ID CVE-2016-7042
Summary The proc_keys_show function in security/keys/proc.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.2, when the GNU Compiler Collection (gcc) stack protector is enabled, uses an incorrect buffer size for certain timeout data, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (stack memory corruption and panic) by reading the /proc/keys file.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Linux Kernel 4.8.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:4.8.2
CVSS
Base: 4.9 (as of 17-10-2016 - 18:23)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-119
CAPEC
  • Buffer Overflow via Environment Variables
    This attack pattern involves causing a buffer overflow through manipulation of environment variables. Once the attacker finds that they can modify an environment variable, they may try to overflow associated buffers. This attack leverages implicit trust often placed in environment variables.
  • Overflow Buffers
    Buffer Overflow attacks target improper or missing bounds checking on buffer operations, typically triggered by input injected by an attacker. As a consequence, an attacker is able to write past the boundaries of allocated buffer regions in memory, causing a program crash or potentially redirection of execution as per the attackers' choice.
  • Client-side Injection-induced Buffer Overflow
    This type of attack exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in targeted client software through injection of malicious content from a custom-built hostile service.
  • Filter Failure through Buffer Overflow
    In this attack, the idea is to cause an active filter to fail by causing an oversized transaction. An attacker may try to feed overly long input strings to the program in an attempt to overwhelm the filter (by causing a buffer overflow) and hoping that the filter does not fail securely (i.e. the user input is let into the system unfiltered).
  • MIME Conversion
    An attacker exploits a weakness in the MIME conversion routine to cause a buffer overflow and gain control over the mail server machine. The MIME system is designed to allow various different information formats to be interpreted and sent via e-mail. Attack points exist when data are converted to MIME compatible format and back.
  • Overflow Binary Resource File
    An attack of this type exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in the handling of binary resources. Binary resources may include music files like MP3, image files like JPEG files, and any other binary file. These attacks may pass unnoticed to the client machine through normal usage of files, such as a browser loading a seemingly innocent JPEG file. This can allow the attacker access to the execution stack and execute arbitrary code in the target process. This attack pattern is a variant of standard buffer overflow attacks using an unexpected vector (binary files) to wrap its attack and open up a new attack vector. The attacker is required to either directly serve the binary content to the victim, or place it in a locale like a MP3 sharing application, for the victim to download. The attacker then is notified upon the download or otherwise locates the vulnerability opened up by the buffer overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow via Symbolic Links
    This type of attack leverages the use of symbolic links to cause buffer overflows. An attacker can try to create or manipulate a symbolic link file such that its contents result in out of bounds data. When the target software processes the symbolic link file, it could potentially overflow internal buffers with insufficient bounds checking.
  • Overflow Variables and Tags
    This type of attack leverages the use of tags or variables from a formatted configuration data to cause buffer overflow. The attacker crafts a malicious HTML page or configuration file that includes oversized strings, thus causing an overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow via Parameter Expansion
    In this attack, the target software is given input that the attacker knows will be modified and expanded in size during processing. This attack relies on the target software failing to anticipate that the expanded data may exceed some internal limit, thereby creating a buffer overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow in an API Call
    This attack targets libraries or shared code modules which are vulnerable to buffer overflow attacks. An attacker who has access to an API may try to embed malicious code in the API function call and exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in the function's implementation. All clients that make use of the code library thus become vulnerable by association. This has a very broad effect on security across a system, usually affecting more than one software process.
  • Buffer Overflow in Local Command-Line Utilities
    This attack targets command-line utilities available in a number of shells. An attacker can leverage a vulnerability found in a command-line utility to escalate privilege to root.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE COMPLETE
nessus via4
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
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    description An update for kernel-rt is now available for Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. 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-rt packages provide the Real Time Linux Kernel, which enables fine-tuning for systems with extremely high determinism requirements. Security Fix(es) : * A race condition was found in the Linux kernel, present since v3.14-rc1 through v4.12. The race happens between threads of inotify_handle_event() and vfs_rename() while running the rename operation against the same file. As a result of the race the next slab data or the slab's free list pointer can be corrupted with attacker-controlled data, which may lead to the privilege escalation. (CVE-2017-7533, Important) * It was found that the NFSv4 server in the Linux kernel did not properly validate layout type when processing NFSv4 pNFS LAYOUTGET and GETDEVICEINFO operands. A remote attacker could use this flaw to soft-lockup the system and thus cause denial of service. (CVE-2017-8797, Important) This update also fixes multiple Moderate and Low impact security issues : CVE-2017-8797 CVE-2015-8839 CVE-2016-9576 CVE-2016-7042 CVE-2016-7097 CVE-2016-8645 CVE-2016-9576 CVE-2016-9806 CVE-2016-10088 CVE-2017-2671 CVE-2017-5970 CVE-2017-6001 CVE-2017-6951 CVE-2017-7187 CVE-2017-7889 CVE-2017-8890 CVE-2017-9074 CVE-2017-8890 CVE-2017-9075 CVE-2017-8890 CVE-2017-9076 CVE-2017-8890 CVE-2017-9077 CVE-2016-9604 CVE-2016-9685 Documentation for these issues are available from the Technical Notes document linked to in the References section. Red Hat would like to thank Leilei Lin (Alibaba Group), Fan Wu (The University of Hong Kong), and Shixiong Zhao (The University of Hong Kong) for reporting CVE-2017-7533 and Marco Grassi for reporting CVE-2016-8645. The CVE-2016-7042 issue was discovered by Ondrej Kozina (Red Hat); the CVE-2016-7097 issue was discovered by Andreas Gruenbacher (Red Hat) and Jan Kara (SUSE); the CVE-2016-9604 issue was discovered by David Howells (Red Hat); and the CVE-2016-9685 issue was discovered by Qian Cai (Red Hat).
    last seen 2019-02-21
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  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
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    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP2 LTSS kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes. This is the last planned LTSS kernel update for the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS. The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2016-10088: The sg implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly restrict write operations in situations where the KERNEL_DS option is set, which allowed local users to read or write to arbitrary kernel memory locations or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging access to a /dev/sg device, related to block/bsg.c and drivers/scsi/sg.c. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-9576 (bnc#1017710). - CVE-2004-0230: TCP, when using a large Window Size, made it easier for remote attackers to guess sequence numbers and cause a denial of service (connection loss) to persistent TCP connections by repeatedly injecting a TCP RST packet, especially in protocols that use long-lived connections, such as BGP (bnc#969340). - CVE-2016-8632: The tipc_msg_build function in net/tipc/msg.c in the Linux kernel did not validate the relationship between the minimum fragment length and the maximum packet size, which allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability (bnc#1008831). - CVE-2016-8399: An out of bounds read in the ping protocol handler could have lead to information disclosure (bsc#1014746). - CVE-2016-9793: The sock_setsockopt function in net/core/sock.c in the Linux kernel mishandled negative values of sk_sndbuf and sk_rcvbuf, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for a crafted setsockopt system call with the (1) SO_SNDBUFFORCE or (2) SO_RCVBUFFORCE option (bnc#1013531). - CVE-2012-6704: The sock_setsockopt function in net/core/sock.c in the Linux kernel mishandled negative values of sk_sndbuf and sk_rcvbuf, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for a crafted setsockopt system call with the (1) SO_SNDBUF or (2) SO_RCVBUF option (bnc#1013542). - CVE-2016-9756: arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize Code Segment (CS) in certain error cases, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application (bnc#1013038). - CVE-2016-3841: The IPv6 stack in the Linux kernel mishandled options data, which allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) via a crafted sendmsg system call (bnc#992566). - CVE-2016-9685: Multiple memory leaks in error paths in fs/xfs/xfs_attr_list.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via crafted XFS filesystem operations (bnc#1012832). - CVE-2015-1350: The VFS subsystem in the Linux kernel 3.x provides an incomplete set of requirements for setattr operations that underspecified removing extended privilege attributes, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (capability stripping) via a failed invocation of a system call, as demonstrated by using chown to remove a capability from the ping or Wireshark dumpcap program (bnc#914939). - CVE-2015-8962: Double free vulnerability in the sg_common_write function in drivers/scsi/sg.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) by detaching a device during an SG_IO ioctl call (bnc#1010501). - CVE-2016-9555: The sctp_sf_ootb function in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in the Linux kernel lacked chunk-length checking for the first chunk, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds slab access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted SCTP data (bnc#1011685). - CVE-2016-7910: Use-after-free vulnerability in the disk_seqf_stop function in block/genhd.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges by leveraging the execution of a certain stop operation even if the corresponding start operation had failed (bnc#1010716). - CVE-2016-7911: Race condition in the get_task_ioprio function in block/ioprio.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via a crafted ioprio_get system call (bnc#1010711). - CVE-2015-8964: The tty_set_termios_ldisc function in drivers/tty/tty_ldisc.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by reading a tty data structure (bnc#1010507). - CVE-2016-7916: Race condition in the environ_read function in fs/proc/base.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by reading a /proc/*/environ file during a process-setup time interval in which environment-variable copying is incomplete (bnc#1010467). - CVE-2016-8646: The hash_accept function in crypto/algif_hash.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) by attempting to trigger use of in-kernel hash algorithms for a socket that has received zero bytes of data (bnc#1010150). - CVE-2016-8633: drivers/firewire/net.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.7, in certain unusual hardware configurations, allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted fragmented packets (bnc#1008833). - CVE-2016-7042: The proc_keys_show function in security/keys/proc.c in the Linux kernel used an incorrect buffer size for certain timeout data, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (stack memory corruption and panic) by reading the /proc/keys file (bnc#1004517). - CVE-2016-7097: The filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel preserves the setgid bit during a setxattr call, which allowed local users to gain group privileges by leveraging the existence of a setgid program with restrictions on execute permissions (bnc#995968). - CVE-2017-5551: The filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel preserves the setgid bit during a setxattr call, which allowed local users to gain group privileges by leveraging the existence of a setgid program with restrictions on execute permissions. This CVE tracks the fix for the tmpfs filesystem. (bsc#1021258). - CVE-2015-8956: The rfcomm_sock_bind function in net/bluetooth/rfcomm/sock.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via vectors involving a bind system call on a Bluetooth RFCOMM socket (bnc#1003925). - CVE-2016-7117: Use-after-free vulnerability in the __sys_recvmmsg function in net/socket.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving a recvmmsg system call that is mishandled during error processing (bnc#1003077). - CVE-2016-0823: The pagemap_open function in fs/proc/task_mmu.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive physical-address information by reading a pagemap file, aka Android internal bug 25739721 (bnc#994759). - CVE-2016-7425: The arcmsr_iop_message_xfer function in drivers/scsi/arcmsr/arcmsr_hba.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict a certain length field, which allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) via an ARCMSR_MESSAGE_WRITE_WQBUFFER control code (bnc#999932). - CVE-2016-6828: The tcp_check_send_head function in include/net/tcp.h in the Linux kernel did not properly maintain certain SACK state after a failed data copy, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue use-after-free and system crash) via a crafted SACK option (bnc#994296). - CVE-2016-6480: Race condition in the ioctl_send_fib function in drivers/scsi/aacraid/commctrl.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds access or system crash) by changing a certain size value, aka a 'double fetch' vulnerability (bnc#991608). - CVE-2016-4998: The IPT_SO_SET_REPLACE setsockopt implementation in the netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) or possibly obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory by leveraging in-container root access to provide a crafted offset value that leads to crossing a ruleset blob boundary (bsc#986365). - CVE-2015-7513: arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the Linux kernel did not reset the PIT counter values during state restoration, which allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (divide-by-zero error and host OS crash) via a zero value, related to the kvm_vm_ioctl_set_pit and kvm_vm_ioctl_set_pit2 functions (bnc#960689). - CVE-2013-4312: The Linux kernel allowed local users to bypass file-descriptor limits and cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by sending each descriptor over a UNIX socket before closing it, related to net/unix/af_unix.c and net/unix/garbage.c (bnc#839104). - CVE-2016-4997: The compat IPT_SO_SET_REPLACE and IP6T_SO_SET_REPLACE setsockopt implementations in the netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel allow local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) by leveraging in-container root access to provide a crafted offset value that triggers an unintended decrement (bnc#986362). - CVE-2016-5829: Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in the hiddev_ioctl_usage function in drivers/hid/usbhid/hiddev.c in the Linux kernel allow local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted (1) HIDIOCGUSAGES or (2) HIDIOCSUSAGES ioctl call (bnc#986572). - CVE-2016-4470: The key_reject_and_link function in security/keys/key.c in the Linux kernel did not ensure that a certain data structure is initialized, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via vectors involving a crafted keyctl request2 command (bnc#984755). - CVE-2016-5244: The rds_inc_info_copy function in net/rds/recv.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure member, which allowed remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading an RDS message (bnc#983213). - CVE-2016-1583: The ecryptfs_privileged_open function in fs/ecryptfs/kthread.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (stack memory consumption) via vectors involving crafted mmap calls for /proc pathnames, leading to recursive pagefault handling (bnc#983143). - CVE-2016-4913: The get_rock_ridge_filename function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel mishandled NM (aka alternate name) entries containing \0 characters, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted isofs filesystem (bnc#980725). - CVE-2016-4580: The x25_negotiate_facilities function in net/x25/x25_facilities.c in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a certain data structure, which allowed attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via an X.25 Call Request (bnc#981267). - CVE-2016-4805: Use-after-free vulnerability in drivers/net/ppp/ppp_generic.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash, or spinlock) or possibly have unspecified other impact by removing a network namespace, related to the ppp_register_net_channel and ppp_unregister_channel functions (bnc#980371). - CVE-2015-7833: The usbvision driver in the Linux kernel allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via a nonzero bInterfaceNumber value in a USB device descriptor (bnc#950998). - CVE-2016-2187: The gtco_probe function in drivers/input/tablet/gtco.c in the Linux kernel allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a crafted endpoints value in a USB device descriptor (bnc#971944). - CVE-2016-4482: The proc_connectinfo function in drivers/usb/core/devio.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain data structure, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted USBDEVFS_CONNECTINFO ioctl call (bnc#978401). - CVE-2016-4565: The InfiniBand (aka IB) stack in the Linux kernel incorrectly relies on the write system call, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (kernel memory write operation) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a uAPI interface (bnc#979548). - CVE-2016-4485: The llc_cmsg_rcv function in net/llc/af_llc.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain data structure, which allowed attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading a message (bnc#978821). - CVE-2016-4578: sound/core/timer.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize certain r1 data structures, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via crafted use of the ALSA timer interface, related to the (1) snd_timer_user_ccallback and (2) snd_timer_user_tinterrupt functions (bnc#979879). - CVE-2016-4569: The snd_timer_user_params function in sound/core/timer.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain data structure, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via crafted use of the ALSA timer interface (bnc#979213). 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
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    plugin id 96903
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    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=96903
    title SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:0333-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
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    description Ondrej Kozina discovered that the keyring interface in the Linux kernel contained a buffer overflow when displaying timeout events via the /proc/keys interface. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2016-7042). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 94737
    published 2016-11-11
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    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=94737
    title Ubuntu 16.10 : linux-raspi2 vulnerabilities (USN-3129-2)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
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    description Ondrej Kozina discovered that the keyring interface in the Linux kernel contained a buffer overflow when displaying timeout events via the /proc/keys interface. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
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    plugin id 94735
    published 2016-11-11
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    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=94735
    title Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux-snapdragon vulnerability (USN-3128-3)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2016-1431.NASL
    description The openSUSE 13.2 kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes. The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2015-8962: Double free vulnerability in the sg_common_write function in drivers/scsi/sg.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) by detaching a device during an SG_IO ioctl call (bnc#1010501). - CVE-2015-8963: Race condition in kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging incorrect handling of an swevent data structure during a CPU unplug operation (bnc#1010502). - CVE-2016-7042: The proc_keys_show function in security/keys/proc.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.2, when the GNU Compiler Collection (gcc) stack protector is enabled, uses an incorrect buffer size for certain timeout data, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (stack memory corruption and panic) by reading the /proc/keys file (bnc#1004517). - CVE-2016-7910: Use-after-free vulnerability in the disk_seqf_stop function in block/genhd.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges by leveraging the execution of a certain stop operation even if the corresponding start operation had failed (bnc#1010716). - CVE-2016-7911: Race condition in the get_task_ioprio function in block/ioprio.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via a crafted ioprio_get system call (bnc#1010711). - CVE-2016-7913: The xc2028_set_config function in drivers/media/tuners/tuner-xc2028.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via vectors involving omission of the firmware name from a certain data structure (bnc#1010478). - CVE-2016-7914: The assoc_array_insert_into_terminal_node function in lib/assoc_array.c in the Linux kernel did not check whether a slot is a leaf, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference and out-of-bounds read) via an application that uses associative-array data structures, as demonstrated by the keyutils test suite (bnc#1010475). - CVE-2016-7916: Race condition in the environ_read function in fs/proc/base.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by reading a /proc/*/environ file during a process-setup time interval in which environment-variable copying is incomplete (bnc#1010467). - CVE-2016-8633: drivers/firewire/net.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.7, in certain unusual hardware configurations, allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted fragmented packets (bnc#1008833). - CVE-2016-8646: The hash_accept function in crypto/algif_hash.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) by attempting to trigger use of in-kernel hash algorithms for a socket that has received zero bytes of data (bnc#1010150). - CVE-2016-8655: A race condition in the af_packet packet_set_ring function could be used by local attackers to crash the kernel or gain privileges (bsc#1012754). - CVE-2016-9555: The sctp_sf_ootb function in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in the Linux kernel lacks chunk-length checking for the first chunk, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds slab access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted SCTP data (bnc#1011685). The following non-security bugs were fixed : - bna: Add synchronization for tx ring (bsc#993739). - bonding: set carrier off for devices created through netlink (bsc#999577). - btrfs: fix extent tree corruption due to relocation (bsc#990384). - introduce NETIF_F_GSO_ENCAP_ALL helper mask (bsc#1001486). - ipv6: send NEWLINK on RA managed/otherconf changes (bsc#934067). - ipv6: send only one NEWLINK when RA causes changes (bsc#934067). - tunnels: Remove encapsulation offloads on decap (bsc#1001486). - usbhid: add ATEN CS962 to list of quirky devices (bsc#1007615). - vmxnet3: Wake queue from reset work (bsc#999907).
