ID CVE-2016-10142
Summary An issue was discovered in the IPv6 protocol specification, related to ICMP Packet Too Big (PTB) messages. (The scope of this CVE is all affected IPv6 implementations from all vendors.) The security implications of IP fragmentation have been discussed at length in [RFC6274] and [RFC7739]. An attacker can leverage the generation of IPv6 atomic fragments to trigger the use of fragmentation in an arbitrary IPv6 flow (in scenarios in which actual fragmentation of packets is not needed) and can subsequently perform any type of fragmentation-based attack against legacy IPv6 nodes that do not implement [RFC6946]. That is, employing fragmentation where not actually needed allows for fragmentation-based attack vectors to be employed, unnecessarily. We note that, unfortunately, even nodes that already implement [RFC6946] can be subject to DoS attacks as a result of the generation of IPv6 atomic fragments. Let us assume that Host A is communicating with Host B and that, as a result of the widespread dropping of IPv6 packets that contain extension headers (including fragmentation) [RFC7872], some intermediate node filters fragments between Host B and Host A. If an attacker sends a forged ICMPv6 PTB error message to Host B, reporting an MTU smaller than 1280, this will trigger the generation of IPv6 atomic fragments from that moment on (as required by [RFC2460]). When Host B starts sending IPv6 atomic fragments (in response to the received ICMPv6 PTB error message), these packets will be dropped, since we previously noted that IPv6 packets with extension headers were being dropped between Host B and Host A. Thus, this situation will result in a DoS scenario. Another possible scenario is that in which two BGP peers are employing IPv6 transport and they implement Access Control Lists (ACLs) to drop IPv6 fragments (to avoid control-plane attacks). If the aforementioned BGP peers drop IPv6 fragments but still honor received ICMPv6 PTB error messages, an attacker could easily attack the corresponding peering session by simply sending an ICMPv6 PTB message with a reported MTU smaller than 1280 bytes. Once the attack packet has been sent, the aforementioned routers will themselves be the ones dropping their own traffic.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:ietf:ipv6
    cpe:2.3:a:ietf:ipv6
CVSS
Base: 5.0 (as of 19-01-2017 - 11:53)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-17
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE PARTIAL
nessus via4
  • NASL family F5 Networks Local Security Checks
    NASL id F5_BIGIP_SOL57211290.NASL
    description An issue was discovered in the IPv6 protocol specification, related to ICMP Packet Too Big (PTB) messages. (The scope of this CVE is all affected IPv6 implementations from all vendors.) The security implications of IP fragmentation have been discussed at length in [RFC6274] and [RFC7739]. An attacker can leverage the generation of IPv6 atomic fragments to trigger the use of fragmentation in an arbitrary IPv6 flow (in scenarios in which actual fragmentation of packets is not needed) and can subsequently perform any type of fragmentation-based attack against legacy IPv6 nodes that do not implement [RFC6946]. That is, employing fragmentation where not actually needed allows for fragmentation-based attack vectors to be employed, unnecessarily. We note that, unfortunately, even nodes that already implement [RFC6946] can be subject to DoS attacks as a result of the generation of IPv6 atomic fragments. Let us assume that Host A is communicating with Host B and that, as a result of the widespread dropping of IPv6 packets that contain extension headers (including fragmentation) [RFC7872], some intermediate node filters fragments between Host B and Host A. If an attacker sends a forged ICMPv6 PTB error message to Host B, reporting an MTU smaller than 1280, this will trigger the generation of IPv6 atomic fragments from that moment on (as required by [RFC2460]). When Host B starts sending IPv6 atomic fragments (in response to the received ICMPv6 PTB error message), these packets will be dropped, since we previously noted that IPv6 packets with extension headers were being dropped between Host B and Host A. Thus, this situation will result in a DoS scenario. Another possible scenario is that in which two BGP peers are employing IPv6 transport and they implement Access Control Lists (ACLs) to drop IPv6 fragments (to avoid control-plane attacks). If the aforementioned BGP peers drop IPv6 fragments but still honor received ICMPv6 PTB error messages, an attacker could easily attack the corresponding peering session by simply sending an ICMPv6 PTB message with a reported MTU smaller than 1280 bytes. Once the attack packet has been sent, the aforementioned routers will themselves be the ones dropping their own traffic. (CVE-2016-10142)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-01-04
    plugin id 101493
    published 2017-07-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=101493
    title F5 Networks BIG-IP : IPv6 fragmentation vulnerability (K57211290)
  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLEVM_OVMSA-2017-0106.NASL
    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : - nfsd: stricter decoding of write-like NFSv2/v3 ops (J. Bruce Fields) [Orabug: 25986995] (CVE-2017-7895) - ocfs2/o2net: o2net_listen_data_ready should do nothing if socket state is not TCP_LISTEN (Tariq Saeed) [Orabug: 25510857] - IB/CORE: sync the resouce access in fmr_pool (Wengang Wang) [Orabug: 23750748] - ipv6: Skip XFRM lookup if dst_entry in socket cache is valid (Jakub Sitnicki) [Orabug: 25534688] - uek-rpm: enable CONFIG_KSPLICE. (Jamie Iles) [Orabug: 25549845] - ksplice: add sysctls for determining Ksplice features. (Jamie Iles) - signal: protect SIGNAL_UNKILLABLE from unintentional clearing. (Jamie Iles) [Orabug: 25549845] - KVM: x86: fix emulation of 'MOV SS, null selector' (Paolo Bonzini) [Orabug: 25719676] (CVE-2017-2583) (CVE-2017-2583) - sctp: avoid BUG_ON on sctp_wait_for_sndbuf (Marcelo Ricardo Leitner) [Orabug: 25719811] (CVE-2017-5986) - tcp: avoid infinite loop in tcp_splice_read (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25720815] (CVE-2017-6214) - USB: visor: fix null-deref at probe (Johan Hovold) [Orabug: 25796604] (CVE-2016-2782) - ipc/shm: Fix shmat mmap nil-page protection (Davidlohr Bueso) [Orabug: 25797014] (CVE-2017-5669) - vhost: actually track log eventfd file (Marc-André Lureau) [Orabug: 25797056] (CVE-2015-6252) - xfrm_user: validate XFRM_MSG_NEWAE incoming ESN size harder (Andy Whitcroft) [Orabug: 25814664] (CVE-2017-7184) - xfrm_user: validate XFRM_MSG_NEWAE XFRMA_REPLAY_ESN_VAL replay_window (Andy Whitcroft) [Orabug: 25814664] (CVE-2017-7184) - KEYS: Remove key_type::match in favour of overriding default by match_preparse (David Howells) [Orabug: 