openSUSE 10 Security Update : kernel (kernel-4641)

high Nessus Plugin ID 28172
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This kernel update fixes the following security problems :

++ CVE-2006-6058: A local denial of service when mounting MINIX filesystems was fixed.

++ CVE-2007-4997: A 2 byte buffer underflow in the ieee80211 stack was fixed, which might be used by attackers in WLAN reach to crash the machine.

and the following non security bugs :

++ Kernel update to including fixes for: genirq, x86_64, Infiband, networking, hwmon, device removal bug [#332612]

++ patches.drivers/alsa-hdsp-zero-division: hdsp - Fix zero division (mainline: 2.6.24-rc1)

++ patches.drivers/libata-ata_piix-properly_terminate_DMI_syste m_list: Fix improperly terminated array

++ patches.rt/patch- updated existing patch (RT only)

++ patches.drivers/alsa-hda-robust-probe: hda-intel - Improve HD-audio codec probing robustness [#172330]

++ patches.drivers/alsa-hda-probe-blacklist: hda-intel - Add probe_mask blacklist [#172330]

++ patches.fixes/megaraid_mbox-dell-cerc-support: Dell CERC support for megaraid_mbox [#267134]

++ patches.suse/reiserfs-use-reiserfs_error.diff: updated existing patch [#299604]

++ patches.arch/acpi_gpe_suspend_cleanup-fix.patch: ACPI: Call acpi_enable_wakeup_device at power_off (updated) [#299882]

++ patches.suse/ocfs2-15-fix-heartbeat-write.diff: Fix heartbeat block writing [#300730]

++ patches.suse/ocfs2-14-fix-notifier-hang.diff: Fix kernel hang during cluster initialization [#300730]

++ patches.arch/acpi_autoload_bay.patch: updated existing patch [#302482]

++ patches.suse/zc0301_not_claim_logitech_quickcamera.diff: stop the zc0301 driver from claiming the Logitech QuickCam [#307055]

++ patches.fixes/aux-at_vector_size.patch: Fixed kernel auxv vector overflow in some binfmt_misc cases [#310037]

++ patches.fixes/nfs-name-len-limit: NFS: Fix an Oops in encode_lookup() [#325913]

++ patches.arch/acpi_lid-resume.patch: ACPI: button: send initial lid state after add and resume [#326814]

++ patches.fixes/remove-transparent-bridge-sizing: PCI: remove transparent bridge sizing [#331027]

++ patches.fixes/fat_optimize-count-freeclus.patch: Make scan of FAT table faster [#331600]

++ patches.suse/reiserfs-remove-first-zero-hint.diff: reiserfs: remove first_zero_hint (updated) [#331814]

++ patches.drivers/aic7xxx-add-suspend-resume-support: aic7xxx: Add suspend/resume support [#332048]

++ patches.drivers/alsa-emu10k1-spdif-mem-fix: emu10k1 - Fix memory corruption [#333314]

++ patches.drivers/alsa-hda-stac-avoid-zero-nid: Fix error probing with STAC codecs [#333320]

++ patches.arch/acpi_ec_fix_battery.patch: Fix battery/EC issues on Acer and Asus laptops [#334806]

++ patches.suse/reiserfs-make-per-inode-xattr-locking-more-fine

-grained.diff: fixed a bad unlock in reiserfs_xattr_get() [#336669]

++ patches.fixes/ramdisk-2.6.23-corruption_fix.diff: rd: fix data corruption on memory pressure [#338643]

++ patches.drivers/add-wacom-pnp_devices.patch: wacom tablet pnp IDs to 8250_pnp.c [#339288]


Update the affected kernel packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 28172

File Name: suse_kernel-4641.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/12/2007

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-bigsmp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-source, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-syms, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xenpae, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 11/7/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-6058, CVE-2007-4997

CWE: 189