openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2010:0738-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 50015

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

The updated openSUSE 11.2 kernel fixes the following security bugs :

CVE-2010-3310: Local users could corrupt kernel heap memory via ROSE sockets.

CVE-2010-2962: Local users could write to any kernel memory location via the i915 GEM ioctl interface.

Additionally the update restores the compat_alloc_userspace() inline function and includes several other bug fixes.

Solution

Update the affected kernel packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=614670

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=640721

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=642009

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=644046

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2010-10/msg00023.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 50015

File Name: suse_11_2_kernel-101008.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/10/18

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/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-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-desktop, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-desktop-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-desktop-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-pae-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-pae-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-source, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-source-vanilla, 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-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-vanilla, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-vanilla-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-vanilla-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:preload-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:preload-kmp-desktop, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/10/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2962, CVE-2010-3310