25823965] (CVE-2017-2647) (CVE-2017-2647) - USB: whiteheat: fix potential null-deref at probe (Johan Hovold) [Orabug: 25825107] (CVE-2015-5257) - RDS: fix race condition when sending a message on unbound socket (Quentin Casasnovas) [Orabug: 25871048] (CVE-2015-6937) (CVE-2015-6937) - udf: Check path length when reading symlink (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 25871104] (CVE-2015-9731) - udf: Treat symlink component of type 2 as / (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 25871104] (CVE-2015-9731) - udp: properly support MSG_PEEK with truncated buffers (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25874741] (CVE-2016-10229) - block: fix use-after-free in seq file (Vegard Nossum) [Orabug: 25877531] (CVE-2016-7910) - RHEL: complement upstream workaround for CVE-2016-10142. (Quentin Casasnovas) [Orabug: 25765786] (CVE-2016-10142) (CVE-2016-10142) - net: ping: check minimum size on ICMP header length (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 25766914] (CVE-2016-8399) - ipv6: stop sending PTB packets for MTU < 1280 (Hagen Paul Pfeifer) [Orabug: 25765786] (CVE-2016-10142) - sg_write/bsg_write is not fit to be called under KERNEL_DS (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25765448] (CVE-2016-10088) - scsi: sg: check length passed to SG_NEXT_CMD_LEN (peter chang) [Orabug: 25752011] (CVE-2017-7187) - tty: n_hdlc: get rid of racy n_hdlc.tbuf (Alexander Popov) [Orabug: 25696689] (CVE-2017-2636) - TTY: n_hdlc, fix lockdep false positive (Jiri Slaby) [Orabug: 25696689] (CVE-2017-2636) - drivers/tty/n_hdlc.c: replace kmalloc/memset by kzalloc (Fabian Frederick) [Orabug: 25696689] (CVE-2017-2636) - list: introduce list_first_entry_or_null (Jiri Pirko) [Orabug: 25696689] (CVE-2017-2636) - firewire: net: guard against rx buffer overflows (Stefan Richter) [Orabug: 25451538] (CVE-2016-8633) - x86/mm/32: Enable full randomization on i386 and X86_32 (Hector Marco-Gisbert) [Orabug: 25463929] (CVE-2016-3672) - x86 get_unmapped_area: Access mmap_legacy_base through mm_struct member (Radu Caragea) [Orabug: 25463929] (CVE-2016-3672) - sg_start_req: make sure that there's not too many elements in iovec (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25490377] (CVE-2015-5707) - tcp: take care of truncations done by sk_filter (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25507232] (CVE-2016-8645) - rose: limit sk_filter trim to payload (Willem de Bruijn) [Orabug: 25507232] (CVE-2016-8645) - scsi: arcmsr: Buffer overflow in arcmsr_iop_message_xfer (Dan Carpenter) [Orabug: 25507330] (CVE-2016-7425) - x86: bpf_jit: fix compilation of large bpf programs (Alexei Starovoitov) [Orabug: 25507375] (CVE-2015-4700) - net: fix a kernel infoleak in x25 module (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25512417] (CVE-2016-4580) - USB: digi_acceleport: do sanity checking for the number of ports (Oliver Neukum) [Orabug: 25512472] (CVE-2016-3140) - net/llc: avoid BUG_ON in skb_orphan (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25682437] (CVE-2017-6345) - dccp: fix freeing skb too early for IPV6_RECVPKTINFO (Andrey Konovalov) [Orabug: 25598277] (CVE-2017-6074) - vfs: read file_handle only once in handle_to_path (Sasha Levin) [Orabug: 25388709] (CVE-2015-1420) - crypto: algif_hash - Only export and import on sockets with data (Herbert Xu) [Orabug: 25417807] - USB: usbfs: fix potential infoleak in devio (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25462763] (CVE-2016-4482) - net: fix infoleak in llc (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25462811] (CVE-2016-4485) - af_unix: Guard against other == sk in unix_dgram_sendmsg (Rainer Weikusat) [Orabug: 25464000] (CVE-2013-7446) - unix: avoid use-after-free in ep_remove_wait_queue (Rainer Weikusat) [Orabug: 25464000] (CVE-2013-7446)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 100238
    published 2017-05-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=100238
    title OracleVM 3.2 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0106)
  • NASL family Misc.
    NASL id PULSE_CONNECT_SECURE-SA-43730.NASL
    description According to its self-reported version, the version of Pulse Connect Secure running on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities. Refer to the vendor advisory for additional information.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-26
    plugin id 109919
    published 2018-05-18
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=109919
    title Pulse Connect Secure Multiple Vulnerabilities (SA43730)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2017-3566.NASL
    description Description of changes: kernel-uek [3.8.13-118.18.2.el7uek] - nfsd: stricter decoding of write-like NFSv2/v3 ops (J. Bruce Fields) [Orabug: 25986990] {CVE-2017-7895} [3.8.13-118.18.1.el7uek] - fnic: Update fnic driver version to 1.6.0.24 (John Sobecki) [Orabug: 24448585] - xen-netfront: Rework the fix for Rx stall during OOM and network stress (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 25450703] - xen-netfront: Fix Rx stall during network stress and OOM (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 25450703] - ipv6: Skip XFRM lookup if dst_entry in socket cache is valid (Jakub Sitnicki) - uek-rpm: enable CONFIG_KSPLICE. (Jamie Iles) [Orabug: 25549809] - ksplice: add sysctls for determining Ksplice features. (Jamie Iles) [Orabug: 25549809] - signal: protect SIGNAL_UNKILLABLE from unintentional clearing. (Jamie Iles) [Orabug: 25549809] - VSOCK: Fix lockdep issue. (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 25559937] - VSOCK: sock_put wasn't safe to call in interrupt context (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 25559937] - IB/CORE: sync the resouce access in fmr_pool (Wengang Wang) [Orabug: 25677469] - KVM: x86: fix emulation of 'MOV SS, null selector' (Paolo Bonzini) [Orabug: 25719675] {CVE-2017-2583} {CVE-2017-2583} - ext4: validate s_first_meta_bg at mount time (Eryu Guan) [Orabug: 25719738] {CVE-2016-10208} - sctp: avoid BUG_ON on sctp_wait_for_sndbuf (Marcelo Ricardo Leitner) [Orabug: 25719810] {CVE-2017-5986} - tcp: avoid infinite loop in tcp_splice_read() (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25720813] {CVE-2017-6214} - lpfc cannot establish connection with targets that send PRLI under P2P mode (Joe Jin) [Orabug: 25759083] - USB: visor: fix null-deref at probe (Johan Hovold) [Orabug: 25796594] {CVE-2016-2782} - ipc/shm: Fix shmat mmap nil-page protection (Davidlohr Bueso) [Orabug: 25797012] {CVE-2017-5669} - vhost: actually track log eventfd file (Marc-André Lureau) [Orabug: 25797052] {CVE-2015-6252} - xfrm_user: validate XFRM_MSG_NEWAE incoming ESN size harder (Andy Whitcroft) [Orabug: 25814663] {CVE-2017-7184} - xfrm_user: validate XFRM_MSG_NEWAE XFRMA_REPLAY_ESN_VAL replay_window (Andy Whitcroft) [Orabug: 