ID CVE-2017-6353
Summary net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel through 4.10.1 does not properly restrict association peel-off operations during certain wait states, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (invalid unlock and double free) via a multithreaded application. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2017-5986.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Linux Kernel 4.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:4.10
CVSS
Base: 4.9 (as of 01-03-2017 - 22:57)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-415
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE COMPLETE
nessus via4
  • NASL family Huawei Local Security Checks
    NASL id EULEROS_SA-2017-1123.NASL
    description According to the versions of the kernel packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities : - The regulator_ena_gpio_free function in drivers/regulator/core.c in the Linux kernel allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via a crafted application.(CVE-2014-9940) - Race condition in the sctp_wait_for_sndbuf function in net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.11 allows local users to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and panic) via a multithreaded application that peels off an association in a certain buffer-full state.(CVE-2017-5986) - net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel through 4.10.1 does not properly restrict association peel-off operations during certain wait states, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (invalid unlock and double free) via a multithreaded application. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2017-5986.(CVE-2017-6353) - The ipxitf_ioctl function in net/ipx/af_ipx.c in the Linux kernel through 4.11.1 mishandles reference counts, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a failed SIOCGIFADDR ioctl call for an IPX interface.(CVE-2017-7487) - fs/ext4/inode.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6.2, when ext4 data=ordered mode is used, mishandles a needs-flushing-before-commit list, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from other users' files in opportunistic circumstances by waiting for a hardware reset, creating a new file, making write system calls, and reading this file.(CVE-2017-7495) - The NFSv2/NFSv3 server in the nfsd subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.10.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a long RPC reply, related to net/sunrpc/svc.c, fs/nfsd/nfs3xdr.c, and fs/nfsd/nfsxdr.c.(CVE-2017-7645) - The inet_csk_clone_lock function in net/ipv4/inet_connection_sock.c in the Linux kernel through 4.10.15 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (double free) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging use of the accept system call.(CVE-2017-8890) - The edge_bulk_in_callback function in drivers/usb/serial/io_ti.c in the Linux kernel before 4.10.4 allows local users to obtain sensitive information (in the dmesg ringbuffer and syslog) from uninitialized kernel memory by using a crafted USB device (posing as an io_ti USB serial device) to trigger an integer underflow.(CVE-2017-8924) - The IPv6 fragmentation implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.11.1 does not consider that the nexthdr field may be associated with an invalid option, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and BUG) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted socket and send system calls.(CVE-2017-9074) - The sctp_v6_create_accept_sk function in net/sctp/ipv6.c in the Linux kernel through 4.11.1 mishandles inheritance, which allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls, a related issue to CVE-2017-8890.(CVE-2017-9075) - The tcp_v6_syn_recv_sock function in net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c in the Linux kernel through 4.11.1 mishandles inheritance, which allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls, a related issue to CVE-2017-8890.(CVE-2017-9077) - The __ip6_append_data function in net/ipv6/ip6_output.c in the Linux kernel through 4.11.3 is too late in checking whether an overwrite of an skb data structure may occur, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted system calls.(CVE-2017-9242) - The ext4_fill_super function in fs/ext4/super.c in the Linux kernel through 4.9.8 does not properly validate meta block groups, which allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and system crash) via a crafted ext4 image.(CVE-2016-10208) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-14
    plugin id 101853
    published 2017-07-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=101853
    title EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2017-1123)
  • NASL family Huawei Local Security Checks
    NASL id EULEROS_SA-2017-1122.NASL
    description According to the versions of the kernel packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities : - The regulator_ena_gpio_free function in drivers/regulator/core.c in the Linux kernel allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via a crafted application.(CVE-2014-9940) - Race condition in the sctp_wait_for_sndbuf function in net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.11 allows local users to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and panic) via a multithreaded application that peels off an association in a certain buffer-full state.(CVE-2017-5986) - net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel through 4.10.1 does not properly restrict association peel-off operations during certain wait states, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (invalid unlock and double free) via a multithreaded application. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2017-5986.(CVE-2017-6353) - The ipxitf_ioctl function in net/ipx/af_ipx.c in the Linux kernel through 4.11.1 mishandles reference counts, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a failed SIOCGIFADDR ioctl call for an IPX interface.(CVE-2017-7487) - fs/ext4/inode.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6.2, when ext4 data=ordered mode is used, mishandles a needs-flushing-before-commit list, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from other users' files in opportunistic circumstances by waiting for a hardware reset, creating a new file, making write system calls, and reading this file.(CVE-2017-7495) - The NFSv2/NFSv3 server in the nfsd subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.10.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a long RPC reply, related to net/sunrpc/svc.c, fs/nfsd/nfs3xdr.c, and fs/nfsd/nfsxdr.c.(CVE-2017-7645) - The inet_csk_clone_lock function in net/ipv4/inet_connection_sock.c in the Linux kernel through 4.10.15 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (double free) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging use of the accept system call.(CVE-2017-8890) - The edge_bulk_in_callback function in drivers/usb/serial/io_ti.c in the Linux kernel before 4.10.4 allows local users to obtain sensitive information (in the dmesg ringbuffer and syslog) from uninitialized kernel memory by using a crafted USB device (posing as an io_ti USB serial device) to trigger an integer underflow.(CVE-2017-8924) - The IPv6 fragmentation implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.11.1 does not consider that the nexthdr field may be associated with an invalid option, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and BUG) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted socket and send system calls.(CVE-2017-9074) - The sctp_v6_create_accept_sk function in net/sctp/ipv6.c in the Linux kernel through 4.11.1 mishandles inheritance, which allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls, a related issue to CVE-2017-8890.(CVE-2017-9075) - The tcp_v6_syn_recv_sock function in net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c in the Linux kernel through 4.11.1 mishandles inheritance, which allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls, a related issue to CVE-2017-8890.(CVE-2017-9077) - The __ip6_append_data function in net/ipv6/ip6_output.c in the Linux kernel through 4.11.3 is too late in checking whether an overwrite of an skb data structure may occur, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted system calls.(CVE-2017-9242) - The ext4_fill_super function in fs/ext4/super.c in the Linux kernel through 4.9.8 does not properly validate meta block groups, which allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and system crash) via a crafted ext4 image.(CVE-2016-10208) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-14
    plugin id 101852
    published 2017-07-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=101852
    title EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2017-1122)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2017-2525-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3 LTSS kernel was updated receive various security and bugfixes. The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2016-5243: The tipc_nl_compat_link_dump function in net/tipc/netlink_compat.c in the Linux kernel did not properly copy a certain string, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading a Netlink message (bnc#983212) - CVE-2016-10200: Race condition in the L2TPv3 IP Encapsulation feature in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by making multiple bind system calls without properly ascertaining whether a socket has the SOCK_ZAPPED status, related to net/l2tp/l2tp_ip.c and net/l2tp/l2tp_ip6.c (bnc#1028415) - CVE-2017-2647: The KEYS subsystem in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via vectors involving a NULL value for a certain match field, related to the keyring_search_iterator function in keyring.c (bsc#1030593). - CVE-2017-2671: The ping_unhash function in net/ipv4/ping.c in the Linux kernel was too late in obtaining a certain lock and consequently could not ensure that disconnect function calls are safe, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (panic) by leveraging access to the protocol value of IPPROTO_ICMP in a socket system call (bnc#1031003) - CVE-2017-5669: The do_shmat function in ipc/shm.