openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2014:0205-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 75252


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The Linux Kernel was updated to version 3.11.10, fixing security issues and bugs :

- floppy: bail out in open() if drive is not responding to block0 read (bnc#773058).

- compat_sys_recvmmsg X32 fix (bnc#860993 CVE-2014-0038).

- HID: usbhid: fix sis quirk (bnc#859804).

- hwmon: (coretemp) Fix truncated name of alarm attributes

- HID: usbhid: quirk for Synaptics Quad HD touchscreen (bnc#859804).

- HID: usbhid: quirk for Synaptics HD touchscreen (bnc#859804).

- HID: usbhid: merge the sis quirk (bnc#859804).

- HID: hid-multitouch: add support for SiS panels (bnc#859804).

- HID: usbhid: quirk for SiS Touchscreen (bnc#859804).

- HID: usbhid: quirk for Synaptics Large Touchccreen (bnc#859804).

- drivers: net: cpsw: fix dt probe for one port ethernet.

- drivers: net: cpsw: fix for cpsw crash when build as modules.

- dma: edma: Remove limits on number of slots.

- dma: edma: Leave linked to Null slot instead of DUMMY slot.

- dma: edma: Find missed events and issue them.

- dma: edma: Write out and handle MAX_NR_SG at a given time.

- dma: edma: Setup parameters to DMA MAX_NR_SG at a time.

- ARM: edma: Add function to manually trigger an EDMA channel.

- ARM: edma: Fix clearing of unused list for DT DMA resources.

- ACPI: Add Toshiba NB100 to Vista _OSI blacklist.

- ACPI: add missing win8 OSI comment to blacklist (bnc#856294).

- ACPI: update win8 OSI blacklist.

- ACPI: blacklist win8 OSI for buggy laptops.

- ACPI: blacklist win8 OSI for ASUS Zenbook Prime UX31A (bnc#856294).

- ACPI: Blacklist Win8 OSI for some HP laptop 2013 models (bnc#856294).

- floppy: bail out in open() if drive is not responding to block0 read (bnc#773058).

- ping: prevent NULL pointer dereference on write to msg_name (bnc#854175 CVE-2013-6432).

- x86/dumpstack: Fix printk_address for direct addresses (bnc#845621).

- Refresh patches.suse/stack-unwind.

- Refresh patches.xen/xen-x86_64-dump-user-pgt.

- KVM: x86: Convert vapic synchronization to _cached functions (CVE-2013-6368) (bnc#853052 CVE-2013-6368).

- KVM: x86: fix guest-initiated crash with x2apic (CVE-2013-6376) (bnc#853053 CVE-2013-6376).

- Build the KOTD against openSUSE:13.1:Update

- xencons: generalize use of add_preferred_console() (bnc#733022, bnc#852652).

- Update Xen patches to 3.11.10.

- Rename patches.xen/xen-pcpu-hotplug to patches.xen/xen-pcpu.

- KVM: x86: Fix potential divide by 0 in lapic (CVE-2013-6367) (bnc#853051 CVE-2013-6367).

- KVM: Improve create VCPU parameter (CVE-2013-4587) (bnc#853050 CVE-2013-4587).

- ipv6: fix headroom calculation in udp6_ufo_fragment (bnc#848042 CVE-2013-4563).

- net: rework recvmsg handler msg_name and msg_namelen logic (bnc#854722).

- patches.drivers/gpio-ucb1400-add-module_alias.patch:
Update upstream reference

- patches.drivers/ tch: Update upstream reference

- Delete patches.suse/ida-remove-warning-dump-stack.patch.
Already included in kernel 3.11 (WARN calls dump_stack.)

- xhci: Limit the spurious wakeup fix only to HP machines (bnc#852931).

- iscsi_target: race condition on shutdown (bnc#850072).

- Linux 3.11.10.

- Refresh patches.xen/xen3-patch-2.6.29.

- Delete patches.suse/btrfs-relocate-csums-properly-with-prealloc

- patches.drivers/xhci-Fix-spurious-wakeups-after-S5-on-Ha swell.patch: (bnc#852931).

- Build mei and mei_me as modules (bnc#852656)

- Linux 3.11.9.

- Linux 3.11.8 (CVE-2013-4511 bnc#846529 bnc#849021).

- Delete patches.drivers/ALSA-hda-Add-a-fixup-for-ASUS-N76VZ.

- Delete patches.fixes/Fix-a-few-incorrectly-checked-io_-remap_pf n_range-ca.patch.

- Add USB PHY support (needed to get USB and Ethernet working on beagle and panda boards) Add CONFIG_PINCTRL_SINGLE=y to be able to use Device tree (at least for beagle and panda boards) Add ARM SoC sound support Add SPI bus support Add user-space access to I2C and SPI

- patches.arch/iommu-vt-d-remove-stack-trace-from-broken-i rq-remapping-warning.patch: Fix forward porting, sorry.

- iommu: Remove stack trace from broken irq remapping warning (bnc#844513).

- gpio: ucb1400: Add MODULE_ALIAS.

- Allow NFSv4 username mapping to work properly (bnc#838024).

- nfs: check if gssd is running before attempting to use krb5i auth in SETCLIENTID call.

- sunrpc: replace sunrpc_net->gssd_running flag with a more reliable check.

- sunrpc: create a new dummy pipe for gssd to hold open.

- Set CONFIG_GPIO_TWL4030 as built-in (instead of module) as a requirement to boot on SD card on beagleboard xM

- armv6hl, armv7hl: Update config files. Set CONFIG_BATMAN_ADV_BLA=y as all other kernel configuration files have.

- Update config files :

- CONFIG_BATMAN_ADV_NC=y, because other BATMAN_ADV options are all enabled so why not this one.

- CONFIG_GPIO_SCH=m, CONFIG_GPIO_PCH=m, because we support all other features of these pieces of hardware.

- CONFIG_INTEL_POWERCLAMP=m, because this small driver might be useful in specific cases, and there's no obvious reason not to include it.

- Fix a few incorrectly checked [io_]remap_pfn_range() calls (bnc#849021, CVE-2013-4511).

- Linux 3.11.7.


Update the affected kernel packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 75252

File Name: openSUSE-2014-114.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC: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-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:13.1

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: 2/4/2014

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Linux Kernel recvmmsg Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4511, CVE-2013-4563, CVE-2013-4587, CVE-2013-6367, CVE-2013-6368, CVE-2013-6376, CVE-2013-6432, CVE-2014-0038

BID: 63512, 63702, 64135, 64270, 64291, 64319, 64328, 65255