    last seen 2019-02-21
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    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : - KEYS: Fix short sprintf buffer in /proc/keys show function (David Howells) [Orabug: 25306361] (CVE-2016-7042) - nvme: Limit command retries (Keith Busch) [Orabug: 25374751] - fs/proc/task_mmu.c: fix mm_access mode parameter in pagemap_read (Kenny Keslar) [Orabug: 25374977] - tcp: fix use after free in tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25374364] (CVE-2016-6828) - tunnels: Don't apply GRO to multiple layers of encapsulation. (Jesse Gross) [Orabug: 25036352] (CVE-2016-8666) - i40e: Don't notify client(s) for DCB changes on all VSIs (Neerav Parikh) [Orabug: 25046290] - packet: fix race condition in packet_set_ring (Philip Pettersson) [Orabug: 25231617] (CVE-2016-8655) - netlink: Fix dump skb leak/double free (Herbert Xu) [Orabug: 25231692] (CVE-2016-9806) - ALSA: pcm : Call kill_fasync in stream lock (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 25231720] (CVE-2016-9794) - net: avoid signed overflows for SO_[SND|RCV]BUFFORCE (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25231751] (CVE-2016-9793) - rebuild bumping release
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 96517
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    title OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0004)
  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
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    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : - nvme: Limit command retries (Ashok Vairavan) [Orabug: 25342947] - tcp: fix use after free in tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25374376] (CVE-2016-6828) - ALSA: pcm : Call kill_fasync in stream lock (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 25231728] (CVE-2016-9794) - net: avoid signed overflows for SO_[SND|RCV]BUFFORCE (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25231758] (CVE-2016-9793) - KEYS: Fix short sprintf buffer in /proc/keys show function (David Howells) [Orabug: 25306377] (CVE-2016-7042)
    last seen 2019-02-21
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    plugin id 96519
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    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=96519
    title OracleVM 3.2 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0006)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
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    description The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update for the kernel package(s).
    last seen 2019-02-21
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    plugin id 102511
    published 2017-08-16
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=102511
    title Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2017-1842-1) (Stack Clash)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2017-0181-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP2 kernel was updated to 4.4.38 to receive various security and bugfixes. The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2015-1350: The VFS subsystem in the Linux kernel 3.x provides an incomplete set of requirements for setattr operations that underspecifies removing extended privilege attributes, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (capability stripping) via a failed invocation of a system call, as demonstrated by using chown to remove a capability from the ping or Wireshark dumpcap program (bnc#914939). - CVE-2015-8964: The tty_set_termios_ldisc function in drivers/tty/tty_ldisc.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by reading a tty data structure (bnc#1010507). - CVE-2016-7039: The IP stack in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering use of the GRO path for large crafted packets, as demonstrated by packets that contain only VLAN headers, a related issue to CVE-2016-8666 (bnc#1001486). - CVE-2016-7042: The proc_keys_show function in security/keys/proc.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.2, when the GNU Compiler Collection (gcc) stack protector is enabled, uses an incorrect buffer size for certain timeout data, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (stack memory corruption and panic) by reading the /proc/keys file (bnc#1004517). - CVE-2016-7425: The arcmsr_iop_message_xfer function in drivers/scsi/arcmsr/arcmsr_hba.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict a certain length field, which allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) via an ARCMSR_MESSAGE_WRITE_WQBUFFER control code (bnc#999932). - CVE-2016-7913: The xc2028_set_config function in drivers/media/tuners/tuner-xc2028.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via vectors involving omission of the firmware name from a certain data structure (bnc#1010478). - CVE-2016-7917: The nfnetlink_rcv_batch function in net/netfilter/nfnetlink.c in the Linux kernel did not check whether a batch message's length field is large enough, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (infinite loop or out-of-bounds read) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability (bnc#1010444). - CVE-2016-8645: The TCP stack in the Linux kernel mishandled skb truncation, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted application that made sendto system calls, related to net/ipv4/tcp_ipv4.c and net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c (bnc#1009969). - CVE-2016-8666: The IP stack in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering use of the GRO path for packets with tunnel stacking, as demonstrated by interleaved IPv4 headers and GRE headers, a related issue to CVE-2016-7039 (bnc#1003964). - CVE-2016-9083: drivers/vfio/pci/vfio_pci.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to bypass integer overflow checks, and cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or have unspecified other impact, by leveraging access to a vfio PCI device file for a VFIO_DEVICE_SET_IRQS ioctl call, aka a 'state machine confusion bug (bnc#1007197). - CVE-2016-9084: drivers/vfio/pci/vfio_pci_intrs.c in the Linux kernel misuses the kzalloc function, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (integer overflow) or have unspecified other impact by leveraging access to a vfio PCI device file (bnc#1007197). - CVE-2016-9793: A bug in SO_{SND|RCV}BUFFORCE setsockopt() implementation was fixed, which allowed CAP_NET_ADMIN users to cause memory corruption. (bsc#1013531). - CVE-2016-9919: The icmp6_send function in net/ipv6/icmp.c in the Linux kernel omits a certain check of the dst data structure, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via a fragmented IPv6 packet (bnc#1014701). 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 2018-11-30
    plugin id 96603
    published 2017-01-18
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=96603
    title SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:0181-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2016-1410.NASL
    description The openSUSE 13.1 kernel was updated to 3.12.67 to receive various security and bugfixes. The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2013-5634: arch/arm/kvm/arm.c in the Linux kernel on the ARM platform, when KVM is used, allowed host OS users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference, OOPS, and host OS crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by omitting vCPU initialization before a KVM_GET_REG_LIST ioctl call. (bsc#994758) - CVE-2016-2069: Race condition in arch/x86/mm/tlb.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges by triggering access to a paging structure by a different CPU (bnc#963767). - CVE-2016-7042: The proc_keys_show function in security/keys/proc.c in the Linux kernel used an incorrect buffer size for certain timeout data, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (stack memory corruption and panic) by reading the /proc/keys file (bnc#1004517). - CVE-2016-7097: The filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel preserved the setgid bit during a setxattr call, which allowed local users to gain group privileges by leveraging the existence of a setgid program with restrictions on execute permissions (bnc#995968). - CVE-2015-8956: The rfcomm_sock_bind function in net/bluetooth/rfcomm/sock.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via vectors involving a bind system call on a Bluetooth RFCOMM socket (bnc#1003925). - CVE-2016-8658: Stack-based buffer overflow in the brcmf_cfg80211_start_ap function in drivers/net/wireless/broadcom/brcm80211/brcmfmac/cfg8021 1.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long SSID Information Element in a command to a Netlink socket (bnc#1004462). - CVE-2016-7425: The arcmsr_iop_message_xfer function in drivers/scsi/arcmsr/arcmsr_hba.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict a certain length field, which allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) via an ARCMSR_MESSAGE_WRITE_WQBUFFER control code (bnc#999932). - CVE-2016-6327: drivers/infiniband/ulp/srpt/ib_srpt.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) by using an ABORT_TASK command to abort a device write operation (bnc#994748). - CVE-2016-6828: The tcp_check_send_head function in include/net/tcp.h in the Linux kernel did not properly maintain certain SACK state after a failed data copy, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue use-after-free and system crash) via a crafted SACK option (bnc#994296). - CVE-2016-5696: net/ipv4/tcp_input.c in the Linux kernel did not properly determine the rate of challenge ACK segments, which made it easier for remote attackers to hijack TCP sessions via a blind in-window attack (bnc#989152). - CVE-2016-6130: Race condition in the sclp_ctl_ioctl_sccb function in drivers/s390/char/sclp_ctl.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by changing a certain length value, aka a 'double fetch' vulnerability (bnc#987542). - CVE-2016-6480: Race condition in the ioctl_send_fib function in drivers/scsi/aacraid/commctrl.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds access or system crash) by changing a certain size value, aka a 'double fetch' vulnerability (bnc#991608). The following non-security bugs were fixed : - aacraid: Fix RRQ overload (bsc#1003079). - acpi / pm: Ignore wakeup setting if the ACPI companion can't wake up (FATE#315621). - af_vsock: Shrink the area influenced by prepare_to_wait (bsc#994520). - apparmor: add missing id bounds check on dfa verification (bsc#1000304). - apparmor: check that xindex is in trans_table bounds (bsc#1000304). - apparmor: do not check for vmalloc_addr if kvzalloc() failed (bsc#1000304). - apparmor: do not expose kernel stack (bsc#1000304). - apparmor: ensure the target profile name is always audited (bsc#1000304). - apparmor: exec should not be returning ENOENT when it denies (bsc#1000304). - apparmor: fix arg_size computation for when setprocattr is null terminated (bsc#1000304). - apparmor: fix audit full profile hname on successful load (bsc#1000304). - apparmor: fix change_hat not finding hat after policy replacement (bsc#1000287). - apparmor: fix disconnected bind mnts reconnection (bsc#1000304). - apparmor: fix log failures for all profiles in a set (bsc#1000304). - apparmor: fix module parameters can be changed after policy is locked (bsc#1000304). - apparmor: fix oops in profile_unpack() when policy_db is not present (bsc#1000304). - apparmor: fix oops, validate buffer size in apparmor_setprocattr() (bsc#1000304). - apparmor: fix put() parent ref after updating the active ref (bsc#1000304). - apparmor: fix refcount bug in profile replacement (bsc#1000304). - apparmor: fix refcount race when finding a child profile (bsc#1000304). - apparmor: fix replacement bug that adds new child to old parent (bsc#1000304). - apparmor: fix uninitialized lsm_audit member (bsc#1000304). - apparmor: fix update the mtime of the profile file on replacement (bsc#1000304). - apparmor: internal paths should be treated as disconnected (bsc#1000304). - apparmor: use list_next_entry instead of list_entry_next (bsc#1000304). - arm64: Ensure pmd_present() returns false after pmd_mknotpresent() (Automatic NUMA Balancing (fate#315482)). - arm64: mm: remove broken &= operator from pmd_mknotpresent (Automatic NUMA Balancing (fate#315482)). - avoid dentry crash triggered by NFS (bsc#984194). - be2net: Do not leak iomapped memory on removal (bsc#921784 FATE#318561). - be2net: fix BE3-R FW download compatibility check (bsc#921784 FATE#318561). - be2net: fix wrong return value in be_check_ufi_compatibility() (bsc#921784 FATE#318561). - be2net: remove vlan promisc capability from VF's profile descriptors (bsc#921784 FATE#318561). - blacklist.conf : - blacklist.conf: 78f3d050c34b We do not support fsl hardware - blacklist.conf: add 5195c14c8b27 (reverted and superseded by a commit we already have) - blacklist.conf: Add entry for 7bf52fb891b64b8d61caf0b82060adb9db761aec The commit 7bf52fb891b6 ('mm: vmscan: reclaim highmem zone if buffer_heads is over limit') is unnecessary as the fix is also available from commit d4debc66d1fc ('vmscan: remove unnecessary temporary vars in do_try_to_free_pages'). - blacklist.conf: add pointless networking follow-up fixes - blacklist.conf: Add two fanotify commits which we do not need (fixes tag was not quite accurate) - blacklist.conf: Blacklist unsupported architectures - blkfront: fix an error path memory leak (luckily none so far). - blk-mq: fix undefined behaviour in order_to_size() (fate#315209). - blktap2: eliminate deadlock potential from shutdown path (bsc#909994). - blktap2: eliminate race from deferred work queue handling (bsc#911687). - bond: Check length of IFLA_BOND_ARP_IP_TARGET attributes (fate#316924). - bonding: always set recv_probe to bond_arp_rcv in arp monitor (bsc#977687). - bonding: fix curr_active_slave/carrier with loadbalance arp monitoring (fate#316924). - bonding: Prevent IPv6 link local address on enslaved devices (fate#316924). - bonding: prevent out of bound accesses (fate#316924). - bonding: set carrier off for devices created through netlink (bsc#999577). - btrfs: account for non-CoW'd blocks in btrfs_abort_transaction (bsc#983619). - btrfs: add missing discards when unpinning extents with -o discard (bsc#904489). - btrfs: btrfs_issue_discard ensure offset/length are aligned to sector boundaries (bsc#904489). - btrfs: do not create or leak aliased root while cleaning up orphans (bsc#904489). - btrfs: ensure that file descriptor used with subvol ioctls is a dir (bsc#999600). - btrfs: explictly delete unused block groups in close_ctree and ro-remount (bsc#904489). - btrfs: Fix a data space underflow warning (bsc#985562, bsc#975596, bsc#984779) - btrfs: fix fitrim discarding device area reserved for boot loader's use (bsc#904489). - btrfs: handle quota reserve failure properly (bsc#1005666). - btrfs: iterate over unused chunk space in FITRIM (bsc#904489). - btrfs: make btrfs_issue_discard return bytes discarded (bsc#904489). - btrfs: properly track when rescan worker is running (bsc#989953). - btrfs: remove unnecessary locking of cleaner_mutex to avoid deadlock (bsc#904489). - btrfs: reorder patches to place local patches back at the end of the series - btrfs: skip superblocks during discard (bsc#904489). - btrfs: test_check_exists: Fix infinite loop when searching for free space entries (bsc#987192). - btrfs: waiting on qgroup rescan should not always be interruptible (bsc#992712). - cdc-acm: added sanity checking for probe() (bsc#993891). - cephfs: ignore error from invalidate_inode_pages2_range() in direct write (bsc#995153). - cephfs: remove warning when ceph_releasepage() is called on dirty page (bsc#995153). - clockevents: export clockevents_unbind_device instead of clockevents_unbind (bnc#937888). - conntrack: RFC5961 challenge ACK confuse conntrack LAST-ACK transition (bsc#966864). - cpumask, nodemask: implement cpumask/nodemask_pr_args() (bnc1003866). - cxgbi: fix uninitialized flowi6 (bsc#924384 FATE#318570 bsc#921338). - dm: fix AB-BA deadlock in __dm_destroy(). (bsc#970943) - drivers/hv: share Hyper-V SynIC constants with userspace (bnc#937888). - drivers: hv: vmbus: avoid scheduling in interrupt context in vmbus_initiate_unload() (bnc#937888). - drivers: hv: vmbus: avoid unneeded compiler optimizations in vmbus_wait_for_unload() (bnc#937888). - drivers: hv: vmbus: avoid wait_for_completion() on crash (bnc#937888). - drivers: hv: vmbus: Cleanup vmbus_set_event() (bnc#937888). - drivers: hv: vmbus: do not loose HVMSG_TIMER_EXPIRED messages (bnc#937888). - drivers: hv: vmbus: do not manipulate with clocksources on crash (bnc#937888). - drivers: