bnc#884333)
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-12-21
    plugin id 78650
    published 2014-10-23
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=78650
    title SuSE 11.3 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 9746 / 9749 / 9751)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-2949.NASL
    description Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux kernel that may lead to a denial of service or privilege escalation : - CVE-2014-3144/ CVE-2014-3145 A local user can cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted BPF instructions. - CVE-2014-3153 Pinkie Pie discovered an issue in the futex subsystem that allows a local user to gain ring 0 control via the futex syscall. An unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the kernel (resulting in denial of service) or for privilege escalation.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2017-08-14
    plugin id 74336
    published 2014-06-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=74336
    title Debian DSA-2949-1 : linux - security update
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2014-441.NASL
    description The Linux kernel was updated to fix security issues and bugs. Security issues fixed: CVE-2014-3153: The futex_requeue function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel did not ensure that calls have two different futex addresses, which allowed local users to gain privileges via a crafted FUTEX_REQUEUE command that facilitates unsafe waiter modification. CVE-2014-3144: The (1) BPF_S_ANC_NLATTR and (2) BPF_S_ANC_NLATTR_NEST extension implementations in the sk_run_filter function in net/core/filter.c in the Linux kernel did not check whether a certain length value is sufficiently large, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (integer underflow and system crash) via crafted BPF instructions. NOTE: the affected code was moved to the __skb_get_nlattr and __skb_get_nlattr_nest functions before the vulnerability was announced. CVE-2014-3145: The BPF_S_ANC_NLATTR_NEST extension implementation in the sk_run_filter function in net/core/filter.c in the Linux kernel used the reverse order in a certain subtraction, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (over-read and system crash) via crafted BPF instructions. NOTE: the affected code was moved to the __skb_get_nlattr_nest function before the vulnerability was announced. CVE-2014-0077: drivers/vhost/net.c in the Linux kernel, when mergeable buffers are disabled, did not properly validate packet lengths, which allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and host OS crash) or possibly gain privileges on the host OS via crafted packets, related to the handle_rx and get_rx_bufs functions. CVE-2014-0055: The get_rx_bufs function in drivers/vhost/net.c in the vhost-net subsystem in the Linux kernel package did not properly handle vhost_get_vq_desc errors, which allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) via unspecified vectors. CVE-2014-2678: The rds_iw_laddr_check function in net/rds/iw.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a bind system call for an RDS socket on a system that lacks RDS transports. CVE-2013-7339: The rds_ib_laddr_check function in net/rds/ib.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a bind system call for an RDS socket on a system that lacks RDS transports. CVE-2014-2851: Integer overflow in the ping_init_sock function in net/ipv4/ping.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application that leverages an improperly managed reference counter. - ext4: Fix buffer double free in ext4_alloc_branch() (bnc#880599 bnc#876981). - patches.fixes/firewire-01-net-fix-use-after-free.patch, patches.fixes/firewire-02-ohci-fix-probe-failure-with-ag ere-lsi-controllers.patch, patches.fixes/firewire-03-dont-use-prepare_delayed_work. patch: Add missing bug reference (bnc#881697). - firewire: don't use PREPARE_DELAYED_WORK. - firewire: ohci: fix probe failure with Agere/LSI controllers. - firewire: net: fix use after free. - USB: OHCI: fix problem with global suspend on ATI controllers (bnc#868315). - mm: revert 'page-writeback.c: subtract min_free_kbytes from dirtyable memory' (bnc#879792). - usb: musb: tusb6010: Use musb->tusb_revision instead of tusb_get_revision call (bnc#872715). - usb: musb: tusb6010: Add tusb_revision to struct musb to store the revision (bnc#872715). - ALSA: hda - Fix onboard audio on Intel H97/Z97 chipsets (bnc#880613). - floppy: do not corrupt bio.bi_flags when reading block 0 (bnc#879258). - reiserfs: call truncate_setsize under tailpack mutex (bnc#878115). - Update Xen config files: Set compatibility level back to 4.1 (bnc#851338). - Update config files. Guillaume GARDET reported a broken build due to CONFIG_USB_SERIAL_GENERIC being modular - memcg: deprecate memory.force_empty knob (bnc#878274). - nfsd: when reusing an existing repcache entry, unhash it first (bnc#877721). - Enable Socketcan again for i386 and x86_64 (bnc#858067) - xhci: extend quirk for Renesas cards (bnc#877713). - xhci: Fix resume issues on Renesas chips in Samsung laptops (bnc#877713). - mm: try_to_unmap_cluster() should lock_page() before mlocking (bnc#876102, CVE-2014-3122). - drm/i915, HD-audio: Don't continue probing when nomodeset is given (bnc#882648). - x86/mm/numa: Fix 32-bit kernel NUMA boot (bnc#881727).
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-05-20
    plugin id 76228
    published 2014-06-26
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=76228
    title openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2014:0840-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2233-1.NASL
    description Pinkie Pie discovered a flaw in the Linux kernel's futex subsystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2014-3153) Dmitry Vyukov reported a flaw in the Linux kernel's handling of IPv6 UDP Fragmentation Offload (UFO) processing. A remote attacker could leverage this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2013-4387) Hannes Frederic Sowa discovered a flaw in the Linux kernel's UDP Fragmentation Offload (UFO). An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2013-4470) A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's IPC reference counting. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (OOM system crash). (CVE-2013-4483) halfdog reported an error in the AMD K7 and K8 platform support in the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw on AMD based systems to cause a denial of service (task kill) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application. (CVE-2014-1438) Sasha Levin reported a bug in the Linux kernel's virtual memory management subsystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-3122). 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 2017-10-29
    modified 2017-04-03
    plugin id 74354
    published 2014-06-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=74354
    title Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2233-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2260-1.NASL
    description A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's pseudo tty (pty) device. An unprivileged user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or potentially gain administrator privileges. (CVE-2014-0196) Pinkie Pie discovered a flaw in the Linux kernel's futex subsystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2014-3153) Matthew Daley reported an information leak in the floppy disk driver of the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2014-1738) Matthew Daley reported a flaw in the handling of ioctl commands by the floppy disk driver in the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to gain administrative privileges if the floppy disk module is loaded. (CVE-2014-1737) A flaw was discovered in the handling of network packets when mergeable buffers are disabled for virtual machines in the Linux kernel. Guest OS users may exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) or possibly gain privilege on the host OS. (CVE-2014-0077) An information leak was discovered in the netfilter subsystem of the Linux kernel. An attacker could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2014-2568) A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's ping sockets. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application. (CVE-2014-2851) Sasha Levin reported a bug in the Linux kernel's virtual memory management subsystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-3122). 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 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-10-26
    plugin id 76295
    published 2014-06-28
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=76295
    title Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-trusty vulnerabilities (USN-2260-1)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2014-0900.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix three security issues and one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 Extended Update Support. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. * A 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) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's floppy driver handled user space provided data in certain error code paths while processing FDRAWCMD IOCTL commands. A local user with write access to /dev/fdX could use this flaw to free (using the kfree() function) arbitrary kernel memory. (CVE-2014-1737, Important) * It was found that the Linux kernel's floppy driver leaked internal kernel memory addresses to user space during the processing of the FDRAWCMD IOCTL command. A local user with write access to /dev/fdX could use this flaw to obtain information about the kernel heap arrangement. (CVE-2014-1738, Low) Note: A local user with write access to /dev/fdX could use these two flaws (CVE-2014-1737 in combination with CVE-2014-1738) to escalate their privileges on the system. Red Hat would like to thank Kees Cook of Google for reporting CVE-2014-3153, and Matthew Daley for reporting CVE-2014-1737 and CVE-2014-1738. Google acknowledges Pinkie Pie as the original reporter of CVE-2014-3153. This update also fixes the following bug : * A previous change that introduced global clock updates caused guest machines to boot slowly when the host Time Stamp Counter (TSC) was marked as unstable. The slow down increased with the number of vCPUs allocated. To resolve this problem, a patch has been applied to limit the rate of the global clock updates. (BZ#1102253) 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 2017-10-29
