ID CVE-2014-4171
Summary mm/shmem.c in the Linux kernel through 3.15.1 does not properly implement the interaction between range notification and hole punching, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (i_mutex hold) by using the mmap system call to access a hole, as demonstrated by interfering with intended shmem activity by blocking completion of (1) an MADV_REMOVE madvise call or (2) an FALLOC_FL_PUNCH_HOLE fallocate call.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Linux Kernel 3.15.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.15.1
  • Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS
    cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:-:-:lts
CVSS
Base: 4.7 (as of 23-06-2014 - 07:22)
Impact:
Exploitability:
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE COMPLETE
nessus via4
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2014-9010.NASL
    description The 3.15.7 stable update contains a number of important fixes throughout the tree. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2015-10-19
    plugin id 76984
    published 2014-08-04
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=76984
    title Fedora 20 : kernel-3.15.7-200.fc20 (2014-9010)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2015-0102.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2015:0102 : Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's SCTP implementation validated INIT chunks when performing Address Configuration Change (ASCONF). A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash the system by sending a specially crafted SCTP packet to trigger a NULL pointer dereference on the system. (CVE-2014-7841, Important) * A race condition flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's mmap(2), madvise(2), and fallocate(2) system calls interacted with each other while operating on virtual memory file system files. A local user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2014-4171, Moderate) * A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Common Internet File System (CIFS) implementation handled mounting of file system shares. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash a client system that would mount a file system share from a malicious server. (CVE-2014-7145, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's splice() system call validated its parameters. On certain file systems, a local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to write past the maximum file size, and thus crash the system. (CVE-2014-7822, Moderate) * It was found that the parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal() function of the Linux kernel's ISOFS implementation did not correctly check relocated directories when processing Rock Ridge child link (CL) tags. An attacker with physical access to the system could use a specially crafted ISO image to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-5471, CVE-2014-5472, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Akira Fujita of NEC for reporting the CVE-2014-7822 issue. The CVE-2014-7841 issue was discovered by Liu Wei of Red Hat. This update also fixes the following bugs : * Previously, a kernel panic could occur if a process reading from a locked NFS file was killed and the lock was not released properly before the read operations finished. Consequently, the system crashed. The code handling file locks has been fixed, and instead of halting, the system now emits a warning about the unreleased lock. (BZ#1172266) * A race condition in the command abort handling logic of the ipr device driver could cause the kernel to panic when the driver received a response to an abort command prior to receiving other responses to the aborted command due to the support for multiple interrupts. With this update, the abort handler waits for the aborted command's responses first before completing an abort operation. (BZ#1162734) * Previously, a race condition could occur when changing a Page Table Entry (PTE) or a Page Middle Directory (PMD) to 'pte_numa' or 'pmd_numa', respectively, causing the kernel to crash. This update removes the BUG_ON() macro from the __handle_mm_fault() function, preventing the kernel panic in the aforementioned scenario. (BZ#1170662) All kernel users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-18
    plugin id 81067
    published 2015-01-29
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=81067
    title Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2015-0102)
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20150128_KERNEL_ON_SL7_X.NASL
    description - A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's SCTP implementation validated INIT chunks when performing Address Configuration Change (ASCONF). A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash the system by sending a specially crafted SCTP packet to trigger a NULL pointer dereference on the system. (CVE-2014-7841, Important) - A race condition flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's mmap(2), madvise(2), and fallocate(2) system calls interacted with each other while operating on virtual memory file system files. A local user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2014-4171, Moderate) - A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Common Internet File System (CIFS) implementation handled mounting of file system shares. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash a client system that would mount a file system share from a malicious server. (CVE-2014-7145, Moderate) - A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's splice() system call validated its parameters. On certain file systems, a local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to write past the maximum file size, and thus crash the system. (CVE-2014-7822, Moderate) - It was found that the parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal() function of the Linux kernel's ISOFS implementation did not correctly check relocated directories when processing Rock Ridge child link (CL) tags. An attacker with physical access to the system could use a specially crafted ISO image to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-5471, CVE-2014-5472, Low) This update also fixes the following bugs : - Previously, a kernel panic could occur if a process reading from a locked NFS file was killed and the lock was not released properly before the read operations finished. Consequently, the system crashed. The code handling file locks has been fixed, and instead of halting, the system now emits a warning about the unreleased lock. - A race condition in the command abort handling logic of the ipr device driver could cause the kernel to panic when the driver received a response to an abort command prior to receiving other responses to the aborted command due to the support for multiple interrupts. With this update, the abort handler waits for the aborted command's responses first before completing an abort operation. - Previously, a race condition could occur when changing a Page Table Entry (PTE) or a Page Middle Directory (PMD) to 'pte_numa' or 'pmd_numa', respectively, causing the kernel to crash. This update removes the BUG_ON() macro from the __handle_mm_fault() function, preventing the kernel panic in the aforementioned scenario. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-28
    plugin id 81073
    published 2015-01-29
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=81073
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL7.x x86_64
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2015-0102.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's SCTP implementation validated INIT chunks when performing Address Configuration Change (ASCONF). A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash the system by sending a specially crafted SCTP packet to trigger a NULL pointer dereference on the system. (CVE-2014-7841, Important) * A race condition flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's mmap(2), madvise(2), and fallocate(2) system calls interacted with each other while operating on virtual memory file system files. A local user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2014-4171, Moderate) * A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Common Internet File System (CIFS) implementation handled mounting of file system shares. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash a client system that would mount a file system share from a malicious server. (CVE-2014-7145, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's splice() system call validated its parameters. On certain file systems, a local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to write past the maximum file size, and thus crash the system. (CVE-2014-7822, Moderate) * It was found that the parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal() function of the Linux kernel's ISOFS implementation did not correctly check relocated directories when processing Rock Ridge child link (CL) tags. An attacker with physical access to the system could use a specially crafted ISO image to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-5471, CVE-2014-5472, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Akira Fujita of NEC for reporting the CVE-2014-7822 issue. The CVE-2014-7841 issue was discovered by Liu Wei of Red Hat. This update also fixes the following bugs : * Previously, a kernel panic could occur if a process reading from a locked NFS file was killed and the lock was not released properly before the read operations finished. Consequently, the system crashed. The code handling file locks has been fixed, and instead of halting, the system now emits a warning about the unreleased lock. (BZ#1172266) * A race condition in the command abort handling logic of the ipr device driver could cause the kernel to panic when the driver received a response to an abort command prior to receiving other responses to the aborted command due to the support for multiple interrupts. With this update, the abort handler waits for the aborted command's responses first before completing an abort operation. (BZ#1162734) * Previously, a race condition could occur when changing a Page Table Entry (PTE) or a Page Middle Directory (PMD) to 'pte_numa' or 'pmd_numa', respectively, causing the kernel to crash. This update removes the BUG_ON() macro from the __handle_mm_fault() function, preventing the kernel panic in the aforementioned scenario. (BZ#1170662) All kernel users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 81070
    published 2015-01-29
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=81070
    title RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2015:0102)
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2015-0102.NASL
    description Updated kernel packages that fix multiple security issues and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's SCTP implementation validated INIT chunks when performing Address Configuration Change (ASCONF). A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash the system by sending a specially crafted SCTP packet to trigger a NULL pointer dereference on the system. (CVE-2014-7841, Important) * A race condition flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's mmap(2), madvise(2), and fallocate(2) system calls interacted with each other while operating on virtual memory file system files. A local user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2014-4171, Moderate) * A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Common Internet File System (CIFS) implementation handled mounting of file system shares. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash a client system that would mount a file system share from a malicious server. (CVE-2014-7145, Moderate) * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's splice() system call validated its parameters. On certain file systems, a local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to write past the maximum file size, and thus crash the system. (CVE-2014-7822, Moderate) * It was found that the parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal() function of the Linux kernel's ISOFS implementation did not correctly check relocated directories when processing Rock Ridge child link (CL) tags. An attacker with physical access to the system could use a specially crafted ISO image to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-5471, CVE-2014-5472, Low) Red Hat would like to thank Akira Fujita of NEC for reporting the CVE-2014-7822 issue. The CVE-2014-7841 issue was discovered by Liu Wei of Red Hat. This update also fixes the following bugs : * Previously, a kernel panic could occur if a process reading from a locked NFS file was killed and the lock was not released properly before the read operations finished. Consequently, the system crashed. The code handling file locks has been fixed, and instead of halting, the system now emits a warning about the unreleased lock. (BZ#1172266) * A race condition in the command abort handling logic of the ipr device driver could cause the kernel to panic when the driver received a response to an abort command prior to receiving other responses to the aborted command due to the support for multiple interrupts. With this update, the abort handler waits for the aborted command's responses first before completing an abort operation. (BZ#1162734) * Previously, a race condition could occur when changing a Page Table Entry (PTE) or a Page Middle Directory (PMD) to 'pte_numa' or 'pmd_numa', respectively, causing the kernel to crash. This update removes the BUG_ON() macro from the __handle_mm_fault() function, preventing the kernel panic in the aforementioned scenario. (BZ#1170662) All kernel users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 81089
