ID CVE-2015-0777
Summary drivers/xen/usbback/usbback.c in linux-2.6.18-xen-3.4.0 (aka the Xen 3.4.x support patches for the Linux kernel 2.6.18), as used in the Linux kernel 2.6.x and 3.x in SUSE Linux distributions, allows guest OS users to obtain sensitive information from uninitialized locations in host OS kernel memory via unspecified vectors.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Xen 3.4.4
    cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.4.4
  • Xen 3.4.3
    cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.4.3
  • Xen 3.4.2
    cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.4.2
  • Xen 3.4.1
    cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.4.1
  • Xen 3.4.0
    cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.4.0
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18
CVSS
Base: 2.1 (as of 18-04-2016 - 08:07)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-200
CAPEC
  • Subverting Environment Variable Values
    The attacker directly or indirectly modifies environment variables used by or controlling the target software. The attacker's goal is to cause the target software to deviate from its expected operation in a manner that benefits the attacker.
  • Footprinting
    An attacker engages in probing and exploration activity to identify constituents and properties of the target. Footprinting is a general term to describe a variety of information gathering techniques, often used by attackers in preparation for some attack. It consists of using tools to learn as much as possible about the composition, configuration, and security mechanisms of the targeted application, system or network. Information that might be collected during a footprinting effort could include open ports, applications and their versions, network topology, and similar information. While footprinting is not intended to be damaging (although certain activities, such as network scans, can sometimes cause disruptions to vulnerable applications inadvertently) it may often pave the way for more damaging attacks.
  • Exploiting Trust in Client (aka Make the Client Invisible)
    An attack of this type exploits a programs' vulnerabilities in client/server communication channel authentication and data integrity. It leverages the implicit trust a server places in the client, or more importantly, that which the server believes is the client. An attacker executes this type of attack by placing themselves in the communication channel between client and server such that communication directly to the server is possible where the server believes it is communicating only with a valid client. There are numerous variations of this type of attack.
  • Browser Fingerprinting
    An attacker carefully crafts small snippets of Java Script to efficiently detect the type of browser the potential victim is using. Many web-based attacks need prior knowledge of the web browser including the version of browser to ensure successful exploitation of a vulnerability. Having this knowledge allows an attacker to target the victim with attacks that specifically exploit known or zero day weaknesses in the type and version of the browser used by the victim. Automating this process via Java Script as a part of the same delivery system used to exploit the browser is considered more efficient as the attacker can supply a browser fingerprinting method and integrate it with exploit code, all contained in Java Script and in response to the same web page request by the browser.
  • Session Credential Falsification through Prediction
    This attack targets predictable session ID in order to gain privileges. The attacker can predict the session ID used during a transaction to perform spoofing and session hijacking.
  • Reusing Session IDs (aka Session Replay)
    This attack targets the reuse of valid session ID to spoof the target system in order to gain privileges. The attacker tries to reuse a stolen session ID used previously during a transaction to perform spoofing and session hijacking. Another name for this type of attack is Session Replay.
  • Using Slashes in Alternate Encoding
    This attack targets the encoding of the Slash characters. An attacker would try to exploit common filtering problems related to the use of the slashes characters to gain access to resources on the target host. Directory-driven systems, such as file systems and databases, typically use the slash character to indicate traversal between directories or other container components. For murky historical reasons, PCs (and, as a result, Microsoft OSs) choose to use a backslash, whereas the UNIX world typically makes use of the forward slash. The schizophrenic result is that many MS-based systems are required to understand both forms of the slash. This gives the attacker many opportunities to discover and abuse a number of common filtering problems. The goal of this pattern is to discover server software that only applies filters to one version, but not the other.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL NONE NONE
nessus via4
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2016-124.NASL
