SUSE SLES10 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2014:0536-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83618

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 4 LTSS kernel has been updated to fix various security issues and several bugs.

The following security issues have been addressed :

CVE-2011-2492: The bluetooth subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.0-rc4 does not properly initialize certain data structures, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted getsockopt system call, related to (1) the l2cap_sock_getsockopt_old function in net/bluetooth/l2cap_sock.c and (2) the rfcomm_sock_getsockopt_old function in net/bluetooth/rfcomm/sock.c. (bnc#702014)

CVE-2011-2494: kernel/taskstats.c in the Linux kernel before 3.1 allows local users to obtain sensitive I/O statistics by sending taskstats commands to a netlink socket, as demonstrated by discovering the length of another user's password. (bnc#703156)

CVE-2012-6537: net/xfrm/xfrm_user.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not initialize certain structures, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability.
(bnc#809889)

CVE-2012-6539: The dev_ifconf function in net/socket.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not initialize a certain structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application. (bnc#809891)

CVE-2012-6540: The do_ip_vs_get_ctl function in net/netfilter/ipvs/ip_vs_ctl.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not initialize a certain structure for IP_VS_SO_GET_TIMEOUT commands, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application. (bnc#809892)

CVE-2012-6541: The ccid3_hc_tx_getsockopt function in net/dccp/ccids/ccid3.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not initialize a certain structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application. (bnc#809893)

CVE-2012-6542: The llc_ui_getname function in net/llc/af_llc.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 has an incorrect return value in certain circumstances, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application that leverages an uninitialized pointer argument. (bnc#809894)

CVE-2012-6544: The Bluetooth protocol stack in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not properly initialize certain structures, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application that targets the (1) L2CAP or (2) HCI implementation. (bnc#809898)

CVE-2012-6545: The Bluetooth RFCOMM implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not properly initialize certain structures, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted application.
(bnc#809899)

CVE-2012-6546: The ATM implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not initialize certain structures, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application. (bnc#809900)

CVE-2012-6547: The __tun_chr_ioctl function in drivers/net/tun.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not initialize a certain structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application. (bnc#809901)

CVE-2012-6549: The isofs_export_encode_fh function in fs/isofs/export.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory via a crafted application. (bnc#809903)

CVE-2013-0343: The ipv6_create_tempaddr function in net/ipv6/addrconf.c in the Linux kernel through 3.8 does not properly handle problems with the generation of IPv6 temporary addresses, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (excessive retries and address-generation outage), and consequently obtain sensitive information, via ICMPv6 Router Advertisement (RA) messages. (bnc#805226)

CVE-2013-0914: The flush_signal_handlers function in kernel/signal.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.4 preserves the value of the sa_restorer field across an exec operation, which makes it easier for local users to bypass the ASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application containing a sigaction system call. (bnc#808827)

CVE-2013-1827: net/dccp/ccid.h in the Linux kernel before 3.5.4 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for a certain (1) sender or (2) receiver getsockopt call.
(bnc#811354)

CVE-2013-2141: The do_tkill function in kernel/signal.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.9 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted application that makes a (1) tkill or (2) tgkill system call.
(bnc#823267)

CVE-2013-2164: The mmc_ioctl_cdrom_read_data function in drivers/cdrom/cdrom.c in the Linux kernel through 3.10 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a read operation on a malfunctioning CD-ROM drive. (bnc#824295)

CVE-2013-2206: The sctp_sf_do_5_2_4_dupcook function in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in the SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.8.5 does not properly handle associations during the processing of a duplicate COOKIE ECHO chunk, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted SCTP traffic. (bnc#826102)

CVE-2013-2232: The ip6_sk_dst_check function in net/ipv6/ip6_output.c in the Linux kernel before 3.10 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by using an AF_INET6 socket for a connection to an IPv4 interface. (bnc#827750)

CVE-2013-2234: The (1) key_notify_sa_flush and (2) key_notify_policy_flush functions in net/key/af_key.c in the Linux kernel before 3.10 do not initialize certain structure members, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory by reading a broadcast message from the notify interface of an IPSec key_socket.
(bnc#827749)

