ID CVE-2016-9644
Summary The __get_user_asm_ex macro in arch/x86/include/asm/uaccess.h in the Linux kernel 4.4.22 through 4.4.28 contains extended asm statements that are incompatible with the exception table, which allows local users to obtain root access on non-SMEP platforms via a crafted application. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of incorrect backporting of the CVE-2016-9178 patch to older kernels.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Linux Kernel 4.4.23
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:4.4.23
  • Linux Kernel 4.4.24
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:4.4.24
  • Linux Kernel 4.4.25
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:4.4.25
  • Linux Kernel 4.4.26
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:4.4.26
  • Linux Kernel 4.4.27
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:4.4.27
  • Linux Kernel 4.4.28
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:4.4.28
  • Linux Kernel 4.4.22
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:4.4.22
CVSS
Base: 9.3 (as of 28-11-2016 - 12:39)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-264
CAPEC
  • Accessing, Modifying or Executing Executable Files
    An attack of this type exploits a system's configuration that allows an attacker to either directly access an executable file, for example through shell access; or in a possible worst case allows an attacker to upload a file and then execute it. Web servers, ftp servers, and message oriented middleware systems which have many integration points are particularly vulnerable, because both the programmers and the administrators must be in synch regarding the interfaces and the correct privileges for each interface.
  • Leverage Executable Code in Non-Executable Files
    An attack of this type exploits a system's trust in configuration and resource files, when the executable loads the resource (such as an image file or configuration file) the attacker has modified the file to either execute malicious code directly or manipulate the target process (e.g. application server) to execute based on the malicious configuration parameters. Since systems are increasingly interrelated mashing up resources from local and remote sources the possibility of this attack occurring is high. The attack can be directed at a client system, such as causing buffer overrun through loading seemingly benign image files, as in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-028 where specially crafted JPEG files could cause a buffer overrun once loaded into the browser. Another example targets clients reading pdf files. In this case the attacker simply appends javascript to the end of a legitimate url for a pdf (http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/danger-danger-danger/) http://path/to/pdf/file.pdf#whatever_name_you_want=javascript:your_code_here The client assumes that they are reading a pdf, but the attacker has modified the resource and loaded executable javascript into the client's browser process. The attack can also target server processes. The attacker edits the resource or configuration file, for example a web.xml file used to configure security permissions for a J2EE app server, adding role name "public" grants all users with the public role the ability to use the administration functionality. The server trusts its configuration file to be correct, but when they are manipulated, the attacker gains full control.
  • Blue Boxing
    This type of attack against older telephone switches and trunks has been around for decades. A tone is sent by an adversary to impersonate a supervisor signal which has the effect of rerouting or usurping command of the line. While the US infrastructure proper may not contain widespread vulnerabilities to this type of attack, many companies are connected globally through call centers and business process outsourcing. These international systems may be operated in countries which have not upgraded Telco infrastructure and so are vulnerable to Blue boxing. Blue boxing is a result of failure on the part of the system to enforce strong authorization for administrative functions. While the infrastructure is different than standard current applications like web applications, there are historical lessons to be learned to upgrade the access control for administrative functions.
  • Restful Privilege Elevation
    Rest uses standard HTTP (Get, Put, Delete) style permissions methods, but these are not necessarily correlated generally with back end programs. Strict interpretation of HTTP get methods means that these HTTP Get services should not be used to delete information on the server, but there is no access control mechanism to back up this logic. This means that unless the services are properly ACL'd and the application's service implementation are following these guidelines then an HTTP request can easily execute a delete or update on the server side. The attacker identifies a HTTP Get URL such as http://victimsite/updateOrder, which calls out to a program to update orders on a database or other resource. The URL is not idempotent so the request can be submitted multiple times by the attacker, additionally, the attacker may be able to exploit the URL published as a Get method that actually performs updates (instead of merely retrieving data). This may result in malicious or inadvertent altering of data on the server.