hv: vmbus: Force all channel messages to be delivered on CPU 0 (bnc#937888). - drivers: hv: vmbus: Get rid of the unused irq variable (bnc#937888). - drivers: hv: vmbus: handle various crash scenarios (bnc#937888). - drivers: hv: vmbus: remove code duplication in message handling (bnc#937888). - drivers: hv: vmbus: Support handling messages on multiple CPUs (bnc#937888). - drivers: hv: vmbus: Support kexec on ws2012 r2 and above (bnc#937888). - efi: Small leak on error in runtime map code (fate#315019). - ext2: Enable ext2 driver in config files (bsc#976195, fate#320805) - ext4: Add parameter for tuning handling of ext2 (bsc#976195). - Fix kabi change cause by adding flock_owner to open_context (bsc#998689). - fix pCPU handling (luckily none so far). - fix xfs-handle-dquot-buffer-readahead-in-log-recovery-co.pat ch (bsc#1003153). - fs/cifs: cifs_get_root shouldn't use path with tree name (bsc#963655, bsc#979681). - fs/cifs: Compare prepaths when comparing superblocks (bsc#799133). - fs/cifs: Fix memory leaks in cifs_do_mount() (bsc#799133). - fs/cifs: Fix regression which breaks DFS mounting (bsc#799133). - fs/cifs: make share unaccessible at root level mountable (bsc#799133). - fs/cifs: Move check for prefix path to within cifs_get_root() (bsc#799133). - fs/cifs: REVERT fix wrongly prefixed path to root (bsc#963655, bsc#979681) - fs/select: add vmalloc fallback for select(2) (bsc#1000189). - ftrace/x86: Set ftrace_stub to weak to prevent gcc from using short jumps to it (bsc#984419). - hyperv: enable call to clockevents_unbind_device in kexec/kdump path - hyperv: replace KEXEC_CORE by plain KEXEC because we lack 2965faa5e0 in the base kernel - i40e: fix an uninitialized variable bug (bnc#857397 FATE#315659). - ib/IWPM: Fix a potential skb leak (bsc#924381 FATE#318568 bsc#921338). - ib/mlx5: Fix RC transport send queue overhead computation (bnc#865545 FATE#316891). - introduce NETIF_F_GSO_ENCAP_ALL helper mask (bsc#1001486). - iommu/amd: Update Alias-DTE in update_device_table() (bsc#975772). - ipv6: fix multipath route replace error recovery (bsc#930399). - ipv6: KABI workaround for ipv6: add complete rcu protection around np->opt. - ipv6: send NEWLINK on RA managed/otherconf changes (bsc#934067). - ipv6: send only one NEWLINK when RA causes changes (bsc#934067). - iscsi: Add a missed complete in iscsit_close_connection (bsc#992555, bsc#987805). - iwlwifi: dvm: fix flush support for old firmware (bsc#940545). - kabi: clockevents: export clockevents_unbind again. - kabi: hide harmless change in struct inet_connection_sock (fate#318553). - kABI: protect backing-dev include in mm/migrate. - kABI: protect enum usb_device_speed. - kABI: protect struct mlx5_modify_qp_mbox_in. - kABI: protect struct mmc_packed (kabi). - kabi: work around kabi changes from commit 53f9ff48f636 (bsc#988617). - kaweth: fix firmware download (bsc#993890). - kaweth: fix oops upon failed memory allocation (bsc#993890). - kernel/fork: fix CLONE_CHILD_CLEARTID regression in nscd (bnc#941420). - kernel/printk/printk.c: fix faulty logic in the case of recursive printk (bnc#744692, bnc#789311). - kvm: do not handle APIC access page if in-kernel irqchip is not in use (bsc#959463). - kvm: vmx: defer load of APIC access page address during reset (bsc#959463). - libceph: enable large, variable-sized OSD requests (bsc#988715). - libceph: make r_request msg_size calculation clearer (bsc#988715). - libceph: move r_reply_op_{len,result} into struct ceph_osd_req_op (bsc#988715). - libceph: osdc->req_mempool should be backed by a slab pool (bsc#988715). - libceph: rename ceph_osd_req_op::payload_len to indata_len (bsc#988715). - libfc: do not send ABTS when resetting exchanges (bsc#962846). - libfc: Do not take rdata->rp_mutex when processing a -FC_EX_CLOSED ELS response (bsc#962846). - libfc: Fixup disc_mutex handling (bsc#962846). - libfc: fixup locking of ptp_setup() (bsc#962846). - libfc: Issue PRLI after a PRLO has been received (bsc#962846). - libfc: reset exchange manager during LOGO handling (bsc#962846). - libfc: Revisit kref handling (bnc#990245). - libfc: sanity check cpu number extracted from xid (bsc#988440). - libfc: send LOGO for PLOGI failure (bsc#962846). - lib/vsprintf: implement bitmap printing through '%*pb[l]' (bnc#1003866). - md: check command validity early in md_ioctl() (bsc#1004520). - md: Drop sending a change uevent when stopping (bsc#1003568). - md: lockless I/O submission for RAID1 (bsc#982783). - md/raid5: fix a recently broken BUG_ON() (bsc#1006691). - memcg: convert threshold to bytes (bnc#931454). - memcg: fix thresholds for 32b architectures (bnc#931454). - mm, cma: prevent nr_isolated_* counters from going negative (bnc#971975 VM performance -- git fixes). - mm: thp: fix SMP race condition between THP page fault and MADV_DONTNEED (VM Functionality, bnc#986445). - module: Issue warnings when tainting kernel (bsc#974406). - mpt2sas, mpt3sas: Fix panic when aer correct error occurred (bsc#997708). - mpt3sas: Update patches.drivers/mpt3sas-Fix-use-sas_is_tlr_enabled-API-b efore-enabli.patch (bsc#967640, bsc#992244). - msi-x: fix an error path (luckily none so far). - netback: fix flipping mode (bsc#996664). - netback: fix refounting (bsc#978094). - netfront: do not truncate grant references. - netfront: use correct linear area after linearizing an skb (bsc#1007886). - nfs4: reset states to use open_stateid when returning delegation voluntarily (bsc#1003400). - nfs: Add a stub for GETDEVICELIST (bnc#898675). - nfs: Do not write enable new pages while an invalidation is proceeding (bsc#999584). - nfsd: Use free_conn to free connection (bsc#979451). - nfs: Fix an LOCK/OPEN race when unlinking an open file (bsc#956514). - nfs: Fix a regression in the read() syscall (bsc#999584). - nfs: fix BUG() crash in notify_change() with patch to chown_common() (bnc#876463). - nfs: fix pg_test page count calculation (bnc#898675). - nfs: nfs4_fl_prepare_ds must be careful about reporting success (bsc#1000776). - nfsv4: add flock_owner to open context (bnc#998689). - nfsv4: change nfs4_do_setattr to take an open_context instead of a nfs4_state (bnc#998689). - nfsv4: change nfs4_select_rw_stateid to take a lock_context inplace of lock_owner (bnc#998689). - nfsv4: enhance nfs4_copy_lock_stateid to use a flock stateid if there is one (bnc#998689). - nfsv4: Ensure nfs_atomic_open set the dentry verifier on ENOENT (bnc#866130). - oom: print nodemask in the oom report (bnc#1003866). - packet: tpacket_snd(): fix signed/unsigned comparison (bsc#874131). - perf/x86/intel: Fix bug for 'cycles:p' and 'cycles:pp' on SLM (bsc#997896). - pm / hibernate: Fix 2G size issue of snapshot image verification (bsc#1004252). - pm / hibernate: Fix rtree_next_node() to avoid walking off list ends (bnc#860441). - powerpc: add kernel parameter iommu_alloc_quiet (bsc#998825). - printk: add kernel parameter to control writes to /dev/kmsg (bsc#979928). - qgroup: Prevent qgroup->reserved from going subzero (bsc#993841). - qlcnic: potential NULL dereference in qlcnic_83xx_get_minidump_template() (bsc#922064 FATE#318609) - radeon: avoid boot hang in Xen Dom0 (luckily none so far). - ratelimit: extend to print suppressed messages on release (bsc#979928). - ratelimit: fix bug in time interval by resetting right begin time (bsc#979928). - rbd: truncate objects on cmpext short reads (bsc#988715). - rcu: Fix improper use or RCU in patches.kabi/ipv6-add-complete-rcu-protection-around-np- opt.kabi.patch. (bsc#961257) - Refresh patches.suse/CFS-0259-ceph-Asynchronous-IO-support.patch . After a write, we must free the 'request', not the 'response'. This error crept in during the backport. bsc#995153 - Refresh patches.xen/xen3-patch-3.9 (bsc#991247). - Rename patches.xen/xen3-kgr-{0107,1003}-reserve-a-place-in-thre ad_struct-for-storing-RIP.patch to match its non-Xen counterpart. - Revert 'can: dev: fix deadlock reported after bus-off'. - Revert 'Input: i8042 - break load dependency between atkbd/psmouse and i8042'. - Revert 'Input: i8042 - set up shared ps2_cmd_mutex for AUX ports'. - rpm/config.sh: do not prepend '60.' to release string This is needed for SLE maintenance workflow, no need for that in evergreen-13.1. - rpm/config.sh: Set the SP1 release string to 60. (bsc#997059) - rpm/mkspec: Read a default release string from rpm/config.sh (bsc997059) - rtnetlink: avoid 0 sized arrays (fate#316924). - s390: add SMT support (bnc#994438, LTC#144756). - sched/core: Fix an SMP ordering race in try_to_wake_up() vs. schedule() (bnc#1001419). - sched/core: Fix a race between try_to_wake_up() and a woken up task (bsc#1002165, bsc#1001419). - scsi: ibmvfc: add FC Class 3 Error Recovery support (bsc#984992). - scsi: ibmvfc: Fix I/O hang when port is not mapped (bsc#971989) - scsi: ibmvfc: Set READ FCP_XFER_READY DISABLED bit in PRLI (bsc#984992). - sd: Fix memory leak caused by RESET_WP patch (bsc#999779). - squashfs3: properly handle dir_emit() failures (bsc#998795). - sunrpc: Add missing support for RPC_CLNT_CREATE_NO_RETRANS_TIMEOUT (bnc#868923). - sunrpc: Fix a regression when reconnecting (bsc#946309). - supported.conf: Add ext2 - supported.conf: Add iscsi modules to -base (bsc#997299) - supported.conf: Add tun to -base (bsc#992593) - supported.conf: Add veth to -base (bsc#992591) - target: Fix missing complete during ABORT_TASK + CMD_T_FABRIC_STOP (bsc#987621). - target: Fix race between iscsi-target connection shutdown + ABORT_TASK (bsc#987621). - tcp: add proper TS val into RST packets (bsc#937086). - tcp: align tcp_xmit_size_goal() on tcp_tso_autosize() (bsc#937086). - tcp: fix child sockets to use system default congestion control if not set (fate#318553). - tcp: fix cwnd limited checking to improve congestion control (bsc#988617). - tcp: refresh skb timestamp at retransmit time (bsc#937086). - timers: Use proper base migration in add_timer_on() (bnc#993392). - tunnels: Do not apply GRO to multiple layers of encapsulation (bsc#1001486). - tunnels: Remove encapsulation offloads on decap (bsc#1001486). - Update patches.kabi/kabi.clockevents_unbind.patch (bnc#937888). - uprobes: Fix the memcg accounting (bnc#931454). - usb: fix typo in wMaxPacketSize validation (bsc#991665). - usbhid: add ATEN CS962 to list of quirky devices (bsc#1007615). - usb: hub: Fix auto-remount of safely removed or ejected USB-3 devices (bsc#922634). - usb: validate wMaxPacketValue entries in endpoint descriptors (bnc#991665). - vmxnet3: Wake queue from reset work (bsc#999907). - x86/tlb/trace: Do not trace on CPU that is offline (TLB Performance git-fixes). - xenbus: do not invoke ->is_ready() for most device states (bsc#987333). - xenbus: inspect the correct type in xenbus_dev_request_and_reply(). - xen: Linux 3.12.63. - xen: Linux 3.12.64. - xen/pciback: Fix conf_space read/write overlap check. - xen-pciback: return proper values during BAR sizing. - xen: x86/mm/pat, /dev/mem: Remove superfluous error message (bsc#974620). - xfs: fixed signedness of error code in xfs_inode_buf_verify (bsc#1003153). - xfs: handle dquot buffer readahead in log recovery correctly (bsc#955446). - xfs: Silence warnings in xfs_vm_releasepage() (bnc#915183 bsc#987565). - xhci: silence warnings in switch (bnc#991665).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-07
    plugin id 95592
    published 2016-12-07
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=95592
    title openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-1410)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-2912-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 kernel was updated to 3.12.67 to receive various security and bugfixes. The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2016-7042: The proc_keys_show function in security/keys/proc.c in the Linux kernel used an incorrect buffer size for certain timeout data, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (stack memory corruption and panic) by reading the /proc/keys file (bsc#1004517). - CVE-2016-7097: The filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel preserved the setgid bit during a setxattr call, which allowed local users to gain group privileges by leveraging the existence of a setgid program with restrictions on execute permissions (bsc#995968). - CVE-2015-8956: The rfcomm_sock_bind function in net/bluetooth/rfcomm/sock.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via vectors involving a bind system call on a Bluetooth RFCOMM socket (bnc#1003925). - CVE-2016-5696: net/ipv4/tcp_input.c in the Linux kernel did not properly determine the rate of challenge ACK segments, which made it easier for man-in-the-middle attackers to hijack TCP sessions via a blind in-window attack (bnc#989152). - CVE-2016-6130: Race condition in the sclp_ctl_ioctl_sccb function in drivers/s390/char/sclp_ctl.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by changing a certain length value, aka a 'double fetch' vulnerability (bnc#987542). - CVE-2016-6327: drivers/infiniband/ulp/srpt/ib_srpt.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) by using an ABORT_TASK command to abort a device write operation (bnc#994748). - CVE-2016-6480: Race condition in the ioctl_send_fib function in drivers/scsi/aacraid/commctrl.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds access or system crash) by changing a certain size value, aka a 'double fetch' vulnerability (bnc#991608). - CVE-2016-6828: The tcp_check_send_head function in include/net/tcp.h in the Linux kernel did not properly maintain certain SACK state after a failed data copy, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue use-after-free and system crash) via a crafted SACK option (bnc#994296). - CVE-2016-7425: The arcmsr_iop_message_xfer function in drivers/scsi/arcmsr/arcmsr_hba.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict a certain length field, which allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) via an ARCMSR_MESSAGE_WRITE_WQBUFFER control code (bnc#999932). - CVE-2016-8658: Stack-based buffer overflow in the brcmf_cfg80211_start_ap function in drivers/net/wireless/broadcom/brcm80211/brcmfmac/cfg8021 1.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long SSID Information Element in a command to a Netlink socket (bnc#1004462). - CVE-2016-8666: The IP stack in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering use of the GRO path for packets with tunnel stacking, as demonstrated by interleaved IPv4 headers and GRE headers, a related issue to CVE-2016-7039 (bsc#1001486). 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 95368
    published 2016-11-28
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=95368
    title SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:2912-1)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2017-2077.NASL
    description An update for kernel-rt is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. 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-rt packages provide the Real Time Linux Kernel, which enables fine-tuning for systems with extremely high determinism requirements. Security Fix(es) : * An use-after-free flaw was found in the Linux kernel which enables a race condition in the L2TPv3 IP Encapsulation feature. A local user could use this flaw to escalate their privileges or crash the system. (CVE-2016-10200, Important) * A flaw was found that can be triggered in keyring_search_iterator in keyring.c if type->match is NULL. A local user could use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2017-2647, Important) * It was found that the NFSv4 server in the Linux kernel did not properly validate layout type when processing NFSv4 pNFS LAYOUTGET and GETDEVICEINFO operands. A remote attacker could use this flaw to soft-lockup the system and thus cause denial of service. (CVE-2017-8797, Important) This update also fixes multiple Moderate and Low impact security issues : * CVE-2015-8839, CVE-2015-8970, CVE-2016-9576, CVE-2016-7042, CVE-2016-7097, CVE-2016-8645, CVE-2016-9576, CVE-2016-9588, CVE-2016-9806, CVE-2016-10088, CVE-2016-10147, CVE-2017-2596, CVE-2017-2671, CVE-2017-5970, CVE-2017-6001, CVE-2017-6951, CVE-2017-7187, CVE-2017-7616, CVE-2017-7889, CVE-2017-8890, CVE-2017-9074, CVE-2017-8890, CVE-2017-9075, CVE-2017-8890, CVE-2017-9076, CVE-2017-8890, CVE-2017-9077, CVE-2017-9242, CVE-2014-7970, CVE-2014-7975, CVE-2016-6213, CVE-2016-9604, CVE-2016-9685 Documentation for these issues is available from the Release Notes document linked from the References section. Red Hat would like to thank Igor Redko (Virtuozzo) and Andrey Ryabinin (Virtuozzo) for reporting CVE-2017-2647; Igor Redko (Virtuozzo) and Vasily Averin (Virtuozzo) for reporting CVE-2015-8970; Marco Grassi for reporting CVE-2016-8645; and Dmitry Vyukov (Google Inc.) for reporting CVE-2017-2596. The CVE-2016-7042 issue was discovered by Ondrej Kozina (Red Hat); the CVE-2016-7097 issue was discovered by Andreas Gruenbacher (Red Hat) and Jan Kara (SUSE); the CVE-2016-6213 and CVE-2016-9685 issues were discovered by Qian Cai (Red Hat); and the CVE-2016-9604 issue was discovered by David Howells (Red Hat). Additional Changes : For detailed information on other changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Release Notes linked from the References section.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-02-06
