Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDVSA-2009:118)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 38845

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VPR Score: 5.8

Synopsis

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Some vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in the Linux 2.6 kernel :

The clone system call in the Linux kernel 2.6.28 and earlier allows local users to send arbitrary signals to a parent process from an unprivileged child process by launching an additional child process with the CLONE_PARENT flag, and then letting this new process exit.
(CVE-2009-0028)

fs/ecryptfs/inode.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (fault or memory corruption), or possibly have unspecified other impact, via a readlink call that results in an error, leading to use of a -1 return value as an array index. (CVE-2009-0269)

The audit_syscall_entry function in the Linux kernel 2.6.28.7 and earlier on the x86_64 platform does not properly handle (1) a 32-bit process making a 64-bit syscall or (2) a 64-bit process making a 32-bit syscall, which allows local users to bypass certain syscall audit configurations via crafted syscalls, a related issue to CVE-2009-0342 and CVE-2009-0343. (CVE-2009-0834)

The __secure_computing function in kernel/seccomp.c in the seccomp subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.6.28.7 and earlier on the x86_64 platform, when CONFIG_SECCOMP is enabled, does not properly handle (1) a 32-bit process making a 64-bit syscall or (2) a 64-bit process making a 32-bit syscall, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions via crafted syscalls that are misinterpreted as (a) stat or (b) chmod, a related issue to CVE-2009-0342 and CVE-2009-0343. (CVE-2009-0835)

The selinux_ip_postroute_iptables_compat function in security/selinux/hooks.c in the SELinux subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.22, and 2.6.28.x before 2.6.28.10, when compat_net is enabled, omits calls to avc_has_perm for the (1) node and (2) port, which allows local users to bypass intended restrictions on network traffic. NOTE: this was incorrectly reported as an issue fixed in 2.6.27.21. (CVE-2009-1184)

Additionally, along with other things, this kernel update adds support for D-Link DWM 652 3.5G, some Intel gigabit network chipsets, Avermedia PCI pure analog (M135A), fixes a bug causing SQLite performance regression, and has some updated ALSA drivers. Check the package changelog for details.

To update your kernel, please follow the directions located at :

http://www.mandriva.com/en/security/kernelupdate

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://qa.mandriva.com/43441

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 38845

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-118.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 2009/05/20

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.8

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:alsa_raoppcm-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:alsa_raoppcm-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:alsa_raoppcm-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:alsa_raoppcm-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:alsa_raoppcm-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:alsa_raoppcm-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:drm-experimental-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:drm-experimental-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:drm-experimental-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:drm-experimental-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:drm-experimental-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:drm-experimental-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:et131x-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:et131x-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:et131x-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:et131x-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:et131x-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:et131x-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:fcpci-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:fcpci-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:fcpci-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:fcpci-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:fcpci-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:fcpci-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:fglrx-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:fglrx-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:fglrx-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:fglrx-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:fglrx-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:fglrx-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gnbd-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gnbd-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gnbd-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gnbd-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gnbd-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gnbd-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hcfpcimodem-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hcfpcimodem-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hcfpcimodem-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hcfpcimodem-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hcfpcimodem-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hcfpcimodem-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hsfmodem-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hsfmodem-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hsfmodem-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hsfmodem-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hsfmodem-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hsfmodem-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hso-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hso-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hso-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hso-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hso-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:hso-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:iscsitarget-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:iscsitarget-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:iscsitarget-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:iscsitarget-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:iscsitarget-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:iscsitarget-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-2.6.27.21-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-desktop-2.6.27.21-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-desktop-devel-2.6.27.21-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-desktop-devel-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-desktop586-2.6.27.21-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-desktop586-devel-2.6.27.21-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-desktop586-devel-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-server-2.6.27.21-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-server-devel-2.6.27.21-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-server-devel-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-source-2.6.27.21-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kernel-source-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kqemu-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kqemu-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kqemu-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kqemu-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kqemu-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:kqemu-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lirc-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lirc-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lirc-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lirc-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lirc-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lirc-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lzma-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lzma-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lzma-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lzma-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lzma-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lzma-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:madwifi-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:madwifi-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:madwifi-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:madwifi-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:madwifi-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:madwifi-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia-current-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia-current-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia-current-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia-current-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia-current-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia-current-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia173-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia173-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia173-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia173-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia173-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia173-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia71xx-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia71xx-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia71xx-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia71xx-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia71xx-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia71xx-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia96xx-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia96xx-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia96xx-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia96xx-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia96xx-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:nvidia96xx-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:omfs-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:omfs-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:omfs-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:omfs-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:omfs-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:omfs-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:omnibook-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:omnibook-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:omnibook-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:omnibook-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:omnibook-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:omnibook-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:opencbm-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:opencbm-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:opencbm-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:opencbm-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:opencbm-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:opencbm-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ov51x-jpeg-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ov51x-jpeg-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ov51x-jpeg-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ov51x-jpeg-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ov51x-jpeg-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:ov51x-jpeg-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:qc-usb-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:qc-usb-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:qc-usb-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:qc-usb-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:qc-usb-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:qc-usb-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rt2860-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rt2860-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rt2860-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rt2860-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rt2860-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rt2860-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rt2870-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rt2870-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rt2870-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rt2870-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rt2870-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rt2870-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rtl8187se-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rtl8187se-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rtl8187se-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rtl8187se-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rtl8187se-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:rtl8187se-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:slmodem-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:slmodem-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:slmodem-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:slmodem-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:slmodem-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:slmodem-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:squashfs-lzma-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:squashfs-lzma-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:squashfs-lzma-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:squashfs-lzma-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:squashfs-lzma-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:squashfs-lzma-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tp_smapi-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tp_smapi-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tp_smapi-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tp_smapi-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tp_smapi-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tp_smapi-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vboxadd-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vboxadd-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vboxadd-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vboxadd-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vboxadd-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vboxadd-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vboxvfs-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vboxvfs-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vboxvfs-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vboxvfs-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vboxvfs-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vboxvfs-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vhba-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vhba-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vhba-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vhba-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vhba-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vhba-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:virtualbox-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:virtualbox-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:virtualbox-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:virtualbox-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:virtualbox-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:virtualbox-kernel-server-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vpnclient-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vpnclient-kernel-2.6.27.21-desktop586-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vpnclient-kernel-2.6.27.21-server-1mnb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vpnclient-kernel-desktop-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vpnclient-kernel-desktop586-latest, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vpnclient-kernel-server-latest, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/05/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0028, CVE-2009-0269, CVE-2009-0834, CVE-2009-0835, CVE-2009-1184

BID: 33948, 33951

MDVSA: 2009:118

CWE: 16, 264, 399