    published 2015-01-30
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=81089
    title CentOS 7 : kernel (CESA-2015:0102)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_KERNEL-140924.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 3 kernel has been updated to fix various bugs and security issues. The following security bugs have been fixed : - The media_device_enum_entities function in drivers/media/media-device.c in the Linux kernel before 3.14.6 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging /dev/media0 read access for a MEDIA_IOC_ENUM_ENTITIES ioctl call. (bnc#882804). (CVE-2014-1739) - mm/shmem.c in the Linux kernel through 3.15.1 does not properly implement the interaction between range notification and hole punching, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (i_mutex hold) by using the mmap system call to access a hole, as demonstrated by interfering with intended shmem activity by blocking completion of (1) an MADV_REMOVE madvise call or (2) an FALLOC_FL_PUNCH_HOLE fallocate call. (bnc#883518). (CVE-2014-4171) - arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S in the Linux kernel through 3.15.1 on 32-bit x86 platforms, when syscall auditing is enabled and the sep CPU feature flag is set, allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash) via an invalid syscall number, as demonstrated by number 1000. (bnc#883724). (CVE-2014-4508) - The sctp_association_free function in net/sctp/associola.c in the Linux kernel before 3.15.2 does not properly manage a certain backlog value, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (socket outage) via a crafted SCTP packet. (bnc#885422). (CVE-2014-4667) - The PPPoL2TP feature in net/l2tp/l2tp_ppp.c in the Linux kernel through 3.15.6 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging data-structure differences between an l2tp socket and an inet socket. (bnc#887082). (CVE-2014-4943) - The sctp_assoc_update function in net/sctp/associola.c in the Linux kernel through 3.15.8, when SCTP authentication is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) by starting to establish an association between two endpoints immediately after an exchange of INIT and INIT ACK chunks to establish an earlier association between these endpoints in the opposite direction. (bnc#889173). (CVE-2014-5077) - Stack consumption vulnerability in the parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel through 3.16.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (uncontrolled recursion, and system crash or reboot) via a crafted iso9660 image with a CL entry referring to a directory entry that has a CL entry. (bnc#892490). (CVE-2014-5471) - The parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel through 3.16.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (unkillable mount process) via a crafted iso9660 image with a self-referential CL entry. (bnc#892490). (CVE-2014-5472) - Race condition in the mac80211 subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.13.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via network traffic that improperly interacts with the WLAN_STA_PS_STA state (aka power-save mode), related to sta_info.c and tx.c. (bnc#871797). (CVE-2014-2706) - The rd_build_device_space function in drivers/target/target_core_rd.c in the Linux kernel before 3.14 does not properly initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from ramdisk_mcp memory by leveraging access to a SCSI initiator. (bnc#882639). (CVE-2014-4027) - The futex_requeue function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.5 does not ensure that calls have two different futex addresses, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted FUTEX_REQUEUE command that facilitates unsafe waiter modification. (bnc#880892). (CVE-2014-3153) - Avoid infinite loop when processing indirect ICBs (bnc#896689) The following non-security bugs have been fixed:. (CVE-2014-6410) - ACPI / PAD: call schedule() when need_resched() is true. (bnc#866911) - ACPI: Fix bug when ACPI reset register is implemented in system memory. (bnc#882900) - ACPI: Limit access to custom_method. (bnc#884333) - ALSA: hda - Enabling Realtek ALC 671 codec. (bnc#891746) - Add option to automatically enforce module signatures when in Secure Boot mode. (bnc#884333) - Add secure_modules() call. (bnc#884333) - Add wait_on_atomic_t() and wake_up_atomic_t(). (bnc#880344) - Backported new patches of Lock down functions for UEFI secure boot Also updated series.conf and removed old patches. - Btrfs: Return EXDEV for cross file system snapshot. - Btrfs: abort the transaction when we does not find our extent ref. - Btrfs: avoid warning bomb of btrfs_invalidate_inodes. - Btrfs: cancel scrub on transaction abortion. - Btrfs: correctly set profile flags on seqlock retry. - Btrfs: does not check nodes for extent items. - Btrfs: fix a possible deadlock between scrub and transaction committing. - Btrfs: fix corruption after write/fsync failure + fsync + log recovery. (bnc#894200) - Btrfs: fix csum tree corruption, duplicate and outdated checksums. (bnc#891619) - Btrfs: fix double free in find_lock_delalloc_range. - Btrfs: fix possible memory leak in btrfs_create_tree(). - Btrfs: fix use of uninit 'ret' in end_extent_writepage(). - Btrfs: free delayed node outside of root->inode_lock. (bnc#866864) - Btrfs: make DEV_INFO ioctl available to anyone. - Btrfs: make FS_INFO ioctl available to anyone. - Btrfs: make device scan less noisy. - Btrfs: make sure there are not any read requests before stopping workers. - Btrfs: more efficient io tree navigation on wait_extent_bit. - Btrfs: output warning instead of error when loading free space cache failed. - Btrfs: retrieve more info from FS_INFO ioctl. - Btrfs: return EPERM when deleting a default subvolume. (bnc#869934) - Btrfs: unset DCACHE_DISCONNECTED when mounting default subvol. (bnc#866615) - Btrfs: use right type to get real comparison. - Btrfs: wake up @scrub_pause_wait as much as we can. - Btrfs: wake up transaction thread upon remount. - CacheFiles: Add missing retrieval completions. (bnc#880344) - CacheFiles: Does not try to dump the index key if the cookie has been cleared. (bnc#880344) - CacheFiles: Downgrade the requirements passed to the allocator. (bnc#880344) - CacheFiles: Fix the marking of cached pages. (bnc#880344) - CacheFiles: Implement invalidation. (bnc#880344) - CacheFiles: Make some debugging statements conditional. (bnc#880344) - Drivers: hv: util: Fix a bug in the KVP code. (bnc#886840) - Drivers: hv: vmbus: Fix a bug in the channel callback dispatch code. (bnc#886840) - FS-Cache: Add transition to handle invalidate immediately after lookup. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Check that there are no read ops when cookie relinquished. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Clear remaining page count on retrieval cancellation. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Convert the object event ID #defines into an enum. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Does not sleep in page release if __GFP_FS is not set. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Does not use spin_is_locked() in assertions. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Exclusive op submission can BUG if there is been an I/O error. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Fix __wait_on_atomic_t() to call the action func if the counter != 0. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Fix object state machine to have separate work and wait states. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Fix operation state management and accounting. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Fix signal handling during waits. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Initialise the object event mask with the calculated mask. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Limit the number of I/O error reports for a cache. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Make cookie relinquishment wait for outstanding reads. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Mark cancellation of in-progress operation. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: One of the write operation paths doeses not set the object state. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Provide proper invalidation. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Simplify cookie retention for fscache_objects, fixing oops. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: The retrieval remaining-pages counter needs to be atomic_t. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Uninline fscache_object_init(). (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Wrap checks on object state. (bnc#880344) - HID: usbhid: add always-poll quirk. (bnc#888607) - HID: usbhid: enable always-poll quirk for Elan Touchscreen. (bnc#888607) - IB/iser: Add TIMEWAIT_EXIT event handling. (bnc#890297) - Ignore 'flags' change to event_constraint. (bnc#876114) - Ignore data_src/weight changes to perf_sample_data. (bnc#876114) - NFS: Allow more operations in an NFSv4.1 request. (bnc#890513) - NFS: Clean up helper function nfs4_select_rw_stateid(). (bnc#888968) - NFS: Does not copy read delegation stateids in setattr. (bnc#888968) - NFS: Does not use a delegation to open a file when returning that delegation. (bnc#888968, bnc#892200, bnc#893596, bnc#893496) - NFS: Fixes for NFS RCU-walk support in line with code going upstream - NFS: Use FS-Cache invalidation. (bnc#880344) - NFS: allow lockless access to access_cache. (bnc#866130) - NFS: avoid mountpoint being displayed as ' (deleted)' in /proc/mounts. (bnc#888591) - NFS: nfs4_do_open should add negative results to the dcache. (bnc#866130) - NFS: nfs_migrate_page() does not wait for FS-Cache to finish with a page. (bnc#880344) - NFS: nfs_open_revalidate: only evaluate parent if it will be used. (bnc#866130) - NFS: prepare for RCU-walk support but pushing tests later in code. (bnc#866130) - NFS: support RCU_WALK in nfs_permission(). (bnc#866130) - NFS: teach nfs_lookup_verify_inode to handle LOOKUP_RCU. (bnc#866130) - NFS: teach nfs_neg_need_reval to understand LOOKUP_RCU. (bnc#866130) - NFSD: Does not hand out delegations for 30 seconds after recalling them. (bnc#880370) - NFSv4 set open access operation call flag in nfs4_init_opendata_res. (bnc#888968, bnc#892200, bnc#893596, bnc#893496) - NFSv4: Add a helper for encoding opaque data. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Add a helper for encoding stateids. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Add helpers for basic copying of stateids. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Clean up nfs4_select_rw_stateid(). (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Fix the return value of nfs4_select_rw_stateid. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Rename nfs4_copy_stateid(). (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Resend the READ/WRITE RPC call if a stateid change causes an error. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Simplify the struct nfs4_stateid. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: The stateid must remain the same for replayed RPC calls. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: nfs4_stateid_is_current should return 'true' for an invalid stateid. (bnc#888968) - One more fix for kABI breakage. - PCI: Lock down BAR access when module security is enabled. (bnc#884333) - PCI: enable MPS 'performance' setting to properly handle bridge MPS. (bnc#883376) - PM / Hibernate: Add memory_rtree_find_bit function. (bnc#860441) - PM / Hibernate: Create a Radix-Tree to store memory bitmap. (bnc#860441) - PM / Hibernate: Implement position keeping in radix tree. (bnc#860441) - PM / Hibernate: Iterate over set bits instead of PFNs in swsusp_free(). (bnc#860441) - PM / Hibernate: Remove the old memory-bitmap implementation. (bnc#860441) - PM / Hibernate: Touch Soft Lockup Watchdog in rtree_next_node. (bnc#860441) - Restrict /dev/mem and /dev/kmem when module loading is restricted. (bnc#884333) - Reuse existing 'state' field to indicate PERF_X86_EVENT_PEBS_LDLAT. (bnc#876114) - USB: handle LPM errors during device suspend correctly. (bnc#849123) - Update kabi files to reflect fscache change. (bnc#880344) - Update x86_64 config files: re-enable SENSORS_W83627EHF. (bnc#891281) - VFS: Make more complete truncate operation available to CacheFiles. (bnc#880344) - [FEAT NET1222] ib_uverbs: Allow explicit mmio trigger (FATE#83366, ltc#83367). - acpi: Ignore acpi_rsdp kernel parameter when module loading is restricted. (bnc#884333) - af_iucv: correct cleanup if listen backlog is full (bnc#885262, LTC#111728). - asus-wmi: Restrict debugfs interface when module loading is restricted. (bnc#884333) - autofs4: allow RCU-walk to walk through autofs4. (bnc#866130) - autofs4: avoid taking fs_lock during rcu-walk. (bnc#866130) - autofs4: does not take spinlock when not needed in autofs4_lookup_expiring. (bnc#866130) - autofs4: factor should_expire() out of autofs4_expire_indirect. (bnc#866130) - autofs4: make 'autofs4_can_expire' idempotent. (bnc#866130) - autofs4: remove a redundant assignment. (bnc#866130) - autofs: fix lockref lookup. (bnc#888591) - be2net: add dma_mapping_error() check for dma_map_page(). (bnc#881759) - block: add cond_resched() to potentially long running ioctl discard loop. (bnc#884725) - block: fix race between request completion and timeout handling. (bnc#881051) - cdc-ether: clean packet filter upon probe. (bnc#876017) - cpuset: Fix memory allocator deadlock. (bnc#876590) - crypto: Allow CRYPTO_FIPS without MODULE_SIGNATURES. Not all archs have them, but some are FIPS certified, with some kernel support. - crypto: fips - only panic on bad/missing crypto mod signatures. (bnc#887503) - crypto: testmgr - allow aesni-intel and ghash_clmulni-intel in fips mode. (bnc#889451) - dasd: validate request size before building CCW/TCW (bnc#891087, LTC#114068). - dm mpath: fix race condition between multipath_dtr and pg_init_done. (bnc#826486) - dm-mpath: fix panic on deleting sg device. (bnc#870161) - drm/ast: AST2000 cannot be detected correctly. (bnc#895983) - drm/ast: Actually load DP501 firmware when required. (bnc#895608 / bnc#871134) - drm/ast: Add missing entry to dclk_table[]. - drm/ast: Add reduced non reduced mode parsing for wide screen mode. (bnc#892723) - drm/ast: initial DP501 support (v0.2). (bnc#871134) - drm/ast: open key before detect chips. (bnc#895983) - drm/i915: Fix up cpt pixel multiplier enable sequence. (bnc#879304) - drm/i915: Only apply DPMS to the encoder if enabled. (bnc#893064) - drm/i915: clear the FPGA_DBG_RM_NOCLAIM bit at driver init. (bnc#869055) - drm/i915: create functions for the 'unclaimed register' checks. (bnc#869055) - drm/i915: use FPGA_DBG for the 'unclaimed register' checks. (bnc#869055) - drm/mgag200: Initialize data needed to map fbdev memory. (bnc#806990) - e1000e: enable support for new device IDs. (bnc#885509) - fs/fscache: remove spin_lock() from the condition in while(). (bnc#880344) - hibernate: Disable in a signed modules environment. (bnc#884333) - hugetlb: does not use ERR_PTR with VM_FAULT* values - ibmvscsi: Abort init sequence during error recovery. (bnc#885382) - ibmvscsi: Add memory barriers for send / receive. (bnc#885382) - inet: add a redirect generation id in inetpeer. (bnc#860593) - inetpeer: initialize ->redirect_genid in inet_getpeer(). (bnc#860593) - ipv6: tcp: fix tcp_v6_conn_request(). (bnc#887645) - kabi: hide bnc#860593 changes of struct inetpeer_addr_base. (bnc#860593) - kernel: 3215 tty hang (bnc#891087, LTC#114562). - kernel: fix data corruption when reading /proc/sysinfo (bnc#891087, LTC#114480). - kernel: fix kernel oops with load of fpc register (bnc#889061, LTC#113596). - kernel: sclp console tty reference counting (bnc#891087, LTC#115466). - kexec: Disable at runtime if the kernel enforces module loading restrictions. (bnc#884333) - md/raid6: avoid data corruption during recovery of double-degraded RAID6. - memcg, vmscan: Fix forced scan of anonymous pages (memory reclaim fix). - memcg: do not expose uninitialized mem_cgroup_per_node to world. (bnc#883096) - mm, hugetlb: add VM_NORESERVE check in vma_has_reserves() - mm, hugetlb: change variable name reservations to resv - mm, hugetlb: decrement reserve count if VM_NORESERVE alloc page cache - mm, hugetlb: defer freeing pages when gathering surplus pages - mm, hugetlb: do not use a page in page cache for cow optimization - mm, hugetlb: fix and clean-up node iteration code to alloc or free - mm, hugetlb: fix race in region tracking - mm, hugetlb: fix subpool accounting handling - mm, hugetlb: improve page-fault scalability - mm, hugetlb: improve, cleanup resv_map parameters - mm, hugetlb: move up the code which check availability of free huge page - mm, hugetlb: protect reserved pages when soft offlining a hugepage - mm, hugetlb: remove decrement_hugepage_resv_vma() - mm, hugetlb: remove redundant list_empty check in gather_surplus_pages() - mm, hugetlb: remove resv_map_put - mm, hugetlb: remove useless check about mapping type - mm, hugetlb: return a reserved page to a reserved pool if failed - mm, hugetlb: trivial commenting fix - mm, hugetlb: unify region structure handling - mm, hugetlb: unify region structure handling kabi - mm, hugetlb: use long vars instead of int in region_count() (Hugetlb Fault Scalability). - mm, hugetlb: use vma_resv_map() map types - mm, oom: fix badness score underflow. (bnc#884582, bnc#884767) - mm, oom: normalize oom scores to oom_score_adj scale only for userspace. (bnc#884582, bnc#884767) - mm, thp: do not allow thp faults to avoid cpuset restrictions. (bnc#888849) - net/mlx4_core: Load higher level modules according to ports type. (bnc#887680) - net/mlx4_core: Load the IB driver when the device supports IBoE. (bnc#887680) - net/mlx4_en: Fix a race between napi poll function and RX ring cleanup. (bnc#863586) - net/mlx4_en: Fix selftest failing on non 10G link speed. (bnc#888058) - net: fix checksumming features handling in output path. (bnc#891259) - pagecache_limit: batch large nr_to_scan targets. (bnc#895221) - pagecachelimit: reduce lru_lock congestion for heavy parallel reclaim fix. (bnc#895680) - perf/core: Add weighted samples. (bnc#876114) - perf/x86: Add flags to event constraints. (bnc#876114) - perf/x86: Add memory profiling via PEBS Load Latency. (bnc#876114) - perf: Add generic memory sampling interface. (bnc#876114) - qla2xxx: Avoid escalating the SCSI error handler if the command is not found in firmware. (bnc#859840) - qla2xxx: Clear loop_id for ports that are marked lost during fabric scanning. (bnc#859840) - qla2xxx: Does not check for firmware hung during the reset context for ISP82XX. (bnc#859840) - qla2xxx: Issue abort command for outstanding commands during cleanup when only firmware is alive. (bnc#859840) - qla2xxx: Reduce the time we wait for a command to complete during SCSI error handling. (bnc#859840) - qla2xxx: Set host can_queue value based on available resources. (bnc#859840) - restore smp_mb() in unlock_new_inode(). (bnc#890526) - s390/pci: introduce lazy IOTLB flushing for DMA unmap (bnc#889061, LTC#113725). - sched: fix the theoretical signal_wake_up() vs schedule() race. (bnc#876055) - sclp_vt220: Enable integrated ASCII console per default (bnc#885262, LTC#112035). - scsi_dh: use missing accessor 'scsi_device_from_queue'. (bnc#889614) - scsi_transport_fc: Cap dev_loss_tmo by fast_io_fail. (bnc#887608) - scsiback: correct grant page unmapping. - scsiback: fix retry handling in __report_luns(). - scsiback: free resources after error. - sunrpc/auth: allow lockless (rcu) lookup of credential cache. (bnc#866130) - supported.conf: remove external from drivers/net/veth. (bnc#889727) - supported.conf: support net/sched/act_police.ko. (bnc#890426) - tcp: adapt selected parts of RFC 5682 and PRR logic. (bnc#879921) - tg3: Change nvram command timeout value to 50ms. (bnc#855657) - tg3: Override clock, link aware and link idle mode during NVRAM dump. (bnc#855657) - tg3: Set the MAC clock to the fastest speed during boot code load. (bnc#855657) - usb: Does not enable LPM if the exit latency is zero. (bnc#832309) - usbcore: Does not log on consecutive debounce failures of the same port. (bnc#888105) - usbhid: fix PIXART optical mouse. (bnc#888607) - uswsusp: Disable when module loading is restricted. (bnc#884333) - vscsi: support larger transfer sizes. (bnc#774818) - writeback: Do not sync data dirtied after sync start. (bnc#833820) - x86 thermal: Delete power-limit-notification console messages. (bnc#882317) - x86 thermal: Disable power limit notification interrupt by default. (bnc#882317) - x86 thermal: Re-enable power limit notification interrupt by default. (bnc#882317) - x86, cpu hotplug: Fix stack frame warning in check_irq_vectors_for_cpu_disable(). (bnc#887418) - x86/UV: Add call to KGDB/KDB from NMI handler. (bnc#888847) - x86/UV: Add kdump to UV NMI handler. (bnc#888847) - x86/UV: Add summary of cpu activity to UV NMI handler. (bnc#888847) - x86/UV: Move NMI support. (bnc#888847) - x86/UV: Update UV support for external NMI signals. (bnc#888847) - x86/uv/nmi: Fix Sparse warnings. (bnc#888847) - x86: Add check for number of available vectors before CPU down. (bnc#887418) - x86: Lock down IO port access when module security is enabled. (bnc#884333) - x86: Restrict MSR access when module loading is restricted. (bnc#884333)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-02-15
    plugin id 78650
    published 2014-10-23
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=78650
    title SuSE 11.3 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 9746 / 9749 / 9751)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2014-791.NASL
    description The openSUSE 12.3 kernel was updated to fix security issues : This will be the final kernel update for openSUSE 13.2 during its lifetime, which ends January 4th 2015. CVE-2014-9322: A local privilege escalation in the x86_64 32bit compatibility signal handling was fixed, which could be used by local attackers to crash the machine or execute code. CVE-2014-9090: The do_double_fault function in arch/x86/kernel/traps.c in the Linux kernel did not properly handle faults associated with the Stack Segment (SS) segment register, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via a modify_ldt system call, as demonstrated by sigreturn_32 in the linux-clock-tests test suite. CVE-2014-8133: Insufficient validation of TLS register usage could leak information from the kernel stack to userspace. CVE-2014-4508: arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S in the Linux kernel on 32-bit x86 platforms, when syscall auditing is enabled and the sep CPU feature flag is set, allowed local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash) via an invalid syscall number, as demonstrated by number 1000. CVE-2014-8884: Stack-based buffer overflow in the ttusbdecfe_dvbs_diseqc_send_master_cmd function in drivers/media/usb/ttusb-dec/ttusbdecfe.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a large message length in an ioctl call. CVE-2014-3186: Buffer overflow in the picolcd_raw_event function in devices/hid/hid-picolcd_core.c in the PicoLCD HID device driver in the Linux kernel, as used in Android on Nexus 7 devices, allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted device that sends a large report. CVE-2014-7841: The sctp_process_param function in net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c in the SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel, when ASCONF is used, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a malformed INIT chunk. CVE-2014-4608: Multiple integer overflows in the lzo1x_decompress_safe function in lib/lzo/lzo1x_decompress_safe.c in the LZO decompressor in the Linux kernel allowed context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted Literal Run. CVE-2014-8709: The ieee80211_fragment function in net/mac80211/tx.c in the Linux kernel did not properly maintain a certain tail pointer, which allowed remote attackers to obtain sensitive cleartext information by reading packets. CVE-2014-3185: Multiple buffer overflows in the command_port_read_callback function in drivers/usb/serial/whiteheat.c in the Whiteheat USB Serial Driver in the Linux kernel allowed physically proximate attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) via a crafted device that provides a large amount of (1) EHCI or (2) XHCI data associated with a bulk response. CVE-2014-3184: The report_fixup functions in the HID subsystem in the Linux kernel might have allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) via a crafted device that provides a small report descriptor, related to (1) drivers/hid/hid-cherry.c, (2) drivers/hid/hid-kye.c, (3) drivers/hid/hid-lg.c, (4) drivers/hid/hid-monterey.c, (5) drivers/hid/hid-petalynx.c, and (6) drivers/hid/hid-sunplus.c. CVE-2014-3182: Array index error in the logi_dj_raw_event function in drivers/hid/hid-logitech-dj.c in the Linux kernel allowed physically proximate attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (invalid kfree) via a crafted device that provides a malformed REPORT_TYPE_NOTIF_DEVICE_UNPAIRED value. CVE-2014-3181: Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the magicmouse_raw_event function in drivers/hid/hid-magicmouse.c in the Magic Mouse HID driver in the Linux kernel allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted device that provides a large amount of (1) EHCI or (2) XHCI data associated with an event. CVE-2014-7826: kernel/trace/trace_syscalls.c in the Linux kernel did not properly handle private syscall numbers during use of the ftrace subsystem, which allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference) via a crafted application. CVE-2013-7263: The Linux kernel updated certain length values before ensuring that associated data structures have been initialized, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call, related to net/ipv4/ping.c, net/ipv4/raw.c, net/ipv4/udp.c, net/ipv6/raw.c, and net/ipv6/udp.c. This update fixes the leak of the port number when using ipv6 sockets. (bsc#853040). CVE-2014-6410: The __udf_read_inode function in fs/udf/inode.