  • Target Programs with Elevated Privileges
    This attack targets programs running with elevated privileges. The attacker would try to leverage a bug in the running program and get arbitrary code to execute with elevated privileges. For instance an attacker would look for programs that write to the system directories or registry keys (such as HKLM, which stores a number of critical Windows environment variables). These programs are typically running with elevated privileges and have usually not been designed with security in mind. Such programs are excellent exploit targets because they yield lots of power when they break. The malicious user try to execute its code at the same level as a privileged system call.
  • Manipulating Input to File System Calls
    An attacker manipulates inputs to the target software which the target software passes to file system calls in the OS. The goal is to gain access to, and perhaps modify, areas of the file system that the target software did not intend to be accessible.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE
nessus via4
  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
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    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : - Revert 'x86/mm: Expand the exception table logic to allow new handling options' (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 25790387] (CVE-2016-9644) - Revert 'fix minor infoleak in get_user_ex' (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 25790387] (CVE-2016-9644) - x86/mm: Expand the exception table logic to allow new handling options (Tony Luck) [Orabug: 25790387] (CVE-2016-9644) - rebuild bumping release - net: ping: check minimum size on ICMP header length (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 25766898] (CVE-2016-8399) (CVE-2016-8399) - sg_write/bsg_write is not fit to be called under KERNEL_DS (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25765436] (CVE-2016-10088) - scsi: sg: check length passed to SG_NEXT_CMD_LEN (peter chang) [Orabug: 25751984] (CVE-2017-7187) - tty: n_hdlc: get rid of racy n_hdlc.tbuf (Alexander Popov) [Orabug: 25696677] (CVE-2017-2636) - TTY: n_hdlc, fix lockdep false positive (Jiri Slaby) [Orabug: 25696677] (CVE-2017-2636) - If Slot Status indicates changes in both Data Link Layer Status and Presence Detect, prioritize the Link status change. (Jack Vogel) - PCI: pciehp: Leave power indicator on when enabling already-enabled slot (Ashok Raj) [Orabug: 25353783] - firewire: net: guard against rx buffer overflows (Stefan Richter) [Orabug: 25451520] (CVE-2016-8633) - usbnet: cleanup after bind in probe (Oliver Neukum) [Orabug: 25463898] (CVE-2016-3951) - cdc_ncm: do not call usbnet_link_change from cdc_ncm_bind (Bjø rn Mork) [Orabug: 25463898] (CVE-2016-3951) - cdc_ncm: Add support for moving NDP to end of NCM frame (Enrico Mioso) [Orabug: 25463898] (CVE-2016-3951) - x86/mm/32: Enable full randomization on i386 and X86_32 (Hector Marco-Gisbert) [Orabug: 25463918] (CVE-2016-3672) - kvm: fix page struct leak in handle_vmon (Paolo Bonzini) [Orabug: 25507133] (CVE-2017-2596) - crypto: mcryptd - Check mcryptd algorithm compatibility (tim) [Orabug: 25507153] (CVE-2016-10147) - kvm: nVMX: Allow L1 to intercept software exceptions (#BP and #OF) (Jim Mattson) [Orabug: 25507188] (CVE-2016-9588) - KVM: x86: drop error recovery in em_jmp_far and em_ret_far (Radim Krč má ř ) [Orabug: 25507213] (CVE-2016-9756) - tcp: take care of truncations done by sk_filter (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25507226] (CVE-2016-8645) - rose: limit sk_filter trim to payload (Willem de Bruijn) [Orabug: 25507226] (CVE-2016-8645) - tipc: check minimum bearer MTU (Michal Kubeč ek) [Orabug: 25507239] (CVE-2016-8632) (CVE-2016-8632) - fix minor infoleak in get_user_ex (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25507269] (CVE-2016-9178) - scsi: arcmsr: Simplify user_len checking (Borislav Petkov) [Orabug: 25507319] (CVE-2016-7425) - scsi: arcmsr: Buffer overflow in arcmsr_iop_message_xfer (Dan Carpenter) [Orabug: 