    description The openSUSE 13.1 kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes. Following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2016-0728: A reference leak in keyring handling with join_session_keyring() could lead to local attackers gain root privileges. (bsc#962075). - CVE-2015-7550: A local user could have triggered a race between read and revoke in keyctl (bnc#958951). - CVE-2015-8569: The (1) pptp_bind and (2) pptp_connect functions in drivers/net/ppp/pptp.c in the Linux kernel did not verify an address length, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory and bypass the KASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application (bnc#959190). - CVE-2015-8543: The networking implementation in the Linux kernel did not validate protocol identifiers for certain protocol families, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL function pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly gain privileges by leveraging CLONE_NEWUSER support to execute a crafted SOCK_RAW application (bnc#958886). - CVE-2014-8989: The Linux kernel did not properly restrict dropping of supplemental group memberships in certain namespace scenarios, which allowed local users to bypass intended file permissions by leveraging a POSIX ACL containing an entry for the group category that is more restrictive than the entry for the other category, aka a 'negative groups' issue, related to kernel/groups.c, kernel/uid16.c, and kernel/user_namespace.c (bnc#906545). - CVE-2015-5157: arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S in the Linux kernel on the x86_64 platform mishandles IRET faults in processing NMIs that occurred during userspace execution, which might allow local users to gain privileges by triggering an NMI (bnc#937969). - CVE-2015-7799: The slhc_init function in drivers/net/slip/slhc.c in the Linux kernel through 4.2.3 did not ensure that certain slot numbers are valid, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a crafted PPPIOCSMAXCID ioctl call (bnc#949936). - CVE-2015-8104: The KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.2.6, and Xen 4.3.x through 4.6.x, allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS panic or hang) by triggering many #DB (aka Debug) exceptions, related to svm.c (bnc#954404). - CVE-2015-5307: The KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.2.6, and Xen 4.3.x through 4.6.x, allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS panic or hang) by triggering many #AC (aka Alignment Check) exceptions, related to svm.c and vmx.c (bnc#953527). - CVE-2014-9529: Race condition in the key_gc_unused_keys function in security/keys/gc.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption or panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact via keyctl commands that trigger access to a key structure member during garbage collection of a key (bnc#912202). - CVE-2015-7990: Race condition in the rds_sendmsg function in net/rds/sendmsg.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 by using a socket that was not properly bound. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-6937 (bnc#952384 953052). - CVE-2015-6937: The __rds_conn_create function in net/rds/connection.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 by using a socket that was not properly bound (bnc#945825). - CVE-2015-7885: The dgnc_mgmt_ioctl function in drivers/staging/dgnc/dgnc_mgmt.c in the Linux kernel through 4.3.3 did not initialize a certain structure member, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted application (bnc#951627). - CVE-2015-8215: net/ipv6/addrconf.c in the IPv6 stack in the Linux kernel did not validate attempted changes to the MTU value, which allowed context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (packet loss) via a value that is (1) smaller than the minimum compliant value or (2) larger than the MTU of an interface, as demonstrated by a Router Advertisement (RA) message that is not validated by a daemon, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-0272. NOTE: the scope of CVE-2015-0272 is limited to the NetworkManager product (bnc#955354). - CVE-2015-8767: A case can occur when sctp_accept() is called by the user during a heartbeat timeout event after the 4-way handshake. Since sctp_assoc_migrate() changes both assoc->base.sk and assoc->ep, the bh_sock_lock in sctp_generate_heartbeat_event() will be taken with the listening socket but released with the new association socket. The result is a deadlock on any future attempts to take the listening socket lock. (bsc#961509) - CVE-2015-8575: Validate socket address length in sco_sock_bind() to prevent information leak (bsc#959399). - CVE-2015-8551, CVE-2015-8552: xen/pciback: For XEN_PCI_OP_disable_msi[|x] only disable if device has MSI(X) enabled (bsc#957990). - CVE-2015-8550: Compiler optimizations in the XEN PV backend drivers could have lead to double fetch vulnerabilities, causing denial of service or arbitrary code execution (depending on the configuration) (bsc#957988). The following non-security bugs were fixed : - ALSA: hda - Disable 64bit address for Creative HDA controllers (bnc#814440). - ALSA: hda - Fix noise problems on Thinkpad T440s (boo#958504). - Input: aiptek - fix crash on detecting device without endpoints (bnc#956708). - KEYS: Make /proc/keys unconditional if CONFIG_KEYS=y (boo#956934). - KVM: x86: update masterclock values on TSC writes (bsc#961739). - NFS: Fix a NULL pointer dereference of migration recovery ops for v4.2 client (bsc#960839). - apparmor: allow SYS_CAP_RESOURCE to be sufficient to prlimit another task (bsc#921949). - blktap: also call blkif_disconnect() when frontend switched to closed (bsc#952976). - blktap: refine mm tracking (bsc#952976). - cdrom: Random writing support for BD-RE media (bnc#959568). - genksyms: Handle string literals with spaces in reference files (bsc#958510). - ipv4: Do not increase PMTU with Datagram Too Big message (bsc#955224). - ipv6: distinguish frag queues by device for multicast and link-local packets (bsc#955422). - ipv6: fix tunnel error handling (bsc#952579). - route: Use ipv4_mtu instead of raw rt_pmtu (bsc#955224). - uas: Add response iu handling (bnc#954138). - usbvision fix overflow of interfaces array (bnc#950998). - x86/evtchn: make use of PHYSDEVOP_map_pirq. - xen/pciback: Do not allow MSI-X ops if PCI_COMMAND_MEMORY is not set (bsc#957990 XSA-157).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-07