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict the amount of ICB indirection, which allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop or stack consumption) via a UDF filesystem with a crafted inode. CVE-2014-5471: Stack consumption vulnerability in the parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (uncontrolled recursion, and system crash or reboot) via a crafted iso9660 image with a CL entry referring to a directory entry that has a CL entry. CVE-2014-5472: The parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (unkillable mount process) via a crafted iso9660 image with a self-referential CL entry. CVE-2014-4508: arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S in the Linux kernel on 32-bit x86 platforms, when syscall auditing is enabled and the sep CPU feature flag is set, allowed local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash) via an invalid syscall number, as demonstrated by number 1000. CVE-2014-4943: The PPPoL2TP feature in net/l2tp/l2tp_ppp.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges by leveraging data-structure differences between an l2tp socket and an inet socket. CVE-2014-5077: The sctp_assoc_update function in net/sctp/associola.c in the Linux kernel, when SCTP authentication is enabled, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) by starting to establish an association between two endpoints immediately after an exchange of INIT and INIT ACK chunks to establish an earlier association between these endpoints in the opposite direction. CVE-2014-4171: mm/shmem.c in the Linux kernel did not properly implement the interaction between range notification and hole punching, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (i_mutex hold) by using the mmap system call to access a hole, as demonstrated by interfering with intended shmem activity by blocking completion of (1) an MADV_REMOVE madvise call or (2) an FALLOC_FL_PUNCH_HOLE fallocate call. CVE-2013-2888, CVE-2013-2889, CVE-2013-2890, CVE-2013-2891, CVE-2013-2892, CVE-2013-2893, CVE-2013-2894, CVE-2013-2895, CVE-2013-2896, CVE-2013-2897, CVE-2013-2898, CVE-2013-2899: Multiple issues in the Human Interface Device (HID) subsystem in the Linux kernel allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service or system crash via (heap-based out-of-bounds write) via a crafted device. (Not separately listed.) Other bugfixes : - xfs: mark all internal workqueues as freezable (bnc#899785). - target/rd: Refactor rd_build_device_space + rd_release_device_space (bnc#882639) - Enable CONFIG_ATH9K_HTC for armv7hl/omap2plus config (bnc#890624) - swiotlb: don't assume PA 0 is invalid (bnc#865882). - drm/i915: Apply alignment restrictions on scanout surfaces for VT-d (bnc#818561). - tg3: Change nvram command timeout value to 50ms (bnc#768714). - tg3: Override clock, link aware and link idle mode during NVRAM dump (bnc#768714). - tg3: Set the MAC clock to the fastest speed during boot code load (bnc#768714).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 80150
    published 2014-12-22
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=80150
    title openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-SU-2014:1669-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2337-1.NASL
    description A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel virtual machine's (kvm) validation of interrupt requests (irq). A guest OS user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (host OS crash). (CVE-2014-0155) Andy Lutomirski discovered a flaw in the authorization of netlink socket operations when a socket is passed to a process of more privilege. A local user could exploit this flaw to bypass access restrictions by having a privileged executable do something it was not intended to do. (CVE-2014-0181) An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernels aio_read_events_ring function. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2014-0206) A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's implementation of user namespaces with respect to inode permissions. A local user could exploit this flaw by creating a user namespace to gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2014-4014) An information leak was discovered in the rd_mcp backend of the iSCSI target subsystem in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from ramdisk_mcp memory by leveraging access to a SCSI initiator. (CVE-2014-4027) Sasha Levin reported an issue with the Linux kernel's shared memory subsystem when used with range notifications and hole punching. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2014-4171) Toralf Forster reported an error in the Linux kernels syscall auditing on 32 bit x86 platforms. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash). (CVE-2014-4508) An information leak was discovered in the control implemenation of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) subsystem in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2014-4652) A use-after-free flaw was discovered in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) control implementation of the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-4653) A authorization bug was discovered with the snd_ctl_elem_add function of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit his bug to cause a denial of service (remove kernel controls). (CVE-2014-4654) A flaw discovered in how the snd_ctl_elem function of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) handled a reference count. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and limit bypass). (CVE-2014-4655) An integer overflow flaw was discovered in the control implementation of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA). A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-4656) An integer underflow flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's handling of the backlog value for certain SCTP packets. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (socket outage) via a crafted SCTP packet. (CVE-2014-4667) Vasily Averin discover a reference count flaw during attempts to umount in conjunction with a symlink. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or use after free) or possibly have other unspecified impact. (CVE-2014-5045). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 77492
    published 2014-09-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=77492
    title Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2337-1)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2014-9142.NASL
    description The 3.14.15 stable update contains a number of important fixes across the tree. The 3.14.14 stable update contains a number of important fixes across the tree. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2015-10-19
    plugin id 77095
    published 2014-08-09
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=77095
    title Fedora 19 : kernel-3.14.15-100.fc19 (2014-9142)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2014-3096.NASL
    description The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update for the Unbreakable Enterprise kernel package(s).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-01-02
    plugin id 79735
    published 2014-12-05
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=79735
    title Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3096)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_KERNEL-BIGSMP-201409-140924.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 3 kernel has been updated to fix various bugs and security issues. The following security bugs have been fixed : - The media_device_enum_entities function in drivers/media/media-device.c in the Linux kernel before 3.14.6 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging /dev/media0 read access for a MEDIA_IOC_ENUM_ENTITIES ioctl call. (bnc#882804). (CVE-2014-1739) - mm/shmem.c in the Linux kernel through 3.15.1 does not properly implement the interaction between range notification and hole punching, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (i_mutex hold) by using the mmap system call to access a hole, as demonstrated by interfering with intended shmem activity by blocking completion of (1) an MADV_REMOVE madvise call or (2) an FALLOC_FL_PUNCH_HOLE fallocate call. (bnc#883518). (CVE-2014-4171) - arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S in the Linux kernel through 3.15.1 on 32-bit x86 platforms, when syscall auditing is enabled and the sep CPU feature flag is set, allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash) via an invalid syscall number, as demonstrated by number 1000. (bnc#883724). (CVE-2014-4508) - The sctp_association_free function in net/sctp/associola.c in the Linux kernel before 3.15.2 does not properly manage a certain backlog value, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (socket outage) via a crafted SCTP packet. (bnc#885422). (CVE-2014-4667) - The PPPoL2TP feature in net/l2tp/l2tp_ppp.c in the Linux kernel through 3.15.6 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging data-structure differences between an l2tp socket and an inet socket. (bnc#887082). (CVE-2014-4943) - The sctp_assoc_update function in net/sctp/associola.c in the Linux kernel through 3.15.8, when SCTP authentication is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) by starting to establish an association between two endpoints immediately after an exchange of INIT and INIT ACK chunks to establish an earlier association between these endpoints in the opposite direction. (bnc#889173). (CVE-2014-5077) - Stack consumption vulnerability in the parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel through 3.16.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (uncontrolled recursion, and system crash or reboot) via a crafted iso9660 image with a CL entry referring to a directory entry that has a CL entry. (bnc#892490). (CVE-2014-5471) - The parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel through 3.16.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (unkillable mount process) via a crafted iso9660 image with a self-referential CL entry. (bnc#892490). (CVE-2014-5472) - Race condition in the mac80211 subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.13.