openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2013:0824-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Linux kernel was updated to kernel 3.4.42 fixing various bugs and
security issues.

- Refresh patches.suse/SUSE-bootsplash. Fix bootsplash
breakage due to stable fix (bnc#813963)

- Linux 3.4.39.

- kABI: protect struct tracer.

- Linux 3.4.38 (bnc#808829,CVE-2013-0913).

- patches.kabi/kabi-protect-struct-sk_buff.patch: kABI:
protect struct sk_buff.

- patches.kabi/kabi-ipv4-remove-inclusion.patch: kABI:
ipv4, remove inclusion.

- USB: io_ti: Fix NULL dereference in chase_port()
(bnc#806976, CVE-2013-1774).

- Linux 3.4.37 (bnc#809155 bnc#809330 bnc#809748

- Linux 3.4.36.

- KVM: Convert MSR_KVM_SYSTEM_TIME to use
gfn_to_hva_cache_init (bnc#806980 CVE-2013-1797).

- KVM: Fix bounds checking in ioapic indirect register
read (bnc#806980 CVE-2013-1798).

- KVM: Fix for buffer overflow in handling of
MSR_KVM_SYSTEM_TIME (bnc#806980 CVE-2013-1796).

- kabi/severities: Allow kvm abi changes - kvm modules are
self consistent

- loopdev: fix a deadlock (bnc#809748).

- block: use i_size_write() in bd_set_size() (bnc#809748).

- drm/i915: bounds check execbuffer relocation count

- TTY: do not reset master's packet mode (bnc#809330).

- Update patches.fixes/ext3-Fix-format-string-issues.patch
(bnc#809155 CVE-2013-1848).

- ext3: Fix format string issues (bnc#809155).

- Linux 3.4.35 (bnc#802153).

- Linux 3.4.34 (CVE-2013-1763 CVE-2013-1767 bnc#792500
bnc#806138 bnc#805633).

- tmpfs: fix use-after-free of mempolicy object
(bnc#806138, CVE-2013-1767).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected kernel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75012 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0913

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