    plugin id 88545
    published 2016-02-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88545
    title openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-124)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2015-1174-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 3 kernel was updated to fix various bugs and security issues. The following vulnerabilities have been fixed : CVE-2015-3636: A missing sk_nulls_node_init() in ping_unhash() inside the ipv4 stack can cause crashes if a disconnect is followed by another connect() attempt. (bnc#929525) CVE-2015-3339: Race condition in the prepare_binprm function in fs/exec.c in the Linux kernel before 3.19.6 allows local users to gain privileges by executing a setuid program at a time instant when a chown to root is in progress, and the ownership is changed but the setuid bit is not yet stripped. (bnc#928130) CVE-2015-3331: The __driver_rfc4106_decrypt function in arch/x86/crypto/aesni-intel_glue.c in the Linux kernel before 3.19.3 does not properly determine the memory locations used for encrypted data, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code by triggering a crypto API call, as demonstrated by use of a libkcapi test program with an AF_ALG(aead) socket. (bnc#927257) CVE-2015-2922: The ndisc_router_discovery function in net/ipv6/ndisc.c in the Neighbor Discovery (ND) protocol implementation in the IPv6 stack in the Linux kernel before 3.19.6 allows remote attackers to reconfigure a hop-limit setting via a small hop_limit value in a Router Advertisement (RA) message. (bnc#922583) CVE-2015-2830: arch/x86/kernel/entry_64.S in the Linux kernel before 3.19.2 does not prevent the TS_COMPAT flag from reaching a user-mode task, which might allow local users to bypass the seccomp or audit protection mechanism via a crafted application that uses the (1) fork or (2) close system call, as demonstrated by an attack against seccomp before 3.16. (bnc#926240) CVE-2015-2150: XSA-120: Xen 3.3.x through 4.5.x and the Linux kernel through 3.19.1 do not properly restrict access to PCI command registers, which might allow local guest users to cause a denial of service (non-maskable interrupt and host crash) by disabling the (1) memory or (2) I/O decoding for a PCI Express device and then accessing the device, which triggers an Unsupported Request (UR) response. (bnc#919463) CVE-2015-2042: net/rds/sysctl.c in the Linux kernel before 3.19 uses an incorrect data type in a sysctl table, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory or possibly have unspecified other impact by accessing a sysctl entry. (bnc#919018) CVE-2015-2041: net/llc/sysctl_net_llc.c in the Linux kernel before 3.19 uses an incorrect data type in a sysctl table, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory or possibly have unspecified other impact by accessing a sysctl entry. (bnc#919007) CVE-2015-1421: Use-after-free vulnerability in the sctp_assoc_update function in net/sctp/associola.c in the Linux kernel before 3.18.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (slab corruption and panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering an INIT collision that leads to improper handling of shared-key data. (bnc#915577) CVE-2015-0777: drivers/xen/usbback/usbback.c in 1 -2.6.18-xen-3.4.0 (aka the Xen 3.4.x support patches for the Linux kernel 2.6.18), as used in the Linux kernel 2.6.x and 3.x in SUSE Linux distributions, allows guest OS users to obtain sensitive information from uninitialized locations in host OS kernel memory via unspecified vectors. (bnc#917830) CVE-2014-9683: Off-by-one error in the ecryptfs_decode_from_filename function in fs/ecryptfs/crypto.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.18.2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted filename. (bnc#918333) CVE-2014-9529: Race condition in the key_gc_unused_keys function in security/keys/gc.c in the Linux kernel through 3.18.2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption or panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact via keyctl commands that trigger access to a key structure member during garbage collection of a key. (bnc#912202) CVE-2014-9419: The __switch_to function in arch/x86/kernel/process_64.c in the Linux kernel through 3.18.1 does not ensure that Thread Local Storage (TLS) descriptors are loaded before proceeding with other steps, which makes it easier for local users to bypass the ASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application that reads a TLS base address. (bnc#911326) CVE-2014-8159: The InfiniBand (IB) implementation in the Linux kernel does not properly restrict use of User Verbs for registration of memory regions, which allows local users to access arbitrary physical memory locations, and consequently cause a denial of service (system crash) or gain privileges, by leveraging permissions on a uverbs device under /dev/infiniband/. (bnc#914742) CVE-2014-8086: Race condition in the ext4_file_write_iter function in fs/ext4/file.c in the Linux kernel through 3.17 allows local users to cause a denial of service (file unavailability) via a combination of a write action and an F_SETFL fcntl operation for the O_DIRECT flag. (bnc#900881) Also The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-29
    plugin id 84545
    published 2015-07-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=84545
