openSUSE Security Update : Kernel (openSUSE-SU-2012:0799-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This kernel update of the openSUSE 12.1 kernel fixes lots of bugs and
security issues.

Following issues were fixed :

- tcp: drop SYN+FIN messages (bnc#765102).

- net: sock: validate data_len before allocating skb in
sock_alloc_send_pskb() (bnc#765320, CVE-2012-2136).

- fcaps: clear the same personality flags as suid when
fcaps are used (bnc#758260 CVE-2012-2123).

- macvtap: zerocopy: validate vectors before building skb
(bnc#758243 CVE-2012-2119).

- hfsplus: Fix potential buffer overflows (bnc#760902

- xfrm: take net hdr len into account for esp payload size
calculation (bnc#759545).

- ext4: fix undefined behavior in ext4_fill_flex_info()

- igb: fix rtnl race in PM resume path (bnc#748859).

- ixgbe: add missing rtnl_lock in PM resume path

- b43: allocate receive buffers big enough for max frame
len + offset (bnc#717749).

- xenbus: Reject replies with payload >

- xenbus_dev: add missing error checks to watch handling.

- hwmon: (coretemp-xen) Fix TjMax detection for older

- hwmon: (coretemp-xen) Relax target temperature range

- Refresh other Xen patches.

- tlan: add cast needed for proper 64 bit operation

- dl2k: Tighten ioctl permissions (bnc#758813).

- [media] cx22702: Fix signal strength.

- fs: cachefiles: Add support for large files in
filesystem caching (bnc#747038).

- bridge: correct IPv6 checksum after pull (bnc#738644).

- bridge: fix a possible use after free (bnc#738644).

- bridge: Pseudo-header required for the checksum of
ICMPv6 (bnc#738644).

- bridge: mcast snooping, fix length check of snooped
MLDv1/2 (bnc#738644).

- PCI/ACPI: Report ASPM support to BIOS if not disabled
from command line (bnc#714455).

- ipc/sem.c: fix race with concurrent semtimedop()
timeouts and IPC_RMID (bnc#756203).

- drm/i915/crt: Remove 0xa0 probe for VGA.

- tty_audit: fix tty_audit_add_data live lock on audit
disabled (bnc#721366).

- drm/i915: suspend fbdev device around suspend/hibernate

- dlm: Do not allocate a fd for peeloff (bnc#729247).

- sctp: Export sctp_do_peeloff (bnc#729247).

- i2c-algo-bit: Fix spurious SCL timeouts under heavy

- patches.fixes/epoll-dont-limit-non-nested.patch: Don't
limit non-nested epoll paths (bnc#676204).

- Update patches.suse/sd_init.mark_majors_busy.patch

- igb: Fix for Alt MAC Address feature on 82580 and later
devices (bnc#746980).

- mark busy sd majors as allocated (bug#744658).

- regset: Return -EFAULT, not -EIO, on host-side memory
fault (bnc# 750079 CVE-2012-1097).

- regset: Prevent NULL pointer reference on readonly
regsets (bnc#750079 CVE-2012-1097).

- mm: memcg: Correct unregistring of events attached to
the same eventfd (CVE-2012-1146 bnc#750959).

- befs: Validate length of long symbolic links
(CVE-2011-2928 bnc#713430).

- si4713-i2c: avoid potential buffer overflow on si4713
(CVE-2011-2700 bnc#707332).

- staging: comedi: fix infoleak to userspace
(CVE-2011-2909 bnc#711941).

- hfs: add sanity check for file name length
(CVE-2011-4330 bnc#731673).

- cifs: fix dentry refcount leak when opening a FIFO on
lookup (CVE-2012-1090 bnc#749569).

- drm: integer overflow in drm_mode_dirtyfb_ioctl()
(CVE-2012-0044 bnc#740745).

- xfs: fix acl count validation in xfs_acl_from_disk()
(CVE-2012-0038 bnc#740703).

- xfs: validate acl count (CVE-2012-0038 bnc#740703).

readlink: Work around missing xfs_alert().

- xfs: Fix missing xfs_iunlock() on error recovery path in
xfs_readlink() (CVE-2011-4077 bnc#726600).

- xfs: Fix possible memory corruption in xfs_readlink
(CVE-2011-4077 bnc#726600).

- ext4: make ext4_split_extent() handle error correctly.

- ext4: ext4_ext_convert_to_initialized bug found in
extended FSX testing.

- ext4: add ext4_split_extent_at() and

- ext4: reimplement convert and split_unwritten
(CVE-2011-3638 bnc#726045).

- patches.fixes/epoll-limit-paths.patch: epoll: limit
paths (bnc#676204 CVE-2011-1083).

- patches.kabi/epoll-kabi-fix.patch: epoll: hide kabi
change in struct file (bnc#676204 CVE-2011-1083).

- NAT/FTP: Fix broken conntrack (bnc#681639 bnc#466279

- igmp: Avoid zero delay when receiving odd mixture of
IGMP queries (bnc#740448 CVE-2012-0207).

- jbd2: clear BH_Delay & BH_Unwritten in
journal_unmap_buffer (bnc#745832 CVE-2011-4086).

- AppArmor: fix oops in apparmor_setprocattr (bnc#717209

- Refresh patches.suse/SoN-22-netvm.patch. Clean and
*working* patches.

- Refresh patches.suse/SoN-22-netvm.patch. (bnc#683671)
Fix an rcu locking imbalance in the receive path
triggered when using vlans.

- Fix mangled patch (invalid date) Although accepted by
`patch`, this is rejected by `git apply`

- Fix mangled diff lines (leading space tab vs tab)
Although accepted by `patch`, these are rejected by `git

- jbd/jbd2: validate sb->s_first in
journal_get_superblock() (bnc#730118).

- fsnotify: don't BUG in fsnotify_destroy_mark()

- Fix
h (CVE-2010-3873 bnc#651219).

- Fix
ll-user-da.patch (CVE-2010-3873 bnc#651219).

- Fix
hs.patch (CVE-2010-3873 bnc#651219).

- Fix
tch (CVE-2010-3873 bnc#651219 CVE-2010-4164 bnc#653260).

- Update
h (bnc#681186 CVE-2011-1173). Fix reference.

- hwmon: (w83627ehf) Properly report thermal diode

- nl80211: fix overflow in ssid_len (bnc#703410

- nl80211: fix check for valid SSID size in scan
operations (bnc#703410 CVE-2011-2517).

- x25: Prevent skb overreads when checking call user data
(CVE-2010-3873 bnc#737624).

- x25: Handle undersized/fragmented skbs (CVE-2010-3873

- x25: Validate incoming call user data lengths
(CVE-2010-3873 bnc#737624).

- x25: possible skb leak on bad facilities (CVE-2010-3873

- net: Add a flow_cache_flush_deferred function

- xfrm: avoid possible oopse in xfrm_alloc_dst

- scm: lower SCM_MAX_FD (bnc#655696 CVE-2010-4249).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected Kernel packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Public Exploit Available : true