25814663] {CVE-2017-7184} - KEYS: Remove key_type::match in favour of overriding default by match_preparse (Aniket Alshi) [Orabug: 25823962] {CVE-2017-2647} {CVE-2017-2647} - USB: whiteheat: fix potential null-deref at probe (Johan Hovold) [Orabug: 25825105] {CVE-2015-5257} {CVE-2015-5257} - udf: Check path length when reading symlink (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 25871102] {CVE-2015-9731} - udp: properly support MSG_PEEK with truncated buffers (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25876655] {CVE-2016-10229} - block: fix use-after-free in seq file (Vegard Nossum) [Orabug: 25877530] {CVE-2016-7910} - Revert 'fix minor infoleak in get_user_ex()' (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 25790392] {CVE-2016-9644} - net: ping: check minimum size on ICMP header length (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 25766911] {CVE-2016-8399} - ipv6: stop sending PTB packets for MTU < 1280 (Hagen Paul Pfeifer) [Orabug: 25765776] {CVE-2016-10142} - sg_write()/bsg_write() is not fit to be called under KERNEL_DS (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25765445] {CVE-2016-10088} - scsi: sg: check length passed to SG_NEXT_CMD_LEN (peter chang) [Orabug: 25751996] {CVE-2017-7187}
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 100234
    published 2017-05-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=100234
    title Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3566)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2017-3567.NASL
    description Description of changes: [2.6.39-400.295.2.el6uek] - nfsd: stricter decoding of write-like NFSv2/v3 ops (J. Bruce Fields) [Orabug: 25986995] {CVE-2017-7895} [2.6.39-400.295.1.el6uek] - ocfs2/o2net: o2net_listen_data_ready should do nothing if socket state is not TCP_LISTEN (Tariq Saeed) [Orabug: 25510857] - IB/CORE: sync the resouce access in fmr_pool (Wengang Wang) [Orabug: 23750748] - ipv6: Skip XFRM lookup if dst_entry in socket cache is valid (Jakub Sitnicki) [Orabug: 25534688] - uek-rpm: enable CONFIG_KSPLICE. (Jamie Iles) [Orabug: 25549845] - ksplice: add sysctls for determining Ksplice features. (Jamie Iles) [Orabug: 25549845] - signal: protect SIGNAL_UNKILLABLE from unintentional clearing. (Jamie Iles) [Orabug: 25549845] - KVM: x86: fix emulation of 'MOV SS, null selector' (Paolo Bonzini) [Orabug: 25719676] {CVE-2017-2583} {CVE-2017-2583} - sctp: avoid BUG_ON on sctp_wait_for_sndbuf (Marcelo Ricardo Leitner) [Orabug: 25719811] {CVE-2017-5986} - tcp: avoid infinite loop in tcp_splice_read() (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25720815] {CVE-2017-6214} - USB: visor: fix null-deref at probe (Johan Hovold) [Orabug: 25796604] {CVE-2016-2782} - ipc/shm: Fix shmat mmap nil-page protection (Davidlohr Bueso) [Orabug: 25797014] {CVE-2017-5669} - vhost: actually track log eventfd file (Marc-André Lureau) [Orabug: 25797056] {CVE-2015-6252} - xfrm_user: validate XFRM_MSG_NEWAE incoming ESN size harder (Andy Whitcroft) [Orabug: 25814664] {CVE-2017-7184} - xfrm_user: validate XFRM_MSG_NEWAE XFRMA_REPLAY_ESN_VAL replay_window (Andy Whitcroft) [Orabug: 25814664] {CVE-2017-7184} - KEYS: Remove key_type::match in favour of overriding default by match_preparse (David Howells) [Orabug: 25823965] {CVE-2017-2647} {CVE-2017-2647} - USB: whiteheat: fix potential null-deref at probe (Johan Hovold) [Orabug: 25825107] {CVE-2015-5257} - RDS: fix race condition when sending a message on unbound socket (Quentin Casasnovas) [Orabug: 25871048] {CVE-2015-6937} {CVE-2015-6937} - udf: Check path length when reading symlink (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 25871104] {CVE-2015-9731} - udf: Treat symlink component of type 2 as / (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 25871104] {CVE-2015-9731} - udp: properly support MSG_PEEK with truncated buffers (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25874741] {CVE-2016-10229} - block: fix use-after-free in seq file (Vegard Nossum) [Orabug: 25877531] {CVE-2016-7910} - RHEL: complement upstream workaround for CVE-2016-10142. (Quentin Casasnovas) [Orabug: 25765786] {CVE-2016-10142} {CVE-2016-10142} - net: ping: check minimum size on ICMP header length (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 25766914] {CVE-2016-8399} - ipv6: stop sending PTB packets for MTU < 1280 (Hagen Paul Pfeifer) [Orabug: 25765786] {CVE-2016-10142} - sg_write()/bsg_write() is not fit to be called under KERNEL_DS (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25765448] {CVE-2016-10088} - scsi: sg: check length passed to SG_NEXT_CMD_LEN (peter chang) [Orabug: 25752011] {CVE-2017-7187} - tty: n_hdlc: get rid of racy n_hdlc.tbuf (Alexander Popov) [Orabug: 25696689] {CVE-2017-2636} - TTY: n_hdlc, fix lockdep false positive (Jiri Slaby) [Orabug: 25696689] {CVE-2017-2636} - drivers/tty/n_hdlc.c: replace kmalloc/memset by kzalloc (Fabian Frederick) [Orabug: 25696689] {CVE-2017-2636} - list: introduce list_first_entry_or_null (Jiri Pirko) [Orabug: 25696689] {CVE-2017-2636} - firewire: net: guard against rx buffer overflows (Stefan Richter) [Orabug: 25451538] {CVE-2016-8633} - x86/mm/32: Enable full randomization on i386 and X86_32 (Hector Marco-Gisbert) [Orabug: 25463929] {CVE-2016-3672} - x86 get_unmapped_area: Access mmap_legacy_base through mm_struct member (Radu Caragea) [Orabug: 25463929] {CVE-2016-3672} - sg_start_req(): make sure that there's not too many elements in iovec (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25490377] {CVE-2015-5707} - tcp: take care of truncations done by sk_filter() (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25507232] {CVE-2016-8645} - rose: limit sk_filter trim to payload (Willem de Bruijn) [Orabug: 25507232] {CVE-2016-8645} - scsi: arcmsr: Buffer overflow in arcmsr_iop_message_xfer() (Dan Carpenter) [Orabug: 25507330] {CVE-2016-7425} - x86: bpf_jit: fix compilation of large bpf programs (Alexei Starovoitov) [Orabug: 25507375] {CVE-2015-4700} - net: fix a kernel infoleak in x25 module (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25512417] {CVE-2016-4580} - USB: digi_acceleport: do sanity checking for the number of ports (Oliver Neukum) [Orabug: 25512472] {CVE-2016-3140} - net/llc: avoid BUG_ON() in skb_orphan() (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25682437] {CVE-2017-6345} - dccp: fix freeing skb too early for IPV6_RECVPKTINFO (Andrey Konovalov) [Orabug: 25598277] {CVE-2017-6074} - vfs: read file_handle only once in handle_to_path (Sasha Levin) [Orabug: 25388709] {CVE-2015-1420} - crypto: algif_hash - Only export and import on sockets with data (Herbert Xu) [Orabug: 25417807] - USB: usbfs: fix potential infoleak in devio (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25462763] {CVE-2016-4482} - net: fix infoleak in llc (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25462811] {CVE-2016-4485} - af_unix: Guard against other == sk in unix_dgram_sendmsg (Rainer Weikusat) [Orabug: 25464000] {CVE-2013-7446} - unix: avoid use-after-free in ep_remove_wait_queue (Rainer Weikusat) [Orabug: 25464000] {CVE-2013-7446}