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via network traffic that improperly interacts with the WLAN_STA_PS_STA state (aka power-save mode), related to sta_info.c and tx.c. (bnc#871797). (CVE-2014-2706) - The rd_build_device_space function in drivers/target/target_core_rd.c in the Linux kernel before 3.14 does not properly initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from ramdisk_mcp memory by leveraging access to a SCSI initiator. (bnc#882639). (CVE-2014-4027) - The futex_requeue function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.5 does not ensure that calls have two different futex addresses, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted FUTEX_REQUEUE command that facilitates unsafe waiter modification. (bnc#880892). (CVE-2014-3153) - Avoid infinite loop when processing indirect ICBs (bnc#896689) The following non-security bugs have been fixed:. (CVE-2014-6410) - ACPI / PAD: call schedule() when need_resched() is true. (bnc#866911) - ACPI: Fix bug when ACPI reset register is implemented in system memory. (bnc#882900) - ACPI: Limit access to custom_method. (bnc#884333) - ALSA: hda - Enabling Realtek ALC 671 codec. (bnc#891746) - Add option to automatically enforce module signatures when in Secure Boot mode. (bnc#884333) - Add secure_modules() call. (bnc#884333) - Add wait_on_atomic_t() and wake_up_atomic_t(). (bnc#880344) - Backported new patches of Lock down functions for UEFI secure boot Also updated series.conf and removed old patches. - Btrfs: Return EXDEV for cross file system snapshot. - Btrfs: abort the transaction when we does not find our extent ref. - Btrfs: avoid warning bomb of btrfs_invalidate_inodes. - Btrfs: cancel scrub on transaction abortion. - Btrfs: correctly set profile flags on seqlock retry. - Btrfs: does not check nodes for extent items. - Btrfs: fix a possible deadlock between scrub and transaction committing. - Btrfs: fix corruption after write/fsync failure + fsync + log recovery. (bnc#894200) - Btrfs: fix csum tree corruption, duplicate and outdated checksums. (bnc#891619) - Btrfs: fix double free in find_lock_delalloc_range. - Btrfs: fix possible memory leak in btrfs_create_tree(). - Btrfs: fix use of uninit 'ret' in end_extent_writepage(). - Btrfs: free delayed node outside of root->inode_lock. (bnc#866864) - Btrfs: make DEV_INFO ioctl available to anyone. - Btrfs: make FS_INFO ioctl available to anyone. - Btrfs: make device scan less noisy. - Btrfs: make sure there are not any read requests before stopping workers. - Btrfs: more efficient io tree navigation on wait_extent_bit. - Btrfs: output warning instead of error when loading free space cache failed. - Btrfs: retrieve more info from FS_INFO ioctl. - Btrfs: return EPERM when deleting a default subvolume. (bnc#869934) - Btrfs: unset DCACHE_DISCONNECTED when mounting default subvol. (bnc#866615) - Btrfs: use right type to get real comparison. - Btrfs: wake up @scrub_pause_wait as much as we can. - Btrfs: wake up transaction thread upon remount. - CacheFiles: Add missing retrieval completions. (bnc#880344) - CacheFiles: Does not try to dump the index key if the cookie has been cleared. (bnc#880344) - CacheFiles: Downgrade the requirements passed to the allocator. (bnc#880344) - CacheFiles: Fix the marking of cached pages. (bnc#880344) - CacheFiles: Implement invalidation. (bnc#880344) - CacheFiles: Make some debugging statements conditional. (bnc#880344) - Drivers: hv: util: Fix a bug in the KVP code. (bnc#886840) - Drivers: hv: vmbus: Fix a bug in the channel callback dispatch code. (bnc#886840) - FS-Cache: Add transition to handle invalidate immediately after lookup. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Check that there are no read ops when cookie relinquished. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Clear remaining page count on retrieval cancellation. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Convert the object event ID #defines into an enum. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Does not sleep in page release if __GFP_FS is not set. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Does not use spin_is_locked() in assertions. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Exclusive op submission can BUG if there is been an I/O error. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Fix __wait_on_atomic_t() to call the action func if the counter != 0. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Fix object state machine to have separate work and wait states. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Fix operation state management and accounting. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Fix signal handling during waits. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Initialise the object event mask with the calculated mask. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Limit the number of I/O error reports for a cache. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Make cookie relinquishment wait for outstanding reads. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Mark cancellation of in-progress operation. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: One of the write operation paths doeses not set the object state. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Provide proper invalidation. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Simplify cookie retention for fscache_objects, fixing oops. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: The retrieval remaining-pages counter needs to be atomic_t. (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Uninline fscache_object_init(). (bnc#880344) - FS-Cache: Wrap checks on object state. (bnc#880344) - HID: usbhid: add always-poll quirk. (bnc#888607) - HID: usbhid: enable always-poll quirk for Elan Touchscreen. (bnc#888607) - IB/iser: Add TIMEWAIT_EXIT event handling. (bnc#890297) - Ignore 'flags' change to event_constraint. (bnc#876114) - Ignore data_src/weight changes to perf_sample_data. (bnc#876114) - NFS: Allow more operations in an NFSv4.1 request. (bnc#890513) - NFS: Clean up helper function nfs4_select_rw_stateid(). (bnc#888968) - NFS: Does not copy read delegation stateids in setattr. (bnc#888968) - NFS: Does not use a delegation to open a file when returning that delegation. (bnc#888968, bnc#892200, bnc#893596, bnc#893496) - NFS: Fixes for NFS RCU-walk support in line with code going upstream - NFS: Use FS-Cache invalidation. (bnc#880344) - NFS: allow lockless access to access_cache. (bnc#866130) - NFS: avoid mountpoint being displayed as ' (deleted)' in /proc/mounts. (bnc#888591) - NFS: nfs4_do_open should add negative results to the dcache. (bnc#866130) - NFS: nfs_migrate_page() does not wait for FS-Cache to finish with a page. (bnc#880344) - NFS: nfs_open_revalidate: only evaluate parent if it will be used. (bnc#866130) - NFS: prepare for RCU-walk support but pushing tests later in code. (bnc#866130) - NFS: support RCU_WALK in nfs_permission(). (bnc#866130) - NFS: teach nfs_lookup_verify_inode to handle LOOKUP_RCU. (bnc#866130) - NFS: teach nfs_neg_need_reval to understand LOOKUP_RCU. (bnc#866130) - NFSD: Does not hand out delegations for 30 seconds after recalling them. (bnc#880370) - NFSv4 set open access operation call flag in nfs4_init_opendata_res. (bnc#888968, bnc#892200, bnc#893596, bnc#893496) - NFSv4: Add a helper for encoding opaque data. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Add a helper for encoding stateids. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Add helpers for basic copying of stateids. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Clean up nfs4_select_rw_stateid(). (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Fix the return value of nfs4_select_rw_stateid. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Rename nfs4_copy_stateid(). (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Resend the READ/WRITE RPC call if a stateid change causes an error. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: Simplify the struct nfs4_stateid. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: The stateid must remain the same for replayed RPC calls. (bnc#888968) - NFSv4: nfs4_stateid_is_current should return 'true' for an invalid stateid. (bnc#888968) - One more fix for kABI breakage. - PCI: Lock down BAR access when module security is enabled. (bnc#884333) - PCI: enable MPS 'performance' setting to properly handle bridge MPS. (bnc#883376) - PM / Hibernate: Add memory_rtree_find_bit function. (bnc#860441) - PM / Hibernate: Create a Radix-Tree to store memory bitmap. (bnc#860441) - PM / Hibernate: Implement position keeping in radix tree. (bnc#860441) - PM / Hibernate: Iterate over set bits instead of PFNs in swsusp_free(). (bnc#860441) - PM / Hibernate: Remove the old memory-bitmap implementation. (bnc#860441) - PM / Hibernate: Touch Soft Lockup Watchdog in rtree_next_node. (bnc#860441) - Restrict /dev/mem and /dev/kmem when module loading is restricted. (bnc#884333) - Reuse existing 'state' field to indicate PERF_X86_EVENT_PEBS_LDLAT. (bnc#876114) - USB: handle LPM errors during device suspend correctly. (bnc#849123) - Update kabi files to reflect fscache change. (bnc#880344) - Update x86_64 config files: re-enable SENSORS_W83627EHF. (bnc#891281) - VFS: Make more complete truncate operation available to CacheFiles. (bnc#880344) - [FEAT NET1222] ib_uverbs: Allow explicit mmio trigger (FATE#83366, ltc#83367). - acpi: Ignore acpi_rsdp kernel parameter when module loading is restricted. (bnc#884333) - af_iucv: correct cleanup if listen backlog is full (bnc#885262, LTC#111728). - asus-wmi: Restrict debugfs interface when module loading is restricted. (bnc#884333) - autofs4: allow RCU-walk to walk through autofs4. (bnc#866130) - autofs4: avoid taking fs_lock during rcu-walk. (bnc#866130) - autofs4: does not take spinlock when not needed in autofs4_lookup_expiring. (bnc#866130) - autofs4: factor should_expire() out of autofs4_expire_indirect. (bnc#866130) - autofs4: make 'autofs4_can_expire' idempotent. (bnc#866130) - autofs4: remove a redundant assignment. (bnc#866130) - autofs: fix lockref lookup. (bnc#888591) - be2net: add dma_mapping_error() check for dma_map_page(). (bnc#881759) - block: add cond_resched() to potentially long running ioctl discard loop. (bnc#884725) - block: fix race between request completion and timeout handling. (bnc#881051) - cdc-ether: clean packet filter upon probe. (bnc#876017) - cpuset: Fix memory allocator deadlock. (bnc#876590) - crypto: Allow CRYPTO_FIPS without MODULE_SIGNATURES. Not all archs have them, but some are FIPS certified, with some kernel support. - crypto: fips - only panic on bad/missing crypto mod signatures. (bnc#887503) - crypto: testmgr - allow aesni-intel and ghash_clmulni-intel in fips mode. (bnc#889451) - dasd: validate request size before building CCW/TCW (bnc#891087, LTC#114068). - dm mpath: fix race condition between multipath_dtr and pg_init_done. (bnc#826486) - dm-mpath: fix panic on deleting sg device. (bnc#870161) - drm/ast: AST2000 cannot be detected correctly. (bnc#895983) - drm/ast: Actually load DP501 firmware when required. (bnc#895608 / bnc#871134) - drm/ast: Add missing entry to dclk_table[]. - drm/ast: Add reduced non reduced mode parsing for wide screen mode. (bnc#892723) - drm/ast: initial DP501 support (v0.2). (bnc#871134) - drm/ast: open key before detect chips. (bnc#895983) - drm/i915: Fix up cpt pixel multiplier enable sequence. (bnc#879304) - drm/i915: Only apply DPMS to the encoder if enabled. (bnc#893064) - drm/i915: clear the FPGA_DBG_RM_NOCLAIM bit at driver init. (bnc#869055) - drm/i915: create functions for the 'unclaimed register' checks. (bnc#869055) - drm/i915: use FPGA_DBG for the 'unclaimed register' checks. (bnc#869055) - drm/mgag200: Initialize data needed to map fbdev memory. (bnc#806990) - e1000e: enable support for new device IDs. (bnc#885509) - fs/fscache: remove spin_lock() from the condition in while(). (bnc#880344) - hibernate: Disable in a signed modules environment. (bnc#884333) - hugetlb: does not use ERR_PTR with VM_FAULT* values - ibmvscsi: Abort init sequence during error recovery. (bnc#885382) - ibmvscsi: Add memory barriers for send / receive. (bnc#885382) - inet: add a redirect generation id in inetpeer. (bnc#860593) - inetpeer: initialize ->redirect_genid in inet_getpeer(). (bnc#860593) - ipv6: tcp: fix tcp_v6_conn_request(). (bnc#887645) - kabi: hide bnc#860593 changes of struct inetpeer_addr_base. (bnc#860593) - kernel: 3215 tty hang (bnc#891087, LTC#114562). - kernel: fix data corruption when reading /proc/sysinfo (bnc#891087, LTC#114480). - kernel: fix kernel oops with load of fpc register (bnc#889061, LTC#113596). - kernel: sclp console tty reference counting (bnc#891087, LTC#115466). - kexec: Disable at runtime if the kernel enforces module loading restrictions. (bnc#884333) - md/raid6: avoid data corruption during recovery of double-degraded RAID6. - memcg, vmscan: Fix forced scan of anonymous pages (memory reclaim fix). - memcg: do not expose uninitialized mem_cgroup_per_node to world. (bnc#883096) - mm, hugetlb: add VM_NORESERVE check in vma_has_reserves() - mm, hugetlb: change variable name reservations to resv - mm, hugetlb: decrement reserve count if VM_NORESERVE alloc page cache - mm, hugetlb: defer freeing pages when gathering surplus pages - mm, hugetlb: do not use a page in page cache for cow optimization - mm, hugetlb: fix and clean-up node iteration code to alloc or free - mm, hugetlb: fix race in region tracking - mm, hugetlb: fix subpool accounting handling - mm, hugetlb: improve page-fault scalability - mm, hugetlb: improve, cleanup resv_map parameters - mm, hugetlb: move up the code which check availability of free huge page - mm, hugetlb: protect reserved pages when soft offlining a hugepage - mm, hugetlb: remove decrement_hugepage_resv_vma() - mm, hugetlb: remove redundant list_empty check in gather_surplus_pages() - mm, hugetlb: remove resv_map_put - mm, hugetlb: remove useless check about mapping