25507319] (CVE-2016-7425) - tmpfs: clear S_ISGID when setting posix ACLs (Gu Zheng) [Orabug: 25507341] (CVE-2016-7097) (CVE-2016-7097) - posix_acl: Clear SGID bit when setting file permissions (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 25507341] (CVE-2016-7097) (CVE-2016-7097) - ext2: convert to mbcache2 (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 25512366] (CVE-2015-8952) - ext4: convert to mbcache2 (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 25512366] (CVE-2015-8952) - mbcache2: reimplement mbcache (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 25512366] (CVE-2015-8952) - USB: digi_acceleport: do sanity checking for the number of ports (Oliver Neukum) [Orabug: 25512466] (CVE-2016-3140) - net/llc: avoid BUG_ON in skb_orphan (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25682419] (CVE-2017-6345) - net/mlx4_core: Disallow creation of RAW QPs on a VF (Eli Cohen) - ipv4: keep skb->dst around in presence of IP options (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25698300] (CVE-2017-5970) - perf/core: Fix concurrent sys_perf_event_open vs. 'move_group' race (Peter Zijlstra) [Orabug: 25698751] (CVE-2017-6001) - ip6_gre: fix ip6gre_err invalid reads (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25699015] (CVE-2017-5897) - mpt3sas: Don't spam logs if logging level is 0 (Johannes Thumshirn) - xen-netfront: cast grant table reference first to type int (Dongli Zhang) - xen-netfront: do not cast grant table reference to signed short (Dongli Zhang)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 99162
    published 2017-04-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=99162
    title OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0056)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-3161-4.NASL
    description Tilman Schmidt and Sasha Levin discovered a use-after-free condition in the TTY implementation in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2015-8964) It was discovered that the Video For Linux Two (v4l2) implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly handle multiple planes when processing a VIDIOC_DQBUF ioctl(). A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-4568) CAI Qian discovered that shared bind mounts in a mount namespace exponentially added entries without restriction to the Linux kernel's mount table. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2016-6213) Andreas Gruenbacher and Jan Kara discovered that the filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel did not clear the setgid bit during a setxattr call. A local attacker could use this to possibly elevate group privileges. (CVE-2016-7097) Marco Grassi discovered that the driver for Areca RAID Controllers in the Linux kernel did not properly validate control messages. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges. (CVE-2016-7425) It was discovered that the KVM implementation for x86/x86_64 in the Linux kernel could dereference a NULL pointer. An attacker in a guest virtual machine could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) in the KVM host. (CVE-2016-8630) Eyal Itkin discovered that the IP over IEEE 1394 (FireWire) implementation in the Linux kernel contained a buffer overflow when handling fragmented packets. A remote attacker could use this to possibly execute arbitrary code with administrative privileges. (CVE-2016-8633) Marco Grassi discovered that the TCP implementation in the Linux kernel mishandles socket buffer (skb) truncation. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2016-8645) Daxing Guo discovered a stack-based buffer overflow in the Broadcom IEEE802.11n FullMAC driver in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges. (CVE-2016-8658) Andrey Konovalov discovered that the SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel improperly handled validation of incoming data. A remote attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2016-9555) It was discovered that the __get_user_asm_ex implementation in the Linux kernel for x86/x86_64 contained extended asm statements that were incompatible with the exception table. A local attacker could use this to gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2016-9644). 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 95998