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 100235
    published 2017-05-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=100235
    title Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3567)
  • NASL family Misc.
    NASL id PULSE_POLICY_SECURE-SA-43730.NASL
    description According to its self-reported version, the version of Pulse Policy Secure running on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities. Refer to the vendor advisory for additional information.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-26
    plugin id 109920
    published 2018-05-18
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=109920
    title Pulse Policy Secure Multiple Vulnerabilities (SA43730)
  • NASL family Virtuozzo Local Security Checks
    NASL id VIRTUOZZO_VZA-2017-025.NASL
    description According to the versions of the parallels-server-bm-release / vzkernel / etc packages installed, the Virtuozzo installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities : - A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's handling of packets with the URG flag. Applications using the splice() and tcp_splice_read() functionality can allow a remote attacker to force the kernel to enter a condition in which it can loop indefinitely. - It was discovered that a remote attacker could leverage the generation of IPv6 atomic fragments to trigger the use of fragmentation in an arbitrary IPv6 flow (in scenarios in which actual fragmentation of packets is not needed) and could subsequently perform any type of a fragmentation-based attack against legacy IPv6 nodes that do not implement RFC6946. - It was found that the blk_rq_map_user_iov() function in the Linux kernel's block device implementation did not properly restrict the type of iterator, which could allow a local attacker to read or write to arbitrary kernel memory locations or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging write access to a /dev/sg device. - A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's implementation of the SCTP protocol. A remote attacker could trigger an out-of-bounds read with an offset of up to 64kB potentially causing the system to crash. - A flaw was found in the Linux networking subsystem where a local attacker with CAP_NET_ADMIN capabilities could cause an out-of-bounds memory access by creating a smaller-than-expected ICMP header and sending to its destination via sendto(). - It was found that when file permissions were modified via chmod and the user modifying them was not in the owning group or capable of CAP_FSETID, the setgid bit would be cleared. Setting a POSIX ACL via setxattr sets the file permissions as well as the new ACL, but doesn't clear the setgid bit in a similar way. This could allow a local user to gain group privileges via certain setgid applications. - It was found that when the gcc stack protector was enabled, reading the /proc/keys file could cause a panic in the Linux kernel due to stack corruption. This happened because an incorrect buffer size was used to hold a 64-bit timeout value rendered as weeks. - A race condition flaw was found in the ioctl_send_fib() function in the Linux kernel's aacraid implementation. A local attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds access or system crash) by changing a certain size value. - When creating audit records for parameters to executed children processes, an attacker can convince the Linux kernel audit subsystem can create corrupt records which may allow an attacker to misrepresent or evade logging of executing commands. - A flaw was discovered in the way the Linux kernel dealt with paging structures. When the kernel invalidated a paging structure that was not in use locally, it could, in principle, race against another CPU that is switching to a process that uses the paging structure in question. A local user could use a thread running with a stale cached virtual->physical translation to potentially escalate their privileges if the translation in question were writable and the physical page got reused for something critical (for example, a page table). - A flaw was found in the USB-MIDI Linux kernel driver: a double-free error could be triggered for the 'umidi' object. An attacker with physical access to the system could use this flaw to escalate their privileges. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Virtuozzo security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-01-14
    plugin id 99106
    published 2017-03-31
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=99106
    title Virtuozzo 6 : parallels-server-bm-release / vzkernel / etc (VZA-2017-025)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2017-3535.NASL
    description Description of changes: [2.6.39-400.294.6.el6uek] - RHEL: complement upstream workaround for CVE-2016-10142. (Quentin Casasnovas) [Orabug: 25765786] {CVE-2016-10142} {CVE-2016-10142} [2.6.39-400.294.5.el6uek] - net: ping: check minimum size on ICMP header length (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 25766914] {CVE-2016-8399} - ipv6: stop sending PTB packets for MTU < 1280 (Hagen Paul Pfeifer) [Orabug: 25765786] {CVE-2016-10142} - sg_write()/bsg_write() is not fit to be called under KERNEL_DS (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25765448] {CVE-2016-10088} - scsi: sg: check length passed to SG_NEXT_CMD_LEN (peter chang) [Orabug: 25752011] {CVE-2017-7187} [2.6.39-400.294.4.el6uek] - tty: n_hdlc: get rid of racy n_hdlc.tbuf (Alexander Popov) [Orabug: 25696689] {CVE-2017-2636} - TTY: n_hdlc, fix lockdep false positive (Jiri Slaby) [Orabug: 25696689] {CVE-2017-2636} - drivers/tty/n_hdlc.c: replace kmalloc/memset by kzalloc (Fabian Frederick) [Orabug: 25696689] {CVE-2017-2636} - list: introduce list_first_entry_or_null (Jiri Pirko) [Orabug: 25696689] {CVE-2017-2636} - firewire: net: guard against rx buffer overflows (Stefan Richter) [Orabug: 25451538] {CVE-2016-8633} - x86/mm/32: Enable full randomization on i386 and X86_32 (Hector Marco-Gisbert) [Orabug: 25463929] {CVE-2016-3672} - x86 get_unmapped_area: Access mmap_legacy_base through mm_struct member (Radu Caragea) [Orabug: 25463929] {CVE-2016-3672} - sg_start_req(): make sure that there's not too many elements in iovec (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25490377] {CVE-2015-5707} - tcp: take care of truncations done by sk_filter() (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25507232] {CVE-2016-8645} - rose: limit sk_filter trim to payload (Willem de Bruijn) [Orabug: 25507232] {CVE-2016-8645} - scsi: arcmsr: Buffer overflow in arcmsr_iop_message_xfer() (Dan Carpenter) [Orabug: 25507330] {CVE-2016-7425} - x86: bpf_jit: fix compilation of large bpf programs (Alexei Starovoitov) [Orabug: 25507375] {CVE-2015-4700} - net: fix a kernel infoleak in x25 module (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25512417] {CVE-2016-4580} - USB: digi_acceleport: do sanity checking for the number of ports (Oliver Neukum) [Orabug: 25512472] {CVE-2016-3140} - net/llc: avoid BUG_ON() in skb_orphan() (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25682437] {CVE-2017-6345}