    title SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2015:1174-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2015-1611-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3 kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes. Following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2015-5707: An integer overflow in the SCSI generic driver could be potentially used by local attackers to crash the kernel or execute code (bsc#940338). - CVE-2015-5364: A remote denial of service (hang) via UDP flood with incorrect package checksums was fixed. (bsc#936831). - CVE-2015-5366: A remote denial of service (unexpected error returns) via UDP flood with incorrect package checksums was fixed. (bsc#936831). - CVE-2015-1420: A race condition in the handle_to_path function in fs/fhandle.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to bypass intended size restrictions and trigger read operations on additional memory locations by changing the handle_bytes value of a file handle during the execution of this function (bnc#915517). - CVE-2015-4700: A local user could have created a bad instruction in the JIT processed BPF code, leading to a kernel crash (bnc#935705). - CVE-2015-4167: The UDF filesystem in the Linux kernel was vulnerable to a crash which could occur while fetching inode information from a corrupted/malicious udf file system image. (bsc#933907). - CVE-2014-9728 CVE-2014-9729 CVE-2014-9730 CVE-2014-9731: Various issues in handling UDF filesystems in the Linux kernel allowed the corruption of kernel memory and other issues. An attacker able to mount a corrupted/malicious UDF file system image could cause the kernel to crash. (bsc#933904 bsc#933896) - CVE-2015-2150: The Linux kernel did not properly restrict access to PCI command registers, which might have allowed local guest users to cause a denial of service (non-maskable interrupt and host crash) by disabling the (1) memory or (2) I/O decoding for a PCI Express device and then accessing the device, which triggers an Unsupported Request (UR) response (bsc#919463). - CVE-2015-0777: drivers/xen/usbback/usbback.c as used in the Linux kernel 2.6.x and 3.x in SUSE Linux distributions, allowed guest OS users to obtain sensitive information from uninitialized locations in host OS kernel memory via unspecified vectors (bnc#917830). - CVE-2015-2830: arch/x86/kernel/entry_64.S in the Linux kernel did not prevent the TS_COMPAT flag from reaching a user-mode task, which might have allowed local users to bypass the seccomp or audit protection mechanism via a crafted application that uses the (1) fork or (2) close system call, as demonstrated by an attack against seccomp before 3.16 (bnc#926240). - CVE-2015-1805: The Linux kernels implementation of vectored pipe read and write functionality did not take into account the I/O vectors that were already processed when retrying after a failed atomic access operation, potentially resulting in memory corruption due to an I/O vector array overrun. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (bsc#933429). Also The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-29
    plugin id 86121
    published 2015-09-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=86121
    title SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2015:1611-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2015-1678-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP4 kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes. Following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2015-6252: Possible file descriptor leak for each VHOST_SET_LOG_FDcommand issued, this could eventually wasting available system resources and creating a denial of service (bsc#942367). - CVE-2015-5707: Possible integer overflow in the calculation of total number of pages in bio_map_user_iov() (bsc#940338). - CVE-2015-5364: The (1) udp_recvmsg and (2) udpv6_recvmsg functions in the Linux kernel before 4.0.6 do not properly consider yielding a processor, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system hang) via incorrect checksums within a UDP packet flood (bsc#936831). - CVE-2015-5366: The (1) udp_recvmsg and (2) udpv6_recvmsg functions in the Linux kernel before 4.0.6 provide inappropriate -EAGAIN return values, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (EPOLLET epoll application read outage) via an incorrect checksum in a UDP packet, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-5364 (bsc#936831). - CVE-2015-1420: Race condition in the handle_to_path function in fs/fhandle.c in the Linux kernel through 3.19.1 allowed local users to bypass intended size restrictions and trigger read operations on additional memory locations by changing the handle_bytes value of a file handle during the execution of this function (bsc#915517). - CVE-2015-1805: The (1) pipe_read and (2) pipe_write implementations in fs/pipe.c in the Linux kernel before 3.16 do not properly consider the side effects of failed __copy_to_user_inatomic and __copy_from_user_inatomic calls, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application, aka an 'I/O' vector array overrun. (bsc#933429) - CVE-2015-2150: Xen 3.3.x through 4.5.x and the Linux kernel through 3.19.1 do not properly restrict access to PCI command registers, which might allow local guest users to cause a denial of service (non-maskable interrupt and host crash) by disabling the (1) memory or (2) I/O decoding for a PCI Express device and then accessing the device, which triggers an Unsupported Request (UR) response. (bsc#919463) - CVE-2015-2830: arch/x86/kernel/entry_64.S in the Linux kernel before 3.19.2 does not prevent the TS_COMPAT flag from reaching a user-mode task, which might allow local users to bypass the seccomp or audit protection mechanism via a crafted application that uses the (1) fork or (2) close system call, as demonstrated by an attack against seccomp before 3.16. (bsc#926240) - CVE-2015-4700: The bpf_int_jit_compile function in arch/x86/net/bpf_jit_comp.c in the Linux