openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2010:0634-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 75549

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

The openSUSE 11.3 kernel was updated to versiuon 2.6.34.7. It fixes lots of bugs and security issues.

A major regression in handling some USB Input devices (Mice and Keyboard) introduced by the previous update was fixed.

Fixed lots of bugs in the ATH5K wireless driver.

Following security issues were fixed: CVE-2010-3078: A XFS stack memory information disclosure was fixed.

CVE-2010-2954: A NULL pointer dereference in the IRDA stack was fixed, which could lead to kernel crashes.

CVE-2010-2959: A privilege escalation possibility in the CAN bus protocol module can_bcm was fixed.

CVE-2010-2942: Several memory leaks in the net scheduling code were fixed.

CVE-2010-2803: Fixed kernel memory information leaks from DRM ioctls.

Solution

Update the affected kernel packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=600948

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=628604

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=632309

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=633543

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=633581

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=635862

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=636112

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=637436

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2010-09/msg00030.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 75549

File Name: suse_11_3_kernel-100915.nasl

Version: 1.3

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-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, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-ec2-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-ec2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-ec2-extra, 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, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-vmi-base, 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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/09/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2803, CVE-2010-2942, CVE-2010-2954, CVE-2010-2959, CVE-2010-3078