openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2010:0919-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 50409

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VPR Score: 8.9

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update of the openSUSE 11.2 Linux kernel fixes two critical security issues and some bugs.

Following security issues were fixed: CVE-2010-3904: A local privilege escalation in RDS sockets allowed local attackers to gain root privileges.

CVE-2010-2963: A problem in the compat ioctl handling in video4linux allowed local attackers with a video device plugged in to gain root privileges on x86_64 systems.

Solution

Update the affected kernel packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=409504

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=441062

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=564324

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=646045

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=647322

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=647392

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2010-10/msg00044.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 50409

File Name: suse_11_2_kernel-101026.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/10/29

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 8.9

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/10/26

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2963, CVE-2010-3904