kernel before 4.0.6 allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by creating a packet filter and then loading crafted BPF instructions that trigger late convergence by the JIT compiler (bsc#935705). - CVE-2015-4167: The udf_read_inode function in fs/udf/inode.c in the Linux kernel before 3.19.1 did not validate certain length values, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (incorrect data representation or integer overflow, and OOPS) via a crafted UDF filesystem (bsc#933907). - CVE-2015-0777: drivers/xen/usbback/usbback.c in linux-2.6.18-xen-3.4.0 (aka the Xen 3.4.x support patches for the Linux kernel 2.6.18), as used in the Linux kernel 2.6.x and 3.x in SUSE Linux distributions, allows guest OS users to obtain sensitive information from uninitialized locations in host OS kernel memory via unspecified vectors. (bsc#917830) - CVE-2014-9728: The UDF filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.18.2 did not validate certain lengths, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (buffer over-read and system crash) via a crafted filesystem image, related to fs/udf/inode.c and fs/udf/symlink.c (bsc#933904). - CVE-2014-9730: The udf_pc_to_char function in fs/udf/symlink.c in the Linux kernel before 3.18.2 relies on component lengths that are unused, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted UDF filesystem image (bsc#933904). - CVE-2014-9729: The udf_read_inode function in fs/udf/inode.c in the Linux kernel before 3.18.2 did not ensure a certain data-structure size consistency, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted UDF filesystem image (bsc#933904). - CVE-2014-9731: The UDF filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.18.2 did not ensure that space is available for storing a symlink target's name along with a trailing \0 character, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information via a crafted filesystem image, related to fs/udf/symlink.c and fs/udf/unicode.c (bsc#933896). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-29
    plugin id 86290
    published 2015-10-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=86290
    title SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : kernel-source (SUSE-SU-2015:1678-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2015-1478-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes. The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2015-5707: An integer overflow in the SCSI generic driver could be potentially used by local attackers to crash the kernel or execute code. - CVE-2015-2830: arch/x86/kernel/entry_64.S in the Linux kernel did not prevent the TS_COMPAT flag from reaching a user-mode task, which might have allowed local users to bypass the seccomp or audit protection mechanism via a crafted application that uses the (1) fork or (2) close system call, as demonstrated by an attack against seccomp before 3.16 (bnc#926240). - CVE-2015-0777: drivers/xen/usbback/usbback.c in the Linux kernel allowed guest OS users to obtain sensitive information from uninitialized locations in host OS kernel memory via unspecified vectors (bnc#917830). - CVE-2015-2150: Xen and the Linux kernel did not properly restrict access to PCI command registers, which might have allowed local guest users to cause a denial of service (non-maskable interrupt and host crash) by disabling the (1) memory or (2) I/O decoding for a PCI Express device and then accessing the device, which triggers an Unsupported Request (UR) response (bnc#919463). - CVE-2015-5364: A remote denial of service (hang) via UDP flood with incorrect package checksums was fixed. (bsc#936831). - CVE-2015-5366: A remote denial of service (unexpected error returns) via UDP flood with incorrect package checksums was fixed. (bsc#936831). - CVE-2015-1420: CVE-2015-1420: Race condition in the handle_to_path function in fs/fhandle.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to bypass intended size restrictions and trigger read operations on additional memory locations by changing the handle_bytes value of a file handle during the execution of this function (bnc#915517). - CVE-2015-4700: A local user could have created a bad instruction in the JIT processed BPF code, leading to a kernel crash (bnc#935705). - CVE-2015-1805: The (1) pipe_read and (2) pipe_write implementations in fs/pipe.c in the Linux kernel did not properly consider the side effects of failed __copy_to_user_inatomic and __copy_from_user_inatomic calls, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application, aka an 'I/O vector array overrun' (bnc#933429). - CVE-2015-3331: The __driver_rfc4106_decrypt function in arch/x86/crypto/aesni-intel_glue.c in the Linux kernel did not properly determine the memory locations used for encrypted data, which allowed context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code by triggering a crypto API call, as demonstrated by use of a libkcapi test program with an AF_ALG(aead) socket (bnc#927257). - CVE-2015-2922: The ndisc_router_discovery function in net/ipv6/ndisc.c in the Neighbor Discovery (ND) protocol implementation in the IPv6 stack in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to reconfigure a hop-limit setting via a small hop_limit value in a Router Advertisement (RA) message (bnc#922583). - CVE-2015-2041: net/llc/sysctl_net_llc.c in the Linux kernel used an incorrect data type in a sysctl table, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory or possibly have unspecified other impact by accessing a sysctl entry (bnc#919007). - CVE-2015-3636: The ping_unhash function in net/ipv4/ping.