    plugin id 102151
    published 2017-08-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=102151
    title RHEL 7 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2017:2077)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2017-1842.NASL
    description An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. 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) : * An use-after-free flaw was found in the Linux kernel which enables a race condition in the L2TPv3 IP Encapsulation feature. A local user could use this flaw to escalate their privileges or crash the system. (CVE-2016-10200, Important) * A flaw was found that can be triggered in keyring_search_iterator in keyring.c if type->match is NULL. A local user could use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2017-2647, Important) * It was found that the NFSv4 server in the Linux kernel did not properly validate layout type when processing NFSv4 pNFS LAYOUTGET and GETDEVICEINFO operands. A remote attacker could use this flaw to soft-lockup the system and thus cause denial of service. (CVE-2017-8797, Important) This update also fixes multiple Moderate and Low impact security issues : * CVE-2015-8839, CVE-2015-8970, CVE-2016-9576, CVE-2016-7042, CVE-2016-7097, CVE-2016-8645, CVE-2016-9576, CVE-2016-9588, CVE-2016-9806, CVE-2016-10088, CVE-2016-10147, CVE-2017-2596, CVE-2017-2671, CVE-2017-5970, CVE-2017-6001, CVE-2017-6951, CVE-2017-7187, CVE-2017-7616, CVE-2017-7889, CVE-2017-8890, CVE-2017-9074, CVE-2017-8890, CVE-2017-9075, CVE-2017-8890, CVE-2017-9076, CVE-2017-8890, CVE-2017-9077, CVE-2017-9242, CVE-2014-7970, CVE-2014-7975, CVE-2016-6213, CVE-2016-9604, CVE-2016-9685 Documentation for these issues is available from the Release Notes document linked from the References section. Red Hat would like to thank Igor Redko (Virtuozzo) and Andrey Ryabinin (Virtuozzo) for reporting CVE-2017-2647; Igor Redko (Virtuozzo) and Vasily Averin (Virtuozzo) for reporting CVE-2015-8970; Marco Grassi for reporting CVE-2016-8645; and Dmitry Vyukov (Google Inc.) for reporting CVE-2017-2596. The CVE-2016-7042 issue was discovered by Ondrej Kozina (Red Hat); the CVE-2016-7097 issue was discovered by Andreas Gruenbacher (Red Hat) and Jan Kara (SUSE); the CVE-2016-6213 and CVE-2016-9685 issues were discovered by Qian Cai (Red Hat); and the CVE-2016-9604 issue was discovered by David Howells (Red Hat). Additional Changes : For detailed information on other changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Release Notes linked from the References section.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-02-06
    plugin id 102143
    published 2017-08-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=102143
    title RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2017:1842) (Stack Clash)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2017-0494-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3 LTSS kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes. The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2015-8970: crypto/algif_skcipher.c in the Linux kernel did not verify that a setkey operation has been performed on an AF_ALG socket before an accept system call is processed, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a crafted application that did not supply a key, related to the lrw_crypt function in crypto/lrw.c (bnc#1008374). - CVE-2017-5551: Clear S_ISGID on tmpfs when setting posix ACLs (bsc#1021258). - CVE-2016-7097: The filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel preserves the setgid bit during a setxattr call, which allowed local users to gain group privileges by leveraging the existence of a setgid program with restrictions on execute permissions (bnc#995968). - CVE-2016-10088: The sg implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly restrict write operations in situations where the KERNEL_DS option is set, which allowed local users to read or write to arbitrary kernel memory locations or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging access to a /dev/sg device, related to block/bsg.c and drivers/scsi/sg.c. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-9576 (bnc#1017710). - CVE-2004-0230: TCP, when using a large Window Size, made it easier for remote attackers to guess sequence numbers and cause a denial of service (connection loss) to persistent TCP connections by repeatedly injecting a TCP RST packet, especially in protocols that use long-lived connections, such as BGP (bnc#969340). - CVE-2016-8632: The tipc_msg_build function in net/tipc/msg.c in the Linux kernel did not validate the relationship between the minimum fragment length and the maximum packet size, which allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability (bnc#1008831). - CVE-2016-8399: An elevation of privilege vulnerability in the kernel networking subsystem could have enabled a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of the kernel bnc#1014746). - CVE-2016-9793: The sock_setsockopt function in net/core/sock.c in the Linux kernel mishandled negative values of sk_sndbuf and sk_rcvbuf, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for a crafted setsockopt system call with the (1) SO_SNDBUFFORCE or (2) SO_RCVBUFFORCE option (bnc#1013531). - CVE-2012-6704: The sock_setsockopt function in net/core/sock.c in the Linux kernel mishandled negative values of sk_sndbuf and sk_rcvbuf, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for a crafted setsockopt system call with the (1) SO_SNDBUF or (2) SO_RCVBUF option (bnc#1013542). - CVE-2016-9756: arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize Code Segment (CS) in certain error cases, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application (bnc#1013038). - CVE-2016-3841: The IPv6 stack in the Linux kernel mishandled options data, which allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) via a crafted sendmsg system call (bnc#992566). - CVE-2016-9685: Multiple memory leaks in error paths in fs/xfs/xfs_attr_list.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via crafted XFS filesystem operations (bnc#1012832). - CVE-2015-1350: The VFS subsystem in the Linux kernel provided an incomplete set of requirements for setattr operations that underspecifies removing extended privilege attributes, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (capability stripping) via a failed invocation of a system call, as demonstrated by using chown to remove a capability from the ping or Wireshark dumpcap program (bnc#914939). - CVE-2015-8962: Double free vulnerability in the sg_common_write function in drivers/scsi/sg.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) by detaching a device during an SG_IO ioctl call (bnc#1010501). - CVE-2016-9555: The sctp_sf_ootb function in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in the Linux kernel lacked chunk-length checking for the first chunk, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds slab access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted SCTP data (bnc#1011685). - CVE-2016-7910: Use-after-free vulnerability in the disk_seqf_stop function in block/genhd.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges by leveraging the execution of a certain stop operation even if the corresponding start operation had failed (bnc#1010716). - CVE-2016-7911: Race condition in the get_task_ioprio function in block/ioprio.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via a crafted ioprio_get system call (bnc#1010711). - CVE-2015-8964: The tty_set_termios_ldisc function in drivers/tty/tty_ldisc.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by reading a tty data structure (bnc#1010507). - CVE-2016-7916: Race condition in the environ_read function in fs/proc/base.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by reading a /proc/*/environ file during a process-setup time interval in which environment-variable copying is incomplete (bnc#1010467). - CVE-2016-8646: The hash_accept function in crypto/algif_hash.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) by attempting to trigger use of in-kernel hash algorithms for a socket that has received zero bytes of data (bnc#1010150). - CVE-2016-8633: drivers/firewire/net.c in the Linux kernel in certain unusual hardware configurations allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted fragmented packets (bnc#1008833). - CVE-2016-7042: The proc_keys_show function in security/keys/proc.c in the Linux, when the GNU Compiler Collection (gcc) stack protector is enabled, used an incorrect buffer size for certain timeout data, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (stack memory corruption and panic) by reading the /proc/keys file (bnc#1004517). - CVE-2015-8956: The rfcomm_sock_bind function in net/bluetooth/rfcomm/sock.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via vectors involving a bind system call on a Bluetooth RFCOMM socket (bnc#1003925). - CVE-2016-7117: Use-after-free vulnerability in the __sys_recvmmsg function in net/socket.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving a recvmmsg system call that is mishandled during error processing (bnc#1003077). - CVE-2016-0823: The pagemap_open function in fs/proc/task_mmu.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive physical-address information by reading a pagemap file (bnc#994759). - CVE-2016-7425: The arcmsr_iop_message_xfer function in drivers/scsi/arcmsr/arcmsr_hba.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict a certain length field, which allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) via an ARCMSR_MESSAGE_WRITE_WQBUFFER control code (bnc#999932). - CVE-2016-6828: The tcp_check_send_head function in include/net/tcp.h in the Linux kernel did not properly maintain certain SACK state after a failed data copy, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue use-after-free and system crash) via a crafted SACK option (bnc#994296). 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 2018-11-30
    plugin id 97297
    published 2017-02-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=97297
    title SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:0494-1)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2017-1842.NASL
    description An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. 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) : * An use-after-free flaw was found in the Linux kernel which enables a race condition in the L2TPv3 IP Encapsulation feature. A local user could use this flaw to escalate their privileges or crash the system. (CVE-2016-10200, Important) * A flaw was found that can be triggered in keyring_search_iterator in keyring.c if type->match is NULL. A local user could use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2017-2647, Important) * It was found that the NFSv4 server in the Linux kernel did not properly validate layout type when processing NFSv4 pNFS LAYOUTGET and GETDEVICEINFO operands. A remote attacker could use this flaw to soft-lockup the system and thus cause denial of service. (CVE-2017-8797, Important) This update also fixes multiple Moderate and Low impact security issues : * CVE-2015-8839, CVE-2015-8970, CVE-2016-9576, CVE-2016-7042, CVE-2016-7097, CVE-2016-8645, CVE-2016-9576, CVE-2016-9588, CVE-2016-9806, CVE-2016-10088, CVE-2016-10147, CVE-2017-2596, CVE-2017-2671, CVE-2017-5970, CVE-2017-6001, CVE-2017-6951, CVE-2017-7187, CVE-2017-7616, CVE-2017-7889, CVE-2017-8890, CVE-2017-9074, CVE-2017-8890, CVE-2017-9075, CVE-2017-8890, CVE-2017-9076, CVE-2017-8890, CVE-2017-9077, CVE-2017-9242, CVE-2014-7970, CVE-2014-7975, CVE-2016-6213, CVE-2016-9604, CVE-2016-9685 Documentation for these issues is available from the Release Notes document linked from the References section. Red Hat would like to thank Igor Redko (Virtuozzo) and Andrey Ryabinin (Virtuozzo) for reporting CVE-2017-2647; Igor Redko (Virtuozzo) and Vasily Averin (Virtuozzo) for reporting CVE-2015-8970; Marco Grassi for reporting CVE-2016-8645; and Dmitry Vyukov (Google Inc.) for reporting CVE-2017-2596. The CVE-2016-7042 issue was discovered by Ondrej Kozina (Red Hat); the CVE-2016-7097 issue was discovered by Andreas Gruenbacher (Red Hat) and Jan Kara (SUSE); the CVE-2016-6213 and CVE-2016-9685 issues were discovered by Qian Cai (Red Hat); and the CVE-2016-9604 issue was discovered by David Howells (Red Hat). Additional Changes : For detailed information on other changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Release Notes linked from the References section.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-02-06
    plugin id 102734
    published 2017-08-25
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=102734
    title CentOS 7 : kernel (CESA-2017:1842) (Stack Clash)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-3128-1.NASL
    description Ondrej Kozina discovered that the keyring interface in the Linux kernel contained a buffer overflow when displaying timeout events via the /proc/keys interface. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 94733
    published 2016-11-11
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=94733
    title Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux vulnerability (USN-3128-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-3127-1.NASL
    description It was discovered that the compression handling code in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) subsystem in the Linux kernel did not properly check for an integer overflow. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-9904) Kirill A. Shutemov discovered that memory manager in the Linux kernel did not properly handle anonymous pages. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service or possibly gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2015-3288) Vitaly Kuznetsov discovered that the Linux kernel did not properly suppress hugetlbfs support in X86 paravirtualized guests. An attacker in the guest OS could cause a denial of service (guest system crash). (CVE-2016-3961) Ondrej Kozina discovered that the keyring interface in the Linux kernel contained a buffer overflow when displaying timeout events via the /proc/keys interface. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2016-7042). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 94731
    published 2016-11-11
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=94731
    title Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-3127-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-3161-3.NASL
    description Tilman Schmidt and Sasha Levin discovered a use-after-free condition in the TTY implementation in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2015-8964) It was discovered that the Video For Linux Two (v4l2) implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly handle multiple planes when processing a VIDIOC_DQBUF ioctl(). A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-4568) CAI Qian discovered that shared bind mounts in a mount namespace exponentially added entries without restriction to the Linux kernel's mount table. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2016-6213) Ondrej Kozina discovered that the keyring interface in the Linux kernel contained a buffer overflow when displaying timeout events via the /proc/keys interface. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2016-7042) Andreas Gruenbacher and Jan Kara discovered that the filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel did not clear the setgid bit during a setxattr call. A local attacker could use this to possibly elevate group privileges. (CVE-2016-7097) Marco Grassi discovered that the driver for Areca RAID Controllers in the Linux kernel did not properly validate control messages. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges. (CVE-2016-7425) It was discovered that the KVM implementation for x86/x86_64 in the Linux kernel could dereference a NULL pointer. An attacker in a guest virtual machine could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) in the KVM host. (CVE-2016-8630) Eyal Itkin discovered that the IP over IEEE 1394 (FireWire) implementation in the Linux kernel contained a buffer overflow when handling fragmented packets. A remote attacker could use this to possibly execute arbitrary code with administrative privileges. (CVE-2016-8633) Marco Grassi discovered that the TCP implementation in the Linux kernel mishandles socket buffer (skb) truncation. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2016-8645) Daxing Guo discovered a stack-based buffer overflow in the Broadcom IEEE802.11n FullMAC driver in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges. (CVE-2016-8658) It was discovered that an information leak existed in __get_user_asm_ex() in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information. (CVE-2016-9178) Andrey Konovalov discovered that the SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel improperly handled validation of incoming data. A remote attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2016-9555). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 95997