    modified 2017-08-15
    plugin id 79035
    published 2014-11-08
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=79035
    title RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2014:0900)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2239-1.NASL
    description Pinkie Pie discovered a flaw in the Linux kernel's futex subsystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2014-3153) 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) An information leak was discovered in the netfilter subsystem of the Linux kernel. An attacker could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2014-2568) Sasha Levin reported a bug in the Linux kernel's virtual memory management subsystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-3122). 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 2017-10-29
    modified 2017-08-16
    plugin id 74359
    published 2014-06-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=74359
    title Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-saucy vulnerabilities (USN-2239-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2240-1.NASL
    description Pinkie Pie discovered a flaw in the Linux kernel's futex subsystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2014-3153) An information leak was discovered in the netfilter subsystem of the Linux kernel. An attacker could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2014-2568) Sasha Levin reported a bug in the Linux kernel's virtual memory management subsystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-3122). 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 2017-10-29
    modified 2017-08-16
    plugin id 74360
    published 2014-06-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=74360
    title Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2240-1)
  • 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 2017-10-31
    modified 2017-10-31
    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 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 2017-10-29
    modified 2015-12-01
    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-2014-0913.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 2017-10-29
    modified 2017-03-08
    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 Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2014-7320.NASL
    description Update to the latest upstream stable release, Linux v3.14.7 The 3.14.6 stable update contains a number of important fixes across the tree. The 3.14.5 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 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-05-20
    plugin id 76083
    published 2014-06-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=76083
    title Fedora 19 : kernel-3.14.7-100.fc19 (2014-7320)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2014-3039.NASL
    description Description of changes: kernel-uek [2.6.32-400.36.2.el6uek] - futex: Make lookup_pi_state more robust (Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug: 18918736] {CVE-2014-3153} - futex: Always cleanup owner tid in unlock_pi (Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug: 18918736] {CVE-2014-3153} - futex: Validate atomic acquisition in futex_lock_pi_atomic() (Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug: 18918736] {CVE-2014-3153} - futex: Forbid uaddr1 == uaddr2 in futex_requeue(..., requeue_pi=1) (Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug: 18918736] {CVE-2014-3153} {CVE-2014-3153}
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-05-20
    plugin id 74378
    published 2014-06-09
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=74378
    title Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3039)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2014-7128.NASL
    description The 3.14.6 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 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-05-20
    plugin id 74478
    published 2014-06-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=74478
    title Fedora 20 : kernel-3.14.6-200.fc20 (2014-7128)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2014-0771.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. * A 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) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's floppy driver handled user space provided data in certain error code paths while processing FDRAWCMD IOCTL commands. A local user with write access to /dev/fdX could use this flaw to free (using the kfree() function) arbitrary kernel memory. (CVE-2014-1737, Important) * It was found that the Linux kernel's floppy driver leaked internal kernel memory addresses to user space during the processing of the FDRAWCMD IOCTL command. A local user with write access to /dev/fdX could use this flaw to obtain information about the kernel heap arrangement. (CVE-2014-1738, Low) Note: A local user with write access to /dev/fdX could use these two flaws (CVE-2014-1737 in combination with CVE-2014-1738) to escalate their privileges on the system. * It was discovered that the proc_ns_follow_link() function did not properly return the LAST_BIND value in the last pathname component as is expected for procfs symbolic links, which could lead to excessive freeing of memory and consequent slab corruption. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-0203, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel handled exceptions when user-space applications attempted to use the linkage stack. On IBM S/390 systems, a local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-2039, Moderate) * An invalid pointer dereference flaw was found in the Marvell 8xxx Libertas WLAN (libertas) driver in the Linux kernel. A local user able to write to a file that is provided by the libertas driver and located on the debug file system (debugfs) could use this flaw to crash the system. Note: The debugfs file system must be mounted locally to exploit this issue. It is not mounted by default. (CVE-2013-6378, Low) * A denial of service flaw was discovered in the way the Linux kernel's SELinux implementation handled files with an empty SELinux security context. A local user who has the CAP_MAC_ADMIN capability could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-1874, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Kees Cook of Google for reporting CVE-2014-3153, Matthew Daley for reporting CVE-2014-1737 and CVE-2014-1738, and Vladimir Davydov of Parallels for reporting CVE-2014-0203. Google acknowledges Pinkie Pie as the original reporter of CVE-2014-3153. This update also fixes several bugs. Documentation for these changes will be available shortly from the Technical Notes document linked to in the References section. All kernel users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2017-01-06
    plugin id 76156
    published 2014-06-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=76156
    title RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2014:0771)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2014-0786.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2014:0786 : Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues, several bugs, and add various enhancements 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. * 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) * A use-after-free flaw was found in the way the ping_init_sock() function of the Linux kernel handled the group_info reference counter. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-2851, Important) * Use-after-free and information leak flaws were found in the way the Linux kernel's floppy driver processed the FDRAWCMD IOCTL command. A local user with write access to /dev/fdX could use these flaws to escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-1737, CVE-2014-1738, Important) * 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 information leak flaw was found in the way the skb_zerocopy() function copied socket buffers (skb) that are backed by user-space buffers (for example vhost-net and Xen netback), potentially allowing an attacker to read data from those buffers. (CVE-2014-2568, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Kees Cook of Google for reporting CVE-2014-3153 and Matthew Daley for reporting CVE-2014-1737 and CVE-2014-1738. Google acknowledges Pinkie Pie as the original reporter of CVE-2014-3153. The CVE-2014-0206 issue was discovered by Mateusz Guzik of Red Hat. This update also fixes the following bugs : * Due to incorrect calculation of Tx statistics in the qlcninc driver, running the 'ethtool -S ethX' command could trigger memory corruption. As a consequence, running the sosreport tool, that uses this command, resulted in a kernel panic. The problem has been fixed by correcting the said statistics calculation. (BZ#1104972) * When an attempt to create a file on the GFS2 file system failed due to a file system quota violation, the relevant VFS inode was not completely uninitialized. This could result in a list corruption error. This update resolves this problem by correctly uninitializing the VFS inode in this situation. (BZ#1097407) * Due to a race condition in the kernel, the getcwd() system call could return '/' instead of the correct full path name when querying a path name of a file or directory. Paths returned in the '/proc' file system could also be incorrect. This problem was causing instability of various applications. The aforementioned race condition has been fixed and getcwd() now always returns the correct paths. (BZ#1099048) In addition, this update adds the following enhancements : * The kernel mutex code has been improved. The changes include improved queuing of the MCS spin locks, the MCS code optimization, introduction of the cancellable MCS spin locks, and improved handling of mutexes without wait locks. (BZ#1103631, BZ#1103629) * The handling of the Virtual Memory Area (VMA) cache and huge page faults has been improved. (BZ#1103630) All kernel users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues and add these enhancements. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2017-04-10