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain list data structure during an unhash operation, which allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) by leveraging the ability to make a SOCK_DGRAM socket system call for the IPPROTO_ICMP or IPPROTO_ICMPV6 protocol, and then making a connect system call after a disconnect (bnc#929525). - CVE-2014-8086: Race condition in the ext4_file_write_iter function in fs/ext4/file.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (file unavailability) via a combination of a write action and an F_SETFL fcntl operation for the O_DIRECT flag (bnc#900881). - CVE-2014-8159: The InfiniBand (IB) implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly restrict use of User Verbs for registration of memory regions, which allowed local users to access arbitrary physical memory locations, and consequently cause a denial of service (system crash) or gain privileges, by leveraging permissions on a uverbs device under /dev/infiniband/ (bnc#914742). - CVE-2014-9683: Off-by-one error in the ecryptfs_decode_from_filename function in fs/ecryptfs/crypto.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted filename (bnc#918333). - CVE-2015-2042: net/rds/sysctl.c in the Linux kernel used an incorrect data type in a sysctl table, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory or possibly have unspecified other impact by accessing a sysctl entry (bnc#919018). - CVE-2015-1421: Use-after-free vulnerability in the sctp_assoc_update function in net/sctp/associola.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (slab corruption and panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering an INIT collision that leads to improper handling of shared-key data (bnc#915577). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-29
    plugin id 85764
    published 2015-09-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=85764
    title SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2015:1478-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2015-302.NASL
    description The Linux kernel was updated to fix bugs and security issues : Following security issues were fixed: CVE-2015-2830: A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernels 32-bit emulation implementation handled forking or closing of a task with an int80 entry. A local user could have potentially used this flaw to escalate their privileges on the system. CVE-2015-2042: A kernel information leak in rds sysctl files was fixed. CVE-2014-9683: Off-by-one error in the ecryptfs_decode_from_filename function in fs/ecryptfs/crypto.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted filename. CVE-2015-0275: A BUG_ON in ext4 was fixed which could be triggered by local users. CVE-2015-2666: A buffer overflow when loading microcode files into the kernel could be used by the administrator to execute code in the kernel, bypassing secure boot measures. - CVE-2015-1421: Use-after-free vulnerability in the sctp_assoc_update function in net/sctp/associola.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (slab corruption and panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering an INIT collision that leads to improper handling of shared-key data. - CVE-2015-2150: XSA-120: Guests were permitted to modify all bits of the PCI command register of passed through cards, which could lead to Host system crashes. - CVE-2015-0777: The XEN usb backend could leak information to the guest system due to copying uninitialized memory. - CVE-2015-1593: A integer overflow reduced the effectiveness of the stack randomization on 64-bit systems. - CVE-2014-9419: The __switch_to function in arch/x86/kernel/process_64.c in the Linux kernel did not ensure that Thread Local Storage (TLS) descriptors are loaded before proceeding with other steps, which made it easier for local users to bypass the ASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application that reads a TLS base address. - CVE-2014-9428: The batadv_frag_merge_packets function in net/batman-adv/fragmentation.c in the B.A.T.M.A.N. implementation in the Linux kernel used an incorrect length field during a calculation of an amount of memory, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (mesh-node system crash) via fragmented packets. - CVE-2014-8160: net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_proto_generic.c in the Linux kernel generated incorrect conntrack entries during handling of certain iptables rule sets for the SCTP, DCCP, GRE, and UDP-Lite protocols, which allowed remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via packets with disallowed port numbers. - CVE-2014-9529: Race condition in the key_gc_unused_keys function in security/keys/gc.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption or panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact via keyctl commands that trigger access to a key structure member during garbage collection of a key. - CVE-2014-9420: The rock_continue function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict the number of Rock Ridge continuation entries, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop, and system crash or hang) via a crafted iso9660 image. - CVE-2014-9584: The parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel did not validate a length value in the Extensions Reference (ER) System Use Field, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted iso9660 image. - CVE-2014-9585: The vdso_addr function in arch/x86/vdso/vma.c in the Linux kernel did not properly choose memory locations for the vDSO area, which made it easier for local users to bypass the ASLR protection mechanism by guessing a location at the end of a PMD. - CVE-2014-8559: The d_walk function in fs/dcache.c in the Linux kernel through did not properly maintain the semantics of rename_lock, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock and system hang) via