    published 2016-12-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=95997
    title Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux-raspi2 vulnerabilities (USN-3161-3)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2017-3508.NASL
    description Description of changes: kernel-uek [4.1.12-61.1.25.el7uek] - KEYS: Fix short sprintf buffer in /proc/keys show function (David Howells) [Orabug: 25306361] {CVE-2016-7042} - nvme: Limit command retries (Keith Busch) [Orabug: 25374751] - fs/proc/task_mmu.c: fix mm_access() mode parameter in pagemap_read() (Kenny Keslar) [Orabug: 25374977] - tcp: fix use after free in tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue() (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25374364] {CVE-2016-6828} - tunnels: Don't apply GRO to multiple layers of encapsulation. (Jesse Gross) [Orabug: 25036352] {CVE-2016-8666} - i40e: Don't notify client(s) for DCB changes on all VSIs (Neerav Parikh) [Orabug: 25046290] - packet: fix race condition in packet_set_ring (Philip Pettersson) [Orabug: 25231617] {CVE-2016-8655} - netlink: Fix dump skb leak/double free (Herbert Xu) [Orabug: 25231692] {CVE-2016-9806} - ALSA: pcm : Call kill_fasync() in stream lock (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 25231720] {CVE-2016-9794} - net: avoid signed overflows for SO_{SND|RCV}BUFFORCE (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25231751] {CVE-2016-9793}
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-05-23
    plugin id 96477
    published 2017-01-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=96477
    title Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3508)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-3129-1.NASL
    description Ondrej Kozina discovered that the keyring interface in the Linux kernel contained a buffer overflow when displaying timeout events via the /proc/keys interface. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 94736
    published 2016-11-11
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=94736
    title Ubuntu 16.10 : linux vulnerability (USN-3129-1)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DLA-670.NASL
    description Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux kernel that may lead to a privilege escalation, denial of service or information leaks. CVE-2015-8956 It was discovered that missing input sanitising in RFCOMM Bluetooth socket handling may result in denial of service or information leak. CVE-2016-5195 It was discovered that a race condition in the memory management code can be used for local privilege escalation. This does not affect kernels built with PREEMPT_RT enabled. CVE-2016-7042 Ondrej Kozina discovered that incorrect buffer allocation in the proc_keys_show() function may result in local denial of service. CVE-2016-7425 Marco Grassi discovered a buffer overflow in the arcmsr SCSI driver which may result in local denial of service, or potentially, arbitrary code execution. For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 3.2.82-1. This version also includes bug fixes from upstream version 3.2.82 and updates the PREEMPT_RT featureset to version 3.2.82-rt119. For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 3.16.36-1+deb8u2. We recommend that you upgrade your linux packages. NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA 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 2018-07-09
    plugin id 94144
    published 2016-10-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=94144
    title Debian DLA-670-1 : linux security update (Dirty COW)
  • 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 SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2016-1426.NASL
    description The openSUSE Leap 42.2 kernel was updated to 4.4.36 to receive various security and bugfixes. The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2015-1350: The VFS subsystem in the Linux kernel 3.x provides an incomplete set of requirements for setattr operations that underspecifies removing extended privilege attributes, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (capability stripping) via a failed invocation of a system call, as demonstrated by using chown to remove a capability from the ping or Wireshark dumpcap program (bnc#914939). - CVE-2015-8964: The tty_set_termios_ldisc function in drivers/tty/tty_ldisc.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by reading a tty data structure (bnc#1010507). - CVE-2016-7042: The proc_keys_show function in security/keys/proc.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.2, when the GNU Compiler Collection (gcc) stack protector is enabled, uses an incorrect buffer size for certain timeout data, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (stack memory corruption and panic) by reading the /proc/keys file (bnc#1004517). - CVE-2016-7913: The xc2028_set_config function in drivers/media/tuners/tuner-xc2028.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via vectors involving omission of the firmware name from a certain data structure (bnc#1010478). - CVE-2016-7917: The nfnetlink_rcv_batch function in net/netfilter/nfnetlink.c in the Linux kernel did not check whether a batch message's length field is large enough, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (infinite loop or out-of-bounds read) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability (bnc#1010444). - CVE-2016-8632: The tipc_msg_build function in net/tipc/msg.c in the Linux kernel did not validate the relationship between the minimum fragment length and the maximum packet size, which allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability (bnc#1008831). - CVE-2016-8655: A race condition in the af_packet packet_set_ring function could be used by local attackers to crash the kernel or gain privileges (bsc#1012754). - CVE-2016-8666: The IP stack in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering use of the GRO path for packets with tunnel stacking, as demonstrated by interleaved IPv4 headers and GRE headers, a related issue to CVE-2016-7039 (bnc#1001486). - CVE-2016-9083: drivers/vfio/pci/vfio_pci.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to bypass integer overflow checks, and cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or have unspecified other impact, by leveraging access to a vfio PCI device file for a VFIO_DEVICE_SET_IRQS ioctl call, aka a 'state machine confusion bug (bnc#1007197). - CVE-2016-9084: drivers/vfio/pci/vfio_pci_intrs.c in the Linux kernel misuses the kzalloc function, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (integer overflow) or have unspecified other impact by leveraging access to a vfio PCI device file (bnc#1007197). - CVE-2016-9555: The sctp_sf_ootb function in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in the Linux kernel lacks chunk-length checking for the first chunk, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds slab access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted SCTP data (bnc#1011685). - CVE-2016-9794: A use-after-free in alsa pcm could lead to crashes or allowed local users to potentially gain privileges (bsc#1013533). The following non-security bugs were fixed : - acpi / pad: do not register acpi_pad driver if running as Xen dom0 (bnc#995278). - Add power key support for PMIcs which are already included in the configs (boo#1012477). Arm64 already has these so no need to patch it. - alsa: hda - Bind with i915 only when Intel graphics is present (bsc#1012767). - alsa: hda - Clear the leftover component assignment at snd_hdac_i915_exit() (bsc#1012767). - alsa: hda - Degrade i915 binding failure message (bsc#1012767). - alsa: hda - Fix yet another i915 pointer leftover in error path (bsc#1012767). - alsa: hda - Gate the mic jack on HP Z1 Gen3 AiO (bsc#1004365). - arm64/efi: Enable runtime call flag checking (bsc#1005745). - arm64/efi: Move to generic {__,}efi_call_virt() (bsc#1005745). - arm64: Refuse to install 4k kernel on 64k system - arm64: Update config files. Disable CONFIG_IPMI_SI_PROBE_DEFAULTS (bsc#1006576) - arm: bcm2835: add CPU node for ARM core (boo#1012094). - arm: bcm2835: Split the DT for peripherals from the DT for the CPU (boo#1012094). - asoc: cht_bsw_rt5645: Enable jack detection (bsc#1010690). - asoc: cht_bsw_rt5645: Fix writing to string literal (bsc#1010690). - asoc: cht_bsw_rt5672: Use HID translation unit (bsc#1010690). - asoc: intel: add function stub when ACPI is not enabled (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: add fw name to common dsp context (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Add missing 10EC5672 ACPI ID matching for Cherry Trail (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Add module tags for common match module (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: add NULL test (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Add quirks for MinnowBoard MAX (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Add surface3 entry in CHT-RT5645 machine (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Atom: add 24-bit support for media playback and capture (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Atom: add deep buffer definitions for atom platforms (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Atom: add definitions for modem/SSP0 interface (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Atom: Add quirk for Surface 3 (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Atom: add support for CHT w/ RT5640 (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Atom: Add support for HP ElitePad 1000 G2 (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Atom: add support for RT5642 (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Atom: add terminate entry for dmi_system_id tables (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Atom: auto-detection of Baytrail-CR (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Atom: clean-up compressed DAI definition (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: atom: enable configuration of SSP0 (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: atom: fix 0-day warnings (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Atom: fix boot warning (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Atom: Fix message handling during drop stream (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: atom: fix missing breaks that would cause the wrong operation to execute (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Atom: fix regression on compress DAI (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Atom: flip logic for gain Switch (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: atom: Make some messages to debug level (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Atom: move atom driver to common acpi match (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: atom: statify cht_quirk (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: boards: add DEEP_BUFFER support for BYT/CHT/BSW (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: boards: align pin names between byt-rt5640 drivers (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: boards: merge DMI-based quirks in bytcr-rt5640 driver (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: boards: start merging byt-rt5640 drivers (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: bytcr_rt56040: additional routing quirks (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: bytcr-rt5640: add Asus T100TAF quirks (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: bytcr_rt5640: add IN3 map (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: bytcr_rt5640: add MCLK support (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: bytcr_rt5640: Add quirk for Teclast X98 Air 3G tablet (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: bytcr_rt5640: add SSP2_AIF2 routing (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: bytcr_rt5640: change quirk position (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: bytcr_rt5640: default routing and quirks on Baytrail-CR (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: bytcr-rt5640: enable ASRC (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: bytcr_rt5640: enable differential mic quirk (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: bytcr_rt5640: fix dai/clock setup for SSP0 routing (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: bytcr_rt5640: fixup DAI codec_name with HID (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: bytcr_rt5640: log quirks (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: bytcr_rt5640: quirk for Acer Aspire SWS-012 (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: bytcr_rt5640: quirk for mono speaker (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: bytcr_rt5640: set SSP to I2S mode 2ch (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: bytcr_rt5640: use HID translation util (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: cht: fix uninit variable warning (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: common: add translation from HID to codec-name (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: common: filter ACPI devices with _STA return value (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: common: increase the loglevel of 'FW Poll Status' (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Create independent acpi match module (bsc#1010690). - asoc: intel: Fix sst-dsp dependency on dw stuff (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Keep building old baytrail machine drivers (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Load the atom DPCM driver only (bsc#1010690). - asoc: intel: make function stub static (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Move apci find machine routines (bsc#1010690). - asoc: intel: Replace kthread with work (bsc#1010690). - asoc: Intel: Skylake: Always acquire runtime pm ref on unload (bsc#1005917). - asoc: Intel: sst: fix sst_memcpy32 wrong with non-4x bytes issue (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5640: add ASRC support (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5640: add internal clock source support (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5640: add master clock handling for rt5640 (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5640: add supplys for dac power (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5640: remove unused variable (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5640: Set PLL src according to source (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5645: add DAC1 soft volume func control (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5645: Add dmi_system_id 'Google Setzer' (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5645: extend delay time for headphone pop noise (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5645: fix reg-2f default value (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5645: improve headphone pop when system resumes from S3 (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5645: improve IRQ reaction time for HS button (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5645: merge DMI tables of google projects (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5645: patch reg-0x8a (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5645: polling jd status in all conditions (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5645: Separate regmap for rt5645 and rt5650 (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5645: set RT5645_PRIV_INDEX as volatile (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5645: use polling to support HS button (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5645: Use the mod_delayed_work instead of the queue_delayed_work and cancel_delayed_work_sync (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5670: Add missing 10EC5072 ACPI ID (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5670: Enable Braswell platform workaround for Dell Wyse 3040 (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5670: fix HP Playback Volume control (bsc#1010690). - asoc: rt5670: patch reg-0x8a (bsc#1010690). - blacklist.conf: Remove intel_pstate potential patch that SLE 12 SP2 The code layout upstream that motivated this patch is completely different to what is in SLE 12 SP2 as schedutil was not backported. - bna: Add synchronization for tx ring (bsc#993739). - btrfs: allocate root item at snapshot ioctl time (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: better packing of btrfs_delayed_extent_op (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: Check metadata redundancy on balance (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: clean up an error code in btrfs_init_space_info() (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: cleanup, stop casting for extent_map->lookup everywhere (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: cleanup, use enum values for btrfs_path reada (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: deal with duplicates during extent_map insertion in btrfs_get_extent (bsc#1001171). - btrfs: deal with existing encompassing extent map in btrfs_get_extent() (bsc#1001171). - btrfs: do an allocation earlier during snapshot creation (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: do not create or leak aliased root while cleaning up orphans (bsc#994881). - btrfs: do not leave dangling dentry if symlink creation failed (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: do not use slab cache for struct btrfs_delalloc_work (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: drop duplicate prefix from scrub workqueues (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: drop unused parameter from lock_extent_bits (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: Enhance chunk validation check (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: Enhance super validation check (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: Ensure proper sector alignment for btrfs_free_reserved_data_space (bsc#1005666). - btrfs: Expoert and move leaf/subtree qgroup helpers to qgroup.c (bsc983087, bsc986255). - btrfs: fix incremental send failure caused by balance (bsc#985850). - btrfs: fix locking bugs when defragging leaves (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: fix memory leaks after transaction is aborted (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: fix output of compression message in btrfs_parse_options() (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: fix race between free space endio workers and space cache writeout (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: fix races on root_log_ctx lists (bsc#1007653). - btrfs: fix race when finishing dev replace leading to transaction abort (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: fix relocation incorrectly dropping data references (bsc#990384). - btrfs: fix typo in log message when starting a balance (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: fix unprotected list operations at btrfs_write_dirty_block_groups (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: handle quota reserve failure properly (bsc#1005666). - btrfs: make btrfs_close_one_device static (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: make clear_extent_bit helpers static inline (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: make clear_extent_buffer_uptodate return void (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: make end_extent_writepage return void (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: make extent_clear_unlock_delalloc return void (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: make extent_range_clear_dirty_for_io return void (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: make extent_range_redirty_for_io return void (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: make lock_extent static inline (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: make set_extent_bit helpers static inline (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: make set_extent_buffer_uptodate return void (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: make set_range_writeback return void (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: preallocate path for snapshot creation at ioctl time (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: put delayed item hook into inode (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: qgroup: Add comments explaining how btrfs qgroup works (bsc983087, bsc986255). - btrfs: qgroup: Fix qgroup data leaking by using subtree tracing (bsc983087, bsc986255). - btrfs: qgroup: Rename functions to make it follow reserve, trace, account steps (bsc983087, bsc986255). - btrfs: remove a trivial helper btrfs_set_buffer_uptodate (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: remove root_log_ctx from ctx list before btrfs_sync_log returns (bsc#1007653). - btrfs: remove unused inode argument from uncompress_inline() (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: remove wait from struct btrfs_delalloc_work (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: send, do not bug on inconsistent snapshots (bsc#985850). - btrfs: sink parameter wait to btrfs_alloc_delalloc_work (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: Support convert to -d dup for btrfs-convert (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: Update patches.suse/btrfs-8401-fix-qgroup-accounting-when-creat ing-snap.patch (bsc#972993). - btrfs: use GFP_KERNEL for allocations in ioctl handlers (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: use GFP_KERNEL for allocations of workqueues (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: use GFP_KERNEL for xattr and acl allocations (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: use smaller type for btrfs_path locks (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: use smaller type for btrfs_path lowest_level (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: use smaller type for btrfs_path reada (bsc#1012452). - btrfs: verbose error when we find an unexpected item in sys_array (bsc#1012452). - config: i2c: Enable CONFIG_I2C_DESIGNWARE_PLATFORM and *_BAYTRAIL (bsc#1010690) Realtek codecs on CHT platform require this i2c bus driver. - config: select new CONFIG_SND_SOC_INTEL_SST_* helpers - config: Update config files. (boo#1012094) - config: Update config files (bsc#1009454) Do not set CONFIG_EFI_SECURE_BOOT_SECURELEVEL in x86_64/default and x86_64/debug. We do not need to set CONFIG_EFI_SECURE_BOOT_SECURELEVEL in openSUSE kernel because openSUSE does not enable kernel module signature check (bsc#843661). Without kernel module signature check, the root account is allowed to load arbitrary kernel module to kernel space. Then lock functions by securelevel is pointless. - cxgbi: fix uninitialized flowi6 (bsc#963904 FATE#320115). - Delete patches.fixes/Add-a-missed-complete-in-iscsit_close_conn ection.patch. remove patch Add-a-missed-complete-in-iscsit_close_connection.patch add bsc#997807 bsc#992555 in patch-4.4.27-28 references - dell-laptop: Fixate rfkill work on CPU#0 (bsc#1004052). - dell-wmi: Check if Dell WMI descriptor structure is valid (bsc#1004052). - dell-wmi: Clean up hotkey table size check (bsc#1004052). - dell-wmi: Ignore WMI event code 0xe045 (bsc#1004052). - dell-wmi: Improve unknown hotkey handling (bsc#1004052). - dell-wmi: Process only one event on devices with interface version 0 (bsc#1004052). - dell-wmi: Stop storing pointers to DMI tables (bsc#1004052). - dell-wmi: Support new hotkeys on the XPS 13 9350 (Skylake) (bsc#1004052). - dell_wmi: Use a C99-style array for bios_to_linux_keycode (bsc#1004052). - drm/i915: Add missing ring_mask to Pineview (bsc#1005917). - drm/i915: Calculate watermark related members in the crtc_state, v4 (bsc#1011176). - drm/i915/ivb: Move WaCxSRDisabledForSpriteScaling w/a to atomic check (bsc#1011176). - drm/i915: Move disable_cxsr to the crtc_state (bsc#1011176). - drm/mgag200: fix error return code in mgag200fb_create() (bsc#1005917). - drm/radeon: Also call cursor_move_locked when the cursor size changes (bsc#1000433). - drm/radeon: Always store CRTC relative radeon_crtc->cursor_x/y values (bsc#1000433). - drm/radeon: Ensure vblank interrupt is enabled on DPMS transition to on (bsc#998054) - drm/radeon: Hide the HW cursor while it's out of bounds (bsc#1000433). - drm/radeon: Switch to drm_vblank_on/off (bsc#998054). - Drop kernel-obs-qa-xen unconditionally (bsc#1010040) The IBS cannot build it, even if there is a xen-capable kernel-obs-build. - edac/mce_amd: Add missing SMCA error descriptions (fate#320474, bsc#1013700). - edac/mce_amd: Use SMCA prefix for error descriptions arrays (fate#320474, bsc#1013700). - efi/runtime-wrappers: Add {__,}efi_call_virt() templates (bsc#1005745). - efi/runtime-wrappers: Detect firmware IRQ flag corruption (bsc#1005745). - efi/runtime-wrappers: Remove redundant #ifdefs (bsc#1005745). - ext4: fix data exposure after a crash (bsc#1012829). - fs, block: force direct-I/O for dax-enabled block devices (bsc#1012992). - fs/cifs: cifs_get_root shouldn't use path with tree name (bsc#963655, bsc#979681). - fs/cifs: Compare prepaths when comparing superblocks (bsc#799133). - fs/cifs: Fix memory leaks in cifs_do_mount() (bsc#799133). - fs/cifs: Move check for prefix path to within cifs_get_root() (bsc#799133). - fuse: Fixup buggy conflict resolution in patches.fixes/fuse-Propagate-dentry-down-to-inode_change _ok.patch. - genirq: Add untracked irq handler (bsc#1006827). - genirq: Use a common macro to go through the actions list (bsc#1006827). - gre: Disable segmentation offloads w/ CSUM and we are encapsulated via FOU (bsc#1001486). - gro: Allow tunnel stacking in the case of FOU/GUE (bsc#1001486). - hpsa: fallback to use legacy REPORT PHYS command (bsc#1006175). - hpsa: use bus '3' for legacy HBA devices (bsc#1010665). - hpsa: use correct DID_NO_CONNECT hostbyte (bsc#1010665). - hv: do not lose pending heartbeat vmbus packets (bnc#1006918). - i2c: designware-baytrail: Work around Cherry Trail semaphore errors (bsc#1011913). - i2c: xgene: Avoid dma_buffer overrun (bsc#1006576). - i40e: fix an uninitialized variable bug (bsc#969476 FATE#319648). - i40e: fix broken i40e_config_rss_aq function (bsc#969476 FATE#319648 bsc#969477 FATE#319816). - i40e: Remove redundant memset (bsc#969476 FATE#319648 bsc#969477 FATE#319816). - i810: Enable Intel i810 audio driver used in OpenQA VMs. - Import kabi files for x86_64/default from 4.4.27-2.1 - iommu/arm-smmu: Add support for 16 bit VMID (fate#319978). - iommu/arm-smmu: Workaround for ThunderX erratum #27704 (fate#319978). - ipmi_si: create hardware-independent softdep for ipmi_devintf (bsc#1009062). - kABI: protect struct mmc_packed (kabi). - kABI: protect struct mmc_packed (kabi). - kABI: reintroduce sk_filter (kabi). - kABI: reintroduce strtobool (kabi). - kABI: reintroduce strtobool (kabi). - kABI: restore ip_cmsg_recv_offset parameters (kabi). - kabi/severities: Ignore kABI for asoc Intel SST drivers (bsc#1010690) These drivers are self-contained, not for 3rd party drivers. - kernel-module-subpackage: Properly quote flavor in expressions That fixes a parse error if the flavor starts with a digit or contains other non-alphabetic characters. - kgr: ignore zombie tasks during the patching (bnc#1008979). - md/raid1: fix: IO can block resync indefinitely (bsc#1001310). - mm: do not use radix tree writeback tags for pages in swap cache (bnc#971975 VM performance -- swap). - mm/filemap: generic_file_read_iter(): check for zero reads unconditionally (bnc#1007955). - mm/mprotect.c: do not touch single threaded PTEs which are on the right node (bnc#971975 VM performance -- numa balancing). - net/mlx5: Add ConnectX-5 PCIe 4.0 to list of supported devices (bsc#1006809). - net: sctp, forbid negative length (bnc#1005921). - netvsc: fix incorrect receive checksum offloading (bnc#1006915). - overlayfs: allow writing on read-only btrfs subvolumes (bsc#1010158) - pci/ACPI: Allow all PCIe services on non-ACPI host bridges (bsc#1006827). - pci: Allow additional bus numbers for hotplug bridges (bsc#1006827). - pci: correctly cast mem_base in pci_read_bridge_mmio_pref() (bsc#1001888). - pci: pciehp: Allow exclusive userspace control of indicators (bsc#1006827). - pci: Remove return values from pcie_port_platform_notify() and relatives (bsc#1006827). - perf/x86: Add perf support for AMD family-17h processors (fate#320473). - powerpc/pseries: Use H_CLEAR_HPT to clear MMU hash table during kexec (bsc#1003813). - proc: much faster /proc/vmstat (bnc#971975 VM performance -- vmstat). - qede: Correctly map aggregation replacement pages (bsc#966318 FATE#320158 bsc#966316 FATE#320159). - qed: FLR of active VFs might lead to FW assert (bsc#966318 FATE#320158 bsc#966316 FATE#320159). - Reformat spec files according to the format_spec_file osc helper - Replace patches.kabi/kabi-hide-new-member-recursion_counter-in-s truct-sk_.patch by patches.kabi/kabi-hide-bsc-1001486-changes-in-struct-nap i_gro_cb.patch - Revert 'ACPI / LPSS: allow to use specific PM domain during ->probe()' (bsc#1005917). - Revert 'fix minor infoleak in get_user_ex()' (p.k.o). - REVERT fs/cifs: fix wrongly prefixed path to root (bsc#963655, bsc#979681) - Revert 'x86/mm: Expand the exception table logic to allow new handling options' (p.k.o). - rpm/config.sh: Build against SP2 in the OBS as well - rpm/constraints.in: increase disk for kernel-syzkaller The kernel-syzkaller build now consumes around 30G. This causes headache in factory where the package rebuilds over and over. Require 35G disk size to successfully build the flavor. - rpm/kernel-binary.spec.in: Build the -base package unconditionally (bsc#1000118) - rpm/kernel-binary.spec.in: Do not create KMPs with CONFIG_MODULES=n - rpm/kernel-binary.spec.in: Only build -base and -extra with CONFIG_MODULES (bsc#1000118) - rpm/kernel-binary.spec.in: Simplify debug info switch Any CONFIG_DEBUG_INFO sub-options are answered in the configs nowadays. - rpm/kernel-spec-macros: Ignore too high rebuild counter (bsc#1012060) - rpm/mkspec: Read a default release string from rpm/config.sh (bsc997059) - rpm/package-descriptions: Add 64kb kernel flavor description - rpm/package-descriptions: add kernel-syzkaller - rpm/package-descriptions: pv has been merged into -default (fate#315712) - rpm/package-descriptions: the flavor is 64kb, not 64k - sched/core: Optimize __schedule() (bnc#978907 Scheduler performance -- context switch). - sched/fair: Optimize find_idlest_cpu() when there is no choice (bnc#978907 Scheduler performance -- idle search). - supported.conf: Add overlay.ko to -base (fate#321903) Also, delete the stale entry for the old overlayfs. - supported.conf: Mark vmx-crypto as supported (fate#319564) - tg3: Avoid NULL pointer dereference in tg3_io_error_detected() (bsc#963609 FATE#320143). - usbhid: add ATEN CS962 to list of quirky devices (bsc#1007615). - Whitelist KVM KABI changes resulting from adding a hcall. caused by 5246adec59458b5d325b8e1462ea9ef3ead7f6ae powerpc/pseries: Use H_CLEAR_HPT to clear MMU hash table during kexec No problem is expected as result of changing KVM KABI so whitelisting for now. If we get some additional input from IBM we can back out the patch. - writeback: initialize inode members that track writeback history (bsc#1012829). - x86/apic: Order irq_enter/exit() calls correctly vs. ack_APIC_irq() (bsc#1013479). - x86/efi: Enable runtime call flag checking (bsc#1005745). - x86/efi: Move to generic {__,}efi_call_virt() (bsc#1005745). - x86/mce/AMD, EDAC/mce_amd: Define and use tables for known SMCA IP types (fate#320474, bsc#1013700). Exclude removed symbols from kABI check. They're AMD Zen relevant only and completely useless to other modules - only edac_mce_amd.ko. - x86/mce/AMD: Increase size of the bank_map type (fate#320474, bsc#1013700). - x86/mce/AMD: Read MSRs on the CPU allocating the threshold blocks (fate#320474, bsc#1013700). - x86/mce/AMD: Update sysfs bank names for SMCA systems (fate#320474, bsc#1013700). - x86/mce/AMD: Use msr_ops.misc() in allocate_threshold_blocks() (fate#320474, bsc#1013700). - x86/PCI: VMD: Attach VMD resources to parent domain's resource tree (bsc#1006827). - x86/PCI: VMD: Document code for maintainability (bsc#1006827). - x86/PCI: VMD: Fix infinite loop executing irq's (bsc#1006827). - x86/PCI: VMD: Initialize list item in IRQ disable (bsc#1006827). - x86/PCI: VMD: Request userspace control of PCIe hotplug indicators (bsc#1006827). - x86/PCI: VMD: Select device dma ops to override (bsc#1006827). - x86/PCI: VMD: Separate MSI and MSI-X vector sharing (bsc#1006827). - x86/PCI: VMD: Set bus resource start to 0 (bsc#1006827). - x86/PCI: VMD: Use lock save/restore in interrupt enable path (bsc#1006827). - x86/PCI/VMD: Use untracked irq handler (bsc#1006827). - x86/PCI: VMD: Use x86_vector_domain as parent domain (bsc#1006827). - xen/gntdev: Use VM_MIXEDMAP instead of VM_IO to avoid NUMA balancing (bnc#1005169). - zram: Fix unbalanced idr management at hot removal (bsc#1010970).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-05-23