type - mm, hugetlb: return a reserved page to a reserved pool if failed - mm, hugetlb: trivial commenting fix - mm, hugetlb: unify region structure handling - mm, hugetlb: unify region structure handling kabi - mm, hugetlb: use long vars instead of int in region_count() (Hugetlb Fault Scalability). - mm, hugetlb: use vma_resv_map() map types - mm, oom: fix badness score underflow. (bnc#884582, bnc#884767) - mm, oom: normalize oom scores to oom_score_adj scale only for userspace. (bnc#884582, bnc#884767) - mm, thp: do not allow thp faults to avoid cpuset restrictions. (bnc#888849) - net/mlx4_core: Load higher level modules according to ports type. (bnc#887680) - net/mlx4_core: Load the IB driver when the device supports IBoE. (bnc#887680) - net/mlx4_en: Fix a race between napi poll function and RX ring cleanup. (bnc#863586) - net/mlx4_en: Fix selftest failing on non 10G link speed. (bnc#888058) - net: fix checksumming features handling in output path. (bnc#891259) - pagecache_limit: batch large nr_to_scan targets. (bnc#895221) - pagecachelimit: reduce lru_lock congestion for heavy parallel reclaim fix. (bnc#895680) - perf/core: Add weighted samples. (bnc#876114) - perf/x86: Add flags to event constraints. (bnc#876114) - perf/x86: Add memory profiling via PEBS Load Latency. (bnc#876114) - perf: Add generic memory sampling interface. (bnc#876114) - qla2xxx: Avoid escalating the SCSI error handler if the command is not found in firmware. (bnc#859840) - qla2xxx: Clear loop_id for ports that are marked lost during fabric scanning. (bnc#859840) - qla2xxx: Does not check for firmware hung during the reset context for ISP82XX. (bnc#859840) - qla2xxx: Issue abort command for outstanding commands during cleanup when only firmware is alive. (bnc#859840) - qla2xxx: Reduce the time we wait for a command to complete during SCSI error handling. (bnc#859840) - qla2xxx: Set host can_queue value based on available resources. (bnc#859840) - restore smp_mb() in unlock_new_inode(). (bnc#890526) - s390/pci: introduce lazy IOTLB flushing for DMA unmap (bnc#889061, LTC#113725). - sched: fix the theoretical signal_wake_up() vs schedule() race. (bnc#876055) - sclp_vt220: Enable integrated ASCII console per default (bnc#885262, LTC#112035). - scsi_dh: use missing accessor 'scsi_device_from_queue'. (bnc#889614) - scsi_transport_fc: Cap dev_loss_tmo by fast_io_fail. (bnc#887608) - scsiback: correct grant page unmapping. - scsiback: fix retry handling in __report_luns(). - scsiback: free resources after error. - sunrpc/auth: allow lockless (rcu) lookup of credential cache. (bnc#866130) - supported.conf: remove external from drivers/net/veth. (bnc#889727) - supported.conf: support net/sched/act_police.ko. (bnc#890426) - tcp: adapt selected parts of RFC 5682 and PRR logic. (bnc#879921) - tg3: Change nvram command timeout value to 50ms. (bnc#855657) - tg3: Override clock, link aware and link idle mode during NVRAM dump. (bnc#855657) - tg3: Set the MAC clock to the fastest speed during boot code load. (bnc#855657) - usb: Does not enable LPM if the exit latency is zero. (bnc#832309) - usbcore: Does not log on consecutive debounce failures of the same port. (bnc#888105) - usbhid: fix PIXART optical mouse. (bnc#888607) - uswsusp: Disable when module loading is restricted. (bnc#884333) - vscsi: support larger transfer sizes. (bnc#774818) - writeback: Do not sync data dirtied after sync start. (bnc#833820) - x86 thermal: Delete power-limit-notification console messages. (bnc#882317) - x86 thermal: Disable power limit notification interrupt by default. (bnc#882317) - x86 thermal: Re-enable power limit notification interrupt by default. (bnc#882317) - x86, cpu hotplug: Fix stack frame warning in check_irq_vectors_for_cpu_disable(). (bnc#887418) - x86/UV: Add call to KGDB/KDB from NMI handler. (bnc#888847) - x86/UV: Add kdump to UV NMI handler. (bnc#888847) - x86/UV: Add summary of cpu activity to UV NMI handler. (bnc#888847) - x86/UV: Move NMI support. (bnc#888847) - x86/UV: Update UV support for external NMI signals. (bnc#888847) - x86/uv/nmi: Fix Sparse warnings. (bnc#888847) - x86: Add check for number of available vectors before CPU down. (bnc#887418) - x86: Lock down IO port access when module security is enabled. (bnc#884333) - x86: Restrict MSR access when module loading is restricted. (bnc#884333)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-02-15
    plugin id 78651
    published 2014-10-23
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=78651
    title SuSE 11.3 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Number 9750)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2014-478.NASL
    description The Linux Kernel was updated to fix various bugs and security issues. CVE-2014-4699: The Linux kernel on Intel processors did not properly restrict use of a non-canonical value for the saved RIP address in the case of a system call that does not use IRET, which allowed local users to leverage a race condition and gain privileges, or cause a denial of service (double fault), via a crafted application that makes ptrace and fork system calls. CVE-2014-4667: The sctp_association_free function in net/sctp/associola.c in the Linux kernel did not properly manage a certain backlog value, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (socket outage) via a crafted SCTP packet. CVE-2014-4171: mm/shmem.c in the Linux kernel did not properly implement the interaction between range notification and hole punching, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (i_mutex hold) by using the mmap system call to access a hole, as demonstrated by interfering with intended shmem activity by blocking completion of (1) an MADV_REMOVE madvise call or (2) an FALLOC_FL_PUNCH_HOLE fallocate call. CVE-2014-4508: arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S in the Linux kernel on 32-bit x86 platforms, when syscall auditing is enabled and the sep CPU feature flag is set, allowed local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash) via an invalid syscall number, as demonstrated by number 1000. CVE-2014-4656: Multiple integer overflows in sound/core/control.c in the ALSA control implementation in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service by leveraging /dev/snd/controlCX access, related to (1) index values in the snd_ctl_add function and (2) numid values in the snd_ctl_remove_numid_conflict function. CVE-2014-4655: The snd_ctl_elem_add function in sound/core/control.c in the ALSA control implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly maintain the user_ctl_count value, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and limit bypass) by leveraging /dev/snd/controlCX access for a large number of SNDRV_CTL_IOCTL_ELEM_REPLACE ioctl calls. CVE-2014-4654: The snd_ctl_elem_add function in sound/core/control.c in the ALSA control implementation in the Linux kernel did not check authorization for SNDRV_CTL_IOCTL_ELEM_REPLACE commands, which allowed local users to remove kernel controls and cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) by leveraging /dev/snd/controlCX access for an ioctl call. CVE-2014-4653: sound/core/control.c in the ALSA control implementation in the Linux kernel did not ensure possession of a read/write lock, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) and obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging /dev/snd/controlCX access. CVE-2014-4652: Race condition in the tlv handler functionality in the snd_ctl_elem_user_tlv function in sound/core/control.c in the ALSA control implementation in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging /dev/snd/controlCX access. CVE-2014-4014: The capabilities implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly consider that namespaces are inapplicable to inodes, which allowed local users to bypass intended chmod restrictions by first creating a user namespace, as demonstrated by setting the setgid bit on a file with group ownership of root. CVE-2014-2309: The ip6_route_add function in net/ipv6/route.c in the Linux kernel did not properly count the addition of routes, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a flood of ICMPv6 Router Advertisement packets. CVE-2014-3917: kernel/auditsc.c in the Linux kernel, when CONFIG_AUDITSYSCALL is enabled with certain syscall rules, allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive single-bit values from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (OOPS) via a large value of a syscall number. CVE-2014-0131: Use-after-free vulnerability in the skb_segment function in net/core/skbuff.c in the Linux kernel allowed attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging the absence of a certain orphaning operation. CVE-2014-3144: The (1) BPF_S_ANC_NLATTR and (2) BPF_S_ANC_NLATTR_NEST extension implementations in the sk_run_filter function in net/core/filter.c in the Linux kernel did not check whether a certain length value is sufficiently large, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (integer underflow and system crash) via crafted BPF instructions. CVE-2014-3145: The BPF_S_ANC_NLATTR_NEST extension implementation in the sk_run_filter function in net/core/filter.c in the Linux kernel used the reverse order in a certain subtraction, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (over-read and system crash) via crafted BPF instructions. NOTE: the affected code was moved to the __skb_get_nlattr_nest function before the vulnerability was announced. Additional Bug fixed : - HID: logitech-dj: Fix USB 3.0 issue (bnc#788080).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 76988
    published 2014-08-04
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=76988
    title openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2014:0957-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2014-493.NASL
    description The Linux kernel was updated to fix security issues and bugs : Security issues fixed: CVE-2014-4699: The Linux kernel on Intel processors did not properly restrict use of a non-canonical value for the saved RIP address in the case of a system call that does not use IRET, which allowed local users to leverage a race condition and gain privileges, or cause a denial of service (double fault), via a crafted application that makes ptrace and fork system calls. CVE-2014-4667: The sctp_association_free function in net/sctp/associola.c in the Linux kernel did not properly manage a certain backlog value, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (socket outage) via a crafted SCTP packet. CVE-2014-4171: mm/shmem.c in the Linux kernel did not properly implement the interaction between range notification and hole punching, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (i_mutex hold) by using the mmap system call to access a hole, as demonstrated by interfering with intended shmem activity by blocking completion of (1) an MADV_REMOVE madvise call or (2) an FALLOC_FL_PUNCH_HOLE fallocate call. CVE-2014-4508: arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S in the Linux kernel on 32-bit x86 platforms, when syscall auditing is enabled and the sep CPU feature flag is set, allowed local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash) via an invalid syscall number, as demonstrated by number 1000. CVE-2014-0100: Race condition in the inet_frag_intern function in net/ipv4/inet_fragment.