openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-1436)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 95708
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

The openSUSE 13.1 kernel was updated to receive various critical security fixes.

The following security bugs were fixed :

- CVE-2016-8655: A race condition in the af_packet packet_set_ring function could be used by local attackers to crash the kernel or gain privileges (bsc#1012754).

- CVE-2016-8632: The tipc_msg_build function in net/tipc/msg.c in the Linux kernel did not validate the relationship between the minimum fragment length and the maximum packet size, which allowed local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability (bnc#1008831).

- CVE-2016-9555: The sctp_sf_ootb function in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in the Linux kernel lacks chunk-length checking for the first chunk, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds slab access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted SCTP data (bnc#1011685).

Solution

Update the affected the Linux Kernel packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1008831

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1011685

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1012754

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 95708

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1436.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/12/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cloop, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cloop-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cloop-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cloop-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cloop-kmp-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cloop-kmp-desktop, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cloop-kmp-desktop-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cloop-kmp-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cloop-kmp-pae-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cloop-kmp-xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cloop-kmp-xen-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:crash, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:crash-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:crash-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:crash-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:crash-eppic, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:crash-eppic-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:crash-gcore, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:crash-gcore-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:crash-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:crash-kmp-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:crash-kmp-desktop, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:crash-kmp-desktop-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:crash-kmp-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:crash-kmp-pae-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:crash-kmp-xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:crash-kmp-xen-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:hdjmod-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:hdjmod-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:hdjmod-kmp-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:hdjmod-kmp-desktop, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:hdjmod-kmp-desktop-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:hdjmod-kmp-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:hdjmod-kmp-pae-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:hdjmod-kmp-xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:hdjmod-kmp-xen-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ipset, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ipset-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ipset-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ipset-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ipset-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ipset-kmp-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ipset-kmp-desktop, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ipset-kmp-desktop-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ipset-kmp-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ipset-kmp-pae-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ipset-kmp-xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ipset-kmp-xen-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:iscsitarget, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:iscsitarget-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:iscsitarget-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:iscsitarget-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:iscsitarget-kmp-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:iscsitarget-kmp-desktop, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:iscsitarget-kmp-desktop-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:iscsitarget-kmp-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:iscsitarget-kmp-pae-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:iscsitarget-kmp-xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:iscsitarget-kmp-xen-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-debug-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-debug-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-debug-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-debug-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-debug-devel-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-default-debugsource, 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-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-desktop-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-desktop-debugsource, 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-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-ec2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-ec2-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-ec2-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-macros, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-pae-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-pae-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-pae-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-pae-debugsource, 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-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-trace-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-trace-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-trace-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-vanilla, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-vanilla-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-vanilla-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-vanilla-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen-base, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen-base-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:kernel-xen-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libipset3, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libipset3-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ndiswrapper, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ndiswrapper-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ndiswrapper-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ndiswrapper-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ndiswrapper-kmp-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ndiswrapper-kmp-desktop, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ndiswrapper-kmp-desktop-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ndiswrapper-kmp-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ndiswrapper-kmp-pae-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvswitch, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvswitch-controller, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvswitch-controller-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvswitch-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvswitch-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvswitch-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvswitch-kmp-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvswitch-kmp-desktop, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvswitch-kmp-desktop-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvswitch-kmp-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvswitch-kmp-pae-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvswitch-kmp-xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvswitch-kmp-xen-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvswitch-pki, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvswitch-switch, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvswitch-switch-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openvswitch-test, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pcfclock, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pcfclock-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pcfclock-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pcfclock-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pcfclock-kmp-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pcfclock-kmp-desktop, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pcfclock-kmp-desktop-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pcfclock-kmp-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pcfclock-kmp-pae-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-openvswitch, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-openvswitch-test, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-virtualbox, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-virtualbox-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vhba-kmp-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vhba-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vhba-kmp-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vhba-kmp-desktop, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vhba-kmp-desktop-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vhba-kmp-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vhba-kmp-pae-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vhba-kmp-xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vhba-kmp-xen-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-guest-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-guest-kmp-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-guest-kmp-desktop, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-guest-kmp-desktop-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-guest-kmp-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-guest-kmp-pae-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-guest-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-guest-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-guest-x11, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-guest-x11-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-host-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-host-kmp-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-host-kmp-desktop, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-host-kmp-desktop-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-host-kmp-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-host-kmp-pae-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-host-source, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-qt, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-qt-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-websrv, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:virtualbox-websrv-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-doc-html, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-kmp-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-kmp-desktop, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-kmp-desktop-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-kmp-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-kmp-pae-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-libs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-libs-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-libs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-libs-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-tools-domU, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-tools-domU-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-xend-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xen-xend-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xtables-addons, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xtables-addons-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xtables-addons-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xtables-addons-kmp-default, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xtables-addons-kmp-default-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xtables-addons-kmp-desktop, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xtables-addons-kmp-desktop-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xtables-addons-kmp-pae, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xtables-addons-kmp-pae-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xtables-addons-kmp-xen, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xtables-addons-kmp-xen-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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: 12/10/2016

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (AF_PACKET chocobo_root Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8632, CVE-2016-8655, CVE-2016-9555