    plugin id 95701
    published 2016-12-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=95701
    title openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-1426)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-3696.NASL
    description Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux kernel that may lead to a privilege escalation, denial of service or information leaks. - CVE-2015-8956 It was discovered that missing input sanitising in RFCOMM Bluetooth socket handling may result in denial of service or information leak. - CVE-2016-5195 It was discovered that a race condition in the memory management code can be used for local privilege escalation. - CVE-2016-7042 Ondrej Kozina discovered that incorrect buffer allocation in the proc_keys_show() function may result in local denial of service. - CVE-2016-7425 Marco Grassi discovered a buffer overflow in the arcmsr SCSI driver which may result in local denial of service, or potentially, arbitrary code execution. Additionally this update fixes a regression introduced in DSA-3616-1 causing iptables performance issues (cf. Debian Bug #831014).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 94146
    published 2016-10-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=94146
    title Debian DSA-3696-1 : linux - security update (Dirty COW)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-3126-1.NASL
    description Ondrej Kozina discovered that the keyring interface in the Linux kernel contained a buffer overflow when displaying timeout events via the /proc/keys interface. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2016-7042) Dmitry Vyukov discovered a use-after-free vulnerability during error processing in the recvmmsg(2) implementation in the Linux kernel. A remote attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-7117). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 94730
    published 2016-11-11
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=94730
    title Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-3126-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2016-1428.NASL
    description The openSUSE Leap 42.1 kernel was updated to 4.1.36 to receive various security and bugfixes. The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2016-8655: A race condition in the af_packet packet_set_ring function could be used by local attackers to crash the kernel or gain privileges (bsc#1012754). - CVE-2016-9794: A use-after-free in ALSA pcm could lead to crashes or allowed local users to potentially gain privileges (bsc#1013533). - CVE-2015-8962: Double free vulnerability in the sg_common_write function in drivers/scsi/sg.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) by detaching a device during an SG_IO ioctl call (bnc#1010501). - CVE-2016-9178: The __get_user_asm_ex macro in arch/x86/include/asm/uaccess.h in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain integer variable, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by triggering failure of a get_user_ex call (bnc#1008650). - CVE-2016-7913: The xc2028_set_config function in drivers/media/tuners/tuner-xc2028.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via vectors involving omission of the firmware name from a certain data structure (bnc#1010478). - CVE-2016-9555: The sctp_sf_ootb function in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in the Linux kernel lacks chunk-length checking for the first chunk, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds slab access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted SCTP data (bnc#1011685). - CVE-2015-8963: Race condition in kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging incorrect handling of an swevent data structure during a CPU unplug operation (bnc#1010502). - CVE-2015-8964: The tty_set_termios_ldisc function in drivers/tty/tty_ldisc.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by reading a tty data structure (bnc#1010507). - CVE-2016-8646: The hash_accept function in crypto/algif_hash.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) by attempting to trigger use of in-kernel hash algorithms for a socket that has received zero bytes of data (bnc#1010150). - CVE-2016-8633: drivers/firewire/net.c in the Linux kernel in certain unusual hardware configurations, allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted fragmented packets (bnc#1008833). - CVE-2016-8630: The x86_decode_insn function in arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in the Linux kernel, when KVM is enabled, allowed local users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) via a certain use of a ModR/M byte in an undefined instruction (bnc#1009222). - CVE-2016-9083: drivers/vfio/pci/vfio_pci.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to bypass integer overflow checks, and cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or have unspecified other impact, by leveraging access to a vfio PCI device file for a VFIO_DEVICE_SET_IRQS ioctl call, aka a 'state machine confusion bug (bnc#1007197). - CVE-2016-9084: drivers/vfio/pci/vfio_pci_intrs.c in the Linux kernel misuses the kzalloc function, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (integer overflow) or have unspecified other impact by leveraging access to a vfio PCI device file (bnc#1007197). - CVE-2016-7042: The proc_keys_show function in security/keys/proc.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.2, when the GNU Compiler Collection (gcc) stack protector is enabled, uses an incorrect buffer size for certain timeout data, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (stack memory corruption and panic) by reading the /proc/keys file (bnc#1004517). - CVE-2016-7097: The filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel preserves the setgid bit during a setxattr call, which allowed local users to gain group privileges by leveraging the existence of a setgid program with restrictions on execute permissions (bnc#995968). - CVE-2015-8956: The rfcomm_sock_bind function in net/bluetooth/rfcomm/sock.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via vectors involving a bind system call on a Bluetooth RFCOMM socket (bnc#1003925). The following non-security bugs were fixed : - ata: ahci_xgene: dereferencing uninitialized pointer in probe (bsc#1006580). - blacklist.conf: add some commits (bsc#1006580) - bna: Add synchronization for tx ring (bsc#993739). - bonding: set carrier off for devices created through netlink (bsc#999577). - btrfs: deal with duplicates during extent_map insertion in btrfs_get_extent (bsc#1001171). - btrfs: deal with existing encompassing extent map in btrfs_get_extent() (bsc#1001171). - btrfs: fix extent tree corruption due to relocation (bsc#990384). - btrfs: fix races on root_log_ctx lists (bsc#1007653). - ext4: fix data exposure after a crash (bsc#1012876). - ext4: fix reference counting bug on block allocation error (bsc#1012876). - gre: Disable segmentation offloads w/ CSUM and we are encapsulated via FOU (bsc#1001486). - gro: Allow tunnel stacking in the case of FOU/GUE (bsc#1001486). - ipv6: send NEWLINK on RA managed/otherconf changes (bsc#934067). - ipv6: send only one NEWLINK when RA causes changes (bsc#934067). - isofs: Do not return EACCES for unknown filesystems (bsc#1012876). - jbd2: fix checkpoint list cleanup (bsc#1012876). - jbd2: Fix unreclaimed pages after truncate in data=journal mode (bsc#1010909). - locking/static_key: Fix concurrent static_key_slow_inc() (bsc#1006580). - mmc: Fix kabi breakage of mmc-block in 4.1.36 (stable-4.1.36). - posix_acl: Added fix for f2fs. - Revert 'kbuild: add -fno-PIE' (stable-4.1.36). - Revert 'x86/mm: Expand the exception table logic to allow new handling options' (stable-4.1.36). - tunnels: Remove encapsulation offloads on decap (bsc#1001486). - usbhid: add ATEN CS962 to list of quirky devices (bsc#1007615). - vmxnet3: Wake queue from reset work (bsc#999907).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-05-23
    plugin id 95702
    published 2016-12-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=95702
    title openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-1428)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2017-1842.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2017:1842 : An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. 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) : * An use-after-free flaw was found in the Linux kernel which enables a race condition in the L2TPv3 IP Encapsulation feature. A local user could use this flaw to escalate their privileges or crash the system. (CVE-2016-10200, Important) * A flaw was found that can be triggered in keyring_search_iterator in keyring.c if type->match is NULL. A local user could use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2017-2647, Important) * It was found that the NFSv4 server in the Linux kernel did not properly validate layout type when processing NFSv4 pNFS LAYOUTGET and GETDEVICEINFO operands. A remote attacker could use this flaw to soft-lockup the system and thus cause denial of service. (CVE-2017-8797, Important) This update also fixes multiple Moderate and Low impact security issues : * CVE-2015-8839, CVE-2015-8970, CVE-2016-9576, CVE-2016-7042, CVE-2016-7097, CVE-2016-8645, CVE-2016-9576, CVE-2016-9588, CVE-2016-9806, CVE-2016-10088, CVE-2016-10147, CVE-2017-2596, CVE-2017-2671, CVE-2017-5970, CVE-2017-6001, CVE-2017-6951, CVE-2017-7187, CVE-2017-7616, CVE-2017-7889, CVE-2017-8890, CVE-2017-9074, CVE-2017-8890, CVE-2017-9075, CVE-2017-8890, CVE-2017-9076, CVE-2017-8890, CVE-2017-9077, CVE-2017-9242, CVE-2014-7970, CVE-2014-7975, CVE-2016-6213, CVE-2016-9604, CVE-2016-9685 Documentation for these issues is available from the Release Notes document linked from the References section. Red Hat would like to thank Igor Redko (Virtuozzo) and Andrey Ryabinin (Virtuozzo) for reporting CVE-2017-2647; Igor Redko (Virtuozzo) and Vasily Averin (Virtuozzo) for reporting CVE-2015-8970; Marco Grassi for reporting CVE-2016-8645; and Dmitry Vyukov (Google Inc.) for reporting CVE-2017-2596. The CVE-2016-7042 issue was discovered by Ondrej Kozina (Red Hat); the CVE-2016-7097 issue was discovered by Andreas Gruenbacher (Red Hat) and Jan Kara (SUSE); the CVE-2016-6213 and CVE-2016-9685 issues were discovered by Qian Cai (Red Hat); and the CVE-2016-9604 issue was discovered by David Howells (Red Hat). Additional Changes : For detailed information on other changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Release Notes linked from the References section.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-02-06
    plugin id 102281
    published 2017-08-09
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=102281
    title Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2017-1842) (Stack Clash)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-2976-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP4 kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes. For the PowerPC64 a new 'bigmem' flavor has been added to support big Power machines. (FATE#319026) The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2016-7042: The proc_keys_show function in security/keys/proc.c in the Linux kernel, when the GNU Compiler Collection (gcc) stack protector is enabled, uses an incorrect buffer size for certain timeout data, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (stack memory corruption and panic) by reading the /proc/keys file (bnc#1004517). - CVE-2016-7097: The filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel preserves the setgid bit during a setxattr call, which allowed local users to gain group privileges by leveraging the existence of a setgid program with restrictions on execute permissions (bnc#995968). - CVE-2015-8956: The rfcomm_sock_bind function in net/bluetooth/rfcomm/sock.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via vectors involving a bind system call on a Bluetooth RFCOMM socket (bnc#1003925). - CVE-2016-7117: Use-after-free vulnerability in the __sys_recvmmsg function in net/socket.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving a recvmmsg system call that is mishandled during error processing (bnc#1003077). - CVE-2016-0823: The pagemap_open function in fs/proc/task_mmu.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive physical-address information by reading a pagemap file, aka Android internal bug 25739721 (bnc#994759). - CVE-2016-7425: The arcmsr_iop_message_xfer function in drivers/scsi/arcmsr/arcmsr_hba.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict a certain length field, which allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) via an ARCMSR_MESSAGE_WRITE_WQBUFFER control code (bnc#999932). - CVE-2016-3841: The IPv6 stack in the Linux kernel mishandled options data, which allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) via a crafted sendmsg system call (bnc#992566). - CVE-2016-6828: The tcp_check_send_head function in include/net/tcp.h in the Linux kernel did not properly maintain certain SACK state after a failed data copy, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue use-after-free and system crash) via a crafted SACK option (bnc#994296). - CVE-2016-5696: net/ipv4/tcp_input.c in the Linux kernel did not properly determine the rate of challenge ACK segments, which made it easier for remote attackers to hijack TCP sessions via a blind in-window attack (bnc#989152). - CVE-2016-6480: Race condition in the ioctl_send_fib function in drivers/scsi/aacraid/commctrl.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds access or system crash) by changing a certain size value, aka a 'double fetch' vulnerability (bnc#991608). - CVE-2016-4998: The IPT_SO_SET_REPLACE setsockopt implementation in the netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) or possibly obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory by leveraging in-container root access to provide a crafted offset value that leads to crossing a ruleset blob boundary (bnc#986365). - CVE-2015-7513: arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the Linux kernel did not reset the PIT counter values during state restoration, which allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (divide-by-zero error and host OS crash) via a zero value, related to the kvm_vm_ioctl_set_pit and kvm_vm_ioctl_set_pit2 functions (bnc#960689). - CVE-2013-4312: The Linux kernel allowed local users to bypass file-descriptor limits and cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by sending each descriptor over a UNIX socket before closing it, related to net/unix/af_unix.c and net/unix/garbage.c (bnc#839104 bsc#922947 bsc#968014). 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 95536
    published 2016-12-05
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=95536
    title SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2016:2976-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-3127-2.NASL
    description USN-3127-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. This update provides the corresponding updates for the Linux Hardware Enablement (HWE) kernel from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. It was discovered that the compression handling code in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) subsystem in the Linux kernel did not properly check for an integer overflow. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-9904) Kirill A. Shutemov discovered that memory manager in the Linux kernel did not properly handle anonymous pages. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service or possibly gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2015-3288) Vitaly Kuznetsov discovered that the Linux kernel did not properly suppress hugetlbfs support in X86 paravirtualized guests. An attacker in the guest OS could cause a denial of service (guest system crash). (CVE-2016-3961) Ondrej Kozina discovered that the keyring interface in the Linux kernel contained a buffer overflow when displaying timeout events via the /proc/keys interface. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2016-7042). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 94732
