Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2332-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77488

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

A bug was discovered in the handling of pathname components when used with an autofs direct mount. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) via an open system call.
(CVE-2014-0203)

Toralf Forster reported an error in the Linux kernels syscall auditing on 32 bit x86 platforms. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash). (CVE-2014-4508)

An information leak was discovered in the control implemenation of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) subsystem in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2014-4652)

A use-after-free flaw was discovered in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) control implementation of the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-4653)

A authorization bug was discovered with the snd_ctl_elem_add function of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit his bug to cause a denial of service (remove kernel controls). (CVE-2014-4654)

A flaw discovered in how the snd_ctl_elem function of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) handled a reference count. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and limit bypass). (CVE-2014-4655)

An integer overflow flaw was discovered in the control implementation of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA). A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash).
(CVE-2014-4656)

An integer underflow flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's handling of the backlog value for certain SCTP packets. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (socket outage) via a crafted SCTP packet. (CVE-2014-4667)

Jason Gunthorpe reported a flaw with SCTP authentication in the Linux kernel. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS). (CVE-2014-5077).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2332-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77488

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2332-1.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/09/03

Updated: 2019/03/21

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-386, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-generic, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-generic-pae, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-lpia, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-preempt, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-server, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-versatile, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-virtual, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/09/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/06/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0203, CVE-2014-4508, CVE-2014-4652, CVE-2014-4653, CVE-2014-4654, CVE-2014-4655, CVE-2014-4656, CVE-2014-4667, CVE-2014-5077

BID: 68125, 68126, 68162, 68163, 68164, 68170, 68224, 68881

USN: 2332-1