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict the address calculated by a certain rounding operation, which allowed local users to map page zero, and consequently bypass a protection mechanism that exists for the mmap system call, by making crafted shmget and shmat system calls in a privileged context (bnc#1026914) - CVE-2017-5970: The ipv4_pktinfo_prepare function in net/ipv4/ip_sockglue.c in the Linux kernel allowed attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via (1) an application that made crafted system calls or possibly (2) IPv4 traffic with invalid IP options (bsc#1024938) - CVE-2017-5986: Race condition in the sctp_wait_for_sndbuf function in net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and panic) via a multithreaded application that peels off an association in a certain buffer-full state (bsc#1025235) - CVE-2017-6074: The dccp_rcv_state_process function in net/dccp/input.c in the Linux kernel mishandled DCCP_PKT_REQUEST packet data structures in the LISTEN state, which allowed local users to obtain root privileges or cause a denial of service (double free) via an application that made an IPV6_RECVPKTINFO setsockopt system call (bnc#1026024) - CVE-2017-6214: The tcp_splice_read function in net/ipv4/tcp.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and soft lockup) via vectors involving a TCP packet with the URG flag (bnc#1026722) - CVE-2017-6348: The hashbin_delete function in net/irda/irqueue.c in the Linux kernel improperly managed lock dropping, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock) via crafted operations on IrDA devices (bnc#1027178) - CVE-2017-6353: net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel did not properly restrict association peel-off operations during certain wait states, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (invalid unlock and double free) via a multithreaded application. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2017-5986 (bnc#1027066) - CVE-2017-6951: The keyring_search_aux function in security/keys/keyring.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) via a request_key system call for the 'dead' type (bsc#1029850). - CVE-2017-7184: The xfrm_replay_verify_len function in net/xfrm/xfrm_user.c in the Linux kernel did not validate certain size data after an XFRM_MSG_NEWAE update, which allowed local users to obtain root privileges or cause a denial of service (heap-based out-of-bounds access) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability (bsc#1030573) - CVE-2017-7187: The sg_ioctl function in drivers/scsi/sg.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large command size in an SG_NEXT_CMD_LEN ioctl call, leading to out-of-bounds write access in the sg_write function (bnc#1030213) - CVE-2017-7261: The vmw_surface_define_ioctl function in drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_surface.c in the Linux kernel did not check for a zero value of certain levels data, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (ZERO_SIZE_PTR dereference, and GPF and possibly panic) via a crafted ioctl call for a /dev/dri/renderD* device (bnc#1031052) - CVE-2017-7294: The vmw_surface_define_ioctl function in drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_surface.c in the Linux kernel did not validate addition of certain levels data, which allowed local users to trigger an integer overflow and out-of-bounds write, and cause a denial of service (system hang or crash) or possibly gain privileges, via a crafted ioctl call for a /dev/dri/renderD* device (bnc#1031440) - CVE-2017-7308: The packet_set_ring function in net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel did not properly validate certain block-size data, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls (bnc#1031579) - CVE-2017-7482: Several missing length checks ticket decode allowing for information leak or potentially code execution (bsc#1046107). - CVE-2017-7487: The ipxitf_ioctl function in net/ipx/af_ipx.c in the Linux kernel mishandled reference counts, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a failed SIOCGIFADDR ioctl call for an IPX interface (bsc#1038879). - CVE-2017-7533: Race condition in the fsnotify implementation in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted application that leverages simultaneous execution of the inotify_handle_event and vfs_rename functions (bnc#1049483 1050677 ). - CVE-2017-7542: The ip6_find_1stfragopt function in net/ipv6/output_core.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and infinite loop) by leveraging the ability to open a raw socket (bnc#1049882). - CVE-2017-7616: Incorrect error handling in the set_mempolicy and mbind compat syscalls in mm/mempolicy.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from uninitialized stack data by triggering failure of a certain bitmap operation (bsc#1033336) - CVE-2017-8831: The saa7164_bus_get function in drivers/media/pci/saa7164/saa7164-bus.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds array access) or possibly have unspecified other impact by changing a certain sequence-number value, aka a 'double fetch' vulnerability. This requires a malicious PCI Card. (bnc#1037994). - CVE-2017-8890: The inet_csk_clone_lock function in net/ipv4/inet_connection_sock.c in the Linux kernel allowed attackers to cause a denial of service (double free) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging use of the accept system call (bsc#1038544). - CVE-2017-8924: The edge_bulk_in_callback function in drivers/usb/serial/io_ti.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information (in the dmesg ringbuffer and syslog) from uninitialized kernel memory by using a crafted USB device (posing as an io_ti USB serial device) to trigger an integer underflow (bnc#1037182). - CVE-2017-8925: The omninet_open function in drivers/usb/serial/omninet.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (tty exhaustion) by leveraging reference count mishandling (bnc#1038981). - CVE-2017-9074: The IPv6 fragmentation implementation in the Linux kernel did not consider that the nexthdr field may be associated with an invalid option, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and BUG) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted socket and send system calls (bnc#1039882). - CVE-2017-9075: The sctp_v6_create_accept_sk function in net/sctp/ipv6.c in the Linux kernel mishandled inheritance, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls, a related issue to CVE-2017-8890 (bsc#1039883). - CVE-2017-9076: The dccp_v6_request_recv_sock function in net/dccp/ipv6.c in the Linux kernel mishandled inheritance, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls, a related issue to CVE-2017-8890 (bnc#1039885). - CVE-2017-9077: The tcp_v6_syn_recv_sock function in net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c in the Linux kernel mishandled inheritance, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls, a related issue to CVE-2017-8890 (bsc#1040069). - CVE-2017-9242: The __ip6_append_data function in net/ipv6/ip6_output.c in the Linux kernel was too late in checking whether an overwrite of an skb data structure may occur, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted system calls (bnc#1041431). - CVE-2017-10661: Race condition in fs/timerfd.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (list corruption or use-after-free) via simultaneous file-descriptor operations that leverage improper might_cancel queueing (bnc#1053152). - CVE-2017-11176: The mq_notify function in the Linux kernel did not set the sock pointer to NULL upon entry into the retry logic. During a user-space close of a Netlink socket, it allowed attackers to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact (bnc#1048275). - CVE-2017-11473: Buffer overflow in the mp_override_legacy_irq() function in arch/x86/kernel/acpi/boot.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges via a crafted ACPI table (bnc#1049603). - CVE-2017-12762: In /drivers/isdn/i4l/isdn_net.c: A user-controlled buffer is copied into a local buffer of constant size using strcpy without a length check which can cause a buffer overflow. (bnc#1053148). - CVE-2017-14051: An integer overflow in the qla2x00_sysfs_write_optrom_ctl function in drivers/scsi/qla2xxx/qla_attr.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) by leveraging root access (bnc#1056588). - CVE-2017-1000112: Fixed a race condition in net-packet code that could have been exploited by unprivileged users to gain root access. (bsc#1052311). - CVE-2017-1000363: Linux drivers/char/lp.c Out-of-Bounds Write. Due to a missing bounds check, and the fact that parport_ptr integer is static, a 'secure boot' kernel command line adversary could have overflowed the parport_nr array in the following code (bnc#1039456). - CVE-2017-1000365: The Linux Kernel imposes a size restriction on the arguments and environmental strings passed through RLIMIT_STACK/RLIM_INFINITY (1/4 of the size), but did not take the argument and environment pointers into account, which allowed attackers to bypass this limitation (bnc#1039354). - CVE-2017-1000380: sound/core/timer.c in the Linux kernel was vulnerable to a data race in the ALSA /dev/snd/timer driver resulting in local users being able to read information belonging to other users, i.e., uninitialized memory contents may be disclosed when a read and an ioctl happen at the same time (bnc#1044125). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-30
    plugin id 103354
    published 2017-09-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=103354
    title SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:2525-1) (Stack Clash)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2017-1842-1.NASL
    description The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update for the kernel package(s).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 102511
    published 2017-08-16
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=102511