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (use-after-free error) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large series of fragmented ICMP Echo Request packets to a system with a heavy CPU load. CVE-2014-4656: Multiple integer overflows in sound/core/control.c in the ALSA control implementation in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service by leveraging /dev/snd/controlCX access, related to (1) index values in the snd_ctl_add function and (2) numid values in the snd_ctl_remove_numid_conflict function. CVE-2014-4655: The snd_ctl_elem_add function in sound/core/control.c in the ALSA control implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly maintain the user_ctl_count value, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and limit bypass) by leveraging /dev/snd/controlCX access for a large number of SNDRV_CTL_IOCTL_ELEM_REPLACE ioctl calls. CVE-2014-4654: The snd_ctl_elem_add function in sound/core/control.c in the ALSA control implementation in the Linux kernel did not check authorization for SNDRV_CTL_IOCTL_ELEM_REPLACE commands, which allowed local users to remove kernel controls and cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) by leveraging /dev/snd/controlCX access for an ioctl call. CVE-2014-4653: sound/core/control.c in the ALSA control implementation in the Linux kernel did not ensure possession of a read/write lock, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) and obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging /dev/snd/controlCX access. CVE-2014-4652: Race condition in the tlv handler functionality in the snd_ctl_elem_user_tlv function in sound/core/control.c in the ALSA control implementation in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging /dev/snd/controlCX access. CVE-2014-4014: The capabilities implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly consider that namespaces are inapplicable to inodes, which allowed local users to bypass intended chmod restrictions by first creating a user namespace, as demonstrated by setting the setgid bit on a file with group ownership of root. CVE-2014-2309: The ip6_route_add function in net/ipv6/route.c in the Linux kernel did not properly count the addition of routes, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a flood of ICMPv6 Router Advertisement packets. CVE-2014-3917: kernel/auditsc.c in the Linux kernel, when CONFIG_AUDITSYSCALL is enabled with certain syscall rules, allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive single-bit values from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (OOPS) via a large value of a syscall number. CVE-2014-0131: Use-after-free vulnerability in the skb_segment function in net/core/skbuff.c in the Linux kernel allowed attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging the absence of a certain orphaning operation. Bugs fixed : - Don't trigger congestion wait on dirty-but-not-writeout pages (bnc#879071). - via-velocity: fix netif_receive_skb use in irq disabled section (bnc#851686). - HID: logitech-dj: Fix USB 3.0 issue (bnc#886629). - tg3: Change nvram command timeout value to 50ms (bnc#768714 bnc#855657). - tg3: Override clock, link aware and link idle mode during NVRAM dump (bnc#768714 bnc#855657). - tg3: Set the MAC clock to the fastest speed during boot code load (bnc#768714 bnc#855657). - ALSA: usb-audio: Fix deadlocks at resuming (bnc#884840). - ALSA: usb-audio: Save mixer status only once at suspend (bnc#884840). - ALSA: usb-audio: Resume mixer values properly (bnc#884840).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-01-02
    plugin id 77177
    published 2014-08-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=77177
    title openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2014:0985-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2334-1.NASL
    description An flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's audit subsystem when auditing certain syscalls. A local attacker could exploit this flaw to obtain potentially sensitive single-bit values from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (OOPS). (CVE-2014-3917) An information leak was discovered in the rd_mcp backend of the iSCSI target subsystem in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from ramdisk_mcp memory by leveraging access to a SCSI initiator. (CVE-2014-4027) Sasha Levin reported an issue with the Linux kernel's shared memory subsystem when used with range notifications and hole punching. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2014-4171) Toralf Forster reported an error in the Linux kernels syscall auditing on 32 bit x86 platforms. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash). (CVE-2014-4508) An information leak was discovered in the control implemenation of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) subsystem in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2014-4652) A use-after-free flaw was discovered in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) control implementation of the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-4653) A authorization bug was discovered with the snd_ctl_elem_add function of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit his bug to cause a denial of service (remove kernel controls). (CVE-2014-4654) A flaw discovered in how the snd_ctl_elem function of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) handled a reference count. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and limit bypass). (CVE-2014-4655) An integer overflow flaw was discovered in the control implementation of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA). A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-4656) An integer underflow flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's handling of the backlog value for certain SCTP packets. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (socket outage) via a crafted SCTP packet. (CVE-2014-4667) Jason Gunthorpe reported a flaw with SCTP authentication in the Linux kernel. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS). (CVE-2014-5077). 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 77490
    published 2014-09-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=77490
    title Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2334-1)
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2014-1318.NASL
    description Updated Red Hat Enterprise MRG Realtime packages that fix multiple security issues and add one enhancement are now available for Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.5. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section. Red Hat Enterprise MRG (Messaging, Realtime, and Grid) is a next-generation IT infrastructure for enterprise computing. MRG offers increased performance, reliability, interoperability, and faster computing for enterprise customers. MRG Realtime provides the highest levels of predictability for consistent low-latency response times to meet the needs of time-sensitive workloads. MRG Realtime also provides new levels of determinism by optimizing lengthy kernel code paths to ensure that they do not become bottlenecks. This allows for better prioritization of applications, resulting in consistent, predictable response times for high-priority applications. * An out-of-bounds write flaw was found in the way the Apple Magic Mouse/Trackpad multi-touch driver handled Human Interface Device (HID) reports with an invalid size. An attacker with physical access to the system could use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-3181, Moderate) * A memory corruption flaw was found in the way the USB ConnectTech WhiteHEAT serial driver processed completion commands sent via USB Request Blocks buffers. An attacker with physical access to the system could use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-3185, Moderate) * A race condition flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's mmap(2), madvise(2), and fallocate(2) system calls interacted with each other while operating on virtual memory file system files. A local user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2014-4171, Moderate) * A stack overflow flaw caused by infinite recursion was found in the way the Linux kernel's Universal Disk Format (UDF) file system implementation processed indirect Information Control Blocks (ICBs). An attacker with physical access to the system could use a specially crafted UDF image to crash the system. (CVE-2014-6410, Low) * An out-of-bounds read flaw was found in the way the Logitech Unifying receiver driver handled HID reports with an invalid device_index value. An attacker with physical access to the system could use this flaw to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-3182, Low) * Multiple out-of-bounds write flaws were found in the way the Cherry Cymotion keyboard driver, KYE/Genius device drivers, Logitech device drivers, Monterey Genius KB29E keyboard driver, Petalynx Maxter remote control driver, and Sunplus wireless desktop driver handled HID reports with an invalid report descriptor size. An attacker with physical access to the system could use either of these flaws to write data past an allocated memory buffer. (CVE-2014-3184, Low) * It was found that the parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal() function of the Linux kernel's ISOFS implementation did not correctly check relocated directories when processing Rock Ridge child link (CL) tags. An attacker with physical access to the system could use a specially crafted ISO image to crash the system or, potentially, escalate their privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-5471, CVE-2014-5472, Low) This update also adds the following enhancement : * The Solarflare SFC9120 10GBE Ethernet NICs were not supported by the MRG Realtime kernel. With this update, the drivers have been updated to enable the Solarflare SFC9120 cards on the Realtime kernel. (BZ#1086945) All Red Hat Enterprise MRG Realtime users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues and add this enhancement.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-26
    plugin id 78006
    published 2014-10-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=78006
    title RHEL 6 : MRG (RHSA-2014:1318)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2336-1.NASL
    description A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel virtual machine's (kvm) validation of interrupt requests (irq). A guest OS user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (host OS crash). (CVE-2014-0155) Andy Lutomirski discovered a flaw in the authorization of netlink socket operations when a socket is passed to a process of more privilege. A local user could exploit this flaw to bypass access restrictions by having a privileged executable do something it was not intended to do. (CVE-2014-0181) An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernels aio_read_events_ring function. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2014-0206) A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's implementation of user namespaces with respect to inode permissions. A local user could exploit this flaw by creating a user namespace to gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2014-4014) An information leak was discovered in the rd_mcp backend of the iSCSI target subsystem in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from ramdisk_mcp memory by leveraging access to a SCSI initiator. (CVE-2014-4027) Sasha Levin reported an issue with the Linux kernel's shared memory subsystem when used with range notifications and hole punching. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2014-4171) Toralf Forster reported an error in the Linux kernels syscall auditing on 32 bit x86 platforms. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash). (CVE-2014-4508) An information leak was discovered in the control implemenation of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) subsystem in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2014-4652) A use-after-free flaw was discovered in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) control implementation of the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-4653) A authorization bug was discovered with the snd_ctl_elem_add function of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit his bug to cause a denial of service (remove kernel controls). (CVE-2014-4654) A flaw discovered in how the snd_ctl_elem function of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) handled a reference count. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and limit bypass). (CVE-2014-4655) An integer overflow flaw was discovered in the control implementation of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA). A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-4656) An integer underflow flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's handling of the backlog value for certain SCTP packets. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (socket outage) via a crafted SCTP packet. (CVE-2014-4667) Vasily Averin discover a reference count flaw during attempts to umount in conjunction with a symlink. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or use after free) or possibly have other unspecified impact. (CVE-2014-5045). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 77491
    published 2014-09-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=77491
    title Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-trusty vulnerabilities (USN-2336-1)
  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLEVM_OVMSA-2017-0057.NASL
    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : please see Oracle VM Security Advisory OVMSA-2017-0057 for details.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 99163
    published 2017-04-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=99163
    title OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0057) (Dirty COW)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2014-793.NASL