a crafted application. - CVE-2014-8134: The paravirt_ops_setup function in arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c in the Linux kernel used an improper paravirt_enabled setting for KVM guest kernels, which made it easier for guest OS users to bypass the ASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application that reads a 16-bit value. Following bugs were fixed : - powerpc/pci: Fix IO space breakage after of_pci_range_to_resource() change (bnc#922542). - cifs: fix use-after-free bug in find_writable_file (bnc#909477). - usb: Do not allow usb_alloc_streams on unconfigured devices (bsc#920581). - fuse: honour max_read and max_write in direct_io mode (bnc#918954). - switch iov_iter_get_pages() to passing maximal number of pages (bnc#918954). - bcache: fix a livelock in btree lock v2 (bnc#910440) (bnc#910440). Updated because another version went upstream - drm/i915: Initialise userptr mmu_notifier serial to 1 (bnc#918970). - NFS: Don't try to reclaim delegation open state if recovery failed (boo#909634). - NFSv4: Ensure that we call FREE_STATEID when NFSv4.x stateids are revoked (boo#909634). - NFSv4: Fix races between nfs_remove_bad_delegation() and delegation return (boo#909634). - NFSv4: Ensure that we remove NFSv4.0 delegations when state has expired (boo#909634). - Fixing lease renewal (boo#909634). - bcache: Fix a bug when detaching (bsc#908582). - fix a leak in bch_cached_dev_run() (bnc#910440). - bcache: unregister reboot notifier when bcache fails to register a block device (bnc#910440). - bcache: fix a livelock in btree lock (bnc#910440). - bcache: [BUG] clear BCACHE_DEV_UNLINK_DONE flag when attaching a backing device (bnc#910440). - bcache: Add a cond_resched() call to gc (bnc#910440). - storvsc: ring buffer failures may result in I/O freeze (bnc#914175). - ALSA: seq-dummy: remove deadlock-causing events on close (boo#916608). - ALSA: pcm: Zero-clear reserved fields of PCM status ioctl in compat mode (boo#916608). - ALSA: bebob: Uninitialized id returned by saffirepro_both_clk_src_get (boo#916608). - ALSA: hda - Fix built-in mic on Compaq Presario CQ60 (bnc#920604). - ALSA: hda - Fix regression of HD-audio controller fallback modes (bsc#921313). - [media] sound: Update au0828 quirks table (boo#916608). - [media] sound: simplify au0828 quirk table (boo#916608). - ALSA: usb-audio: Add mic volume fix quirk for Logitech Webcam C210 (boo#916608). - ALSA: usb-audio: extend KEF X300A FU 10 tweak to Arcam rPAC (boo#916608). - ALSA: usb-audio: Add ctrl message delay quirk for Marantz/Denon devices (boo#916608). - ALSA: usb-audio: Fix memory leak in FTU quirk (boo#916608). - ALSA: usb-audio: Fix device_del() sysfs warnings at disconnect (boo#916608). - ALSA: hda - Add new GPU codec ID 0x10de0072 to snd-hda (boo#916608). - ALSA: hda - Fix wrong gpio_dir & gpio_mask hint setups for IDT/STAC codecs (boo#916608). - ALSA: hda/realtek - New codec support for ALC298 (boo#916608). - ALSA: hda/realtek - New codec support for ALC256 (boo#916608). - ALSA: hda/realtek - Add new Dell desktop for ALC3234 headset mode (boo#916608). - ALSA: hda - Add EAPD fixup for ASUS Z99He laptop (boo#916608). - ALSA: hda - Fix built-in mic at resume on Lenovo Ideapad S210 (boo#916608). - ALSA: hda/realtek - Add headset Mic support for new Dell machine (boo#916608). - ALSA: hda_intel: Add DeviceIDs for Sunrise Point-LP (boo#916608). - ALSA: hda_intel: Add Device IDs for Intel Sunrise Point PCH (boo#916608). - ALSA: hda - add codec ID for Braswell display audio codec (boo#916608). - ALSA: hda - add PCI IDs for Intel Braswell (boo#916608). - ALSA: hda - Add dock support for Thinkpad T440 (17aa:2212) (boo#916608). - ALSA: hda - Set up GPIO for Toshiba Satellite S50D (bnc#915858). - rpm/kernel-binary.spec.in: Fix build if there is no *.crt file - mm, vmscan: prevent kswapd livelock due to pfmemalloc-throttled process being killed (VM Functionality bnc#910150). - Input: evdev - fix EVIOCG{type} ioctl (bnc#904899). - mnt: Implicitly add MNT_NODEV on remount when it was implicitly added by mount (bsc#907988). - Btrfs: fix scrub race leading to use-after-free (bnc#915456). - Btrfs: fix setup_leaf_for_split() to avoid leaf corruption (bnc#915454). - Btrfs: fix fsync log replay for inodes with a mix of regular refs and extrefs (bnc#915425). - Btrfs: fix fsync when extend references are added to an inode (bnc#915425). - Btrfs: fix directory inconsistency after fsync log replay (bnc#915425). - Btrfs: make xattr replace operations atomic (bnc#913466). - Btrfs: fix directory recovery from fsync log (bnc#895797). - Btrfs: simplify insert_orphan_item (boo#926385). - Btrfs: set proper message level for skinny metadata. - Btrfs: make sure we wait on logged extents when fsycning two subvols. - Btrfs: fix lost return value due to variable shadowing. - Btrfs: fix leak of path in btrfs_find_item. - Btrfs: fix fsync data loss after adding hard link to inode. - Btrfs: fix fs corruption on transaction abort if device supports discard. - Btrfs: fix data loss in the fast fsync path. - Btrfs: don't delay inode ref updates during log replay. - Btrfs: do not move em to modified list when unpinning. - Btrfs:__add_inode_ref: out of bounds memory read when looking for extended ref. - Btrfs: fix inode eviction infinite loop after cloning into it (boo#905088). - bcache: add mutex lock for bch_is_open (bnc#908612). - bcache: Correct printing of btree_gc_max_duration_ms (bnc#908610). - bcache: fix crash with incomplete cache set (bnc#908608). - bcache: fix memory corruption in init error path (bnc#908606). - bcache: Fix more early shutdown bugs (bnc#908605). - bcache: fix use-after-free in btree_gc_coalesce() (bnc#908604). - bcache: Fix an infinite loop in journal replay (bnc#908603). - bcache: fix typo in