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 99161
    published 2017-04-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=99161
    title Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3535)
  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLEVM_OVMSA-2017-0058.NASL
    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : - RHEL: complement upstream workaround for CVE-2016-10142. (Quentin Casasnovas) [Orabug: 25765786] (CVE-2016-10142) (CVE-2016-10142) - net: ping: check minimum size on ICMP header length (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 25766914] (CVE-2016-8399) - ipv6: stop sending PTB packets for MTU < 1280 (Hagen Paul Pfeifer) [Orabug: 25765786] (CVE-2016-10142) - sg_write/bsg_write is not fit to be called under KERNEL_DS (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25765448] (CVE-2016-10088) - scsi: sg: check length passed to SG_NEXT_CMD_LEN (peter chang) [Orabug: 25752011] (CVE-2017-7187) - tty: n_hdlc: get rid of racy n_hdlc.tbuf (Alexander Popov) [Orabug: 25696689] (CVE-2017-2636) - TTY: n_hdlc, fix lockdep false positive (Jiri Slaby) [Orabug: 25696689] (CVE-2017-2636) - drivers/tty/n_hdlc.c: replace kmalloc/memset by kzalloc (Fabian Frederick) [Orabug: 25696689] (CVE-2017-2636) - list: introduce list_first_entry_or_null (Jiri Pirko) [Orabug: 25696689] (CVE-2017-2636) - firewire: net: guard against rx buffer overflows (Stefan Richter) [Orabug: 25451538] (CVE-2016-8633) - x86/mm/32: Enable full randomization on i386 and X86_32 (Hector Marco-Gisbert) [Orabug: 25463929] (CVE-2016-3672) - x86 get_unmapped_area: Access mmap_legacy_base through mm_struct member (Radu Caragea) [Orabug: 25463929] (CVE-2016-3672) - sg_start_req: make sure that there's not too many elements in iovec (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25490377] (CVE-2015-5707) - tcp: take care of truncations done by sk_filter (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25507232] (CVE-2016-8645) - rose: limit sk_filter trim to payload (Willem de Bruijn) [Orabug: 25507232] (CVE-2016-8645) - scsi: arcmsr: Buffer overflow in arcmsr_iop_message_xfer (Dan Carpenter) [Orabug: 25507330] (CVE-2016-7425) - x86: bpf_jit: fix compilation of large bpf programs (Alexei Starovoitov) [Orabug: 25507375] (CVE-2015-4700) - net: fix a kernel infoleak in x25 module (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25512417] (CVE-2016-4580) - USB: digi_acceleport: do sanity checking for the number of ports (Oliver Neukum) [Orabug: 25512472] (CVE-2016-3140) - net/llc: avoid BUG_ON in skb_orphan (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25682437] (CVE-2017-6345)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 99164
    published 2017-04-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=99164
    title OracleVM 3.2 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0058)
  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLEVM_OVMSA-2017-0057.NASL
    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : please see Oracle VM Security Advisory OVMSA-2017-0057 for details.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 99163
    published 2017-04-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=99163
    title OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0057) (Dirty COW)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2017-0817.NASL
    description An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. Security Fix(es) : * It was discovered that a remote attacker could leverage the generation of IPv6 atomic fragments to trigger the use of fragmentation in an arbitrary IPv6 flow (in scenarios in which actual fragmentation of packets is not needed) and could subsequently perform any type of a fragmentation-based attack against legacy IPv6 nodes that do not implement RFC6946. (CVE-2016-10142, Moderate) * A flaw was discovered in the way the Linux kernel dealt with paging structures. When the kernel invalidated a paging structure that was not in use locally, it could, in principle, race against another CPU that is switching to a process that uses the paging structure in question. A local user could use a thread running with a stale cached virtual->physical translation to potentially escalate their privileges if the translation in question were writable and the physical page got reused for something critical (for example, a page table). (CVE-2016-2069, Moderate) * A race condition flaw was found in the ioctl_send_fib() function in the Linux kernel's aacraid implementation. A local attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds access or system crash) by changing a certain size value. (CVE-2016-6480, Moderate) * It was found that when the gcc stack protector was enabled, reading the /proc/keys file could cause a panic in the Linux kernel due to stack corruption. This happened because an incorrect buffer size was used to hold a 64-bit timeout value rendered as weeks. (CVE-2016-7042, Moderate) * It was found that when file permissions were modified via chmod and the user modifying them was not in the owning group or capable of CAP_FSETID, the setgid bit would be cleared. Setting a POSIX ACL via setxattr sets the file permissions as well as the new ACL, but doesn't clear the setgid bit in a similar way. This could allow a local user to gain group privileges via certain setgid applications. (CVE-2016-7097, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the Linux networking subsystem where a local attacker with CAP_NET_ADMIN capabilities could cause an out-of-bounds memory access by creating a smaller-than-expected ICMP header and sending to its destination via sendto(). (CVE-2016-8399, Moderate) * It was found that the blk_rq_map_user_iov() function in the Linux kernel's block device implementation did not properly restrict the type of iterator, which could allow a local attacker to read or write to arbitrary kernel memory locations or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging write access to a /dev/sg device. (CVE-2016-9576, CVE-2016-10088, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the USB-MIDI Linux kernel driver: a double-free error could be triggered for the 'umidi' object. An attacker with physical access to the system could use this flaw to escalate their privileges. (CVE-2016-2384, Low) The CVE-2016-7042 issue was discovered by Ondrej Kozina (Red Hat) and the CVE-2016-7097 issue was discovered by Andreas Gruenbacher (Red Hat) and Jan Kara (SUSE). Additional Changes : For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 Release Notes and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 Technical Notes linked from the References section.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-09-17
