openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2012:0540-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 74604

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This kernel update fixes various bugs and security issues.

For bugfixes,

- a lot of BTRFS bugs were fixed

- a performance issue with transparent huge pages was fixed which could have caused huge slowdowns when doing I/O over e.g. USB sticks.

Solution

Update the affected kernel packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=676204

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=718918

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=719416

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=721739

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=722350

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=726600

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=729247

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=731387

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=731590

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=732908

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=738397

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=741128

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=744658

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=745832

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=746695

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=746980

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=747404

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=749569

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=749651

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=750079

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=750106

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=750959

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=755812

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-04/msg00047.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 74604

File Name: openSUSE-2012-235.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/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-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-debug-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-debug-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-debug-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-desktop, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-desktop-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-desktop-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-desktop-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-desktop-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-desktop-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-desktop-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-ec2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-ec2-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-ec2-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-ec2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-ec2-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-ec2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-ec2-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-ec2-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-ec2-extra-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-pae-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-pae-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-pae-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-pae-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-pae-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-pae-devel-debuginfo, 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-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-trace-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-trace-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-trace-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-trace-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-vanilla, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-vanilla-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-vanilla-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-vanilla-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-vanilla-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-vanilla-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-vanilla-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen-devel-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/04/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1083, CVE-2011-4077, CVE-2011-4086, CVE-2012-1090, CVE-2012-1097, CVE-2012-1146