    description The openSUSE 13.1 kernel was updated to fix security issues and bugs : Security issues fixed: CVE-2014-9322: A local privilege escalation in the x86_64 32bit compatibility signal handling was fixed, which could be used by local attackers to crash the machine or execute code. CVE-2014-9090: The do_double_fault function in arch/x86/kernel/traps.c in the Linux kernel did not properly handle faults associated with the Stack Segment (SS) segment register, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via a modify_ldt system call, as demonstrated by sigreturn_32 in the linux-clock-tests test suite. CVE-2014-8133: Insufficient validation of TLS register usage could leak information from the kernel stack to userspace. CVE-2014-0181: The Netlink implementation in the Linux kernel through 3.14.1 did not provide a mechanism for authorizing socket operations based on the opener of a socket, which allowed local users to bypass intended access restrictions and modify network configurations by using a Netlink socket for the (1) stdout or (2) stderr of a setuid program. (bsc#875051) CVE-2014-4508: arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S in the Linux kernel on 32-bit x86 platforms, when syscall auditing is enabled and the sep CPU feature flag is set, allowed local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash) via an invalid syscall number, as demonstrated by number 1000. CVE-2014-3688: The SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering a large number of chunks in an association's output queue, as demonstrated by ASCONF probes, related to net/sctp/inqueue.c and net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c. CVE-2014-3687: The sctp_assoc_lookup_asconf_ack function in net/sctp/associola.c in the SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via duplicate ASCONF chunks that trigger an incorrect uncork within the side-effect interpreter. CVE-2014-7975: The do_umount function in fs/namespace.c in the Linux kernel did not require the CAP_SYS_ADMIN capability for do_remount_sb calls that change the root filesystem to read-only, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (loss of writability) by making certain unshare system calls, clearing the / MNT_LOCKED flag, and making an MNT_FORCE umount system call. CVE-2014-8884: Stack-based buffer overflow in the ttusbdecfe_dvbs_diseqc_send_master_cmd function in drivers/media/usb/ttusb-dec/ttusbdecfe.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a large message length in an ioctl call. CVE-2014-3673: The SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a malformed ASCONF chunk, related to net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c and net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c. CVE-2014-3186: Buffer overflow in the picolcd_raw_event function in devices/hid/hid-picolcd_core.c in the PicoLCD HID device driver in the Linux kernel, as used in Android on Nexus 7 devices, allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted device that sends a large report. CVE-2014-7841: The sctp_process_param function in net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c in the SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel, when ASCONF is used, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a malformed INIT chunk. CVE-2014-4611: Integer overflow in the LZ4 algorithm implementation, as used in Yann Collet LZ4 before r118 and in the lz4_uncompress function in lib/lz4/lz4_decompress.c in the Linux kernel before 3.15.2, on 32-bit platforms might allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted Literal Run that would be improperly handled by programs not complying with an API limitation, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-4715. CVE-2014-4608: Multiple integer overflows in the lzo1x_decompress_safe function in lib/lzo/lzo1x_decompress_safe.c in the LZO decompressor in the Linux kernel allowed context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted Literal Run. CVE-2014-8709: The ieee80211_fragment function in net/mac80211/tx.c in the Linux kernel did not properly maintain a certain tail pointer, which allowed remote attackers to obtain sensitive cleartext information by reading packets. CVE-2014-3185: Multiple buffer overflows in the command_port_read_callback function in drivers/usb/serial/whiteheat.c in the Whiteheat USB Serial Driver in the Linux kernel allowed physically proximate attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) via a crafted device that provides a large amount of (1) EHCI or (2) XHCI data associated with a bulk response. CVE-2014-3184: The report_fixup functions in the HID subsystem in the Linux kernel might have allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) via a crafted device that provides a small report descriptor, related to (1) drivers/hid/hid-cherry.c, (2) drivers/hid/hid-kye.c, (3) drivers/hid/hid-lg.c, (4) drivers/hid/hid-monterey.c, (5) drivers/hid/hid-petalynx.c, and (6) drivers/hid/hid-sunplus.c. CVE-2014-3182: Array index error in the logi_dj_raw_event function in drivers/hid/hid-logitech-dj.c in the Linux kernel allowed physically proximate attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (invalid kfree) via a crafted device that provides a malformed REPORT_TYPE_NOTIF_DEVICE_UNPAIRED value. CVE-2014-3181: Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the magicmouse_raw_event function in drivers/hid/hid-magicmouse.c in the Magic Mouse HID driver in the Linux kernel allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted device that provides a large amount of (1) EHCI or (2) XHCI data associated with an event. CVE-2014-7826: kernel/trace/trace_syscalls.c in the Linux kernel did not properly handle private syscall numbers during use of the ftrace subsystem, which allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference) via a crafted application. CVE-2013-7263: The Linux kernel updated certain length values before ensuring that associated data structures have been initialized, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call, related to net/ipv4/ping.c, net/ipv4/raw.c, net/ipv4/udp.c, net/ipv6/raw.c, and net/ipv6/udp.c. This update fixes the leak of the port number when using ipv6 sockets. (bsc#853040). CVE-2013-2898: Fixed potential kernel caller confusion via past-end-of-heap-allocation read in sensor-hub HID driver. CVE-2013-2891: Fixed 16 byte past-end-of-heap-alloc zeroing in steelseries HID driver. VE-2014-6410: The __udf_read_inode function in fs/udf/inode.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict the amount of ICB indirection, which allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop or stack consumption) via a UDF filesystem with a crafted inode. CVE-2014-5471: Stack consumption vulnerability in the parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (uncontrolled recursion, and system crash or reboot) via a crafted iso9660 image with a CL entry referring to a directory entry that has a CL entry. CVE-2014-5472: The parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (unkillable mount process) via a crafted iso9660 image with a self-referential CL entry. CVE-2014-0206: Array index error in the aio_read_events_ring function in fs/aio.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a large head value. CVE-2014-4508: arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S in the Linux kernel on 32-bit x86 platforms, when syscall auditing is enabled and the sep CPU feature flag is set, allowed local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash) via an invalid syscall number, as demonstrated by number 1000. CVE-2014-5206: The do_remount function in fs/namespace.c in the Linux kernel did not maintain the MNT_LOCK_READONLY bit across a remount of a bind mount, which allowed local users to bypass an intended read-only restriction and defeat certain sandbox protection mechanisms via a 'mount -o remount' command within a user namespace. CVE-2014-5207: fs/namespace.c in the Linux kernel did not properly restrict clearing MNT_NODEV, MNT_NOSUID, and MNT_NOEXEC and changing MNT_ATIME_MASK during a remount of a bind mount, which allowed local users to gain privileges, interfere with backups and auditing on systems that had atime enabled, or cause a denial of service (excessive filesystem updating) on systems that had atime disabled via a 'mount -o remount' command within a user namespace. CVE-2014-1739: The media_device_enum_entities function in drivers/media/media-device.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain data structure, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging /dev/media0 read access for a MEDIA_IOC_ENUM_ENTITIES ioctl call. CVE-2014-4943: The PPPoL2TP feature in net/l2tp/l2tp_ppp.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges by leveraging data-structure differences between an l2tp socket and an inet socket. CVE-2014-4508: arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S in the Linux kernel on 32-bit x86 platforms, when syscall auditing is enabled and the sep CPU feature flag is set, allowed local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash) via an invalid syscall number, as demonstrated by number 1000. CVE-2014-5077: The sctp_assoc_update function in net/sctp/associola.c in the Linux kernel, when SCTP authentication is enabled, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) by starting to establish an association between two endpoints immediately after an exchange of INIT and INIT ACK chunks to establish an earlier association between these endpoints in the opposite direction. CVE-2014-4171: mm/shmem.c in the Linux kernel did not properly implement the interaction between range notification and hole punching, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (i_mutex hold) by using the mmap system call to access a hole, as demonstrated by interfering with intended shmem activity by blocking completion of (1) an MADV_REMOVE madvise call or (2) an FALLOC_FL_PUNCH_HOLE fallocate call. Also the following bugs were fixed : - KEYS: Fix stale key registration at error path (bnc#908163). - parport: parport_pc, do not remove parent devices early (bnc#856659). - xfs: fix directory hash ordering bug. - xfs: mark all internal workqueues as freezable (bnc#899785). - [media] uvc: Fix destruction order in uvc_delete() (bnc#897736). - cfq-iosched: Fix wrong children_weight calculation (bnc#893429). - target/rd: Refactor rd_build_device_space + rd_release_device_space (bnc#882639). - Btrfs: Fix memory corruption by ulist_add_merge() on 32bit arch (bnc#887046). - usb: pci-quirks: Prevent Sony VAIO t-series from switching usb ports (bnc#864375). - xhci: Switch only Intel Lynx Point-LP ports to EHCI on shutdown (bnc#864375). - xhci: Switch Intel Lynx Point ports to EHCI on shutdown (bnc#864375). - ALSA: hda - Fix broken PM due to incomplete i915 initialization (bnc#890114). - netbk: Don't destroy the netdev until the vif is shut down (bnc#881008). - swiotlb: don't assume PA 0 is invalid (bnc#865882). - PM / sleep: Fix request_firmware() error at resume (bnc#873790). - usbcore: don't log on consecutive debounce failures of the same port (bnc#818966).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 80152
    published 2014-12-22
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=80152
    title openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-SU-2014:1677-1)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2015-0290.NASL
    description The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update for one or more kernel-related packages.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-09-17
    plugin id 81800
    published 2015-03-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=81800
    title Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2015-0290)
redhat via4
advisories
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2014:1318
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2015:0102
rpms
  • kernel-0:3.10.0-123.20.1.el7
  • kernel-abi-whitelists-0:3.10.0-123.20.1.el7
  • kernel-bootwrapper-0:3.10.0-123.20.1.el7
  • kernel-debug-0:3.10.0-123.20.1.el7
  • kernel-debug-devel-0:3.10.0-123.20.1.el7
  • kernel-devel-0:3.10.0-123.20.1.el7
  • kernel-doc-0:3.10.0-123.20.1.el7
  • kernel-headers-0:3.10.0-123.20.1.el7
  • kernel-kdump-0:3.10.0-123.20.1.el7
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:3.10.0-123.20.1.el7
  • kernel-tools-0:3.10.0-123.20.1.el7
  • kernel-tools-libs-0:3.10.0-123.20.1.el7
  • kernel-tools-libs-devel-0:3.10.0-123.20.1.el7
  • perf-0:3.10.0-123.20.1.el7
  • python-perf-0:3.10.0-123.20.1.el7
refmap via4
bid 68157
confirm
mlist
  • [mm-commits] 20140617 + shmem-fix-faulting-into-a-hole-while-its-punched.patch added to -mm tree
  • [oss-security] 20140618 CVE-2014-4171 - Linux kernel mm/shmem.c denial of service
sectrack 1030450
secunia
  • 59777
  • 60564
suse
  • SUSE-SU-2014:1316
  • SUSE-SU-2014:1319
ubuntu
  • USN-2334-1
  • USN-2335-1
Last major update 06-01-2017 - 22:00
Published 23-06-2014 - 07:21
Last modified 18-12-2018 - 09:38
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