SuSE 11.2 Security Update : Linux Kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 7723 / 7726 / 7727)

High Nessus Plugin ID 66539

Synopsis

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

Description

This update to the SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP2 kernel fixes the following critical security issue :

- A bounds checking problem in the perf systemcall could be used by local attackers to crash the kernel or execute code in kernel context. (CVE-2013-2094)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 7723 / 7726 / 7727 as appropriate.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=819789

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2094.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 66539

File Name: suse_11_kernel-130515.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/05/22

Updated: 2014/02/10

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:suse_linux:11:kernel-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-default-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-default-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-default-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-default-man, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-ec2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-ec2-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-ec2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-pae-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-pae-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-pae-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-source, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-syms, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-trace, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-trace-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-trace-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-trace-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-xen-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-xen-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:kernel-xen-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:xen-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:xen-kmp-trace, 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: 2013/05/15

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2094