    plugin id 76738
    published 2014-07-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=76738
    title Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2014-0786)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2014-0800.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix three security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 Extended Update Support. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. * A 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) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's floppy driver handled user space provided data in certain error code paths while processing FDRAWCMD IOCTL commands. A local user with write access to /dev/fdX could use this flaw to free (using the kfree() function) arbitrary kernel memory. (CVE-2014-1737, Important) * It was found that the Linux kernel's floppy driver leaked internal kernel memory addresses to user space during the processing of the FDRAWCMD IOCTL command. A local user with write access to /dev/fdX could use this flaw to obtain information about the kernel heap arrangement. (CVE-2014-1738, Low) Note: A local user with write access to /dev/fdX could use these two flaws (CVE-2014-1737 in combination with CVE-2014-1738) to escalate their privileges on the system. Red Hat would like to thank Kees Cook of Google for reporting CVE-2014-3153, and Matthew Daley for reporting CVE-2014-1737 and CVE-2014-1738. Google acknowledges Pinkie Pie as the original reporter of CVE-2014-3153. 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 2017-10-29
    modified 2017-01-06
    plugin id 79032
    published 2014-11-08
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=79032
    title RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2014:0800)
  • NASL family Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ALA_ALAS-2014-363.NASL
    description The futex_requeue function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.5 does not ensure that calls have two different futex addresses, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted FUTEX_REQUEUE command that facilitates unsafe waiter modification.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2015-11-16
    plugin id 78306
    published 2014-10-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=78306
    title Amazon Linux AMI : kernel (ALAS-2014-363)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2014-0771.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2014:0771 : Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. * A 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) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's floppy driver handled user space provided data in certain error code paths while processing FDRAWCMD IOCTL commands. A local user with write access to /dev/fdX could use this flaw to free (using the kfree() function) arbitrary kernel memory. (CVE-2014-1737, Important) * It was found that the Linux kernel's floppy driver leaked internal kernel memory addresses to user space during the processing of the FDRAWCMD IOCTL command. A local user with write access to /dev/fdX could use this flaw to obtain information about the kernel heap arrangement. (CVE-2014-1738, Low) Note: A local user with write access to /dev/fdX could use these two flaws (CVE-2014-1737 in combination with CVE-2014-1738) to escalate their privileges on the system. * It was discovered that the proc_ns_follow_link() function did not properly return the LAST_BIND value in the last pathname component as is expected for procfs symbolic links, which could lead to excessive freeing of memory and consequent slab corruption. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-0203, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel handled exceptions when user-space applications attempted to use the linkage stack. On IBM S/390 systems, a local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-2039, Moderate) * An invalid pointer dereference flaw was found in the Marvell 8xxx Libertas WLAN (libertas) driver in the Linux kernel. A local user able to write to a file that is provided by the libertas driver and located on the debug file system (debugfs) could use this flaw to crash the system. Note: The debugfs file system must be mounted locally to exploit this issue. It is not mounted by default. (CVE-2013-6378, Low) * A denial of service flaw was discovered in the way the Linux kernel's SELinux implementation handled files with an empty SELinux security context. A local user who has the CAP_MAC_ADMIN capability could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-1874, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Kees Cook of Google for reporting CVE-2014-3153, Matthew Daley for reporting CVE-2014-1737 and CVE-2014-1738, and Vladimir Davydov of Parallels for reporting CVE-2014-0203. Google acknowledges Pinkie Pie as the original reporter of CVE-2014-3153. This update also fixes several bugs. Documentation for these changes will be available shortly from the Technical Notes document linked to in the References section. All kernel users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-05-20
    plugin id 76155
    published 2014-06-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=76155
    title Oracle Linux 6 : kernel (ELSA-2014-0771)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2014-3038.NASL
    description Description of changes: [2.6.39-400.215.2.el6uek] - futex: Make lookup_pi_state more robust (Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug: 18918614] {CVE-2014-3153} - futex: Always cleanup owner tid in unlock_pi (Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug: 18918614] {CVE-2014-3153} - futex: Validate atomic acquisition in futex_lock_pi_atomic() (Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug: 18918614] {CVE-2014-3153} - futex: Forbid uaddr1 == uaddr2 in futex_requeue(..., requeue_pi=1) (Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug: 18918614] {CVE-2014-3153} {CVE-2014-3153}
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-05-20
    plugin id 74377
    published 2014-06-09
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=74377
    title Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3038)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2014-0786.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues, several bugs, and add various enhancements 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. * 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) * A use-after-free flaw was found in the way the ping_init_sock() function of the Linux kernel handled the group_info reference counter. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-2851, Important) * Use-after-free and information leak flaws were found in the way the Linux kernel's floppy driver processed the FDRAWCMD IOCTL command. A local user with write access to /dev/fdX could use these flaws to escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-1737, CVE-2014-1738, Important) * 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 information leak flaw was found in the way the skb_zerocopy() function copied socket buffers (skb) that are backed by user-space buffers (for example vhost-net and Xen netback), potentially allowing an attacker to read data from those buffers. (CVE-2014-2568, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Kees Cook of Google for reporting CVE-2014-3153 and Matthew Daley for reporting CVE-2014-1737 and CVE-2014-1738. Google acknowledges Pinkie Pie as the original reporter of CVE-2014-3153. The CVE-2014-0206 issue was discovered by Mateusz Guzik of Red Hat. This update also fixes the following bugs : * Due to incorrect calculation of Tx statistics in the qlcninc driver, running the 'ethtool -S ethX' command could trigger memory corruption. As a consequence, running the sosreport tool, that uses this command, resulted in a kernel panic. The problem has been fixed by correcting the said statistics calculation. (BZ#1104972) * When an attempt to create a file on the GFS2 file system failed due to a file system quota violation, the relevant VFS inode was not completely uninitialized. This could result in a list corruption error. This update resolves this problem by correctly uninitializing the VFS inode in this situation. (BZ#1097407) * Due to a race condition in the kernel, the getcwd() system call could return '/' instead of the correct full path name when querying a path name of a file or directory. Paths returned in the '/proc' file system could also be incorrect. This problem was causing instability of various applications. The aforementioned race condition has been fixed and getcwd() now always returns the correct paths. (BZ#1099048) In addition, this update adds the following enhancements : * The kernel mutex code has been improved. The changes include improved queuing of the MCS spin locks, the MCS code optimization, introduction of the cancellable MCS spin locks, and improved handling of mutexes without wait locks. (BZ#1103631, BZ#1103629) * The handling of the Virtual Memory Area (VMA) cache and huge page faults has been improved. (BZ#1103630) All kernel users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues and add these enhancements. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2017-04-10