    published 2016-12-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=95998
    title Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux-snapdragon vulnerabilities (USN-3161-4)
  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLEVM_OVMSA-2017-0145.NASL
    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : please see Oracle VM Security Advisory OVMSA-2017-0145 for details.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 102774
    published 2017-08-25
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=102774
    title OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0145) (Stack Clash)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2017-3566.NASL
    description Description of changes: kernel-uek [3.8.13-118.18.2.el7uek] - nfsd: stricter decoding of write-like NFSv2/v3 ops (J. Bruce Fields) [Orabug: 25986990] {CVE-2017-7895} [3.8.13-118.18.1.el7uek] - fnic: Update fnic driver version to 1.6.0.24 (John Sobecki) [Orabug: 24448585] - xen-netfront: Rework the fix for Rx stall during OOM and network stress (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 25450703] - xen-netfront: Fix Rx stall during network stress and OOM (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 25450703] - ipv6: Skip XFRM lookup if dst_entry in socket cache is valid (Jakub Sitnicki) - uek-rpm: enable CONFIG_KSPLICE. (Jamie Iles) [Orabug: 25549809] - ksplice: add sysctls for determining Ksplice features. (Jamie Iles) [Orabug: 25549809] - signal: protect SIGNAL_UNKILLABLE from unintentional clearing. (Jamie Iles) [Orabug: 25549809] - VSOCK: Fix lockdep issue. (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 25559937] - VSOCK: sock_put wasn't safe to call in interrupt context (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 25559937] - IB/CORE: sync the resouce access in fmr_pool (Wengang Wang) [Orabug: 25677469] - KVM: x86: fix emulation of 'MOV SS, null selector' (Paolo Bonzini) [Orabug: 25719675] {CVE-2017-2583} {CVE-2017-2583} - ext4: validate s_first_meta_bg at mount time (Eryu Guan) [Orabug: 25719738] {CVE-2016-10208} - sctp: avoid BUG_ON on sctp_wait_for_sndbuf (Marcelo Ricardo Leitner) [Orabug: 25719810] {CVE-2017-5986} - tcp: avoid infinite loop in tcp_splice_read() (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25720813] {CVE-2017-6214} - lpfc cannot establish connection with targets that send PRLI under P2P mode (Joe Jin) [Orabug: 25759083] - USB: visor: fix null-deref at probe (Johan Hovold) [Orabug: 25796594] {CVE-2016-2782} - ipc/shm: Fix shmat mmap nil-page protection (Davidlohr Bueso) [Orabug: 25797012] {CVE-2017-5669} - vhost: actually track log eventfd file (Marc-André Lureau) [Orabug: 25797052] {CVE-2015-6252} - xfrm_user: validate XFRM_MSG_NEWAE incoming ESN size harder (Andy Whitcroft) [Orabug: 25814663] {CVE-2017-7184} - xfrm_user: validate XFRM_MSG_NEWAE XFRMA_REPLAY_ESN_VAL replay_window (Andy Whitcroft) [Orabug: 25814663] {CVE-2017-7184} - KEYS: Remove key_type::match in favour of overriding default by match_preparse (Aniket Alshi) [Orabug: 25823962] {CVE-2017-2647} {CVE-2017-2647} - USB: whiteheat: fix potential null-deref at probe (Johan Hovold) [Orabug: 25825105] {CVE-2015-5257} {CVE-2015-5257} - udf: Check path length when reading symlink (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 25871102] {CVE-2015-9731} - udp: properly support MSG_PEEK with truncated buffers (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25876655] {CVE-2016-10229} - block: fix use-after-free in seq file (Vegard Nossum) [Orabug: 25877530] {CVE-2016-7910} - Revert 'fix minor infoleak in get_user_ex()' (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 25790392] {CVE-2016-9644} - net: ping: check minimum size on ICMP header length (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 25766911] {CVE-2016-8399} - ipv6: stop sending PTB packets for MTU < 1280 (Hagen Paul Pfeifer) [Orabug: 25765776] {CVE-2016-10142} - sg_write()/bsg_write() is not fit to be called under KERNEL_DS (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25765445] {CVE-2016-10088} - scsi: sg: check length passed to SG_NEXT_CMD_LEN (peter chang) [Orabug: 25751996] {CVE-2017-7187}