CVE-2013-2237: The key_notify_policy_flush function in net/key/af_key.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory by reading a broadcast message from the notify_policy interface of an IPSec key_socket. (bnc#828119)

CVE-2013-2888: Multiple array index errors in drivers/hid/hid-core.c in the Human Interface Device (HID) subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.11 allow physically proximate attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via a crafted device that provides an invalid Report ID. (bnc#835839)

CVE-2013-2893: The Human Interface Device (HID) subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.11, when CONFIG_LOGITECH_FF, CONFIG_LOGIG940_FF, or CONFIG_LOGIWHEELS_FF is enabled, allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based out-of-bounds write) via a crafted device, related to (1) drivers/hid/hid-lgff.c, (2) drivers/hid/hid-lg3ff.c, and (3) drivers/hid/hid-lg4ff.c.
(bnc#835839)

CVE-2013-2897: Multiple array index errors in drivers/hid/hid-multitouch.c in the Human Interface Device (HID) subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.11, when CONFIG_HID_MULTITOUCH is enabled, allow physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption, or NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) via a crafted device. (bnc#835839)

CVE-2013-3222: The vcc_recvmsg function in net/atm/common.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain length variable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call. (bnc#816668)

CVE-2013-3223: The ax25_recvmsg function in net/ax25/af_ax25.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call.
(bnc#816668)

CVE-2013-3224: The bt_sock_recvmsg function in net/bluetooth/af_bluetooth.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not properly initialize a certain length variable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call. (bnc#816668)

CVE-2013-3228: The irda_recvmsg_dgram function in net/irda/af_irda.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain length variable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call.
(bnc#816668)

CVE-2013-3229: The iucv_sock_recvmsg function in net/iucv/af_iucv.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain length variable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call.
(bnc#816668)

CVE-2013-3231: The llc_ui_recvmsg function in net/llc/af_llc.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain length variable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call.
(bnc#816668)

CVE-2013-3232: The nr_recvmsg function in net/netrom/af_netrom.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call.
(bnc#816668)

CVE-2013-3234: The rose_recvmsg function in net/rose/af_rose.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call.
(bnc#816668)

CVE-2013-3235: net/tipc/socket.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain data structure and a certain length variable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call. (bnc#816668)

CVE-2013-4162: The udp_v6_push_pending_frames function in net/ipv6/udp.c in the IPv6 implementation in the Linux kernel through 3.10.3 makes an incorrect function call for pending data, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (BUG and system crash) via a crafted application that uses the UDP_CORK option in a setsockopt system call.
(bnc#831058)

CVE-2013-4387: net/ipv6/ip6_output.c in the Linux kernel through 3.11.4 does not properly determine the need for UDP Fragmentation Offload (UFO) processing of small packets after the UFO queueing of a large packet, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via network traffic that triggers a large response packet. (bnc#843430)

CVE-2013-4470: The Linux kernel before 3.12, when UDP Fragmentation Offload (UFO) is enabled, does not properly initialize certain data structures, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application that uses the UDP_CORK option in a setsockopt system call and sends both short and long packets, related to the ip_ufo_append_data function in net/ipv4/ip_output.c and the ip6_ufo_append_data function in net/ipv6/ip6_output.c.
(bnc#847672)

CVE-2013-4483: The ipc_rcu_putref function in ipc/util.c in the Linux kernel before 3.10 does not properly manage a reference count, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or system crash) via a crafted application. (bnc#848321)

CVE-2013-4588: Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in net/netfilter/ipvs/ip_vs_ctl.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.33, when CONFIG_IP_VS is used, allow local users to gain privileges by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for (1) a getsockopt system call, related to the do_ip_vs_get_ctl function, or (2) a setsockopt system call, related to the do_ip_vs_set_ctl function. (bnc#851095)

CVE-2013-6383: The aac_compat_ioctl function in drivers/scsi/aacraid/linit.c in the Linux kernel before 3.11.8 does not require the CAP_SYS_RAWIO capability, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions via a crafted ioctl call. (bnc#852558)