    title Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2017-1842-1) (Stack Clash)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2017-1183-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP2 kernel was updated to 4.4.58 to receive various security and bugfixes. Notable new/improved features : - Improved support for Hyper-V - Support for Matrox G200eH3 - Support for tcp_westwood The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2017-2671: The ping_unhash function in net/ipv4/ping.c in the Linux kernel was too late in obtaining a certain lock and consequently could not ensure that disconnect function calls are safe, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (panic) by leveraging access to the protocol value of IPPROTO_ICMP in a socket system call (bnc#1031003). - CVE-2017-7308: The packet_set_ring function in net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel did not properly validate certain block-size data, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls (bnc#1031579). - CVE-2017-7294: The vmw_surface_define_ioctl function in drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_surface.c in the Linux kernel did not validate addition of certain levels data, which allowed local users to trigger an integer overflow and out-of-bounds write, and cause a denial of service (system hang or crash) or possibly gain privileges, via a crafted ioctl call for a /dev/dri/renderD* device (bnc#1031440). - CVE-2017-7261: The vmw_surface_define_ioctl function in drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_surface.c in the Linux kernel did not check for a zero value of certain levels data, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (ZERO_SIZE_PTR dereference, and GPF and possibly panic) via a crafted ioctl call for a /dev/dri/renderD* device (bnc#1031052). - CVE-2017-7187: The sg_ioctl function in drivers/scsi/sg.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large command size in an SG_NEXT_CMD_LEN ioctl call, leading to out-of-bounds write access in the sg_write function (bnc#1030213). - CVE-2017-7374: Use-after-free vulnerability in fs/crypto/ in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) or possibly gain privileges by revoking keyring keys being used for ext4, f2fs, or ubifs encryption, causing cryptographic transform objects to be freed prematurely (bnc#1032006). - CVE-2016-10200: Race condition in the L2TPv3 IP Encapsulation feature in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by making multiple bind system calls without properly ascertaining whether a socket has the SOCK_ZAPPED status, related to net/l2tp/l2tp_ip.c and net/l2tp/l2tp_ip6.c (bnc#1028415). - CVE-2017-6345: The LLC subsystem in the Linux kernel did not ensure that a certain destructor exists in required circumstances, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (BUG_ON) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls (bnc#1027190). - CVE-2017-6346: Race condition in net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a multithreaded application that made PACKET_FANOUT setsockopt system calls (bnc#1027189). - CVE-2017-6353: net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel did not properly restrict association peel-off operations during certain wait states, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (invalid unlock and double free) via a multithreaded application. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2017-5986 (bnc#1027066). - CVE-2017-6214: The tcp_splice_read function in net/ipv4/tcp.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and soft lockup) via vectors involving a TCP packet with the URG flag (bnc#1026722). - CVE-2016-2117: The atl2_probe function in drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atlx/atl2.c in the Linux kernel incorrectly enables scatter/gather I/O, which allowed remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by reading packet data (bnc#968697). - CVE-2017-6347: The ip_cmsg_recv_checksum function in net/ipv4/ip_sockglue.c in the Linux kernel had incorrect expectations about skb data layout, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (buffer over-read) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls, as demonstrated by use of the MSG_MORE flag in conjunction with loopback UDP transmission (bnc#1027179). - CVE-2016-9191: The cgroup offline implementation in the Linux kernel mishandled certain drain operations, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) by leveraging access to a container environment for executing a crafted application (bnc#1008842). - CVE-2017-2596: The nested_vmx_check_vmptr function in arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the Linux kernel improperly emulated the VMXON instruction, which allowed KVM L1 guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS memory consumption) by leveraging the mishandling of page references (bnc#1022785). - CVE-2017-6074: The dccp_rcv_state_process function in net/dccp/input.c in the Linux kernel mishandled DCCP_PKT_REQUEST packet data structures in the LISTEN state, which allowed local users to obtain root privileges or cause a denial of service (double free) via an application that made an IPV6_RECVPKTINFO setsockopt system call (bnc#1026024). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-30
    plugin id 100023
    published 2017-05-08
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=100023
    title SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:1183-1)
  • NASL family Amazon Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ALA_ALAS-2017-814.NASL
    description Possible double free in stcp_sendmsg() (incorrect fix for CVE-2017-5986) : It was found that the code in net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel through 4.10.1 does not properly restrict association peel-off operations during certain wait states, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (invalid unlock and double free) via a multithreaded application. This vulnerability was introduced by CVE-2017-5986 fix (commit 2dcab5984841). Reachable BUG_ON from userspace in sctp_wait_for_sndbuf : It was reported that with Linux kernel, earlier than version v4.10-rc8, an application may trigger a BUG_ON in sctp_wait_for_sndbuf if the socket tx buffer is full, a thread is waiting on it to queue more data, and meanwhile another thread peels off the association being used by the first thread. (CVE-2017-5986) Shmat allows mmap null page protection bypass : The do_shmat function in ipc/shm.c in the Linux kernel, through 4.9.12, does not restrict the address calculated by a certain rounding operation. This allows privileged local users to map page zero and, consequently, bypass a protection mechanism that exists for the mmap system call. This is possible by making crafted shmget and shmat system calls in a privileged context. (CVE-2017-5669)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-04-18
    plugin id 99418
    published 2017-04-18
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=99418
    title Amazon Linux AMI : kernel (ALAS-2017-814)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2017-1308-1.NASL
    description Description of changes: - [3.10.0-514.21.1.0.1.el7.OL7] - [ipc] ipc/sem.c: bugfix for semctl(,,GETZCNT) (Manfred Spraul) [orabug 22552377] - Oracle Linux certificates (Alexey Petrenko) - Oracle Linux RHCK Module Signing Key was compiled into kernel (olkmod_signing_key.x509)(alexey.petrenko at oracle.com) - Update x509.genkey [bug 24817676] [3.10.0-514.21.1.el7] - [kernel] sched/core: Fix an SMP ordering race in try_to_wake_up() vs. schedule() (Gustavo Duarte) [1441547 1423400] - [drivers] Set dev->device_rh to NULL after free (Prarit Bhargava) [1441544 1414064] - [security] keys: request_key() should reget expired keys rather than give EKEYEXPIRED (David Howells) [1441287 1408330] - [security] keys: Simplify KEYRING_SEARCH_{NO, DO}_STATE_CHECK flags (David Howells) [1441287 1408330] - [net] packet: fix overflow in check for tp_reserve (Hangbin Liu) [1441171 1441172] {CVE-2017-7308} - [net] packet: fix overflow in check for tp_frame_nr (Hangbin Liu) [1441171 1441172] {CVE-2017-7308} - [net] packet: fix overflow in check for priv area size (Hangbin Liu) [1441171 1441172] {CVE-2017-7308} - [powerpc] pseries: Use H_CLEAR_HPT to clear MMU hash table during kexec (Steve Best) [1439812 1423396] - [netdrv] fjes: Fix wrong netdevice feature flags (Yasuaki Ishimatsu) [1439802 1435603] - [kernel] mlx5e: Implement Fragmented Work Queue (WQ) (Don Dutile) [1439164 1368400] - [netdrv] mlx5e: Copy all L2 headers into inline segment (Don Dutile) [1439161 1383013] - [nvdimm] fix PHYS_PFN/PFN_PHYS mixup (Jeff Moyer) [1439160 1428115] - [s390] scsi: zfcp: fix rport unblock race with LUN recovery (Hendrik Brueckner) [1433413 1421750] - [fs] gfs2: Avoid alignment hole in struct lm_lockname (Robert S Peterson) [1432554 1425450] - [fs] gfs2: Add missing rcu locking for glock lookup (Robert S Peterson) [1432554 1425450] - [fs] ext4: fix fencepost in s_first_meta_bg validation (Lukas Czerner) [1430969 1332503] {CVE-2016-10208} - [fs] ext4: sanity check the block and cluster size at mount time (Lukas Czerner) [1430969 1332503] {CVE-2016-10208} - [fs] ext4: validate s_first_meta_bg at mount time (Lukas Czerner) [1430969 1332503] {CVE-2016-10208} - [net] sctp: deny peeloff operation on asocs with threads sleeping on it (Hangbin Liu) [1429496 1429497] {CVE-2017-5986 CVE-2017-6353} - [net] sctp: avoid BUG_ON on sctp_wait_for_sndbuf (Hangbin Liu) [1429496 1429497] {CVE-2017-5986 CVE-2017-6353} - [x86] perf/x86/intel/rapl: Make package handling more robust (Jiri Olsa) [1443902 1418688] - [x86] perf/x86/intel/rapl: Convert to hotplug state machine (Jiri Olsa) [1443902 1418688] - [x86] perf/x86: Set pmu->module in Intel PMU modules (Jiri Olsa) [1443902 1418688] - [kernel] sched/core, x86/topology: Fix NUMA in package topology bug (Jiri Olsa) [1441645 1369832] - [kernel] sched: Allow hotplug notifiers to be setup early (Jiri Olsa) [1441645 1369832] - [x86] x86/smpboot: Make logical package management more robust (Prarit Bhargava) [1441643 1414054] - [x86] x86/cpu: Deal with broken firmware (VMWare/XEN) (Prarit Bhargava) [1441643 1414054] - [x86] perf/x86/intel/uncore: Fix hardcoded socket 0 assumption in the Haswell init code (Prarit Bhargava) [1426633 1373738] - [x86] revert 'perf/uncore: Disable uncore on kdump kernel' (Prarit Bhargava) [1426633 1373738] - [x86] smpboot: Init apic mapping before usage (Prarit Bhargava) [1426633 1373738] - [x86] smp: Don't try to poke disabled/non-existent APIC (Prarit Bhargava) [1426633 1373738] - [x86] Handle non enumerated CPU after physical hotplug (Prarit Bhargava) [1426633 1373738] - [block] fix use-after-free in seq file (Denys Vlasenko) [1418550 1418551] {CVE-2016-7910} - [crypto] algif_hash - Only export and import on sockets with data (Herbert Xu) [1394101 1387632] {CVE-2016-8646} - [char] hwrng: core - sleep interruptible in read (Amit Shah) [1443503 1376397] - [char] hwrng: core - correct error check of kthread_run call (Amit Shah) [1443503 1376397] - [char] hwrng: core - Move hwrng_init call into set_current_rng (Amit Shah) [1443503 1376397] - [char] hwrng: core - Drop current rng in set_current_rng (Amit Shah) [1443503 1376397] - [char] hwrng: core - Do not register device opportunistically (Amit Shah) [1443503 1376397] - [char] hwrng: core - Fix current_rng init/cleanup race yet again (Amit Shah) [1443503 1376397] - [char] hwrng: core - Use struct completion for cleanup_done (Amit Shah) [1443503 1376397] - [char] hwrng: don't init list element we're about to add to list (Amit Shah) [1443503 1376397] - [char] hwrng: don't