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 100234
    published 2017-05-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=100234
    title Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3566)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2017-3533.NASL
    description Description of changes: [4.1.12-61.1.33.el7uek] - Revert 'x86/mm: Expand the exception table logic to allow new handling options' (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 25790387] {CVE-2016-9644} - Revert 'fix minor infoleak in get_user_ex()' (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 25790387] {CVE-2016-9644} [4.1.12-61.1.32.el7uek] - x86/mm: Expand the exception table logic to allow new handling options (Tony Luck) [Orabug: 25790387] {CVE-2016-9644} [4.1.12-61.1.31.el7uek] - rebuild bumping release [4.1.12-61.1.30.el7uek] - net: ping: check minimum size on ICMP header length (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 25766898] {CVE-2016-8399} {CVE-2016-8399} - sg_write()/bsg_write() is not fit to be called under KERNEL_DS (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25765436] {CVE-2016-10088} - scsi: sg: check length passed to SG_NEXT_CMD_LEN (peter chang) [Orabug: 25751984] {CVE-2017-7187} [4.1.12-61.1.29.el7uek] - tty: n_hdlc: get rid of racy n_hdlc.tbuf (Alexander Popov) [Orabug: 25696677] {CVE-2017-2636} - TTY: n_hdlc, fix lockdep false positive (Jiri Slaby) [Orabug: 25696677] {CVE-2017-2636} - If Slot Status indicates changes in both Data Link Layer Status and Presence Detect, prioritize the Link status change. (Jack Vogel) [Orabug: 25353783] - PCI: pciehp: Leave power indicator on when enabling already-enabled slot (Ashok Raj) [Orabug: 25353783] - firewire: net: guard against rx buffer overflows (Stefan Richter) [Orabug: 25451520] {CVE-2016-8633} - usbnet: cleanup after bind() in probe() (Oliver Neukum) [Orabug: 25463898] {CVE-2016-3951} - cdc_ncm: do not call usbnet_link_change from cdc_ncm_bind (Bjø rn Mork) [Orabug: 25463898] {CVE-2016-3951} - cdc_ncm: Add support for moving NDP to end of NCM frame (Enrico Mioso) [Orabug: 25463898] {CVE-2016-3951} - x86/mm/32: Enable full randomization on i386 and X86_32 (Hector Marco-Gisbert) [Orabug: 25463918] {CVE-2016-3672} - kvm: fix page struct leak in handle_vmon (Paolo Bonzini) [Orabug: 25507133] {CVE-2017-2596} - crypto: mcryptd - Check mcryptd algorithm compatibility (tim) [Orabug: 25507153] {CVE-2016-10147} - kvm: nVMX: Allow L1 to intercept software exceptions (#BP and #OF) (Jim Mattson) [Orabug: 25507188] {CVE-2016-9588} - KVM: x86: drop error recovery in em_jmp_far and em_ret_far (Radim Krč má ř ) [Orabug: 25507213] {CVE-2016-9756} - tcp: take care of truncations done by sk_filter() (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25507226] {CVE-2016-8645} - rose: limit sk_filter trim to payload (Willem de Bruijn) [Orabug: 25507226] {CVE-2016-8645} - tipc: check minimum bearer MTU (Michal Kubeč ek) [Orabug: 25507239] {CVE-2016-8632} {CVE-2016-8632} - fix minor infoleak in get_user_ex() (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25507269] {CVE-2016-9178} - scsi: arcmsr: Simplify user_len checking (Borislav Petkov) [Orabug: 25507319] {CVE-2016-7425} - scsi: arcmsr: Buffer overflow in arcmsr_iop_message_xfer() (Dan Carpenter) [Orabug: 25507319] {CVE-2016-7425} - tmpfs: clear S_ISGID when setting posix ACLs (Gu Zheng) [Orabug: 25507341] {CVE-2016-7097} {CVE-2016-7097} - posix_acl: Clear SGID bit when setting file permissions (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 25507341] {CVE-2016-7097} {CVE-2016-7097} - ext2: convert to mbcache2 (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 25512366] {CVE-2015-8952} - ext4: convert to mbcache2 (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 25512366] {CVE-2015-8952} - mbcache2: reimplement mbcache (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 25512366] {CVE-2015-8952} - USB: digi_acceleport: do sanity checking for the number of ports (Oliver Neukum) [Orabug: 25512466] {CVE-2016-3140} - net/llc: avoid BUG_ON() in skb_orphan() (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25682419] {CVE-2017-6345} - net/mlx4_core: Disallow creation of RAW QPs on a VF (Eli Cohen) [Orabug: 25697847] - ipv4: keep skb->dst around in presence of IP options (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25698300] {CVE-2017-5970} - perf/core: Fix concurrent sys_perf_event_open() vs. 