bch_bkey_equal_header (bnc#908598). - bcache: Make sure to pass GFP_WAIT to mempool_alloc() (bnc#908596). - bcache: fix crash on shutdown in passthrough mode (bnc#908594). - bcache: fix lockdep warnings on shutdown (bnc#908593). - bcache allocator: send discards with correct size (bnc#908592). - bcache: Fix to remove the rcu_sched stalls (bnc#908589). - bcache: Fix a journal replay bug (bnc#908588). - Update x86_64 config files: CONFIG_SENSORS_NCT6683=m The nct6683 driver is already enabled on i386 and history suggests that it not being enabled on x86_64 is by mistake. - rpm/kernel-binary.spec.in: Own the modules directory in the devel package (bnc#910322) - Revert 'iwlwifi: mvm: treat EAPOLs like mgmt frames wrt rate' (bnc#900811). - mm: free compound page with correct order (bnc#913695). - drm/i915: More cautious with pch fifo underruns (boo#907039). - Refresh patches.arch/arm64-0039-generic-pci.patch (fix PCI bridge support) - x86/microcode/intel: Fish out the stashed microcode for the BSP (bsc#903589). - x86, microcode: Reload microcode on resume (bsc#903589). - x86, microcode: Don't initialize microcode code on paravirt (bsc#903589). - x86, microcode, intel: Drop unused parameter (bsc#903589). - x86, microcode, AMD: Do not use smp_processor_id() in preemtible context (bsc#903589). - x86, microcode: Update BSPs microcode on resume (bsc#903589). - x86, microcode, AMD: Fix ucode patch stashing on 32-bit (bsc#903589). - x86, microcode: Fix accessing dis_ucode_ldr on 32-bit (bsc#903589). - x86, microcode, AMD: Fix early ucode loading on 32-bit (bsc#903589). - Bluetooth: Add support for Broadcom BCM20702A0 variants firmware download (bnc#911311). - drm/radeon: fix sad_count check for dce3 (bnc#911356). - drm/i915: Don't call intel_prepare_page_flip() multiple times on gen2-4 (bnc#911835). - udf: Check component length before reading it. - udf: Check path length when reading symlink. - udf: Verify symlink size before loading it. - udf: Verify i_size when loading inode. - arm64: Enable DRM - arm64: Enable generic PHB driver (bnc#912061). - ACPI / video: Add some Samsung models to disable_native_backlight list (boo#905681). - asus-nb-wmi: Add another wapf=4 quirk (boo#911438). - asus-nb-wmi: Add wapf4 quirk for the X550VB (boo#911438). - asus-nb-wmi: Add wapf4 quirk for the U32U (boo#911438). - asus-nb-wmi: Add wapf4 quirk for the X550CC (boo#911438). - asus-nb-wmi: Constify asus_quirks DMI table (boo#911438). - asus-nb-wmi: Add wapf4 quirk for the X550CL (boo#911438). - asus-nb-wmi.c: Rename x401u quirk to wapf4 (boo#911438). - asus-nb-wmi: Add ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. X200CA (boo#911438). - WAPF 4 for ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. X75VBP WLAN ON (boo#911438). - Input: synaptics - gate forcepad support by DMI check (bnc#911578). - ext4: introduce aging to extent status tree (bnc#893428). - ext4: cleanup flag definitions for extent status tree (bnc#893428). - ext4: limit number of scanned extents in status tree shrinker (bnc#893428). - ext4: move handling of list of shrinkable inodes into extent status code (bnc#893428). - ext4: change LRU to round-robin in extent status tree shrinker (bnc#893428). - ext4: cache extent hole in extent status tree for ext4_da_map_blocks() (bnc#893428). - ext4: fix block reservation for bigalloc filesystems (bnc#893428). - ext4: track extent status tree shrinker delay statictics (bnc#893428). - ext4: improve extents status tree trace point (bnc#893428). - rpm/kernel-binary.spec.in: Provide name-version-release for kgraft packages (bnc#901925) - rpm/kernel-binary.spec.in: Fix including the secure boot cert in /etc/uefi/certs - doc/README.SUSE: update Solid Driver team contacts - rpm/kernel-binary.spec.in: Do not sign firmware files (bnc#867199) - Port module signing changes from SLE11-SP3 (fate#314508) - doc/README.PATCH-POLICY.SUSE: add patch policy / best practices document after installation. - Update config files. (boo#925479) Do not set CONFIG_SYSTEM_TRUSTED_KEYRING until we need it in future openSUSE version: e.g. MODULE_SIG, IMA, PKCS7(new), KEXEC_BZIMAGE_VERIFY_SIG(new) - Input: xpad - use proper endpoint type (bnc#926397). - md: don't require sync_min to be a multiple of chunk_size (bnc#910500).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2015-04-23
    plugin id 82756
    published 2015-04-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=82756
    title openSUSE Security Update : Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2015-302)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2015-0658-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 kernel was updated to 3.12.39 to receive various security and bugfixes. Following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2015-0777: The XEN usb backend could leak information to the guest system due to copying uninitialized memory. - CVE-2015-2150: Xen and the Linux kernel did not properly restrict access to PCI command registers, which might have allowed local guest users to cause a denial of service (non-maskable interrupt and host crash) by disabling the (1) memory or (2) I/O decoding for a PCI Express device and then accessing the device, which triggers an Unsupported Request (UR) response. The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-29
    plugin id 83709
    published 2015-05-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=83709
    title SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : Security Update for Linux Kernel (SUSE-SU-2015:0658-1)
refmap via4
bid 73921
confirm https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=917830
suse
  • SUSE-SU-2015:0658
  • SUSE-SU-2015:1478
  • SUSE-SU-2015:1592
  • SUSE-SU-2015:1611
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