    published 2016-11-11
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=94732
    title Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-trusty vulnerabilities (USN-3127-2)
  • 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 Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20170801_KERNEL_ON_SL7_X.NASL
    description Security Fix(es) : - An use-after-free flaw was found in the Linux kernel which enables a race condition in the L2TPv3 IP Encapsulation feature. A local user could use this flaw to escalate their privileges or crash the system. (CVE-2016-10200, Important) - A flaw was found that can be triggered in keyring_search_iterator in keyring.c if type->match is NULL. A local user could use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges. (CVE-2017-2647, Important) - It was found that the NFSv4 server in the Linux kernel did not properly validate layout type when processing NFSv4 pNFS LAYOUTGET and GETDEVICEINFO operands. A remote attacker could use this flaw to soft- lockup the system and thus cause denial of service. (CVE-2017-8797, Important) This update also fixes multiple Moderate and Low impact security issues : - CVE-2015-8839, CVE-2015-8970, CVE-2016-9576, CVE-2016-7042, CVE-2016-7097, CVE-2016-8645, CVE-2016-9576, CVE-2016-9588, CVE-2016-9806, CVE-2016-10088, CVE-2016-10147, CVE-2017-2596, CVE-2017-2671, CVE-2017-5970, CVE-2017-6001, CVE-2017-6951, CVE-2017-7187, CVE-2017-7616, CVE-2017-7889, CVE-2017-8890, CVE-2017-9074, CVE-2017-8890, CVE-2017-9075, CVE-2017-8890, CVE-2017-9076, CVE-2017-8890, CVE-2017-9077, CVE-2017-9242, CVE-2014-7970, CVE-2014-7975, CVE-2016-6213, CVE-2016-9604, CVE-2016-9685
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-27
    plugin id 102645
    published 2017-08-22
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=102645
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL7.x x86_64
  • 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-2017-0005.NASL
    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : - net: avoid signed overflows for SO_[SND|RCV]BUFFORCE (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25203623] (CVE-2016-9793) - nvme: Limit command retries (Ashok Vairavan) [Orabug: 25374794] - tcp: fix use after free in tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25374371] (CVE-2016-6828) - logging errors that get masked to EIO inside drivers/block/loop.c (Manjunath Patil) [Orabug: 22505535] - ALSA: pcm : Call kill_fasync in stream lock (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 25203963] (CVE-2016-9794) - packet: fix race condition in packet_set_ring (Philip Pettersson) [Orabug: 25217756] (CVE-2016-8655) - x86: kvmclock: zero initialize pvclock shared memory area (Igor Mammedov) [Orabug: 25218431] - KEYS: Fix short sprintf buffer in /proc/keys show function (David Howells) [Orabug: 25306373] (CVE-2016-7042)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 96518
    published 2017-01-16
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=96518
    title OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0005)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2017-3510.NASL
    description Description of changes: [2.6.39-400.294.1.el6uek] - nvme: Limit command retries (Ashok Vairavan) [Orabug: 25342947] - tcp: fix use after free in tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue() (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25374376] {CVE-2016-6828} - ALSA: pcm : Call kill_fasync() in stream lock (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 25231728] {CVE-2016-9794} - net: avoid signed overflows for SO_{SND|RCV}BUFFORCE (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25231758] {CVE-2016-9793} - KEYS: Fix short sprintf buffer in /proc/keys show function (David Howells) [Orabug: 25306377] {CVE-2016-7042}
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2017-10-05
    plugin id 96479
    published 2017-01-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=96479
    title Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3510)
  • 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 SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2017-0471-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 GA LTSS kernel was updated to 3.12.61 to receive various security and bugfixes. The following feature was implemented : - The ext2 filesystem got reenabled and supported to allow support for 'XIP' (Execute In Place) (FATE#320805). The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2017-5551: The tmpfs filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel preserved the setgid bit during a setxattr call, which allowed local users to gain group privileges by leveraging the existence of a setgid program with restrictions on execute permissions (bsc#1021258). - CVE-2016-7097: The filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel preserved the setgid bit during a setxattr call, which allowed local users to gain group privileges by leveraging the existence of a setgid program with restrictions on execute permissions (bnc#995968). - CVE-2017-2583: A Linux kernel built with the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (CONFIG_KVM) support was vulnerable to an incorrect segment selector(SS) value error. A user/process inside guest could have used this flaw to crash the guest resulting in DoS or potentially escalate their privileges inside guest. (bsc#1020602). - CVE-2017-2584: arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via a crafted application that leverages instruction emulation for fxrstor, fxsave, sgdt, and sidt (bnc#1019851). - CVE-2016-10088: The sg implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly restrict write operations in situations where the KERNEL_DS option is set, which allowed local users to read or write to arbitrary kernel memory locations or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging access to a /dev/sg device, related to block/bsg.c and drivers/scsi/sg.c. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-9576 (bnc#1017710). - CVE-2016-8645: The TCP stack in the Linux kernel mishandled skb truncation, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted application that made sendto system calls, related to net/ipv4/tcp_ipv4.c and net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c (bnc#1009969). - CVE-2016-8399: An elevation of privilege vulnerability in the kernel networking subsystem could enable a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of the kernel. This issue is rated as Moderate because it first requires compromising a privileged process and current compiler optimizations restrict access to the vulnerable code. Product: Android. Versions: Kernel-3.10, Kernel-3.18. Android ID: A-31349935 (bnc#1014746). - CVE-2016-9806: Race condition in the netlink_dump function in net/netlink/af_netlink.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (double free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application that made sendmsg system calls, leading to a free operation associated with a new dump that started earlier than anticipated (bnc#1013540). - CVE-2016-9756: arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize Code Segment (CS) in certain error cases, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application (bnc#1013038). - CVE-2016-9793: The sock_setsockopt function in net/core/sock.c in the Linux kernel mishandled negative values of sk_sndbuf and sk_rcvbuf, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for a crafted setsockopt system call with the (1) SO_SNDBUFFORCE or (2) SO_RCVBUFFORCE option (bnc#1013531). - CVE-2016-7910: Use-after-free vulnerability in the disk_seqf_stop function in block/genhd.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges by leveraging the execution of a certain stop operation even if the corresponding start operation had failed (bnc#1010716). - CVE-2015-8962: Double free vulnerability in the sg_common_write function in drivers/scsi/sg.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) by detaching a device during an SG_IO ioctl call (bnc#1010501). - CVE-2016-7913: The xc2028_set_config function in drivers/media/tuners/tuner-xc2028.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via vectors involving omission of the firmware name from a certain data structure (bnc#1010478). - CVE-2016-7911: Race condition in the get_task_ioprio function in block/ioprio.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via a crafted ioprio_get system call (bnc#1010711). - CVE-2015-8964: The tty_set_termios_ldisc function in drivers/tty/tty_ldisc.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by reading a tty data structure (bnc#1010507). - CVE-2015-8963: Race condition in kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging incorrect handling of an swevent data structure during a CPU unplug operation (bnc#1010502). - CVE-2016-7914: The assoc_array_insert_into_terminal_node function in lib/assoc_array.c in the Linux kernel did not check whether a slot is a leaf, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference and out-of-bounds read) via an application that uses associative-array data structures, as demonstrated by the keyutils test suite (bnc#1010475). - CVE-2016-8633: drivers/firewire/net.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted fragmented packets (bnc#1008833). - CVE-2016-9083: drivers/vfio/pci/vfio_pci.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to bypass integer overflow checks, and cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or have unspecified other impact, by leveraging access to a vfio PCI device file for a VFIO_DEVICE_SET_IRQS ioctl call, aka a 'state machine confusion bug (bnc#1007197). - CVE-2016-9084: drivers/vfio/pci/vfio_pci_intrs.c in the Linux kernel misused the kzalloc function, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (integer overflow) or have unspecified other impact by leveraging access to a vfio PCI device file (bnc#1007197). - CVE-2016-7042: The proc_keys_show function in security/keys/proc.c in the Linux kernel uses an incorrect buffer size for certain timeout data, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (stack memory corruption and panic) by reading the /proc/keys file (bnc#1004517). - CVE-2015-8956: The rfcomm_sock_bind function in net/bluetooth/rfcomm/sock.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via vectors involving a bind system call on a Bluetooth RFCOMM socket (bnc#1003925). - CVE-2016-8658: Stack-based buffer overflow in the brcmf_cfg80211_start_ap function in drivers/net/wireless/broadcom/brcm80211/brcmfmac/cfg8021 1.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long SSID Information Element in a command to a Netlink socket (bnc#1004462). - CVE-2016-7425: The arcmsr_iop_message_xfer function in drivers/scsi/arcmsr/arcmsr_hba.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict a certain length field, which allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) via an ARCMSR_MESSAGE_WRITE_WQBUFFER control code (bnc#999932). - CVE-2016-6327: drivers/infiniband/ulp/srpt/ib_srpt.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) by using an ABORT_TASK command to abort a device write operation (bnc#994748). - CVE-2016-6828: The tcp_check_send_head function in include/net/tcp.h in the Linux kernel did not properly maintain certain SACK state after a failed data copy, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue use-after-free and system crash) via a crafted SACK option (bnc#994296). - CVE-2016-5696: net/ipv4/tcp_input.c in the Linux kernel did not properly determine the rate of challenge ACK segments, which made it easier for remote attackers to hijack TCP sessions via a blind in-window attack (bnc#989152). - CVE-2016-6130: Race condition in the sclp_ctl_ioctl_sccb function in drivers/s390/char/sclp_ctl.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by changing a certain length value, aka a 'double fetch' vulnerability (bnc#987542). - CVE-2016-6480: Race condition in the ioctl_send_fib function in drivers/scsi/aacraid/commctrl.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds access or system crash) by changing a certain size value, aka a 'double fetch' vulnerability (bnc#991608). - CVE-2016-4998: The IPT_SO_SET_REPLACE setsockopt implementation in the netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) or possibly obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory by leveraging in-container root access to provide a crafted offset value that leads to crossing a ruleset blob boundary (bnc#986362 bnc#986365). - CVE-2016-5828: The start_thread function in arch/powerpc/kernel/process.c in the Linux kernel on powerpc platforms mishandled transactional state, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (invalid process state or TM Bad Thing exception, and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by starting and suspending a transaction before an exec system call (bnc#986569). - CVE-2014-9904: The snd_compress_check_input function in sound/core/compress_offload.c in the ALSA subsystem in the Linux kernel did not properly check for an integer overflow, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (insufficient memory allocation) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted SNDRV_COMPRESS_SET_PARAMS ioctl call (bnc#986811). - CVE-2016-5829: Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in the hiddev_ioctl_usage function in drivers/hid/usbhid/hiddev.c in the Linux kernel allow local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted (1) HIDIOCGUSAGES or (2) HIDIOCSUSAGES ioctl call (bnc#986572). - CVE-2016-4470: The key_reject_and_link function in security/keys/key.c in the Linux kernel did not ensure that a certain data structure is initialized, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via vectors involving a crafted keyctl request2 command (bnc#984755). 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 2018-11-30
    plugin id 97205
    published 2017-02-16
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=97205
    title SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:0471-1)
  • 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 Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-3128-2.NASL
    description USN-3128-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. This update provides the corresponding updates for the Linux Hardware Enablement (HWE) kernel from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Ondrej Kozina discovered that the keyring interface in the Linux kernel contained a buffer overflow when displaying timeout events via the /proc/keys interface. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 94734
    published 2016-11-11
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=94734
    title Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-xenial vulnerability (USN-3128-2)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2017-3509.NASL
    description Description of changes: kernel-uek [3.8.13-118.16.2.el7uek] - net: avoid signed overflows for SO_{SND|RCV}BUFFORCE (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25203623] {CVE-2016-9793} [3.8.13-118.16.1.el7uek] - nvme: Limit command retries (Ashok Vairavan) [Orabug: 25374794] - tcp: fix use after free in tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue() (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25374371] {CVE-2016-6828} - logging errors that get masked to EIO inside drivers/block/loop.c (Manjunath Patil) [Orabug: 22505535] - ALSA: pcm : Call kill_fasync() in stream lock (Takashi Iwai) [Orabug: 25203963] {CVE-2016-9794} - packet: fix race condition in packet_set_ring (Philip Pettersson) [Orabug: 25217756] {CVE-2016-8655} - x86: kvmclock: zero initialize pvclock shared memory area (Igor Mammedov) [Orabug: 25218431] - KEYS: Fix short sprintf buffer in /proc/keys show function (David Howells) [Orabug: 25306373] {CVE-2016-7042}
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-05-23
    plugin id 96478
    published 2017-01-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=96478
    title Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3509)
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mlist [oss-security] 20161013 kernel: Stack corruption while reading /proc/keys (CVE-2016-7042)
Last major update 06-01-2017 - 22:00
Published 16-10-2016 - 17:59
Last modified 04-01-2018 - 21:31
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