openSUSE Security Update : Kernel (openSUSE-SU-2010:0592-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 75548

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update of the openSUSE 11.3 kernel brings the kernel to version 2.6.34.4 and contains a lot of bug and security fixes

CVE-2010-3110: Missing bounds checks in several ioctls of the Novell Client novfs /proc interface allowed unprivileged local users to crash the kernel or even execute code in kernel context.

CVE-2010-2524: a malicious local user could fill the cache used by CIFS do perform dns lookups with chosen data, therefore tricking the kernel into mounting a wrong CIFS server.

CVE-2010-2798: a local user could trigger a NULL derefence on a gfs2 file system

CVE-2010-2537: a local user could overwrite append-only files on a btrfs file system

CVE-2010-2538: a local user could read kernel memory of a btrfs file system

Solution

Update the affected Kernel packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=529535

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=584720

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=586643

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=594362

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=599671

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=608300

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=610362

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=610828

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=615656

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=617530

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=617912

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=618678

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=619021

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=619416

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=619440

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=619727

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=621598

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=623005

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=623472

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=624118

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=624587

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=624606

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=624814

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=625339

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=627212

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=627310

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=627386

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=627447

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

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=631066

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=631185

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=631319

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2010-09/msg00009.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 75548

File Name: suse_11_3_Kernel-100824.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Updated: 2019/10/25

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-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-desktop, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-desktop-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-desktop-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-ec2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-pae-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-pae-devel, 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-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-vanilla, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-vanilla-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-vanilla-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-vmi-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:preload-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:preload-kmp-desktop, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/08/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2524, CVE-2010-2537, CVE-2010-2538, CVE-2010-2798, CVE-2010-3110