SuSE 11.2 Security Update : Linux Kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 7723 / 7726 / 7727)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update to the SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP2 kernel fixes the
following critical security issue :

- A bounds checking problem in the perf systemcall could
be used by local attackers to crash the kernel or
execute code in kernel context. (CVE-2013-2094)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=819789
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2094.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 7723 / 7726 / 7727 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66539 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2094

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