    plugin id 97962
    published 2017-03-27
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=97962
    title CentOS 6 : kernel (CESA-2017:0817)
  • NASL family Junos Local Security Checks
    NASL id JUNIPER_JSA10780.NASL
    description According to its self-reported version number, the remote Juniper Junos device is affected by a denial of service vulnerability in the ICMP Packet Too Big (PTB) message functionality that occurs when handling IPv6 atomic fragments that trigger fragmentation in traffic. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this issue, via a specially crafted series of packets, to cause the device to stop responding, the exhaustion of resources, or other impact that results in a denial of service condition.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-08-10
    plugin id 101266
    published 2017-07-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=101266
    title Juniper Junos ICMPv6 PTB Atomic Fragment DoS (JSA10780)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2017-0817.NASL
    description An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. Security Fix(es) : * It was discovered that a remote attacker could leverage the generation of IPv6 atomic fragments to trigger the use of fragmentation in an arbitrary IPv6 flow (in scenarios in which actual fragmentation of packets is not needed) and could subsequently perform any type of a fragmentation-based attack against legacy IPv6 nodes that do not implement RFC6946. (CVE-2016-10142, Moderate) * A flaw was discovered in the way the Linux kernel dealt with paging structures. When the kernel invalidated a paging structure that was not in use locally, it could, in principle, race against another CPU that is switching to a process that uses the paging structure in question. A local user could use a thread running with a stale cached virtual->physical translation to potentially escalate their privileges if the translation in question were writable and the physical page got reused for something critical (for example, a page table). (CVE-2016-2069, Moderate) * A race condition flaw was found in the ioctl_send_fib() function in the Linux kernel's aacraid implementation. A local attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds access or system crash) by changing a certain size value. (CVE-2016-6480, Moderate) * It was found that when the gcc stack protector was enabled, reading the / proc/keys file could cause a panic in the Linux kernel due to stack corruption. This happened because an incorrect buffer size was used to hold a 64-bit timeout value rendered as weeks. (CVE-2016-7042, Moderate) * It was found that when file permissions were modified via chmod and the user modifying them was not in the owning group or capable of CAP_FSETID, the setgid bit would be cleared. Setting a POSIX ACL via setxattr sets the file permissions as well as the new ACL, but doesn't clear the setgid bit in a similar way. This could allow a local user to gain group privileges via certain setgid applications. (CVE-2016-7097, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the Linux networking subsystem where a local attacker with CAP_NET_ADMIN capabilities could cause an out-of-bounds memory access by creating a smaller-than-expected ICMP header and sending to its destination via sendto(). (CVE-2016-8399, Moderate) * It was found that the blk_rq_map_user_iov() function in the Linux kernel's block device implementation did not properly restrict the type of iterator, which could allow a local attacker to read or write to arbitrary kernel memory locations or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging write access to a /dev/sg device. (CVE-2016-9576, CVE-2016-10088, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the USB-MIDI Linux kernel driver: a double-free error could be triggered for the 'umidi' object. An attacker with physical access to the system could use this flaw to escalate their privileges. (CVE-2016-2384, Low) The CVE-2016-7042 issue was discovered by Ondrej Kozina (Red Hat) and the CVE-2016-7097 issue was discovered by Andreas Gruenbacher (Red Hat) and Jan Kara (SUSE). Additional Changes : For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 Release Notes and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 Technical Notes linked from the References section.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-26
    plugin id 97886
    published 2017-03-22
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=97886
    title RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2017:0817)
  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLEVM_OVMSA-2017-0105.NASL
    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : - nfsd: stricter decoding of write-like NFSv2/v3 ops (J. Bruce Fields) [Orabug: 25986990] (CVE-2017-7895) - fnic: Update fnic driver version to 1.6.0.24 (John Sobecki) [Orabug: 24448585] - xen-netfront: Rework the fix for Rx stall during OOM and network stress (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 25450703] - xen-netfront: Fix Rx stall during network stress and OOM (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 25450703] - ipv6: Skip XFRM lookup if dst_entry in socket cache is valid (Jakub Sitnicki) - uek-rpm: enable CONFIG_KSPLICE. (Jamie Iles) [Orabug: 25549809] - ksplice: add sysctls for determining Ksplice features. (Jamie Iles) - signal: protect SIGNAL_UNKILLABLE from unintentional clearing. (Jamie Iles) [Orabug: 25549809] - VSOCK: Fix lockdep issue. (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 25559937] - VSOCK: sock_put wasn't safe to call in interrupt context (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 25559937] - IB/CORE: sync the resouce access in fmr_pool (Wengang Wang) [Orabug: 25677469] - KVM: x86: fix emulation of 'MOV SS, null selector' (Paolo Bonzini) [Orabug: 25719675] (CVE-2017-2583) (CVE-2017-2583) - ext4: validate s_first_meta_bg at mount time (Eryu Guan) [Orabug: 25719738] (CVE-2016-10208) - sctp: avoid BUG_ON on sctp_wait_for_sndbuf (Marcelo Ricardo Leitner) [Orabug: 25719810] (CVE-2017-5986) - tcp: avoid infinite loop in tcp_splice_read (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25720813] (CVE-2017-6214) - lpfc cannot establish connection with targets that send PRLI under P2P mode (Joe Jin) [Orabug: 25759083] - USB: visor: fix null-deref at probe (Johan Hovold) [Orabug: 25796594] (CVE-2016-2782) - ipc/shm: Fix shmat mmap nil-page protection (Davidlohr Bueso) [Orabug: 