CVE-2014-1444: The fst_get_iface function in drivers/net/wan/farsync.c in the Linux kernel before 3.11.7 does not properly initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for an SIOCWANDEV ioctl call. (bnc#858869)

CVE-2014-1445: The wanxl_ioctl function in drivers/net/wan/wanxl.c in the Linux kernel before 3.11.7 does not properly initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via an ioctl call. (bnc#858870)

CVE-2014-1446: The yam_ioctl function in drivers/net/hamradio/yam.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.8 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for an SIOCYAMGCFG ioctl call. (bnc#858872)

Also the following non-security bugs have been fixed :

- kernel: Remove newline from execve audit log (bnc#827855).

- kernel: sclp console hangs (bnc#830344, LTC#95711).

- kernel: fix flush_tlb_kernel_range (bnc#825052, LTC#94745). kernel: lost IPIs on CPU hotplug (bnc#825052, LTC#94784).

sctp: deal with multiple COOKIE_ECHO chunks (bnc#826102).

- net: Uninline kfree_skb and allow NULL argument (bnc#853501).

- netback: don't disconnect frontend when seeing oversize packet. netfront: reduce gso_max_size to account for max TCP header.

fs/dcache: Avoid race in d_splice_alias and vfs_rmdir (bnc#845028).

- fs/proc: proc_task_lookup() fix memory pinning (bnc#827362 bnc#849765).

- blkdev_max_block: make private to fs/buffer.c (bnc#820338).

- vfs: avoid 'attempt to access beyond end of device' warnings (bnc#820338).

- vfs: fix O_DIRECT read past end of block device (bnc#820338).

- cifs: don't use CIFSGetSrvInodeNumber in is_path_accessible (bnc#832603).

- xfs: Fix kABI breakage caused by AIL list transformation (bnc#806219).

- xfs: Replace custom AIL linked-list code with struct list_head (bnc#806219).

- reiserfs: fix problems with chowning setuid file w/ xattrs (bnc#790920).

- reiserfs: fix spurious multiple-fill in reiserfs_readdir_dentry (bnc#822722). jbd: Fix forever sleeping process in do_get_write_access() (bnc#827983).

HID: check for NULL field when setting values (bnc#835839).

- HID: provide a helper for validating hid reports (bnc#835839).

- bcm43xx: netlink deadlock fix (bnc#850241).

- bnx2: Close device if tx_timeout reset fails (bnc#857597).

- xfrm: invalidate dst on policy insertion/deletion (bnc#842239).

- xfrm: prevent ipcomp scratch buffer race condition (bnc#842239).

- lpfc: Update to 8.2.0.106 (bnc#798050).

- Make lpfc task management timeout configurable (bnc#798050).

- dpt_i2o: Remove DPTI_STATE_IOCTL (bnc#798050).

- dpt_i2o: return SCSI_MLQUEUE_HOST_BUSY when in reset (bnc#798050).

- advansys: Remove 'last_reset' references (bnc#798050).

- tmscsim: Move 'last_reset' into host structure (bnc#798050). dc395: Move 'last_reset' into internal host structure (bnc#798050).

scsi: remove check for 'resetting' (bnc#798050).

- scsi: Allow error handling timeout to be specified (bnc#798050).

- scsi: Eliminate error handler overload of the SCSI serial number (bnc#798050).

- scsi: Reduce sequential pointer derefs in scsi_error.c and reduce size as well (bnc#798050).

- scsi: Reduce error recovery time by reducing use of TURs (bnc#798050).

- scsi: fix eh wakeup (scsi_schedule_eh vs scsi_restart_operations)

- scsi: cleanup setting task state in scsi_error_handler() (bnc#798050).

- scsi: Add 'eh_deadline' to limit SCSI EH runtime (bnc#798050).

- scsi: Fixup compilation warning (bnc#798050).

- scsi: fc class: fix scanning when devs are offline (bnc#798050).

- scsi: Warn on invalid command completion (bnc#798050).

- scsi: Retry failfast commands after EH (bnc#798050).

