openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2012:1330-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This kernel update to 3.4.11 fixes various bugs and security issues.

The changes up to 3.4.11 contain both security and bugfixes and are
not explicitly listed here.

Following security issues were fixed: CVE-2012-3520: Force passing
credentials, otherwise local services could be fooled to assume
requests coming from root.

CVE-2012-3412: Do not allow extreme TSO parameters in the sfc driver
and tcp stack.

Following non-security bugs were fixed :

- nbd: clear waiting_queue on shutdown (bnc#778630).

- NFS: avoid warning from nfs_drop_nlink (bnc#780624).

- net: do not disable sg for packets requiring no checksum

- sfc: Fix maximum number of TSO segments and minimum TX
queue size (bnc#774523 CVE-2012-3412).

- net: Allow driver to limit number of GSO segments per
skb (bnc#774523 CVE-2012-3412).

- drm/nouveau: fix booting with plymouth + dumb support

- memcg: warn on deeper hierarchies with use_hierarchy==0

- Linux 3.4.11.

- Update config files.

- Refresh patches.suse/scsi-error-test-unit-ready-timeout.

- Btrfs: fix tree log remove space corner case

- irq_remap: disable IRQ remapping if any IOAPIC lacks an

- Linux 3.4.10.

- Linux 3.4.9.

- kABI: protect struct irq_desc.

- Linux 3.4.8.

- kABI: sdhci, remove inclusion.

- reiserfs: fix deadlock with nfs racing on create/lookup

- Properly update Xen patches to 3.4.7.

- Refresh other Xen patches (bnc#772831).

- config: enable various ARM errata workarounds to improve

- Import kabi files for 12.2

- rpm/ Build the KOTD against 12.2

- ASoC: omap: Add missing modules aliases to get sound
working on omap devices.

- Update config files to fix build

- rt2800: add chipset revision RT5390R support

- reiserfs: fix deadlocks with quotas

- ACPI, APEI: Fixup common access width firmware bug

- i2c/busses: Fix build error if

- Update ARM configs to match kernel 3.4.7

- Update ARM omap2plus config to match kernel 3.4.7 and
add Smartreflex support (auto voltage)

- ALSA: hda - Fix mute-LED GPIO initialization for IDT
codecs (bnc#772923).

- ALSA: hda - Fix polarity of mute LED on HP Mini 210

- Linux 3.4.7.

- Refresh patches.suse/dm-raid45-26-Nov-2009.patch.

- Enable RTL8150 for omap2plus Generic USB Network device
that also works fine on ARM, so enable it


- Drivers: hv: Cleanup the guest ID computation.

- hyperv: Add a check for ring_size value.

- hyperv: Add error handling to rndis_filter_device_add().

- Drivers: hv: Change the hex constant to a decimal

- hyperv: Add support for setting MAC from within guests.

- net/hyperv: Use wait_event on outstanding sends during
device removal.


- Refresh patches.suse/SUSE-bootsplash. Fix wrong vfree()

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected kernel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74778 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3412

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