openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2013:0824-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 75012

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

Linux kernel was updated to kernel 3.4.42 fixing various bugs and security issues.

- Refresh patches.suse/SUSE-bootsplash. Fix bootsplash breakage due to stable fix (bnc#813963)

- Linux 3.4.39.

- kABI: protect struct tracer.

- Linux 3.4.38 (bnc#808829,CVE-2013-0913).

- patches.kabi/kabi-protect-struct-sk_buff.patch: kABI:
protect struct sk_buff.

- patches.kabi/kabi-ipv4-remove-inclusion.patch: kABI:
ipv4, remove inclusion.

- USB: io_ti: Fix NULL dereference in chase_port() (bnc#806976, CVE-2013-1774).

- Linux 3.4.37 (bnc#809155 bnc#809330 bnc#809748 CVE-2013-1848).

- Linux 3.4.36.

- KVM: Convert MSR_KVM_SYSTEM_TIME to use gfn_to_hva_cache_init (bnc#806980 CVE-2013-1797).

- KVM: Fix bounds checking in ioapic indirect register read (bnc#806980 CVE-2013-1798).

- KVM: Fix for buffer overflow in handling of MSR_KVM_SYSTEM_TIME (bnc#806980 CVE-2013-1796).

- kabi/severities: Allow kvm abi changes - kvm modules are self consistent

- loopdev: fix a deadlock (bnc#809748).

- block: use i_size_write() in bd_set_size() (bnc#809748).

- drm/i915: bounds check execbuffer relocation count (bnc#808829,CVE-2013-0913).

- TTY: do not reset master's packet mode (bnc#809330).

- Update patches.fixes/ext3-Fix-format-string-issues.patch (bnc#809155 CVE-2013-1848).

- ext3: Fix format string issues (bnc#809155).

- Linux 3.4.35 (bnc#802153).

- Linux 3.4.34 (CVE-2013-1763 CVE-2013-1767 bnc#792500 bnc#806138 bnc#805633).

- tmpfs: fix use-after-free of mempolicy object (bnc#806138, CVE-2013-1767).

Solution

Update the affected kernel packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=792500

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=802153

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=805633

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=806138

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=806976

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=806980

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=808829

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=809155

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=809330

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=809748

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=813963

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-05/msg00030.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 75012

File Name: openSUSE-2013-440.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

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-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-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:12.2

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: 2013/04/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0913, CVE-2013-1763, CVE-2013-1767, CVE-2013-1774, CVE-2013-1796, CVE-2013-1797, CVE-2013-1798, CVE-2013-1848