'move_group' race (Peter Zijlstra) [Orabug: 25698751] {CVE-2017-6001} - ip6_gre: fix ip6gre_err() invalid reads (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25699015] {CVE-2017-5897} - mpt3sas: Don't spam logs if logging level is 0 (Johannes Thumshirn) [Orabug: 25699035] - xen-netfront: cast grant table reference first to type int (Dongli Zhang) - xen-netfront: do not cast grant table reference to signed short (Dongli Zhang)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 99159
    published 2017-04-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=99159
    title Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3533)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2017-3609.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 2018-07-25
    plugin id 102773
    published 2017-08-25
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=102773
    title Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3609) (Stack Clash)
  • 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 Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-3146-2.NASL
    description USN-3146-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. This update provides the corresponding updates for the Linux Hardware Enablement (HWE) kernel from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It was discovered that the __get_user_asm_ex implementation in the Linux kernel for x86/x86_64 contained extended asm statements that were incompatible with the exception table. A local attacker could use this to gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2016-9644) Andreas Gruenbacher and Jan Kara discovered that the filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel did not clear the setgid bit during a setxattr call. A local attacker could use this to possibly elevate group privileges. (CVE-2016-7097) Marco Grassi discovered that the driver for Areca RAID Controllers in the Linux kernel did not properly validate control messages. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges. (CVE-2016-7425) Daxing Guo discovered a stack-based buffer overflow in the Broadcom IEEE802.11n FullMAC driver in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges. (CVE-2016-8658). 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 95433
    published 2016-12-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=95433
    title Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-xenial vulnerabilities (USN-3146-2)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-3146-1.NASL
    description It was discovered that the __get_user_asm_ex implementation in the Linux kernel for x86/x86_64 contained extended asm statements that were incompatible with the exception table. A local attacker could use this to gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2016-9644) Andreas Gruenbacher and Jan Kara discovered that the filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel did not clear the setgid bit during a setxattr call. A local attacker could use this to possibly elevate group privileges. (CVE-2016-7097) Marco Grassi discovered that the driver for Areca RAID Controllers in the Linux kernel did not properly validate control messages. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges. (CVE-2016-7425) Daxing Guo discovered a stack-based buffer overflow in the Broadcom IEEE802.11n FullMAC driver in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges. (CVE-2016-8658). 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 95432