    plugin id 76901
    published 2014-07-30
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=76901
    title RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2014:0786)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2241-1.NASL
    description Pinkie Pie discovered a flaw in the Linux kernel's futex subsystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2014-3153) 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) An information leak was discovered in the netfilter subsystem of the Linux kernel. An attacker could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2014-2568) Sasha Levin reported a bug in the Linux kernel's virtual memory management subsystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-3122). 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 2017-10-29
    modified 2017-08-16
    plugin id 74361
    published 2014-06-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=74361
    title Ubuntu 13.10 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2241-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_KERNEL-140604.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 3 kernel was updated to fix a critical privilege escalation security issue : - The futex acquisition code in kernel/futex.c can be used to gain ring0 access via the futex syscall. This could be used for privilege escalation by non-root users. (bnc#880892). (CVE-2014-3153)
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-12-21
    plugin id 74462
    published 2014-06-11
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=74462
    title SuSE 11.3 Security Update : Linux Kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 9328 / 9329 / 9330)
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20140619_KERNEL_ON_SL6_X.NASL
    description * 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) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's floppy driver handled user space provided data in certain error code paths while processing FDRAWCMD IOCTL commands. A local user with write access to /dev/fdX could use this flaw to free (using the kfree() function) arbitrary kernel memory. (CVE-2014-1737, Important) * It was found that the Linux kernel's floppy driver leaked internal kernel memory addresses to user space during the processing of the FDRAWCMD IOCTL command. A local user with write access to /dev/fdX could use this flaw to obtain information about the kernel heap arrangement. (CVE-2014-1738, Low) Note: A local user with write access to /dev/fdX could use these two flaws (CVE-2014-1737 in combination with CVE-2014-1738) to escalate their privileges on the system. * It was discovered that the proc_ns_follow_link() function did not properly return the LAST_BIND value in the last pathname component as is expected for procfs symbolic links, which could lead to excessive freeing of memory and consequent slab corruption. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-0203, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel handled exceptions when user-space applications attempted to use the linkage stack. On IBM S/390 systems, a local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-2039, Moderate) * An invalid pointer dereference flaw was found in the Marvell 8xxx Libertas WLAN (libertas) driver in the Linux kernel. A local user able to write to a file that is provided by the libertas driver and located on the debug file system (debugfs) could use this flaw to crash the system. Note: The debugfs file system must be mounted locally to exploit this issue. It is not mounted by default. (CVE-2013-6378, Low) * A denial of service flaw was discovered in the way the Linux kernel's SELinux implementation handled files with an empty SELinux security context. A local user who has the CAP_MAC_ADMIN capability could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-1874, Low) The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2015-11-16
    plugin id 76157
    published 2014-06-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=76157
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL6.x i386/x86_64
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2237-1.NASL
    description Pinkie Pie discovered a flaw in the Linux kernel's futex subsystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or gain administrative privileges. 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 2017-10-29
    modified 2017-08-16
    plugin id 74357
    published 2014-06-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=74357
    title Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-quantal vulnerability (USN-2237-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_KERNEL-BIGSMP-201409-140924.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 3 kernel has been updated to fix various bugs and security issues. The following security bugs have been fixed : - The media_device_enum_entities function in drivers/media/media-device.c in the Linux kernel before 3.14.6 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging /dev/media0 read access for a MEDIA_IOC_ENUM_ENTITIES ioctl call. (bnc#882804). (CVE-2014-1739) - mm/shmem.c in the Linux kernel through 3.15.1 does not properly implement the interaction between range notification and hole punching, which allows 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. (bnc#883518). (CVE-2014-4171) - arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S in the Linux kernel through 3.15.1 on 32-bit x86 platforms, when syscall auditing is enabled and the sep CPU feature flag is set, allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash) via an invalid syscall number, as demonstrated by number 1000. (bnc#883724). (CVE-2014-4508) - The sctp_association_free function in net/sctp/associola.c in the Linux kernel before 3.15.2 does not properly manage a certain backlog value, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (socket outage) via a crafted SCTP packet. (bnc#885422). (CVE-2014-4667) - The PPPoL2TP feature in net/l2tp/l2tp_ppp.c in the Linux kernel through 3.15.6 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging data-structure differences between an l2tp socket and an inet socket. (bnc#887082). (CVE-2014-4943) - The sctp_assoc_update function in net/sctp/associola.c in the Linux kernel through 3.15.8, when SCTP authentication is enabled, allows 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. (bnc#889173). (CVE-2014-5077) - Stack consumption vulnerability in the parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel through 3.16.1 allows 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-2014-5471) - The parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel through 3.16.1 allows 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-2014-5472) - Race condition in the mac80211 subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.13.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via network traffic that improperly interacts with the WLAN_STA_PS_STA state (aka power-save mode), related to sta_info.c and tx.c. (bnc#871797). (CVE-2014-2706) - The rd_build_device_space function in drivers/target/target_core_rd.c in the Linux kernel before 3.14 does not properly initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from ramdisk_mcp memory by leveraging access to a SCSI initiator. (bnc#882639). (CVE-2014-4027) - The futex_requeue function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.5 does not ensure that calls have two different futex addresses, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted FUTEX_REQUEUE command that facilitates unsafe waiter modification. (bnc#880892). (CVE-2014-3153) - Avoid infinite loop when processing indirect ICBs (bnc#896689) The following non-security bugs have been fixed:. (CVE-2014-6410) - ACPI / PAD: call schedule() when need_resched() is true. (bnc#866911) - ACPI: Fix bug when ACPI reset register is implemented in system memory. (bnc#882900) - ACPI: Limit access to custom_method. (bnc#884333) - ALSA: hda - Enabling Realtek ALC 671 codec. (bnc#891746) - Add option to automatically enforce module signatures when in Secure Boot mode. (bnc#884333) - Add secure_modules() call. (bnc#884333) - Add wait_on_atomic_t() and wake_up_atomic_t(). (bnc#880344) - Backported new patches of Lock down functions for UEFI secure boot Also updated series.conf and removed old patches. - Btrfs: Return EXDEV for cross file system snapshot. - Btrfs: abort the transaction when we does not find our extent ref. - Btrfs: avoid warning bomb of btrfs_invalidate_inodes. - Btrfs: cancel scrub on transaction abortion. - Btrfs: correctly set profile flags on seqlock retry. - Btrfs: does not check nodes for extent items. - Btrfs: fix a possible deadlock between scrub and transaction committing. - Btrfs: fix corruption after write/fsync failure + fsync + log recovery. (bnc#894200) - Btrfs: fix csum tree corruption, duplicate and outdated checksums. (bnc#891619) - Btrfs: fix double free in find_lock_delalloc_range. - Btrfs: fix possible memory leak in btrfs_create_tree(). - Btrfs: fix use of uninit 'ret' in end_extent_writepage(). - Btrfs: free delayed node outside of root->inode_lock. (bnc#866864) - Btrfs: make DEV_INFO ioctl available to anyone. - Btrfs: make FS_INFO ioctl available to anyone. - Btrfs: make device scan less noisy. - Btrfs: make sure there are not any read requests before stopping workers. - Btrfs: more efficient io tree navigation on wait_extent_bit. - Btrfs: output warning instead of error when loading free space cache failed. - Btrfs: retrieve more info from FS_INFO ioctl. - Btrfs: return EPERM when deleting a default subvolume. (bnc#869934) - Btrfs: unset DCACHE_DISCONNECTED when mounting default subvol. (bnc#866615) - Btrfs: use right type to get real comparison. - Btrfs: wake up @scrub_pause_wait as much as we can. - Btrfs: wake up transaction thread upon remount. - CacheFiles: Add missing retrieval completions. (bnc#880344) - CacheFiles: Does not try to dump the index key if the cookie has been cleared. (bnc#880344) - CacheFiles: Downgrade the requirements passed to the allocator. (bnc#880344) - CacheFiles: Fix the marking of cached pages. (bnc#880344) - CacheFiles: Implement invalidation. (bnc#880344) - CacheFiles: Make some debugging statements conditional. (bnc#880344) - Drivers: hv: util: Fix a bug in the KVP code. (bnc#886840) - Drivers: hv: vmbus: Fix a bug in the channel callback dispatch code. (bnc#886840) - FS-Cache: Add transition to handle invalidate immediately after lookup. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Check that there are no read ops when cookie relinquished. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Clear remaining page count on retrieval cancellation. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Convert the object event ID #defines into an enum. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Does not sleep in page release if __GFP_FS is not set. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Does not use spin_is_locked() in assertions. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Exclusive op submission can BUG if there is been an I/O error. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Fix __wait_on_atomic_t() to call the action func if the counter != 0. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Fix object state machine to have separate work and wait states. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Fix operation state management and accounting. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Fix signal handling during waits. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Initialise the object event mask with the calculated mask. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Limit the number of I/O error reports for a cache. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Make cookie relinquishment wait for outstanding reads. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Mark cancellation of in-progress operation. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: One of the write operation paths doeses not set the object state. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Provide proper invalidation. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Simplify cookie retention for fscache_objects, fixing oops. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: The retrieval remaining-pages counter needs to be atomic_t. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Uninline fscache_object_init(). (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Wrap checks on object state. (bnc#880344) - HID: usbhid: add always-poll quirk. (bnc#888607) - HID: usbhid: enable always-poll quirk for Elan Touchscreen. (bnc#888607) - IB/iser: Add TIMEWAIT_EXIT event handling. (bnc#890297) - Ignore 'flags' change to event_constraint. (bnc#876114) - Ignore data_src/weight changes to perf_sample_data. (bnc#876114) - NFS: Allow more operations in an NFSv4.1 request. (bnc#890513) - NFS: Clean up helper function nfs4_select_rw_stateid(). (bnc#888968) - NFS: Does not copy read delegation stateids in setattr. (bnc#888968) - NFS: Does not use a delegation to open a file when returning that delegation. (bnc#888968, bnc#892200, bnc#893596, bnc#893496) - NFS: Fixes for NFS RCU-walk support in line with code going upstream - NFS: Use FS-Cache invalidation. (bnc#880344) - NFS: allow lockless access to access_cache. (bnc#866130) - NFS: avoid mountpoint being displayed as ' (deleted)' in /proc/mounts. (bnc#888591) - NFS: nfs4_do_open should add negative results to the dcache. (bnc#866130) - NFS: nfs_migrate_page() does not wait for FS-Cache to finish with a page. (bnc#880344) - NFS: nfs_open_revalidate: only evaluate parent if it will be used. (bnc#866130) - NFS: prepare for RCU-walk support but pushing tests later in code. (bnc#866130) - NFS: support RCU_WALK in nfs_permission(). (bnc#866130) - NFS: teach nfs_lookup_verify_inode to handle LOOKUP_RCU. (bnc#866130) - NFS: teach nfs_neg_need_reval to understand LOOKUP_RCU. (bnc#866130) - NFSD: Does not hand out delegations for 30 seconds after recalling them. (bnc#880370) - NFSv4 set open access operation call flag in nfs4_init_opendata_res. (bnc#888968, bnc#892200, bnc#893596, bnc#893496) - NFSv4: Add a helper for encoding opaque data. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Add a helper for encoding stateids. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Add helpers for basic copying of stateids. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Clean up nfs4_select_rw_stateid(). (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Fix the return value of nfs4_select_rw_stateid. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Rename nfs4_copy_stateid(). (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Resend the READ/WRITE RPC call if a stateid change causes an error. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Simplify the struct nfs4_stateid. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: The stateid must remain the same for replayed RPC calls. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: nfs4_stateid_is_current should return 'true' for an invalid stateid. (bnc#888968) - One more fix for kABI breakage. - PCI: Lock down BAR access when module security is enabled. (bnc#884333) - PCI: enable MPS 'performance' setting to properly handle bridge MPS. (bnc#883376) - PM / Hibernate: Add memory_rtree_find_bit function. (bnc#860441) - PM / Hibernate: Create a Radix-Tree to store memory bitmap. (bnc#860441) - PM / Hibernate: Implement position keeping in radix tree. (bnc#860441) - PM / Hibernate: Iterate over set bits instead of PFNs in swsusp_free(). (bnc#860441) - PM / Hibernate: Remove the old memory-bitmap implementation. (bnc#860441) - PM / Hibernate: Touch Soft Lockup Watchdog in rtree_next_node. (bnc#860441) - Restrict /dev/mem and /dev/kmem when module loading is restricted. (bnc#884333) - Reuse existing 'state' field to indicate PERF_X86_EVENT_PEBS_LDLAT. (bnc#876114) - USB: handle LPM errors during device suspend correctly. (bnc#849123) - Update kabi files to reflect fscache change. (bnc#880344) - Update x86_64 config files: re-enable SENSORS_W83627EHF. (bnc#891281) - VFS: Make more complete truncate operation available to CacheFiles. (bnc#880344) - [FEAT NET1222] ib_uverbs: Allow explicit mmio trigger (FATE#83366, ltc#83367). - acpi: Ignore acpi_rsdp kernel parameter when module loading is restricted. (bnc#884333) - af_iucv: correct cleanup if listen backlog is full (bnc#885262, LTC#111728). - asus-wmi: Restrict debugfs interface when module loading is restricted. (bnc#884333) - autofs4: allow RCU-walk to walk through autofs4. (bnc#866130) - autofs4: avoid taking fs_lock during rcu-walk. (bnc#866130) - autofs4: does not take spinlock when not needed in autofs4_lookup_expiring. (bnc#866130) - autofs4: factor should_expire() out of autofs4_expire_indirect. (bnc#866130) - autofs4: make 'autofs4_can_expire' idempotent. (bnc#866130) - autofs4: remove a redundant assignment. (bnc#866130) - autofs: fix lockref lookup. (bnc#888591) - be2net: add dma_mapping_error() check for dma_map_page(). (bnc#881759) - block: add cond_resched() to potentially long running ioctl discard loop. (bnc#884725) - block: fix race between request completion and timeout handling. (bnc#881051) - cdc-ether: clean packet filter upon probe. (bnc#876017) - cpuset: Fix memory allocator deadlock. (bnc#876590) - crypto: Allow CRYPTO_FIPS without MODULE_SIGNATURES. Not all archs have them, but some are FIPS certified, with some kernel support. - crypto: fips - only panic on bad/missing crypto mod signatures. (bnc#887503) - crypto: testmgr - allow aesni-intel and ghash_clmulni-intel in fips mode. (bnc#889451) - dasd: validate request size before building CCW/TCW (bnc#891087, LTC#114068). - dm mpath: fix race condition between multipath_dtr and pg_init_done. (bnc#826486) - dm-mpath: fix panic on deleting sg device. (bnc#870161) - drm/ast: AST2000 cannot be detected correctly. (bnc#895983) - drm/ast: Actually load DP501 firmware when required. (bnc#895608 / bnc#871134) - drm/ast: Add missing entry to dclk_table[]. - drm/ast: Add reduced non reduced mode parsing for wide screen mode. (bnc#892723) - drm/ast: initial DP501 support (v0.2). (bnc#871134) - drm/ast: open key before detect chips. (bnc#895983) - drm/i915: Fix up cpt pixel multiplier enable sequence. (bnc#879304) - drm/i915: Only apply DPMS to the encoder if enabled. (bnc#893064) - drm/i915: clear the FPGA_DBG_RM_NOCLAIM bit at driver init. (bnc#869055) - drm/i915: create functions for the 'unclaimed register' checks. (bnc#869055) - drm/i915: use FPGA_DBG for the 'unclaimed register' checks. (bnc#869055) - drm/mgag200: Initialize data needed to map fbdev memory. (bnc#806990) - e1000e: enable support for new device IDs. (bnc#885509) - fs/fscache: remove spin_lock() from the condition in while(). (bnc#880344) - hibernate: Disable in a signed modules environment. (bnc#884333) - hugetlb: does not use ERR_PTR with VM_FAULT* values - ibmvscsi: Abort init sequence during error recovery. (bnc#885382) - ibmvscsi: Add memory barriers for send / receive. (bnc#885382) - inet: add a redirect generation id in inetpeer. (bnc#860593) - inetpeer: