Debian DLA-103-1 : linux-2.6 security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 82087

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

This security upload has been prepared in cooperation of the Debian Kernel, Security and LTS Teams and features the upstream stable release 2.6.32.64 (see https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/11/23/181 for more information for that). It fixes the CVEs described below.

Note: if you are using the openvz flavors, please consider three things: a.) we haven't got any feedback on them (while we have for all other flavors) b.) so do your test before deploying them and c.) once you have done so, please give feedback to [email protected]

If you are not using openvz flavors, please still consider b+c :-)

CVE-2012-6657

Fix the sock_setsockopt function to prevent local users from being able to cause a denial of service (system crash) attack.

CVE-2013-0228

Fix a XEN priviledge escalation, which allowed guest OS users to gain guest OS priviledges.

CVE-2013-7266

Fix the mISDN_sock_recvmsg function to prevent local users from obtaining sensitive information from kernel memory.

CVE-2014-4157

MIPS platform: prevent local users from bypassing intended PR_SET_SECCOMP restrictions.

CVE-2014-4508

Prevent local users from causing a denial of service (OOPS and system crash) when syscall auditing is enabled .

CVE-2014-4653 CVE-2014-4654 CVE-2014-4655

Fix the ALSA control implementation to prevent local users from causing a denial of service attack and from obtaining sensitive information from kernel memory.

CVE-2014-4943

Fix PPPoL2TP feature to prevent local users to from gaining privileges.

CVE-2014-5077

Prevent remote attackers from causing a denial of service attack involving SCTP.

CVE-2014-5471 CVE-2014-5472

Fix the parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function to prevent local users from causing a denial of service attack via a crafted iso9660 images.

CVE-2014-9090

Fix the do_double_fault function to prevent local users from causing a denial of service (panic) attack.

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

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2014/12/msg00006.html

https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/11/23/181

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze-lts/linux-2.6

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82087

File Name: debian_DLA-103.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/03/26

Updated: 2018/07/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:firmware-linux-free, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-base, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-doc-2.6.32, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-headers-2.6.32-5-486, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-headers-2.6.32-5-686, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-headers-2.6.32-5-686-bigmem, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-headers-2.6.32-5-all, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-headers-2.6.32-5-all-amd64, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-headers-2.6.32-5-all-i386, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-headers-2.6.32-5-amd64, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-headers-2.6.32-5-common, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-headers-2.6.32-5-common-openvz, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-headers-2.6.32-5-common-vserver, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-headers-2.6.32-5-common-xen, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-headers-2.6.32-5-openvz-686, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-headers-2.6.32-5-openvz-amd64, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-headers-2.6.32-5-vserver-686, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-headers-2.6.32-5-vserver-686-bigmem, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-headers-2.6.32-5-vserver-amd64, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-headers-2.6.32-5-xen-686, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-headers-2.6.32-5-xen-amd64, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-image-2.6.32-5-486, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-image-2.6.32-5-686, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-image-2.6.32-5-686-bigmem, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-image-2.6.32-5-686-bigmem-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-image-2.6.32-5-amd64, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-image-2.6.32-5-amd64-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-image-2.6.32-5-openvz-686, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-image-2.6.32-5-openvz-686-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-image-2.6.32-5-openvz-amd64, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-image-2.6.32-5-openvz-amd64-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-image-2.6.32-5-vserver-686, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-image-2.6.32-5-vserver-686-bigmem, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-image-2.6.32-5-vserver-686-bigmem-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-image-2.6.32-5-vserver-amd64, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-image-2.6.32-5-vserver-amd64-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-image-2.6.32-5-xen-686, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-image-2.6.32-5-xen-686-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-image-2.6.32-5-xen-amd64, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-image-2.6.32-5-xen-amd64-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-libc-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-manual-2.6.32, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-patch-debian-2.6.32, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-source-2.6.32, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-support-2.6.32-5, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:linux-tools-2.6.32, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:xen-linux-system-2.6.32-5-xen-686, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:xen-linux-system-2.6.32-5-xen-amd64, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/12/08

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-6657, CVE-2013-0228, CVE-2013-7266, CVE-2014-4157, CVE-2014-4508, CVE-2014-4653, CVE-2014-4654, CVE-2014-4655, CVE-2014-4943, CVE-2014-5077, CVE-2014-5471, CVE-2014-5472, CVE-2014-9090

BID: 57940, 64743, 68083, 68126, 68162, 68164, 68683, 68768, 68881, 69396, 69428, 69803, 71250