    published 2016-12-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=95432
    title Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-3146-1)
  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLEVM_OVMSA-2017-0105.NASL
    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : - nfsd: stricter decoding of write-like NFSv2/v3 ops (J. Bruce Fields) [Orabug: 25986990] (CVE-2017-7895) - fnic: Update fnic driver version to 1.6.0.24 (John Sobecki) [Orabug: 24448585] - xen-netfront: Rework the fix for Rx stall during OOM and network stress (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 25450703] - xen-netfront: Fix Rx stall during network stress and OOM (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 25450703] - ipv6: Skip XFRM lookup if dst_entry in socket cache is valid (Jakub Sitnicki) - uek-rpm: enable CONFIG_KSPLICE. (Jamie Iles) [Orabug: 25549809] - ksplice: add sysctls for determining Ksplice features. (Jamie Iles) - signal: protect SIGNAL_UNKILLABLE from unintentional clearing. (Jamie Iles) [Orabug: 25549809] - VSOCK: Fix lockdep issue. (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 25559937] - VSOCK: sock_put wasn't safe to call in interrupt context (Dongli Zhang) [Orabug: 25559937] - IB/CORE: sync the resouce access in fmr_pool (Wengang Wang) [Orabug: 25677469] - KVM: x86: fix emulation of 'MOV SS, null selector' (Paolo Bonzini) [Orabug: 25719675] (CVE-2017-2583) (CVE-2017-2583) - ext4: validate s_first_meta_bg at mount time (Eryu Guan) [Orabug: 25719738] (CVE-2016-10208) - sctp: avoid BUG_ON on sctp_wait_for_sndbuf (Marcelo Ricardo Leitner) [Orabug: 25719810] (CVE-2017-5986) - tcp: avoid infinite loop in tcp_splice_read (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25720813] (CVE-2017-6214) - lpfc cannot establish connection with targets that send PRLI under P2P mode (Joe Jin) [Orabug: 25759083] - USB: visor: fix null-deref at probe (Johan Hovold) [Orabug: 25796594] (CVE-2016-2782) - ipc/shm: Fix shmat mmap nil-page protection (Davidlohr Bueso) [Orabug: 25797012] (CVE-2017-5669) - vhost: actually track log eventfd file (Marc-André Lureau) [Orabug: 25797052] (CVE-2015-6252) - xfrm_user: validate XFRM_MSG_NEWAE incoming ESN size harder (Andy Whitcroft) [Orabug: 25814663] (CVE-2017-7184) - xfrm_user: validate XFRM_MSG_NEWAE XFRMA_REPLAY_ESN_VAL replay_window (Andy Whitcroft) [Orabug: 25814663] (CVE-2017-7184) - KEYS: Remove key_type::match in favour of overriding default by match_preparse (Aniket Alshi) [Orabug: 25823962] (CVE-2017-2647) (CVE-2017-2647) - USB: whiteheat: fix potential null-deref at probe (Johan Hovold) [Orabug: 25825105] (CVE-2015-5257) (CVE-2015-5257) - udf: Check path length when reading symlink (Jan Kara) [Orabug: 25871102] (CVE-2015-9731) - udp: properly support MSG_PEEK with truncated buffers (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25876655] (CVE-2016-10229) - block: fix use-after-free in seq file (Vegard Nossum) [Orabug: 25877530] (CVE-2016-7910) - Revert 'fix minor infoleak in get_user_ex' (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 25790392] (CVE-2016-9644) - net: ping: check minimum size on ICMP header length (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 25766911] (CVE-2016-8399) - ipv6: stop sending PTB packets for MTU < 1280 (Hagen Paul Pfeifer) [Orabug: 25765776] (CVE-2016-10142) - sg_write/bsg_write is not fit to be called under KERNEL_DS (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25765445] (CVE-2016-10088) - scsi: sg: check length passed to SG_NEXT_CMD_LEN (peter chang) [Orabug: 25751996] (CVE-2017-7187)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 100237
    published 2017-05-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=100237
    title OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0105)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2017-3534.NASL
