openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2014:0205-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The Linux Kernel was updated to version 3.11.10, fixing security
issues and bugs :

- floppy: bail out in open() if drive is not responding to
block0 read (bnc#773058).

- compat_sys_recvmmsg X32 fix (bnc#860993 CVE-2014-0038).

- HID: usbhid: fix sis quirk (bnc#859804).

- hwmon: (coretemp) Fix truncated name of alarm attributes

- HID: usbhid: quirk for Synaptics Quad HD touchscreen
(bnc#859804).

- HID: usbhid: quirk for Synaptics HD touchscreen
(bnc#859804).

- HID: usbhid: merge the sis quirk (bnc#859804).

- HID: hid-multitouch: add support for SiS panels
(bnc#859804).

- HID: usbhid: quirk for SiS Touchscreen (bnc#859804).

- HID: usbhid: quirk for Synaptics Large Touchccreen
(bnc#859804).

- drivers: net: cpsw: fix dt probe for one port ethernet.

- drivers: net: cpsw: fix for cpsw crash when build as
modules.

- dma: edma: Remove limits on number of slots.

- dma: edma: Leave linked to Null slot instead of DUMMY
slot.

- dma: edma: Find missed events and issue them.

- dma: edma: Write out and handle MAX_NR_SG at a given
time.

- dma: edma: Setup parameters to DMA MAX_NR_SG at a time.

- ARM: edma: Add function to manually trigger an EDMA
channel.

- ARM: edma: Fix clearing of unused list for DT DMA
resources.

- ACPI: Add Toshiba NB100 to Vista _OSI blacklist.

- ACPI: add missing win8 OSI comment to blacklist
(bnc#856294).

- ACPI: update win8 OSI blacklist.

- ACPI: blacklist win8 OSI for buggy laptops.

- ACPI: blacklist win8 OSI for ASUS Zenbook Prime UX31A
(bnc#856294).

- ACPI: Blacklist Win8 OSI for some HP laptop 2013 models
(bnc#856294).

- floppy: bail out in open() if drive is not responding to
block0 read (bnc#773058).

- ping: prevent NULL pointer dereference on write to
msg_name (bnc#854175 CVE-2013-6432).

- x86/dumpstack: Fix printk_address for direct addresses
(bnc#845621).

- Refresh patches.suse/stack-unwind.

- Refresh patches.xen/xen-x86_64-dump-user-pgt.

- KVM: x86: Convert vapic synchronization to _cached
functions (CVE-2013-6368) (bnc#853052 CVE-2013-6368).

- KVM: x86: fix guest-initiated crash with x2apic
(CVE-2013-6376) (bnc#853053 CVE-2013-6376).

- Build the KOTD against openSUSE:13.1:Update

- xencons: generalize use of add_preferred_console()
(bnc#733022, bnc#852652).

- Update Xen patches to 3.11.10.

- Rename patches.xen/xen-pcpu-hotplug to
patches.xen/xen-pcpu.

- KVM: x86: Fix potential divide by 0 in lapic
(CVE-2013-6367) (bnc#853051 CVE-2013-6367).

- KVM: Improve create VCPU parameter (CVE-2013-4587)
(bnc#853050 CVE-2013-4587).

- ipv6: fix headroom calculation in udp6_ufo_fragment
(bnc#848042 CVE-2013-4563).

- net: rework recvmsg handler msg_name and msg_namelen
logic (bnc#854722).

- patches.drivers/gpio-ucb1400-add-module_alias.patch:
Update upstream reference

-
patches.drivers/gpio-ucb1400-can-be-built-as-a-module.pa
tch: Update upstream reference

- Delete patches.suse/ida-remove-warning-dump-stack.patch.
Already included in kernel 3.11 (WARN calls dump_stack.)

- xhci: Limit the spurious wakeup fix only to HP machines
(bnc#852931).

- iscsi_target: race condition on shutdown (bnc#850072).

- Linux 3.11.10.

- Refresh patches.xen/xen3-patch-2.6.29.

- Delete
patches.suse/btrfs-relocate-csums-properly-with-prealloc
-extents.patch.

-
patches.drivers/xhci-Fix-spurious-wakeups-after-S5-on-Ha
swell.patch: (bnc#852931).

- Build mei and mei_me as modules (bnc#852656)

- Linux 3.11.9.

- Linux 3.11.8 (CVE-2013-4511 bnc#846529 bnc#849021).

- Delete
patches.drivers/ALSA-hda-Add-a-fixup-for-ASUS-N76VZ.

- Delete
patches.fixes/Fix-a-few-incorrectly-checked-io_-remap_pf
n_range-ca.patch.

- Add USB PHY support (needed to get USB and Ethernet
working on beagle and panda boards) Add
CONFIG_PINCTRL_SINGLE=y to be able to use Device tree
(at least for beagle and panda boards) Add ARM SoC sound
support Add SPI bus support Add user-space access to I2C
and SPI

-
patches.arch/iommu-vt-d-remove-stack-trace-from-broken-i
rq-remapping-warning.patch: Fix forward porting, sorry.

- iommu: Remove stack trace from broken irq remapping
warning (bnc#844513).

- gpio: ucb1400: Add MODULE_ALIAS.

- Allow NFSv4 username mapping to work properly
(bnc#838024).

- nfs: check if gssd is running before attempting to use
krb5i auth in SETCLIENTID call.

- sunrpc: replace sunrpc_net->gssd_running flag with a
more reliable check.

- sunrpc: create a new dummy pipe for gssd to hold open.

- Set CONFIG_GPIO_TWL4030 as built-in (instead of module)
as a requirement to boot on SD card on beagleboard xM

- armv6hl, armv7hl: Update config files. Set
CONFIG_BATMAN_ADV_BLA=y as all other kernel
configuration files have.

- Update config files :

- CONFIG_BATMAN_ADV_NC=y, because other BATMAN_ADV options
are all enabled so why not this one.

- CONFIG_GPIO_SCH=m, CONFIG_GPIO_PCH=m, because we support
all other features of these pieces of hardware.

- CONFIG_INTEL_POWERCLAMP=m, because this small driver
might be useful in specific cases, and there's no
obvious reason not to include it.

- Fix a few incorrectly checked [io_]remap_pfn_range()
calls (bnc#849021, CVE-2013-4511).

- Linux 3.11.7.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-02/msg00022.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=733022
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=773058
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=838024
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=844513
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=845621
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=846529
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=848042
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=849021
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=850072
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=852652
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=852656
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=852931
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=853050
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=853051
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=853052
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=853053
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=854175
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=854722
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=856294
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=859804
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=860993

Solution :

Update the affected kernel packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

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