SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 3462 / 3463)

high Nessus Plugin ID 51615
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Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 kernel brings the kernel to 2.6.32.24 and fixes some critical security bugs and other non-security bugs.

Following security bugs were fixed :

- A iovec integer overflow in RDS sockets was fixed which could lead to local attackers gaining kernel privileges.
(CVE-2010-3865)

- A local privilege escalation in RDS sockets allowed local attackers to gain privileges. Please note that the net/rds socket protocol module only lives in the.
(CVE-2010-3904)

-extra kernel package, which is not installed by default on the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.

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

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 3462 / 3463 as appropriate.

See Also

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

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=573330

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=603738

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=609196

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=612729

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=623307

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=624850

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=629901

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=629908

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=638860

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=639261

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=640278

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=643249

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=644219

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=644350

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=644373

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

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

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=647497

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=647775

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=648308

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=649231

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=649257

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=649820

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=650109

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=650111

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=650113

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=650116

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=650128

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2963.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-3865.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-3904.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 51615

File Name: suse_11_kernel-ec2-101103.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/21/2011

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-ec2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-ec2-base, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/3/2010

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2963, CVE-2010-3865, CVE-2010-3904