double-check old_rng (Amit Shah) [1443503 1376397] - [char] hwrng: fix unregister race (Amit Shah) [1443503 1376397] - [char] hwrng: use reference counts on each struct hwrng (Amit Shah) [1443503 1376397] - [char] hwrng: move some code out mutex_lock for avoiding underlying deadlock (Amit Shah) [1443503 1376397] - [char] hwrng: place mutex around read functions and buffers (Amit Shah) [1443503 1376397] - [char] virtio-rng: skip reading when we start to remove the device (Amit Shah) [1443503 1376397] - [char] virtio-rng: fix stuck of hot-unplugging busy device (Amit Shah) [1443503 1376397] - [infiniband] ib/mlx5: Resolve soft lock on massive reg MRs (Don Dutile) [1444347 1417285] [3.10.0-514.20.1.el7] - [powerpc] fadump: Fix the race in crash_fadump() (Steve Best) [1439810 1420077] - [kernel] locking/mutex: Explicitly mark task as running after wakeup (Gustavo Duarte) [1439803 1423397] - [netdrv] ixgbe: Force VLNCTRL.VFE to be set in all VMDq paths (Ken Cox) [1438421 1383524] - [fs] nfsv4.0: always send mode in SETATTR after EXCLUSIVE4 (Benjamin Coddington) [1437967 1415780] - [net] fix creation adjacent device symlinks (Adrian Reber) [1436646 1412898] - [net] prevent of emerging cross-namespace symlinks (Adrian Reber) [1436646 1412898] - [netdrv] macvlan: unregister net device when netdev_upper_dev_link() fails (Adrian Reber) [1436646 1412898] - [scsi] vmw_pvscsi: return SUCCESS for successful command aborts (Ewan Milne) [1435764 1394172] - [infiniband] ib/uverbs: Fix race between uverbs_close and remove_one (Don Dutile) [1435187 1417284] - [fs] gfs2: Prevent BUG from occurring when normal Withdraws occur (Robert S Peterson) [1433882 1404005] - [fs] jbd2: fix incorrect unlock on j_list_lock (Lukas Czerner) [1433881 1403346] - [fs] xfs: don't wrap ID in xfs_dq_get_next_id (Eric Sandeen) [1433415 1418182] - [net] tcp/dccp: avoid starving bh on connect (Paolo Abeni) [1433320 1401419] - [fs] xfs: fix up xfs_swap_extent_forks inline extent handling (Eric Sandeen) [1432154 1412945] - [x86] kvm: vmx: handle PML full VMEXIT that occurs during event delivery (Radim Krcmar) [1431666 1421296] - [virt] kvm: vmx: ensure VMCS is current while enabling PML (Radim Krcmar) [1431666 1421296] - [net] ip_tunnel: Create percpu gro_cell (Jiri Benc) [1431197 1424076] - [x86] kvm: x86: do not save guest-unsupported XSAVE state (Radim Krcmar) [1431150 1401767] - [scsi] mpt3sas: Force request partial completion alignment (Tomas Henzl) [1430809 1418286] [3.10.0-514.19.1.el7] - [fs] gfs2: Wake up io waiters whenever a flush is done (Robert S Peterson) [1437126 1404301] - [fs] gfs2: Made logd daemon take into account log demand (Robert S Peterson) [1437126 1404301] - [fs] gfs2: Limit number of transaction blocks requested for truncates (Robert S Peterson) [1437126 1404301] - [net] ipv6: addrconf: fix dev refcont leak when DAD failed (Hangbin Liu) [1436588 1416105] [3.10.0-514.18.1.el7] - [net] ipv6: don't increase size when refragmenting forwarded ipv6 skbs (Florian Westphal) [1434589 1430571] - [net] bridge: drop netfilter fake rtable unconditionally (Florian Westphal) [1434589 1430571] - [net] ipv6: avoid write to a possibly cloned skb (Florian Westphal) [1434589 1430571] - [net] netfilter: bridge: honor frag_max_size when refragmenting (Florian Westphal) [1434589 1430571] - [net] bridge: Add br_netif_receive_skb remove netif_receive_skb_sk (Ivan Vecera) [1434589 1352289] [3.10.0-514.17.1.el7] - [netdrv] i40e: Be much more verbose about what we can and cannot offload (Stefan Assmann) [1433273 1383521] - [kernel] watchdog: prevent false hardlockup on overloaded system (Don Zickus) [1433267 1399881] - [net] dccp/tcp: fix routing redirect race (Eric Garver) [1433265 1387485]
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-09-17
    plugin id 100506
    published 2017-05-30
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=100506
    title Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2017-1308-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2017-1360-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP1 kernel was updated to 3.12.74 to receive various security and bugfixes. Notable new/improved features : - Improved support for Hyper-V - Support for the tcp_westwood TCP scheduling algorithm The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2017-8106: The handle_invept function in arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the Linux kernel allowed privileged KVM guest OS users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and host OS crash) via a single-context INVEPT instruction with a NULL EPT pointer (bsc#1035877). - CVE-2017-6951: The keyring_search_aux function in security/keys/keyring.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) via a request_key system call for the 'dead' type. (bsc#1029850). - CVE-2017-2647: The KEYS subsystem in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via vectors involving a NULL value for a certain match field, related to the keyring_search_iterator function in keyring.c. (bsc#1030593) - CVE-2016-9604: This fixes handling of keyrings starting with '.' in KEYCTL_JOIN_SESSION_KEYRING, which could have allowed local users to manipulate privileged keyrings (bsc#1035576) - CVE-2017-7616: Incorrect error handling in the set_mempolicy and mbind compat syscalls in mm/mempolicy.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from uninitialized stack data by triggering failure of a certain bitmap operation. (bnc#1033336). - CVE-2017-7645: The NFSv2/NFSv3 server in the nfsd subsystem in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a long RPC reply, related to net/sunrpc/svc.c, fs/nfsd/nfs3xdr.c, and fs/nfsd/nfsxdr.c. (bsc#1034670). - CVE-2017-7308: The packet_set_ring function in net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel did not properly validate certain block-size data, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls (bnc#1031579) - CVE-2017-2671: The ping_unhash function in net/ipv4/ping.c in the Linux kernel was too late in obtaining a certain lock and consequently could not ensure that disconnect function calls are safe, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (panic) by leveraging access to the protocol value of IPPROTO_ICMP in a socket system call (bnc#1031003) - CVE-2017-7294: The vmw_surface_define_ioctl function in drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_surface.c in the Linux kernel did not validate addition of certain levels data, which allowed local users to trigger an integer overflow and out-of-bounds write, and cause a denial of service (system hang or crash) or possibly gain privileges, via a crafted ioctl call for a /dev/dri/renderD* device (bnc#1031440) - CVE-2017-7261: The vmw_surface_define_ioctl function in drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_surface.c in the Linux kernel did not check for a zero value of certain levels data, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (ZERO_SIZE_PTR dereference, and GPF and possibly panic) via a crafted ioctl call for a /dev/dri/renderD* device (bnc#1031052) - CVE-2017-7187: The sg_ioctl function in drivers/scsi/sg.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large command size in an SG_NEXT_CMD_LEN ioctl call, leading to out-of-bounds write access in the sg_write function (bnc#1030213) - CVE-2016-9588: arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the Linux kernel mismanaged the #BP and #OF exceptions, which allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) by declining to handle an exception thrown by an L2 guest (bsc#1015703). - CVE-2017-5669: The do_shmat function in ipc/shm.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict the address calculated by a certain rounding operation, which allowed local users to map page zero, and consequently bypass a protection mechanism that exists for the mmap system call, by making crafted shmget and shmat system calls in a privileged context (bnc#1026914). - CVE-2016-10200: Race condition in the L2TPv3 IP Encapsulation feature in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by making multiple bind system calls without properly ascertaining whether a socket has the SOCK_ZAPPED status, related to net/l2tp/l2tp_ip.c and net/l2tp/l2tp_ip6.c (bnc#1028415) - CVE-2016-10208: The ext4_fill_super function in fs/ext4/super.c in the Linux kernel did not properly validate meta block groups, which allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and system crash) via a crafted ext4 image (bnc#1023377). - CVE-2017-5897: The ip6gre_err function in net/ipv6/ip6_gre.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to have unspecified impact via vectors involving GRE flags in an IPv6 packet, which trigger an out-of-bounds access (bsc#1023762). - CVE-2017-5986: A race condition in the sctp_wait_for_sndbuf function in net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and panic) via a multithreaded application that peels off an association in a certain buffer-full state (bsc#1025235). - CVE-2017-6074: The dccp_rcv_state_process function in net/dccp/input.c in the Linux kernel mishandled DCCP_PKT_REQUEST packet data structures in the LISTEN state, which allowed local users to obtain root privileges or cause a denial of service (double free) via an application that made an IPV6_RECVPKTINFO setsockopt system call (bnc#1026024) - CVE-2016-9191: The cgroup offline implementation in the Linux kernel mishandled certain drain operations, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) by leveraging access to a container environment for executing a crafted application (bnc#1008842) - CVE-2017-6348: The hashbin_delete function in net/irda/irqueue.c in the Linux kernel improperly managed lock dropping, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock) via crafted operations on IrDA devices (bnc#1027178). - CVE-2016-10044: The aio_mount function in fs/aio.c in the Linux kernel did not properly restrict execute access, which made it easier for local users to bypass intended SELinux W^X policy restrictions, and consequently gain privileges, via an io_setup system call (bnc#1023992). - CVE-2016-3070: The trace_writeback_dirty_page implementation in include/trace/events/writeback.h in the Linux kernel improperly interacts with mm/migrate.c, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering a certain page move (bnc#979215). - CVE-2016-5243: The tipc_nl_compat_link_dump function in net/tipc/netlink_compat.c in the Linux kernel did not properly copy a certain string, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading a Netlink message (bnc#983212). - CVE-2017-6345: The LLC subsystem in the Linux kernel did not ensure that a certain destructor exists in required circumstances, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (BUG_ON) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls (bnc#1027190) - CVE-2017-6346: Race condition in net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a multithreaded application that made PACKET_FANOUT setsockopt system calls (bnc#1027189) - CVE-2017-6353: net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel did not properly restrict association peel-off operations during certain wait states, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (invalid unlock and double free) via a multithreaded application. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2017-5986 (bnc#1027066) - CVE-2017-5986: Race condition in the sctp_wait_for_sndbuf function in net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and panic) via a multithreaded application that peels off an association in a certain buffer-full state (bsc#1025235). - CVE-2017-6214: The tcp_splice_read function in net/ipv4/tcp.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and soft lockup) via vectors involving a TCP packet with the URG flag (bnc#1026722) - CVE-2016-2117: The atl2_probe function in drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atlx/atl2.c in the Linux kernel incorrectly enables scatter/gather I/O, which allowed remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by reading packet data (bnc#968697) - CVE-2015-1350: The VFS subsystem in the Linux kernel provided an incomplete set of requirements for setattr operations that underspecifies removing extended privilege attributes, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (capability stripping) via a failed invocation of a system call, as demonstrated by using chown to remove a capability from the ping or Wireshark dumpcap program (bsc#914939). - CVE-2016-7117: Use-after-free vulnerability in the __sys_recvmmsg function in net/socket.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving a recvmmsg system call that is mishandled during error processing (bsc#1003077). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-30
    plugin id 100320
    published 2017-05-22
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=100320
    title SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:1360-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2017-418.NASL
    description The openSUSE Leap 42.2 kernel was updated to 4.4.56 fix various security issues and bugs. The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2017-7184: The xfrm_replay_verify_len function in net/xfrm/xfrm_user.c in the Linux kernel did not validate certain size data after an XFRM_MSG_NEWAE update, which allowed local users to obtain root privileges or cause a denial of service (heap-based out-of-bounds access) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability, as demonstrated during a Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest 2017 for the Ubuntu 16.10 linux-image-* package 4.8.0.41.52 (bnc#1030573). - CVE-2016-10200: Race condition in the L2TPv3 IP Encapsulation feature in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by making multiple bind system calls without properly ascertaining whether a socket has the SOCK_ZAPPED status, related to net/l2tp/l2tp_ip.c and net/l2tp/l2tp_ip6.c (bnc#1028415). - CVE-2017-2636: Race condition in drivers/tty/n_hdlc.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (double free) by setting the HDLC line discipline (bnc#1027565). - CVE-2017-6345: The LLC subsystem in the Linux kernel did not ensure that a certain destructor exists in required circumstances, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (BUG_ON) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls (bnc#1027190). - CVE-2017-6346: Race condition in net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a multithreaded application that made PACKET_FANOUT setsockopt system calls (bnc#1027189). - CVE-2017-6353: net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel did not properly restrict association peel-off operations during certain wait states, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (invalid unlock and double free) via a multithreaded application. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2017-5986 (bnc#1025235). - CVE-2017-6214: The tcp_splice_read function in net/ipv4/tcp.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and soft lockup) via vectors involving a TCP packet with the URG flag (bnc#1026722). - CVE-2016-2117: The atl2_probe function in drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atlx/atl2.c in the Linux kernel incorrectly enables scatter/gather I/O, which allowed remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by reading packet data (bnc#968697). - CVE-2017-6347: The ip_cmsg_recv_checksum function in net/ipv4/ip_sockglue.c in the Linux kernel has incorrect expectations about skb data layout, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (buffer over-read) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls, as demonstrated by use of the MSG_MORE flag in conjunction with loopback UDP transmission (bnc#1027179). - CVE-2016-9191: The cgroup offline implementation in the Linux kernel mishandled certain drain operations, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) by leveraging access to a container environment for executing a crafted application, as demonstrated by trinity (bnc#1008842). - CVE-2017-2596: The nested_vmx_check_vmptr function in arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the Linux kernel improperly emulates the VMXON instruction, which allowed KVM L1 guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS memory consumption) by leveraging the mishandling of page references (bnc#1022785). The following non-security bugs were fixed : - ACPI: Do not create a platform_device for IOAPIC/IOxAPIC (bsc#1028819). - ACPI, ioapic: Clear on-stack resource before using it (bsc#1028819). - ACPI: Remove platform devices from a bus on removal (bsc#1028819). - add mainline tag to one hyperv patch - bnx2x: allow adding VLANs while interface is down (bsc#1027273). - btrfs: backref: Fix soft lockup in __merge_refs function (bsc#1017641). - btrfs: incremental send, do not delay rename when parent inode is new (bsc#1028325). - btrfs: incremental send, do not issue invalid rmdir operations (bsc#1028325). - btrfs: qgroup: Move half of the qgroup accounting time out of commit trans (bsc#1017461). - btrfs: send, fix failure to rename top level inode due to name collision (bsc#1028325). - btrfs: serialize subvolume mounts with potentially mismatching rw flags (bsc#951844 bsc#1024015) - crypto: algif_hash - avoid zero-sized array (bnc#1007962). - cxgb4vf: do not offload Rx checksums for IPv6 fragments (bsc#1026692). - drivers: hv: vmbus: Prevent sending data on a rescinded channel (fate#320485, bug#1028217). - drm/i915: Add intel_uncore_suspend / resume functions (bsc#1011913). - drm/i915: Listen for PMIC bus access notifications (bsc#1011913). - drm/mgag200: Added support for the new device G200eH3 (bsc#1007959, fate#322780) - ext4: fix fencepost in s_first_meta_bg validation (bsc#1029986). - Fix kABI breakage of dccp in 4.4.56 (stable-4.4.56). - futex: Add missing error handling to FUTEX_REQUEUE_PI (bsc#969755). - futex: Fix potential use-after-free in FUTEX_REQUEUE_PI (bsc#969755). - i2c: designware-baytrail: Acquire P-Unit access on bus acquire (bsc#1011913). - i2c: designware-baytrail: Call pmic_bus_access_notifier_chain (bsc#1011913). - i2c: designware-baytrail: Fix race when resetting the semaphore (bsc#1011913). - i2c: designware-baytrail: Only check iosf_mbi_available() for shared hosts (bsc#1011913). - i2c: designware: Disable pm for PMIC i2c-bus even if there is no _SEM method (bsc#1011913). - i2c-designware: increase timeout (bsc#1011913). - i2c: designware: Never suspend i2c-busses used for accessing the system PMIC (bsc#1011913). - i2c: designware: Rename accessor_flags to flags (bsc#1011913). - kABI: protect struct iscsi_conn (kabi). - kABI: protect struct se_node_acl (kabi). - kABI: restore can_rx_register parameters (kabi). - kgr/module: make a taint flag module-specific (fate#313296). - kgr: remove all arch-specific kgraft header files (fate#313296). - l2tp: fix address test in __l2tp_ip6_bind_lookup() (bsc#1028415). - l2tp: fix lookup for sockets not bound to a device in l2tp_ip (bsc#1028415). - l2tp: fix racy socket lookup in l2tp_ip and l2tp_ip6 bind() (bsc#1028415). - l2tp: hold socket before dropping lock in l2tp_ip{, 6}_recv() (bsc#1028415). - l2tp: lock socket before checking flags in connect() (bsc#1028415). - md/raid1: add rcu protection to rdev in fix_read_error (References: bsc#998106,bsc#1020048,bsc#982783). - md/raid1: fix a use-after-free bug (bsc#998106,bsc#1020048,bsc#982783). - md/raid1: handle flush request correctly (bsc#998106,bsc#1020048,bsc#982783). - md/raid1: Refactor raid1_make_request (bsc#998106,bsc#1020048,bsc#982783). - mm: fix set pageblock migratetype in deferred struct page init (bnc#1027195). - mm/page_alloc: Remove useless parameter of __free_pages_boot_core (bnc#1027195). - module: move add_taint_module() to a header file (fate#313296). - net/ena: change condition for host attribute configuration (bsc#1026509). - net/ena: change driver's default timeouts (bsc#1026509). - net: ena: change the return type of ena_set_push_mode() to be void (bsc#1026509). - net: ena: Fix error return code in ena_device_init() (bsc#1026509). - net/ena: fix ethtool RSS flow configuration (bsc#1026509). - net/ena: fix NULL dereference when removing the driver after device reset failed (bsc#1026509). - net/ena: fix potential access to freed memory during device reset (bsc#1026509). - net/ena: fix queues number calculation (bsc#1026509). - net/ena: fix RSS default hash configuration (bsc#1026509). - net/ena: reduce the severity of ena printouts (bsc#1026509). - net/ena: refactor ena_get_stats64 to be atomic context safe (bsc#1026509). - net/ena: remove ntuple filter support from device feature list (bsc#1026509). - net: ena: remove superfluous check in ena_remove() (bsc#1026509). - net: ena: Remove unnecessary pci_set_drvdata() (bsc#1026509). - net/ena: update driver version to 1.1.2 (bsc#1026509). - net/ena: use READ_ONCE to access completion descriptors (bsc#1026509). - net: ena: use setup_timer() and mod_timer() (bsc#1026509). - net/mlx4_core: Avoid command timeouts during VF driver device shutdown (bsc#1028017). - net/mlx4_core: Avoid delays during VF driver device shutdown (bsc#1028017). - net/mlx4_core: Fix racy CQ (Completion Queue) free (bsc#1028017). - net/mlx4_core: Fix when to save some qp