openSUSE Security Update : kernel (kernel-1415)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 42334

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

The openSUSE 11.1 Kernel was updated to 2.6.27.37 fixing various bugs and security issues.

Following security issues were fixed: CVE-2009-2909: Unsigned check in the ax25 socket handler could allow local attackers to potentially crash the kernel or even execute code.

CVE-2009-3002: Fixed various sockethandler getname leaks, which could disclose memory previously used by the kernel or other userland processes to the local attacker.

CVE-2009-2910: A information leakage with upper 32bit register values on x86_64 systems was fixed.

Various KVM stability and security fixes have also been added.

Solution

Update the affected kernel packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=410452

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42334

File Name: suse_11_1_kernel-091016.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/11/02

Updated: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-debug-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-debug-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-ec2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-ec2-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-ec2-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-pae-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-pae-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-source, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-syms, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-trace, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-trace-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-trace-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-vanilla, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen-extra, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/10/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2909, CVE-2009-2910, CVE-2009-3002

CWE: 189, 200