initialize ->redirect_genid in inet_getpeer(). (bnc#860593) - ipv6: tcp: fix tcp_v6_conn_request(). (bnc#887645) - kabi: hide bnc#860593 changes of struct inetpeer_addr_base. (bnc#860593) - kernel: 3215 tty hang (bnc#891087, LTC#114562). - kernel: fix data corruption when reading /proc/sysinfo (bnc#891087, LTC#114480). - kernel: fix kernel oops with load of fpc register (bnc#889061, LTC#113596). - kernel: sclp console tty reference counting (bnc#891087, LTC#115466). - kexec: Disable at runtime if the kernel enforces module loading restrictions. (bnc#884333) - md/raid6: avoid data corruption during recovery of double-degraded RAID6. - memcg, vmscan: Fix forced scan of anonymous pages (memory reclaim fix). - memcg: do not expose uninitialized mem_cgroup_per_node to world. (bnc#883096) - mm, hugetlb: add VM_NORESERVE check in vma_has_reserves() - mm, hugetlb: change variable name reservations to resv - mm, hugetlb: decrement reserve count if VM_NORESERVE alloc page cache - mm, hugetlb: defer freeing pages when gathering surplus pages - mm, hugetlb: do not use a page in page cache for cow optimization - mm, hugetlb: fix and clean-up node iteration code to alloc or free - mm, hugetlb: fix race in region tracking - mm, hugetlb: fix subpool accounting handling - mm, hugetlb: improve page-fault scalability - mm, hugetlb: improve, cleanup resv_map parameters - mm, hugetlb: move up the code which check availability of free huge page - mm, hugetlb: protect reserved pages when soft offlining a hugepage - mm, hugetlb: remove decrement_hugepage_resv_vma() - mm, hugetlb: remove redundant list_empty check in gather_surplus_pages() - mm, hugetlb: remove resv_map_put - mm, hugetlb: remove useless check about mapping type - mm, hugetlb: return a reserved page to a reserved pool if failed - mm, hugetlb: trivial commenting fix - mm, hugetlb: unify region structure handling - mm, hugetlb: unify region structure handling kabi - mm, hugetlb: use long vars instead of int in region_count() (Hugetlb Fault Scalability). - mm, hugetlb: use vma_resv_map() map types - mm, oom: fix badness score underflow. (bnc#884582, bnc#884767) - mm, oom: normalize oom scores to oom_score_adj scale only for userspace. (bnc#884582, bnc#884767) - mm, thp: do not allow thp faults to avoid cpuset restrictions. (bnc#888849) - net/mlx4_core: Load higher level modules according to ports type. (bnc#887680) - net/mlx4_core: Load the IB driver when the device supports IBoE. (bnc#887680) - net/mlx4_en: Fix a race between napi poll function and RX ring cleanup. (bnc#863586) - net/mlx4_en: Fix selftest failing on non 10G link speed. (bnc#888058) - net: fix checksumming features handling in output path. (bnc#891259) - pagecache_limit: batch large nr_to_scan targets. (bnc#895221) - pagecachelimit: reduce lru_lock congestion for heavy parallel reclaim fix. (bnc#895680) - perf/core: Add weighted samples. (bnc#876114) - perf/x86: Add flags to event constraints. (bnc#876114) - perf/x86: Add memory profiling via PEBS Load Latency. (bnc#876114) - perf: Add generic memory sampling interface. (bnc#876114) - qla2xxx: Avoid escalating the SCSI error handler if the command is not found in firmware. (bnc#859840) - qla2xxx: Clear loop_id for ports that are marked lost during fabric scanning. (bnc#859840) - qla2xxx: Does not check for firmware hung during the reset context for ISP82XX. (bnc#859840) - qla2xxx: Issue abort command for outstanding commands during cleanup when only firmware is alive. (bnc#859840) - qla2xxx: Reduce the time we wait for a command to complete during SCSI error handling. (bnc#859840) - qla2xxx: Set host can_queue value based on available resources. (bnc#859840) - restore smp_mb() in unlock_new_inode(). (bnc#890526) - s390/pci: introduce lazy IOTLB flushing for DMA unmap (bnc#889061, LTC#113725). - sched: fix the theoretical signal_wake_up() vs schedule() race. (bnc#876055) - sclp_vt220: Enable integrated ASCII console per default (bnc#885262, LTC#112035). - scsi_dh: use missing accessor 'scsi_device_from_queue'. (bnc#889614) - scsi_transport_fc: Cap dev_loss_tmo by fast_io_fail. (bnc#887608) - scsiback: correct grant page unmapping. - scsiback: fix retry handling in __report_luns(). - scsiback: free resources after error. - sunrpc/auth: allow lockless (rcu) lookup of credential cache. (bnc#866130) - supported.conf: remove external from drivers/net/veth. (bnc#889727) - supported.conf: support net/sched/act_police.ko. (bnc#890426) - tcp: adapt selected parts of RFC 5682 and PRR logic. (bnc#879921) - tg3: Change nvram command timeout value to 50ms. (bnc#855657) - tg3: Override clock, link aware and link idle mode during NVRAM dump. (bnc#855657) - tg3: Set the MAC clock to the fastest speed during boot code load. (bnc#855657) - usb: Does not enable LPM if the exit latency is zero. (bnc#832309) - usbcore: Does not log on consecutive debounce failures of the same port. (bnc#888105) - usbhid: fix PIXART optical mouse. (bnc#888607) - uswsusp: Disable when module loading is restricted. (bnc#884333) - vscsi: support larger transfer sizes. (bnc#774818) - writeback: Do not sync data dirtied after sync start. (bnc#833820) - x86 thermal: Delete power-limit-notification console messages. (bnc#882317) - x86 thermal: Disable power limit notification interrupt by default. (bnc#882317) - x86 thermal: Re-enable power limit notification interrupt by default. (bnc#882317) - x86, cpu hotplug: Fix stack frame warning in check_irq_vectors_for_cpu_disable(). (bnc#887418) - x86/UV: Add call to KGDB/KDB from NMI handler. (bnc#888847) - x86/UV: Add kdump to UV NMI handler. (bnc#888847) - x86/UV: Add summary of cpu activity to UV NMI handler. (bnc#888847) - x86/UV: Move NMI support. (bnc#888847) - x86/UV: Update UV support for external NMI signals. (bnc#888847) - x86/uv/nmi: Fix Sparse warnings. (bnc#888847) - x86: Add check for number of available vectors before CPU down. (bnc#887418) - x86: Lock down IO port access when module security is enabled. (bnc#884333) - x86: Restrict MSR access when module loading is restricted. (bnc#884333)
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-12-21
    plugin id 78651
    published 2014-10-23
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=78651
    title SuSE 11.3 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Number 9750)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2014-3037.NASL
    description Description of changes: kernel-uek [3.8.13-35.1.1.el6uek] - futex: Make lookup_pi_state more robust (Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug: 18918552] {CVE-2014-3153} - futex: Always cleanup owner tid in unlock_pi (Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug: 18918552] {CVE-2014-3153} - futex: Validate atomic acquisition in futex_lock_pi_atomic() (Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug: 18918552] {CVE-2014-3153} - futex: Forbid uaddr == uaddr2 in futex_requeue(..., requeue_pi=1) (Thomas Gleixner) [Orabug: 18918552] {CVE-2014-3153} {CVE-2014-3153}
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-05-20
    plugin id 74376
    published 2014-06-09
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=74376
    title Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3037)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
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    description Pinkie Pie discovered a flaw in the Linux kernel's futex subsystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2014-3153) A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's IPC reference counting. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (OOM system crash). (CVE-2013-4483). 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 2017-10-29
    modified 2017-08-16
    plugin id 74358
    published 2014-06-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=74358
    title Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-raring vulnerabilities (USN-2238-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2014-451.NASL
    description The Linux kernel was updated to fix security issues and bugs : Security issues fixed: CVE-2014-3153: The futex_requeue function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel did not ensure that calls have two different futex addresses, which allowed local users to gain privileges via a crafted FUTEX_REQUEUE command that facilitates unsafe waiter modification. CVE-2014-0077: drivers/vhost/net.c in the Linux kernel, when mergeable buffers are disabled, did not properly validate packet lengths, which allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and host OS crash) or possibly gain privileges on the host OS via crafted packets, related to the handle_rx and get_rx_bufs functions. CVE-2014-0055: The get_rx_bufs function in drivers/vhost/net.c in the vhost-net subsystem in the Linux kernel package did not properly handle vhost_get_vq_desc errors, which allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) via unspecified vectors. CVE-2014-2678: The rds_iw_laddr_check function in net/rds/iw.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a bind system call for an RDS socket on a system that lacks RDS transports. CVE-2013-7339: The rds_ib_laddr_check function in net/rds/ib.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a bind system call for an RDS socket on a system that lacks RDS transports. CVE-2014-2851: Integer overflow in the ping_init_sock function in net/ipv4/ping.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application that leverages an improperly managed reference counter. CVE-2014-3122: The try_to_unmap_cluster function in mm/rmap.c in the Linux kernel did not properly consider which pages must be locked, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by triggering a memory-usage pattern that requires removal of page-table mappings. Bugs fixed : - memcg: deprecate memory.force_empty knob (bnc#878274).