- scsi: kABI fixes (bnc#798050).

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

Solution

Update the affected kernel packages

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?f2aa0bd1

http://www.nessus.org/u?978cc4de

http://www.nessus.org/u?3d3e6e8e

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2492.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2494.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-6537.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-6539.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-6540.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-6541.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-6542.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-6544.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-6545.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-6546.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-6547.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-6549.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-0343.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-0914.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-1827.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2141.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2164.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2206.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2232.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2234.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2237.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2888.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2893.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2897.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3222.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3223.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3224.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3228.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3229.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3231.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3232.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3234.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3235.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4162.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4387.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4470.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4483.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4588.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-6383.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-1444.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-1445.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-1446.html

https://bugzilla.novell.com/702014

https://bugzilla.novell.com/703156

https://bugzilla.novell.com/790920

https://bugzilla.novell.com/798050

https://bugzilla.novell.com/805226

https://bugzilla.novell.com/806219

https://bugzilla.novell.com/808827

https://bugzilla.novell.com/809889

https://bugzilla.novell.com/809891

https://bugzilla.novell.com/809892

https://bugzilla.novell.com/809893

https://bugzilla.novell.com/809894

https://bugzilla.novell.com/809898

https://bugzilla.novell.com/809899

https://bugzilla.novell.com/809900

https://bugzilla.novell.com/809901

https://bugzilla.novell.com/809903

https://bugzilla.novell.com/811354

https://bugzilla.novell.com/816668

https://bugzilla.novell.com/820338

https://bugzilla.novell.com/822722

https://bugzilla.novell.com/823267

https://bugzilla.novell.com/824295

https://bugzilla.novell.com/825052

https://bugzilla.novell.com/826102

https://bugzilla.novell.com/826551

https://bugzilla.novell.com/827362

https://bugzilla.novell.com/827749

https://bugzilla.novell.com/827750

https://bugzilla.novell.com/827855

https://bugzilla.novell.com/827983

https://bugzilla.novell.com/828119

https://bugzilla.novell.com/830344

https://bugzilla.novell.com/831058

https://bugzilla.novell.com/832603

https://bugzilla.novell.com/835839

https://bugzilla.novell.com/842239

https://bugzilla.novell.com/843430

https://bugzilla.novell.com/845028

https://bugzilla.novell.com/847672

https://bugzilla.novell.com/848321

https://bugzilla.novell.com/849765

https://bugzilla.novell.com/850241

https://bugzilla.novell.com/851095

https://bugzilla.novell.com/852558

https://bugzilla.novell.com/853501

https://bugzilla.novell.com/857597

https://bugzilla.novell.com/858869

https://bugzilla.novell.com/858870

https://bugzilla.novell.com/858872

http://www.nessus.org/u?df916a1b

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83618

File Name: suse_SU-2014-0536-1.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/20

Updated: 2018/08/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-bigsmp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-kdump, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-kdumppae, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-smp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-source, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-syms, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-vmi, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-vmipae, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kernel-xenpae, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:10

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2492, CVE-2011-2494, CVE-2012-6537, CVE-2012-6539, CVE-2012-6540, CVE-2012-6541, CVE-2012-6542, CVE-2012-6544, CVE-2012-6545, CVE-2012-6546, CVE-2012-6547, CVE-2012-6549, CVE-2013-0343, CVE-2013-0914, CVE-2013-1827, CVE-2013-2141, CVE-2013-2164, CVE-2013-2206, CVE-2013-2232, CVE-2013-2234, CVE-2013-2237, CVE-2013-2888, CVE-2013-2893, CVE-2013-2897, CVE-2013-3222, CVE-2013-3223, CVE-2013-3224, CVE-2013-3228, CVE-2013-3229, CVE-2013-3231, CVE-2013-3232, CVE-2013-3234, CVE-2013-3235, CVE-2013-4162, CVE-2013-4387, CVE-2013-4470, CVE-2013-4483, CVE-2013-4588, CVE-2013-6383, CVE-2014-1444, CVE-2014-1445, CVE-2014-1446

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