25797012] (CVE-2017-5669) - vhost: actually track log eventfd file (Marc-André Lureau) [Orabug: 25797052] (CVE-2015-6252) - xfrm_user: validate XFRM_MSG_NEWAE incoming ESN size harder (Andy Whitcroft) [Orabug: 25814663] (CVE-2017-7184) - xfrm_user: validate XFRM_MSG_NEWAE XFRMA_REPLAY_ESN_VAL replay_window (Andy Whitcroft) [Orabug: 25814663] (CVE-2017-7184) - KEYS: Remove key_type::match in favour of overriding default by match_preparse (Aniket Alshi) [Orabug: 25823962] (CVE-2017-2647) (CVE-2017-2647) - USB: whiteheat: fix potential null-deref at probe (Johan Hovold) [Orabug: 25825105] (CVE-2015-5257) (CVE-2015-5257) - udf: Check path length when reading symlink (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 25871102] (CVE-2015-9731) - udp: properly support MSG_PEEK with truncated buffers (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25876655] (CVE-2016-10229) - block: fix use-after-free in seq file (Vegard Nossum) [Orabug: 25877530] (CVE-2016-7910) - Revert 'fix minor infoleak in get_user_ex' (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 25790392] (CVE-2016-9644) - net: ping: check minimum size on ICMP header length (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 25766911] (CVE-2016-8399) - ipv6: stop sending PTB packets for MTU < 1280 (Hagen Paul Pfeifer) [Orabug: 25765776] (CVE-2016-10142) - sg_write/bsg_write is not fit to be called under KERNEL_DS (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25765445] (CVE-2016-10088) - scsi: sg: check length passed to SG_NEXT_CMD_LEN (peter chang) [Orabug: 25751996] (CVE-2017-7187)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 100237
    published 2017-05-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=100237
    title OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0105)
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20170321_KERNEL_ON_SL6_X.NASL
    description Security Fix(es) : - It was discovered that a remote attacker could leverage the generation of IPv6 atomic fragments to trigger the use of fragmentation in an arbitrary IPv6 flow (in scenarios in which actual fragmentation of packets is not needed) and could subsequently perform any type of a fragmentation- based attack against legacy IPv6 nodes that do not implement RFC6946. (CVE-2016-10142, Moderate) - A flaw was discovered in the way the Linux kernel dealt with paging structures. When the kernel invalidated a paging structure that was not in use locally, it could, in principle, race against another CPU that is switching to a process that uses the paging structure in question. A local user could use a thread running with a stale cached virtual->physical translation to potentially escalate their privileges if the translation in question were writable and the physical page got reused for something critical (for example, a page table). (CVE-2016-2069, Moderate) - A race condition flaw was found in the ioctl_send_fib() function in the Linux kernel's aacraid implementation. A local attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds access or system crash) by changing a certain size value. (CVE-2016-6480, Moderate) - It was found that when the gcc stack protector was enabled, reading the /proc/keys file could cause a panic in the Linux kernel due to stack corruption. This happened because an incorrect buffer size was used to hold a 64-bit timeout value rendered as weeks. (CVE-2016-7042, Moderate) - It was found that when file permissions were modified via chmod and the user modifying them was not in the owning group or capable of CAP_FSETID, the setgid bit would be cleared. Setting a POSIX ACL via setxattr sets the file permissions as well as the new ACL, but doesn't clear the setgid bit in a similar way. This could allow a local user to gain group privileges via certain setgid applications. (CVE-2016-7097, Moderate) - A flaw was found in the Linux networking subsystem where a local attacker with CAP_NET_ADMIN capabilities could cause an out-of-bounds memory access by creating a smaller-than-expected ICMP header and sending to its destination via sendto(). (CVE-2016-8399, Moderate) - It was found that the blk_rq_map_user_iov() function in the Linux kernel's block device implementation did not properly restrict the type of iterator, which could allow a local attacker to read or write to arbitrary kernel memory locations or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging write access to a /dev/sg device. (CVE-2016-9576, CVE-2016-10088, Moderate) - A flaw was found in the USB-MIDI Linux kernel driver: a double-free error could be triggered for the 'umidi' object. An attacker with physical access to the system could use this flaw to escalate their privileges. (CVE-2016-2384, Low)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-27
    plugin id 99218
    published 2017-04-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=99218
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL6.x i386/x86_64
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2017-0817.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2017:0817 : An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. Security Fix(es) : * It was discovered that a remote attacker could leverage the generation of IPv6 atomic fragments to trigger the use of fragmentation in an arbitrary IPv6 flow (in scenarios in which actual fragmentation of packets is not needed) and could subsequently perform any type of a fragmentation-based attack against legacy IPv6 nodes that do not implement RFC6946. (CVE-2016-10142, Moderate) * A flaw was discovered in the way the Linux kernel dealt with paging structures. When the kernel invalidated a paging structure that was not in use locally, it could, in principle, race against another CPU that is switching to a process that uses the paging structure in question. A local user could use a thread running with a stale cached virtual->physical translation to potentially escalate their privileges if the translation in question were writable and the physical page got reused for something critical (for example, a page table). (CVE-2016-2069, Moderate) * A race condition flaw was found in the ioctl_send_fib() function in the Linux kernel's aacraid implementation. A local attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds access or system crash) by changing a certain size value. (CVE-2016-6480, Moderate) * It was found that when the gcc stack protector was enabled, reading the / proc/keys file could cause a panic in the Linux kernel due to stack corruption. This happened because an incorrect buffer size was used to hold a 64-bit timeout value rendered as weeks. (CVE-2016-7042, Moderate) * It was found that when file permissions were modified via chmod and the user modifying them was not in the owning group or capable of CAP_FSETID, the setgid bit would be cleared. Setting a POSIX ACL