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2015-11-16
    plugin id 76342
    published 2014-07-02
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=76342
    title openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2014:0856-1)
  • 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 2017-10-29
    modified 2015-08-07
    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 Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2235-1.NASL
    description Pinkie Pie discovered a flaw in the Linux kernel's futex subsystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2014-3153) A flaw was discovered in the vhost-net subsystem of the Linux kernel. Guest OS users could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (host OS crash). (CVE-2014-0055) Sasha Levin reported a bug in the Linux kernel's virtual memory management subsystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-3122). 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 2017-10-29
    modified 2017-08-16
    plugin id 74356
    published 2014-06-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=74356
    title Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2235-1)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2014-0771.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. * A 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) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's floppy driver handled user space provided data in certain error code paths while processing FDRAWCMD IOCTL commands. A local user with write access to /dev/fdX could use this flaw to free (using the kfree() function) arbitrary kernel memory. (CVE-2014-1737, Important) * It was found that the Linux kernel's floppy driver leaked internal kernel memory addresses to user space during the processing of the FDRAWCMD IOCTL command. A local user with write access to /dev/fdX could use this flaw to obtain information about the kernel heap arrangement. (CVE-2014-1738, Low) Note: A local user with write access to /dev/fdX could use these two flaws (CVE-2014-1737 in combination with CVE-2014-1738) to escalate their privileges on the system. * It was discovered that the proc_ns_follow_link() function did not properly return the LAST_BIND value in the last pathname component as is expected for procfs symbolic links, which could lead to excessive freeing of memory and consequent slab corruption. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-0203, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel handled exceptions when user-space applications attempted to use the linkage stack. On IBM S/390 systems, a local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-2039, Moderate) * An invalid pointer dereference flaw was found in the Marvell 8xxx Libertas WLAN (libertas) driver in the Linux kernel. A local user able to write to a file that is provided by the libertas driver and located on the debug file system (debugfs) could use this flaw to crash the system. Note: The debugfs file system must be mounted locally to exploit this issue. It is not mounted by default. (CVE-2013-6378, Low) * A denial of service flaw was discovered in the way the Linux kernel's SELinux implementation handled files with an empty SELinux security context. A local user who has the CAP_MAC_ADMIN capability could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2014-1874, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Kees Cook of Google for reporting CVE-2014-3153, Matthew Daley for reporting CVE-2014-1737 and CVE-2014-1738, and Vladimir Davydov of Parallels for reporting CVE-2014-0203. Google acknowledges Pinkie Pie as the original reporter of CVE-2014-3153. This update also fixes several bugs. Documentation for these changes will be available shortly from the Technical Notes document linked to in the References section. All kernel users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-05-20
    plugin id 76170
    published 2014-06-23
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=76170
    title CentOS 6 : kernel (CESA-2014:0771)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2234-1.NASL
    description Pinkie Pie discovered a flaw in the Linux kernel's futex subsystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2014-3153) Dmitry Vyukov reported a flaw in the Linux kernel's handling of IPv6 UDP Fragmentation Offload (UFO) processing. A remote attacker could leverage this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2013-4387) Hannes Frederic Sowa discovered a flaw in the Linux kernel's UDP Fragmentation Offload (UFO). An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2013-4470) A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's IPC reference counting. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (OOM system crash). (CVE-2013-4483) halfdog reported an error in the AMD K7 and K8 platform support in the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw on AMD based systems to cause a denial of service (task kill) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application. (CVE-2014-1438) Sasha Levin reported a bug in the Linux kernel's virtual memory management subsystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-3122). 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 2017-10-29
    modified 2017-04-03
    plugin id 74355
    published 2014-06-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=74355
    title Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-2234-1)
  • NASL family Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ALA_ALAS-2014-392.NASL
    description The media_device_enum_entities function in drivers/media/media-device.c in the Linux kernel before 3.14.6 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging /dev/media0 read access for a MEDIA_IOC_ENUM_ENTITIES ioctl call. 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. The n_tty_write function in drivers/tty/n_tty.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.3 does not properly manage tty driver access in the 'LECHO & !OPOST' case, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or gain privileges by triggering a race condition involving read and write operations with long strings.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2015-11-16
    plugin id 78335
    published 2014-10-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=78335
    title Amazon Linux AMI : kernel (ALAS-2014-392)
  • NASL family Mandriva Local Security Checks
    NASL id MANDRIVA_MDVSA-2014-124.NASL
    description Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in the Linux kernel : kernel/auditsc.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.5, when CONFIG_AUDITSYSCALL is enabled with certain syscall rules, allows 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 (CVE-2014-3917). The futex_requeue function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.5 does not ensure that calls have two different futex addresses, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted FUTEX_REQUEUE command that facilitates unsafe waiter modification (CVE-2014-3153). Race condition in the ath_tx_aggr_sleep function in drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/xmit.c in the Linux kernel before 3.13.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a large amount of network traffic that triggers certain list deletions (CVE-2014-2672). The (1) BPF_S_ANC_NLATTR and (2) BPF_S_ANC_NLATTR_NEST extension implementations in the sk_run_filter function in net/core/filter.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.3 do not check whether a certain length value is sufficiently large, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (integer underflow and system crash) via crafted BPF instructions. NOTE: the affected code was moved to the __skb_get_nlattr and __skb_get_nlattr_nest functions before the vulnerability was announced (CVE-2014-3144). The BPF_S_ANC_NLATTR_NEST extension implementation in the sk_run_filter function in net/core/filter.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.3 uses the reverse order in a certain subtraction, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (over-read and system crash) via crafted BPF instructions. NOTE: the affected code was moved to the __skb_get_nlattr_nest function before the vulnerability was announced (CVE-2014-3145). Integer overflow in the ping_init_sock function in net/ipv4/ping.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application that leverages an improperly managed reference counter (CVE-2014-2851). The n_tty_write function in drivers/tty/n_tty.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.3 does not properly manage tty driver access in the LECHO !OPOST case, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or gain privileges by triggering a race condition involving read and write operations with long strings (CVE-2014-0196). The raw_cmd_copyout function in drivers/block/floppy.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.3 does not properly restrict access to certain pointers during processing of an FDRAWCMD ioctl call, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory by leveraging write access to a /dev/fd device (CVE-2014-1738). The raw_cmd_copyin function in drivers/block/floppy.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.3 does not properly handle error conditions during processing of an FDRAWCMD ioctl call, which allows local users to trigger kfree operations and gain privileges by leveraging write access to a /dev/fd device (CVE-2014-1737). The rds_iw_laddr_check function in net/rds/iw.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a bind system call for an RDS socket on a system that lacks RDS transports (CVE-2014-2678). drivers/vhost/net.c in the Linux kernel before 3.13.10, when mergeable buffers are disabled, does not properly validate packet lengths, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and host OS crash) or possibly gain privileges on the host OS via crafted packets, related to the handle_rx and get_rx_bufs functions (CVE-2014-0077). The ip6_route_add function in net/ipv6/route.c in the Linux kernel through 3.13.6 does not properly count the addition of routes, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a flood of ICMPv6 Router Advertisement packets (CVE-2014-2309). Multiple array index errors in drivers/hid/hid-multitouch.c in the Human Interface Device (HID) subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.11, when CONFIG_HID_MULTITOUCH is enabled, allow physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption, or NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) via a crafted device (CVE-2013-2897). net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_proto_dccp.c in the Linux kernel through 3.13.6 uses a DCCP header pointer incorrectly, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a DCCP packet that triggers a call to the (1) dccp_new, (2) dccp_packet, or (3) dccp_error function (CVE-2014-2523). Race condition in the mac80211 subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.13.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via network traffic that improperly interacts with the WLAN_STA_PS_STA state (aka power-save mode), related to sta_info.c and tx.c (CVE-2014-2706). The sctp_sf_do_5_1D_ce function in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in the Linux kernel through 3.13.6 does not validate certain auth_enable and auth_capable fields before making an sctp_sf_authenticate call, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via an SCTP handshake with a modified INIT chunk and a crafted AUTH chunk before a COOKIE_ECHO chunk (CVE-2014-0101). The cifs_iovec_write function in fs/cifs/file.c in the Linux kernel through 3.13.5 does not properly handle uncached write operations that copy fewer than the requested number of bytes, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory, cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash), or possibly gain privileges via a writev system call with a crafted pointer (CVE-2014-0069). arch/s390/kernel/head64.S in the Linux kernel before 3.13.5 on the s390 platform does not properly handle attempted use of the linkage stack, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by executing a crafted instruction (CVE-2014-2039). Buffer overflow in virt/kvm/irq_comm.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.2.24 allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to Message Signaled Interrupts (MSI), irq routing entries, and an incorrect check by the setup_routing_entry function before invoking the kvm_set_irq function (CVE-2012-2137). The security_context_to_sid_core function in security/selinux/ss/services.c in the Linux kernel before 3.13.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by leveraging the CAP_MAC_ADMIN capability to set a zero-length security context (CVE-2014-1874). The updated packages provides a solution for these security issues.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-11-28