context flags for dynamic VST to VGT transitions (bsc#1028017). - net/mlx4_core: Use cq quota in SRIOV when creating completion EQs (bsc#1028017). - net/mlx4_en: Fix bad WQE issue (bsc#1028017). - NFS: do not try to cross a mountpount when there isn't one there (bsc#1028041). - nvme: Do not suspend admin queue that wasn't created (bsc#1026505). - nvme: Suspend all queues before deletion (bsc#1026505). - PCI: hv: Fix wslot_to_devfn() to fix warnings on device removal (fate#320485, bug#1028217). - PCI: hv: Use device serial number as PCI domain (fate#320485, bug#1028217). - powerpc: Blacklist GCC 5.4 6.1 and 6.2 (boo#1028895). - RAID1: a new I/O barrier implementation to remove resync window (bsc#998106,bsc#1020048,bsc#982783). - RAID1: avoid unnecessary spin locks in I/O barrier code (bsc#998106,bsc#1020048,bsc#982783). - Revert 'give up on gcc ilog2() constant optimizations' (kabi). - Revert 'net: introduce device min_header_len' (kabi). - Revert 'net/mlx4_en: Avoid unregister_netdev at shutdown flow' (bsc#1028017). - Revert 'nfit, libnvdimm: fix interleave set cookie calculation' (kabi). - Revert 'RDMA/core: Fix incorrect structure packing for booleans' (kabi). - Revert 'target: Fix NULL dereference during LUN lookup + active I/O shutdown' (kabi). - rtlwifi: rtl_usb: Fix missing entry in USB driver's private data (bsc#1026462). - s390/kmsg: add missing kmsg descriptions (bnc#1025683, LTC#151573). - s390/mm: fix zone calculation in arch_add_memory() (bnc#1025683, LTC#152318). - sched/loadavg: Avoid loadavg spikes caused by delayed NO_HZ accounting (bsc#1018419). - scsi_dh_alua: Do not modify the interval value for retries (bsc#1012910). - scsi: do not print 'reservation conflict' for TEST UNIT READY (bsc#1027054). - softirq: Let ksoftirqd do its job (bsc#1019618). - supported.conf: Add tcp_westwood as supported module (fate#322432) - taint/module: Clean up global and module taint flags handling (fate#313296). - Update mainline reference in patches.drivers/drm-ast-Fix-memleaks-in-error-path-in-as t_fb_create.patch See (bsc#1028158) for the context in which this was discovered upstream. - x86/apic/uv: Silence a shift wrapping warning (bsc#1023866). - x86/mce: Do not print MCEs when mcelog is active (bsc#1013994). - x86, mm: fix gup_pte_range() vs DAX mappings (bsc#1026405). - x86/mm/gup: Simplify get_user_pages() PTE bit handling (bsc#1026405). - x86/platform/intel/iosf_mbi: Add a mutex for P-Unit access (bsc#1011913). - x86/platform/intel/iosf_mbi: Add a PMIC bus access notifier (bsc#1011913). - x86/platform: Remove warning message for duplicate NMI handlers (bsc#1029220). - x86/platform/UV: Add basic CPU NMI health check (bsc#1023866). - x86/platform/UV: Add Support for UV4 Hubless NMIs (bsc#1023866). - x86/platform/UV: Add Support for UV4 Hubless systems (bsc#1023866). - x86/platform/UV: Clean up the NMI code to match current coding style (bsc#1023866). - x86/platform/UV: Clean up the UV APIC code (bsc#1023866). - x86/platform/UV: Ensure uv_system_init is called when necessary (bsc#1023866). - x86/platform/UV: Fix 2 socket config problem (bsc#1023866). - x86/platform/UV: Fix panic with missing UVsystab support (bsc#1023866). - x86/platform/UV: Initialize PCH GPP_D_0 NMI Pin to be NMI source (bsc#1023866). - x86/platform/UV: Verify NMI action is valid, default is standard (bsc#1023866). - xen-blkfront: correct maximum segment accounting (bsc#1018263). - xen-blkfront: do not call talk_to_blkback when already connected to blkback. - xen/blkfront: Fix crash if backend does not follow the right states. - xen-blkfront: free resources if xlvbd_alloc_gendisk fails. - xen/netback: set default upper limit of tx/rx queues to 8 (bnc#1019163). - xen/netfront: set default upper limit of tx/rx queues to 8 (bnc#1019163). - xfs: do not take the IOLOCK exclusive for direct I/O page invalidation (bsc#1015609).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2017-04-03
    plugin id 99156
    published 2017-04-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=99156
    title openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2017-418)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2017-2E1F3694B2.NASL
    description This is an update containing several CVE and other misc fixes Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2017-03-13
    plugin id 97675
    published 2017-03-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=97675
    title Fedora 24 : kernel (2017-2e1f3694b2)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2017-419.NASL
    description The openSUSE Leap 42.1 kernel was updated to 4.1.39 to receive various security and bugfixes. The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2017-5669: The do_shmat function in ipc/shm.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict the address calculated by a certain rounding operation, which allowed local users to map page zero, and consequently bypass a protection mechanism that exists for the mmap system call, by making crafted shmget and shmat system calls in a privileged context (bnc#1026914). - CVE-2017-6348: The hashbin_delete function in net/irda/irqueue.c in the Linux kernel improperly manages lock dropping, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock) via crafted operations on IrDA devices (bnc#1027178). - CVE-2017-7184: The xfrm_replay_verify_len function in net/xfrm/xfrm_user.c in the Linux kernel did not validate certain size data after an XFRM_MSG_NEWAE update, which allowed local users to obtain root privileges or cause a denial of service (heap-based out-of-bounds access) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability, as demonstrated during a Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest 2017 for the Ubuntu 16.10 linux-image-* package 4.8.0.41.52 (bnc#1030573). - CVE-2016-10200: Race condition in the L2TPv3 IP Encapsulation feature in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by making multiple bind system calls without properly ascertaining whether a socket has the SOCK_ZAPPED status, related to net/l2tp/l2tp_ip.c and net/l2tp/l2tp_ip6.c (bnc#1028415). - CVE-2017-2636: Race condition in drivers/tty/n_hdlc.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (double free) by setting the HDLC line discipline (bnc#1027565). - CVE-2017-6345: The LLC subsystem in the Linux kernel did not ensure that a certain destructor exists in required circumstances, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (BUG_ON) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls (bnc#1027190). - CVE-2017-6346: Race condition in net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a multithreaded application that made PACKET_FANOUT setsockopt system calls (bnc#1027189). - CVE-2017-6347: The ip_cmsg_recv_checksum function in net/ipv4/ip_sockglue.c in the Linux kernel has incorrect expectations about skb data layout, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (buffer over-read) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls, as demonstrated by use of the MSG_MORE flag in conjunction with loopback UDP transmission (bnc#1027179). - CVE-2017-6353: net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel did not properly restrict association peel-off operations during certain wait states, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (invalid unlock and double free) via a multithreaded application. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2017-5986 (bnc#1025235). - CVE-2017-6214: The tcp_splice_read function in net/ipv4/tcp.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and soft lockup) via vectors involving a TCP packet with the URG flag (bnc#1026722). - CVE-2016-2117: The atl2_probe function in drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atlx/atl2.c in the Linux kernel incorrectly enables scatter/gather I/O, which allowed remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by reading packet data (bnc#968697). - CVE-2016-10208: The ext4_fill_super function in fs/ext4/super.c in the Linux kernel did not properly validate meta block groups, which allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and system crash) via a crafted ext4 image (bnc#1023377). - CVE-2017-2596: The nested_vmx_check_vmptr function in arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the Linux kernel improperly emulates the VMXON instruction, which allowed KVM L1 guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS memory consumption) by leveraging the mishandling of page references (bnc#1022785). - CVE-2017-2583: The load_segment_descriptor implementation in arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in the Linux kernel improperly emulates a 'MOV SS, NULL selector' instruction, which allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) or gain guest OS privileges via a crafted application (bnc#1020602). - CVE-2017-2584: arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via a crafted application that leverages instruction emulation for fxrstor, fxsave, sgdt, and sidt (bnc#1019851). The following non-security bugs were fixed : - Fix kABI breakage of musb struct in 4.1.39 (stable 4.1.39). - Revert 'ptrace: Capture the ptracer's creds not PT_PTRACE_CAP' (stable 4.1.39). - ext4: fix fencepost in s_first_meta_bg validation (bsc#1029986). - ext4: validate s_first_meta_bg at mount time (bsc#1023377). - kabi/severities: Ignore x86/kvm kABI changes for 4.1.39 - l2tp: fix address test in __l2tp_ip6_bind_lookup() (bsc#1028415). - l2tp: fix lookup for sockets not bound to a device in l2tp_ip (bsc#1028415). - l2tp: fix racy socket lookup in l2tp_ip and l2tp_ip6 bind() (bsc#1028415). - l2tp: hold socket before dropping lock in l2tp_ip{, 6}_recv() (bsc#1028415). - l2tp: lock socket before checking flags in connect() (bsc#1028415). - mm/huge_memory.c: respect FOLL_FORCE/FOLL_COW for thp (bsc#1030118).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2017-04-05
    plugin id 99157
    published 2017-04-03
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=99157