via setxattr sets the file permissions as well as the new ACL, but doesn't clear the setgid bit in a similar way. This could allow a local user to gain group privileges via certain setgid applications. (CVE-2016-7097, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the Linux networking subsystem where a local attacker with CAP_NET_ADMIN capabilities could cause an out-of-bounds memory access by creating a smaller-than-expected ICMP header and sending to its destination via sendto(). (CVE-2016-8399, Moderate) * It was found that the blk_rq_map_user_iov() function in the Linux kernel's block device implementation did not properly restrict the type of iterator, which could allow a local attacker to read or write to arbitrary kernel memory locations or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging write access to a /dev/sg device. (CVE-2016-9576, CVE-2016-10088, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the USB-MIDI Linux kernel driver: a double-free error could be triggered for the 'umidi' object. An attacker with physical access to the system could use this flaw to escalate their privileges. (CVE-2016-2384, Low) The CVE-2016-7042 issue was discovered by Ondrej Kozina (Red Hat) and the CVE-2016-7097 issue was discovered by Andreas Gruenbacher (Red Hat) and Jan Kara (SUSE). Additional Changes : For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 Release Notes and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 Technical Notes linked from the References section.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-09-05
    plugin id 99074
    published 2017-03-30
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=99074
    title Oracle Linux 6 : kernel (ELSA-2017-0817)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2017-3534.NASL
    description Description of changes: [3.8.13-118.17.4.el7uek] - Revert 'fix minor infoleak in get_user_ex()' (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 25790392] {CVE-2016-9644} [3.8.13-118.17.3.el7uek] - net: ping: check minimum size on ICMP header length (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 25766911] {CVE-2016-8399} [3.8.13-118.17.2.el7uek] - ipv6: stop sending PTB packets for MTU < 1280 (Hagen Paul Pfeifer) [Orabug: 25765776] {CVE-2016-10142} - sg_write()/bsg_write() is not fit to be called under KERNEL_DS (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25765445] {CVE-2016-10088} - scsi: sg: check length passed to SG_NEXT_CMD_LEN (peter chang) [Orabug: 25751996] {CVE-2017-7187} [3.8.13-118.17.1.el7uek] - tty: n_hdlc: get rid of racy n_hdlc.tbuf (Alexander Popov) [Orabug: 25696686] {CVE-2017-2636} - TTY: n_hdlc, fix lockdep false positive (Jiri Slaby) [Orabug: 25696686] {CVE-2017-2636} - drivers/tty/n_hdlc.c: replace kmalloc/memset by kzalloc (Fabian Frederick) [Orabug: 25696686] {CVE-2017-2636} - x86: bpf_jit: fix compilation of large bpf programs (Alexei Starovoitov) [Orabug: 21305080] {CVE-2015-4700} - net: filter: return -EINVAL if BPF_S_ANC* operation is not supported (Daniel Borkmann) [Orabug: 22187148] - KEYS: request_key() should reget expired keys rather than give EKEYEXPIRED (David Howells) - KEYS: Increase root_maxkeys and root_maxbytes sizes (Steve Dickson) - firewire: net: guard against rx buffer overflows (Stefan Richter) [Orabug: 25451530] {CVE-2016-8633} - x86/mm/32: Enable full randomization on i386 and X86_32 (Hector Marco-Gisbert) [Orabug: 25463927] {CVE-2016-3672} - x86 get_unmapped_area: Access mmap_legacy_base through mm_struct member (Radu Caragea) [Orabug: 25463927] {CVE-2016-3672} - pptp: verify sockaddr_len in pptp_bind() and pptp_connect() (WANG Cong) [Orabug: 25490335] {CVE-2015-8569} - sg_start_req(): make sure that there's not too many elements in iovec (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25490372] {CVE-2015-5707} - kvm: nVMX: Allow L1 to intercept software exceptions (#BP and #OF) (Jim Mattson) [Orabug: 25507195] {CVE-2016-9588} - tcp: take care of truncations done by sk_filter() (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25507230] {CVE-2016-8645} - rose: limit sk_filter trim to payload (Willem de Bruijn) [Orabug: 25507230] {CVE-2016-8645} - fix minor infoleak in get_user_ex() (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25507281] {CVE-2016-9178} - scsi: arcmsr: Simplify user_len checking (Borislav Petkov) [Orabug: 25507328] {CVE-2016-7425} - scsi: arcmsr: Buffer overflow in arcmsr_iop_message_xfer() (Dan Carpenter) [Orabug: 25507328] {CVE-2016-7425} - net: fix a kernel infoleak in x25 module (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25512413] {CVE-2016-4580} - USB: digi_acceleport: do sanity checking for the number of ports (Oliver Neukum) [Orabug: 25512471] {CVE-2016-3140} - ipv4: keep skb->dst around in presence of IP options (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25543892] {CVE-2017-5970} - net/llc: avoid BUG_ON() in skb_orphan() (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25682430] {CVE-2017-6345} - dccp: fix freeing skb too early for IPV6_RECVPKTINFO (Andrey Konovalov) {CVE-2017-6074} - crypto: algif_hash - Only export and import on sockets with data (Herbert Xu) [Orabug: 25417805] {CVE-2016-8646} - USB: usbfs: fix potential infoleak in devio (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25462760] {CVE-2016-4482} - net: fix infoleak in llc (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25462807] {CVE-2016-4485} - af_unix: Guard against other == sk in unix_dgram_sendmsg (Rainer Weikusat) [Orabug: 25463996] {CVE-2013-7446} - unix: avoid use-after-free in ep_remove_wait_queue (Rainer Weikusat) [Orabug: 25463996] {CVE-2013-7446} - net: avoid signed overflows for SO_{SND|RCV}BUFFORCE (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25203623] {CVE-2016-9793}
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 99160
    published 2017-04-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=99160
    title Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3534)
redhat via4
advisories
rhsa
id RHSA-2017:0817
rpms
  • kernel-0:2.6.32-696.el6
  • kernel-abi-whitelists-0:2.6.32-696.el6
  • kernel-bootwrapper-0:2.6.32-696.el6
  • kernel-debug-0:2.6.32-696.el6
  • kernel-debug-devel-0:2.6.32-696.el6
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.32-696.el6
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.32-696.el6
  • kernel-firmware-0:2.6.32-696.el6
  • kernel-headers-0:2.6.32-696.el6
  • kernel-kdump-0:2.6.32-696.el6
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:2.6.32-696.el6
  • perf-0:2.6.32-696.el6
  • python-perf-0:2.6.32-696.el6
refmap via4
bid 95797
confirm https://kb.pulsesecure.net/articles/Pulse_Security_Advisories/SA43730
misc
sectrack 1038256
Last major update 27-01-2017 - 21:59
Published 14-01-2017 - 02:59
Last modified 10-05-2018 - 21:29
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