    plugin id 74513
    published 2014-06-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=74513
    title Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDVSA-2014:124)
packetstorm via4
data source https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/download/130329/futex_requeue.rb.txt
id PACKETSTORM:130329
last seen 2016-12-05
published 2015-02-09
reporter timwr
source https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/130329/Android-Futex-Requeue-Kernel-Exploit.html
title Android Futex Requeue Kernel Exploit
redhat via4
advisories
  • bugzilla
    id 1103626
    title CVE-2014-3153 kernel: futex: pi futexes requeue issue
    oval
    AND
    • OR
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Client is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842001
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842002
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842003
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ComputeNode is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842004
    • OR
      • AND
        • comment kernel is earlier than 0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140771005
        • comment kernel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842006
      • AND
        • comment kernel-abi-whitelists is earlier than 0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140771029
        • comment kernel-abi-whitelists is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20131645028
      • AND
        • comment kernel-firmware is earlier than 0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140771025
        • comment kernel-firmware is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842026
      • AND
        • comment kernel-kdump-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140771021
        • comment kernel-kdump-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842020
      • AND
        • comment kernel-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140771013
        • comment kernel-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842016
      • AND
        • comment kernel-kdump is earlier than 0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140771023
        • comment kernel-kdump is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842018
      • AND
        • comment kernel-headers is earlier than 0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140771007
        • comment kernel-headers is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842008
      • AND
        • comment kernel-debug-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140771019
        • comment kernel-debug-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842014
      • AND
        • comment kernel-doc is earlier than 0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140771027
        • comment kernel-doc is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842024
      • AND
        • comment python-perf is earlier than 0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140771017
        • comment python-perf is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20111849018
      • AND
        • comment kernel-debug is earlier than 0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140771015
        • comment kernel-debug is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842012
      • AND
        • comment perf is earlier than 0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140771011
        • comment perf is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842022
      • AND
        • comment kernel-bootwrapper is earlier than 0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140771009
        • comment kernel-bootwrapper is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842010
    rhsa
    id RHSA-2014:0771
    released 2014-06-19
    severity Important
    title RHSA-2014:0771: kernel security and bug fix update (Important)
  • bugzilla
    id 1103626
    title CVE-2014-3153 kernel: futex: pi futexes requeue issue
    oval
    AND
    • OR
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Client is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140675001
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Server is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140675002
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Workstation is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140675003
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 ComputeNode is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140675004
    • OR
      • AND
        • comment kernel is earlier than 0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140786005
        • comment kernel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842006
      • AND
        • comment kernel-abi-whitelists is earlier than 0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140786031
        • comment kernel-abi-whitelists is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20131645028
      • AND
        • comment kernel-tools is earlier than 0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140786019
        • comment kernel-tools is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140678010
      • AND
        • comment kernel-kdump-devel is earlier than 0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140786027
        • comment kernel-kdump-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842020
      • AND
        • comment kernel-devel is earlier than 0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140786017
        • comment kernel-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842016
      • AND
        • comment kernel-tools-libs-devel is earlier than 0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140786011
        • comment kernel-tools-libs-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140678020
      • AND
        • comment kernel-kdump is earlier than 0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140786029
        • comment kernel-kdump is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842018
      • AND
        • comment kernel-headers is earlier than 0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140786007
        • comment kernel-headers is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842008
      • AND
        • comment kernel-debug-devel is earlier than 0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140786015
        • comment kernel-debug-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842014
      • AND
        • comment kernel-doc is earlier than 0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140786033
        • comment kernel-doc is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842024
      • AND
        • comment python-perf is earlier than 0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140786021
        • comment python-perf is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20111849018
      • AND
        • comment kernel-tools-libs is earlier than 0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140786013
        • comment kernel-tools-libs is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140678012
      • AND
        • comment kernel-debug is earlier than 0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140786009
        • comment kernel-debug is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842012
      • AND
        • comment kernel-bootwrapper is earlier than 0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140786025
        • comment kernel-bootwrapper is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842010
      • AND
        • comment perf is earlier than 0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140786023
        • comment perf is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842022
    rhsa
    id RHSA-2014:0786
    released 2014-06-24
    severity Important
    title RHSA-2014:0786: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important)
rpms
  • kernel-0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
  • kernel-abi-whitelists-0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
  • kernel-firmware-0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
  • kernel-kdump-0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
  • kernel-headers-0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
  • kernel-debug-devel-0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
  • python-perf-0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
  • kernel-debug-0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
  • perf-0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
  • kernel-bootwrapper-0:2.6.32-431.20.3.el6
  • kernel-0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
  • kernel-abi-whitelists-0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
  • kernel-tools-0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
  • kernel-devel-0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
  • kernel-tools-libs-devel-0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
  • kernel-kdump-0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
  • kernel-headers-0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
  • kernel-debug-devel-0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
  • kernel-doc-0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
  • python-perf-0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
  • kernel-tools-libs-0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
  • kernel-debug-0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
  • kernel-bootwrapper-0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
  • perf-0:3.10.0-123.4.2.el7
refmap via4
bid 67906
confirm
mlist
  • [oss-security] 20140605 Linux kernel futex local privilege escalation (CVE-2014-3153)
  • [oss-security] 20140605 Re: Linux kernel futex local privilege escalation (CVE-2014-3153)
  • [oss-security] 20140606 Re: Linux kernel futex local privilege escalation (CVE-2014-3153)
sectrack 1030451
secunia
  • 58500
  • 58990
  • 59029
  • 59092
  • 59153
  • 59262
  • 59309
  • 59386
  • 59599
suse
  • SUSE-SU-2014:1316
  • SUSE-SU-2014:1319
  • openSUSE-SU-2014:0878
saint via4
bid 67906
description Linux kernel futex_requeue privilege elevation
id misc_linuxkernel
osvdb 107752
title linux_kernel_futex_requeue
type local
the hacker news via4
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