    description Description of changes: [3.8.13-118.17.4.el7uek] - Revert 'fix minor infoleak in get_user_ex()' (Brian Maly) [Orabug: 25790392] {CVE-2016-9644} [3.8.13-118.17.3.el7uek] - net: ping: check minimum size on ICMP header length (Kees Cook) [Orabug: 25766911] {CVE-2016-8399} [3.8.13-118.17.2.el7uek] - ipv6: stop sending PTB packets for MTU < 1280 (Hagen Paul Pfeifer) [Orabug: 25765776] {CVE-2016-10142} - sg_write()/bsg_write() is not fit to be called under KERNEL_DS (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25765445] {CVE-2016-10088} - scsi: sg: check length passed to SG_NEXT_CMD_LEN (peter chang) [Orabug: 25751996] {CVE-2017-7187} [3.8.13-118.17.1.el7uek] - tty: n_hdlc: get rid of racy n_hdlc.tbuf (Alexander Popov) [Orabug: 25696686] {CVE-2017-2636} - TTY: n_hdlc, fix lockdep false positive (Jiri Slaby) [Orabug: 25696686] {CVE-2017-2636} - drivers/tty/n_hdlc.c: replace kmalloc/memset by kzalloc (Fabian Frederick) [Orabug: 25696686] {CVE-2017-2636} - x86: bpf_jit: fix compilation of large bpf programs (Alexei Starovoitov) [Orabug: 21305080] {CVE-2015-4700} - net: filter: return -EINVAL if BPF_S_ANC* operation is not supported (Daniel Borkmann) [Orabug: 22187148] - KEYS: request_key() should reget expired keys rather than give EKEYEXPIRED (David Howells) - KEYS: Increase root_maxkeys and root_maxbytes sizes (Steve Dickson) - firewire: net: guard against rx buffer overflows (Stefan Richter) [Orabug: 25451530] {CVE-2016-8633} - x86/mm/32: Enable full randomization on i386 and X86_32 (Hector Marco-Gisbert) [Orabug: 25463927] {CVE-2016-3672} - x86 get_unmapped_area: Access mmap_legacy_base through mm_struct member (Radu Caragea) [Orabug: 25463927] {CVE-2016-3672} - pptp: verify sockaddr_len in pptp_bind() and pptp_connect() (WANG Cong) [Orabug: 25490335] {CVE-2015-8569} - sg_start_req(): make sure that there's not too many elements in iovec (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25490372] {CVE-2015-5707} - kvm: nVMX: Allow L1 to intercept software exceptions (#BP and #OF) (Jim Mattson) [Orabug: 25507195] {CVE-2016-9588} - tcp: take care of truncations done by sk_filter() (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25507230] {CVE-2016-8645} - rose: limit sk_filter trim to payload (Willem de Bruijn) [Orabug: 25507230] {CVE-2016-8645} - fix minor infoleak in get_user_ex() (Al Viro) [Orabug: 25507281] {CVE-2016-9178} - scsi: arcmsr: Simplify user_len checking (Borislav Petkov) [Orabug: 25507328] {CVE-2016-7425} - scsi: arcmsr: Buffer overflow in arcmsr_iop_message_xfer() (Dan Carpenter) [Orabug: 25507328] {CVE-2016-7425} - net: fix a kernel infoleak in x25 module (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25512413] {CVE-2016-4580} - USB: digi_acceleport: do sanity checking for the number of ports (Oliver Neukum) [Orabug: 25512471] {CVE-2016-3140} - ipv4: keep skb->dst around in presence of IP options (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25543892] {CVE-2017-5970} - net/llc: avoid BUG_ON() in skb_orphan() (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25682430] {CVE-2017-6345} - dccp: fix freeing skb too early for IPV6_RECVPKTINFO (Andrey Konovalov) {CVE-2017-6074} - crypto: algif_hash - Only export and import on sockets with data (Herbert Xu) [Orabug: 25417805] {CVE-2016-8646} - USB: usbfs: fix potential infoleak in devio (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25462760] {CVE-2016-4482} - net: fix infoleak in llc (Kangjie Lu) [Orabug: 25462807] {CVE-2016-4485} - af_unix: Guard against other == sk in unix_dgram_sendmsg (Rainer Weikusat) [Orabug: 25463996] {CVE-2013-7446} - unix: avoid use-after-free in ep_remove_wait_queue (Rainer Weikusat) [Orabug: 25463996] {CVE-2013-7446} - net: avoid signed overflows for SO_{SND|RCV}BUFFORCE (Eric Dumazet) [Orabug: 25203623] {CVE-2016-9793}
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 99160
    published 2017-04-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=99160
    title Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3534)
refmap via4
bid 94545
confirm https://lwn.net/Articles/705220/
mlist [oss-security] 20161107 Re: Re: kernel: fix minor infoleak in get_user_ex()
ubuntu
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  • USN-3146-2
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