    title openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2017-419)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2017-1247-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 GA LTSS kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes. The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2015-1350: The VFS subsystem in the Linux kernel provided an incomplete set of requirements for setattr operations that underspecifies removing extended privilege attributes, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (capability stripping) via a failed invocation of a system call, as demonstrated by using chown to remove a capability from the ping or Wireshark dumpcap program (bnc#914939). - CVE-2016-2117: The atl2_probe function in drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atlx/atl2.c in the Linux kernel incorrectly enabled scatter/gather I/O, which allowed remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by reading packet data (bnc#968697). - CVE-2016-3070: The trace_writeback_dirty_page implementation in include/trace/events/writeback.h in the Linux kernel improperly interacted with mm/migrate.c, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering a certain page move (bnc#979215). - CVE-2016-5243: The tipc_nl_compat_link_dump function in net/tipc/netlink_compat.c in the Linux kernel did not properly copy a certain string, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading a Netlink message (bnc#983212). - CVE-2016-7117: Use-after-free vulnerability in the __sys_recvmmsg function in net/socket.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving a recvmmsg system call that is mishandled during error processing (bnc#1003077). - CVE-2016-9588: arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the Linux kernel mismanages the #BP and #OF exceptions, which allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) by declining to handle an exception thrown by an L2 guest (bnc#1015703). - CVE-2016-10044: The aio_mount function in fs/aio.c in the Linux kernel did not properly restrict execute access, which made it easier for local users to bypass intended SELinux W^X policy restrictions, and consequently gain privileges, via an io_setup system call (bnc#1023992). - CVE-2016-10200: Race condition in the L2TPv3 IP Encapsulation feature in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by making multiple bind system calls without properly ascertaining whether a socket has the SOCK_ZAPPED status, related to net/l2tp/l2tp_ip.c and net/l2tp/l2tp_ip6.c (bnc#1028415). - CVE-2016-10208: The ext4_fill_super function in fs/ext4/super.c in the Linux kernel did not properly validate meta block groups, which allowed physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and system crash) via a crafted ext4 image (bnc#1023377). - CVE-2017-2671: The ping_unhash function in net/ipv4/ping.c in the Linux kernel is too late in obtaining a certain lock and consequently cannot ensure that disconnect function calls are safe, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (panic) by leveraging access to the protocol value of IPPROTO_ICMP in a socket system call (bnc#1031003). - CVE-2017-5669: The do_shmat function in ipc/shm.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict the address calculated by a certain rounding operation, which allowed local users to map page zero, and consequently bypass a protection mechanism that exists for the mmap system call, by making crafted shmget and shmat system calls in a privileged context (bnc#1026914). - CVE-2017-5897: The ip6gre_err function in net/ipv6/ip6_gre.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to have unspecified impact via vectors involving GRE flags in an IPv6 packet, which trigger an out-of-bounds access (bnc#1023762). - CVE-2017-5970: The ipv4_pktinfo_prepare function in net/ipv4/ip_sockglue.c in the Linux kernel allowed attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via (1) an application that made crafted system calls or possibly (2) IPv4 traffic with invalid IP options (bnc#1024938). - CVE-2017-5986: Race condition in the sctp_wait_for_sndbuf function in net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and panic) via a multithreaded application that peels off an association in a certain buffer-full state (bnc#1025235). - CVE-2017-6074: The dccp_rcv_state_process function in net/dccp/input.c in the Linux kernel mishandled DCCP_PKT_REQUEST packet data structures in the LISTEN state, which allowed local users to obtain root privileges or cause a denial of service (double free) via an application that made an IPV6_RECVPKTINFO setsockopt system call (bnc#1026024). - CVE-2017-6214: The tcp_splice_read function in net/ipv4/tcp.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and soft lockup) via vectors involving a TCP packet with the URG flag (bnc#1026722). - CVE-2017-6345: The LLC subsystem in the Linux kernel did not ensure that a certain destructor exists in required circumstances, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (BUG_ON) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls (bnc#1027190). - CVE-2017-6346: Race condition in net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a multithreaded application that made PACKET_FANOUT setsockopt system calls (bnc#1027189). - CVE-2017-6348: The hashbin_delete function in net/irda/irqueue.c in the Linux kernel improperly managed lock dropping, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock) via crafted operations on IrDA devices (bnc#1027178). - CVE-2017-6353: net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel did not properly restrict association peel-off operations during certain wait states, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (invalid unlock and double free) via a multithreaded application. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2017-5986 (bnc#1027066). - CVE-2017-7187: The sg_ioctl function in drivers/scsi/sg.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large command size in an SG_NEXT_CMD_LEN ioctl call, leading to out-of-bounds write access in the sg_write function (bnc#1030213). - CVE-2017-7261: The vmw_surface_define_ioctl function in drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_surface.c in the Linux kernel did not check for a zero value of certain levels data, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (ZERO_SIZE_PTR dereference, and GPF and possibly panic) via a crafted ioctl call for a /dev/dri/renderD* device (bnc#1031052). - CVE-2017-7294: The vmw_surface_define_ioctl function in drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_surface.c in the Linux kernel did not validate addition of certain levels data, which allowed local users to trigger an integer overflow and out-of-bounds write, and cause a denial of service (system hang or crash) or possibly gain privileges, via a crafted ioctl call for a /dev/dri/renderD* device (bnc#1031440). - CVE-2017-7308: The packet_set_ring function in net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel did not properly validate certain block-size data, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls (bnc#1031579). - CVE-2017-7616: Incorrect error handling in the set_mempolicy and mbind compat syscalls in mm/mempolicy.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from uninitialized stack data by triggering failure of a certain bitmap operation (bnc#1033336). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-30
    plugin id 100150
    published 2017-05-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=100150
    title SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:1247-1)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DLA-849.NASL
    description Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux kernel that may lead to a privilege escalation, denial of service or have other impacts. CVE-2016-9588 Jim Mattson discovered that the KVM implementation for Intel x86 processors does not properly handle #BP and #OF exceptions in an L2 (nested) virtual machine. A local attacker in an L2 guest VM can take advantage of this flaw to cause a denial of service for the L1 guest VM. CVE-2017-2636 Alexander Popov discovered a race condition flaw in the n_hdlc line discipline that can lead to a double free. A local unprivileged user can take advantage of this flaw for privilege escalation. On systems that do not already have the n_hdlc module loaded, this can be mitigated by disabling it: echo >> /etc/modprobe.d/disable-n_hdlc.conf install n_hdlc false CVE-2017-5669 Gareth Evans reported that privileged users can map memory at address 0 through the shmat() system call. This could make it easier to exploit other kernel security vulnerabilities via a set-UID program. CVE-2017-5986 Alexander Popov reported a race condition in the SCTP implementation that can be used by local users to cause a denial of service (crash). The initial fix for this was incorrect and introduced further security issues (CVE-2017-6353). This update includes a later fix that avoids those. On systems that do not already have the sctp module loaded, this can be mitigated by disabling it: echo >> /etc/modprobe.d/disable-sctp.conf install sctp false CVE-2017-6214 Dmitry Vyukov reported a bug in the TCP implementation's handling of urgent data in the splice() system call. This can be used by a remote attacker for denial of service (hang) against applications that read from TCP sockets with splice(). CVE-2017-6345 Andrey Konovalov reported that the LLC type 2 implementation incorrectly assigns socket buffer ownership. This might be usable by a local user to cause a denial of service (memory corruption or crash) or privilege escalation. On systems that do not already have the llc2 module loaded, this can be mitigated by disabling it: echo >> /etc/modprobe.d/disable-llc2.conf install llc2 false CVE-2017-6346 Dmitry Vyukov reported a race condition in the raw packet (af_packet) fanout feature. Local users with the CAP_NET_RAW capability (in any user namespace) can use this for denial of service and possibly for privilege escalation. CVE-2017-6348 Dmitry Vyukov reported that the general queue implementation in the IrDA subsystem does not properly manage multiple locks, possibly allowing local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock) via crafted operations on IrDA devices. For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 3.2.86-1. For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 3.16.39-1+deb8u2. We recommend that you upgrade your linux packages. NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-09
    plugin id 97640
    published 2017-03-10
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=97640
    title Debian DLA-849-1 : linux security update
  • NASL family Virtuozzo Local Security Checks
    NASL id VIRTUOZZO_VZA-2017-029.NASL
    description According to the version of the vzkernel package and the readykernel-patch installed, the Virtuozzo installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities : - It was found that keyctl_set_reqkey_keyring() function leaked thread keyring which could allow an unprivileged local user to exhaust kernel memory. - net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel through 4.10.1 did not properly restrict association peel-off operations during certain wait states, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (invalid unlock and double free) via a multithreaded application. - Race condition in the sctp_wait_for_sndbuf function in net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.11 could allow local users to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and panic) via a multithreaded application that peeled off an association in a certain buffer-full state. - Andrey Konovalov discovered that signed integer overflows existed in the setsockopt() system call when handling the SO_SNDBUFFORCE and SO_RCVBUFFORCE options. A local attacker with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash or memory corruption). - A vulnerability was discovered in the handling of pid namespaces in the kernel. A privileged user inside a container could trigger a kernel crash (NULL pointer dereference in proc_flush_task()) using a sequence of system calls including wait4(). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Virtuozzo security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-01-14
    plugin id 99599
    published 2017-04-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=99599
    title Virtuozzo 7 : readykernel-patch (VZA-2017-029)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-3804.NASL
    description Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux kernel that may lead to a privilege escalation, denial of service or have other impacts. - CVE-2016-9588 Jim Mattson discovered that the KVM implementation for Intel x86 processors does not properly handle #BP and #OF exceptions in an L2 (nested) virtual machine. A local attacker in an L2 guest VM can take advantage of this flaw to cause a denial of service for the L1 guest VM. - CVE-2017-2636 Alexander Popov discovered a race condition flaw in the n_hdlc line discipline that can lead to a double free. A local unprivileged user can take advantage of this flaw for privilege escalation. On systems that do not already have the n_hdlc module loaded, this can be mitigated by disabling it:echo >> /etc/modprobe.d/disable-n_hdlc.conf install n_hdlc false - CVE-2017-5669 Gareth Evans reported that privileged users can map memory at address 0 through the shmat() system call. This could make it easier to exploit other kernel security vulnerabilities via a set-UID program. - CVE-2017-5986 Alexander Popov reported a race condition in the SCTP implementation that can be used by local users to cause a denial-of-service (crash). The initial fix for this was incorrect and introduced further security issues ( CVE-2017-6353 ). This update includes a later fix that avoids those. On systems that do not already have the sctp module loaded, this can be mitigated by disabling it:echo >> /etc/modprobe.d/disable-sctp.conf install sctp false - CVE-2017-6214 Dmitry Vyukov reported a bug in the TCP implementation's handling of urgent data in the splice() system call. This can be used by a remote attacker for denial-of-service (hang) against applications that read from TCP sockets with splice(). - CVE-2017-6345 Andrey Konovalov reported that the LLC type 2 implementation incorrectly assigns socket buffer ownership. This can be used by a local user to cause a denial-of-service (crash). On systems that do not already have the llc2 module loaded, this can be mitigated by disabling it:echo >> /etc/modprobe.d/disable-llc2.conf install llc2 false - CVE-2017-6346 Dmitry Vyukov reported a race condition in the raw packet (af_packet) fanout feature. Local users with the CAP_NET_RAW capability (in any user namespace) can use this for denial-of-service and possibly for privilege escalation. - CVE-2017-6348 Dmitry Vyukov reported that the general queue implementation in the IrDA subsystem does not properly manage multiple locks, possibly allowing local users to cause a denial-of-service (deadlock) via crafted operations on IrDA devices.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 97615
    published 2017-03-09
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=97615
    title Debian DSA-3804-1 : linux - security update
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2017-387FF46A66.NASL
    description This is an update containing several CVE and other bug fixes, Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2017-03-13
    plugin id 97677
    published 2017-03-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=97677
    title Fedora 25 : kernel (2017-387ff46a66)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2017-1301-1.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP4 kernel was updated to receive various security and bugfixes. Notable new features : - Toleration of newer crypto hardware for z Systems - USB 2.0 Link power management for Haswell-ULT The following security bugs were fixed : - CVE-2017-7308: The packet_set_ring function in net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel did not properly validate certain block-size data, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls (bnc#1031579) - CVE-2017-2671: The ping_unhash function in net/ipv4/ping.c in the Linux kernel was too late in obtaining a certain lock and consequently could not ensure that disconnect function calls are safe, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (panic) by leveraging access to the protocol value of IPPROTO_ICMP in a socket system call (bnc#1031003) - CVE-2017-7184: The xfrm_replay_verify_len function in net/xfrm/xfrm_user.c in the Linux kernel did not validate certain size data after an XFRM_MSG_NEWAE update, which allowed local users to obtain root privileges or cause a denial of service (heap-based out-of-bounds access) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability (bsc#1030573). - CVE-2017-5970: The ipv4_pktinfo_prepare function in net/ipv4/ip_sockglue.c in the Linux kernel allowed attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via (1) an application that made crafted system calls or possibly (2) IPv4 traffic with invalid IP options (bsc#1024938). - CVE-2017-7616: Incorrect error handling in the set_mempolicy and mbind compat syscalls in mm/mempolicy.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from uninitialized stack data by triggering failure of a certain bitmap operation (bsc#1033336). - CVE-2017-7294: The vmw_surface_define_ioctl function in drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_surface.c in the Linux kernel did not validate addition of certain levels data, which allowed local users to trigger an integer overflow and out-of-bounds write, and cause a denial of service (system hang or crash) or possibly gain privileges, via a crafted ioctl call for a /dev/dri/renderD* device (bnc#1031440) - CVE-2017-7261: The vmw_surface_define_ioctl function in drivers/gpu/drm/vmwgfx/vmwgfx_surface.c in the Linux kernel did not check for a zero value of certain levels data, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (ZERO_SIZE_PTR dereference, and GPF and possibly panic) via a crafted ioctl call for a /dev/dri/renderD* device (bnc#1031052) - CVE-2017-7187: The sg_ioctl function in drivers/scsi/sg.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large command size in an SG_NEXT_CMD_LEN ioctl call, leading to out-of-bounds write access in the sg_write function (bnc#1030213) - CVE-2017-6348: The hashbin_delete function in net/irda/irqueue.c in the Linux kernel improperly managed lock dropping, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock) via crafted operations on IrDA devices (bnc#1027178) - CVE-2017-5669: The do_shmat function in ipc/shm.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict the address calculated by a certain rounding operation, which allowed local users to map page zero, and consequently bypass a protection mechanism that exists for the mmap system call, by making crafted shmget and shmat system calls in a privileged context (bnc#1026914) - CVE-2015-3288: mm/memory.c in the Linux kernel mishandled anonymous pages, which allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (page tainting) via a crafted application that triggers writing to page zero (bsc#979021). - CVE-2016-10200: Race condition in the L2TPv3 IP Encapsulation feature in the Linux kernel allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by making multiple bind system calls without properly ascertaining whether a socket has the SOCK_ZAPPED status, related to net/l2tp/l2tp_ip.c and net/l2tp/l2tp_ip6.c (bnc#1028415) - CVE-2016-5243: The tipc_nl_compat_link_dump function in net/tipc/netlink_compat.c in the Linux kernel did not properly copy a certain string, which allowed local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading a Netlink message (bnc#983212) - CVE-2017-6353: net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel did not properly restrict association peel-off operations during certain wait states, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (invalid unlock and double free) via a multithreaded application (bnc#1027066) - CVE-2017-6214: The tcp_splice_read function in net/ipv4/tcp.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and soft lockup) via vectors involving a TCP packet with the URG flag (bnc#1026722) - CVE-2017-6074: The dccp_rcv_state_process function in net/dccp/input.c in the Linux kernel mishandled DCCP_PKT_REQUEST packet data structures in the LISTEN state, which allowed local users to obtain root privileges or cause a denial of service (double free) via an application that made an IPV6_RECVPKTINFO setsockopt system call (bnc#1026024) - CVE-2017-5986: Race condition in the sctp_wait_for_sndbuf function in net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and panic) via a multithreaded application that peels off an association in a certain buffer-full state (bsc#1025235) - CVE-2015-8970: crypto/algif_skcipher.c in the Linux kernel did not verify that a setkey operation has been performed on an AF_ALG socket an accept system call is processed, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a crafted application that does not supply a key, related to the lrw_crypt function in crypto/lrw.c (bsc#1008374). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-30
    plugin id 100214
    published 2017-05-16
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=100214
    title SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:1301-1)
refmap via4
bid 96473
confirm
debian DSA-3804
mlist [oss-security] 20170227 Linux: CVE-2017-6353: sctp: deny peeloff operation on asocs with threads sleeping on it
Last major update 02-03-2017 - 21:59
Published 01-03-2017 - 15:59
Last modified 03-11-2017 - 21:29
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