LinuxSecurity.com
Share your story
The central voice for Linux and Open Source security news
Home News Topics Advisories HOWTOs Features Newsletters About Register

Welcome!
Sign up!
EnGarde Community
Login
Polls
What is the most important Linux security technology?
 
Advisories
Community
Linux Events
Linux User Groups
Link to Us
Security Center
Book Reviews
Security Dictionary
Security Tips
SELinux
White Papers
Featured Blogs
All About Linux
DanWalsh LiveJournal
Securitydistro
Latest Newsletters
Linux Advisory Watch: November 21st, 2014
Linux Security Week: November 17th, 2014
Subscribe
LinuxSecurity Newsletters
E-mail:
Choose Lists:
About our Newsletters
RSS Feeds
Get the LinuxSecurity news you want faster with RSS
Powered By

  
Mandriva: Updated kernel packages fix numerous vulnerabilities Print E-mail
User Rating:      How can I rate this item?
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Updated package.
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDKSA-2005:235
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Package : kernel
 Date    : December 21, 2005
 Affected: 2006.0
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Problem Description:
 
 Multiple vulnerabilities in the Linux 2.6 kernel have been discovered
 and corrected in this update:
 
 A stack-based buffer overflow in the sendmsg function call in versions
 prior to 2.6.13.1 allow local users to execute arbitrary code by
 calling sendmsg and modifying the message contents in another thread
 (CVE-2005-2490).
 
 The raw_sendmsg function in versions prior to 2.6.13.1 allow local
 users to cause a DoS (change hardware state) or read from arbitrary
 memory via crafted input (CVE-2005-2492).
 
 The ipt_recent module in versions prior to 2.6.12 does not properly
 perform certain tests when the jiffies value is greater than LONG_MAX,
 which can cause ipt_recent netfilter rules to block too early
 (CVE-2005-2873).
 
 Multiple vulnerabilities in versions prior to 2.6.13.2 allow local
 users to cause a DoS (oops from null dereference) via fput in a 32bit
 ioctl on 64-bit x86 systems or sockfd_put in the 32-bit routing_ioctl
 function on 64-bit systems (CVE-2005-3044).
 
 Versions 2.6.8 to 2.6.14-rc2 allow local users to cause a DoS (oops)
 via a userspace process that issues a USB Request Block (URB) to a USB
 device and terminates before the URB is finished, which leads to a
 stale pointer reference (CVE-2005-3055).
 
 drm.c in version 2.6.13 and earlier creates a debug file in sysfs with
 world-readable and world-writable permissions, allowing local users to
 enable DRM debugging and obtain sensitive information (CVE-2005-3179).
 
 The Orinoco driver in 2.6.13 and earlier does not properly clear memory
 from a previously used packet whose length is increased, allowing
 remote attackers to obtain sensitive information (CVE-2005-3180).
 
 Kernels 2.6.13 and earlier, when CONFIG_AUDITSYSCALL is enabled, use an
 incorrect function to free names_cache memory, preventing the memory
 from being tracked by AUDITSYSCALL code and leading to a memory leak
 (CVE-2005-3181).
 
 The VT implementation in version 2.6.12 allows local users to use
 certain IOCTLs on terminals of other users and gain privileges
 (CVE-2005-3257).
 
 A race condition in ip_vs_conn_flush in versions prior to 2.6.13, when
 running on SMP systems, allows local users to cause a DoS (null
 dereference) by causing a connection timer to expire while the
 connection table is being flushed before the appropriate lock is
 acquired (CVE-2005-3274).
 
 The provided packages are patched to fix these vulnerabilities.  All
 users are encouraged to upgrade to these updated kernels.
 
 To update your kernel, please follow the directions located at:
 
   http://www.mandriva.com/en/security/kernelupdate
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-2490
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-2492
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-2873
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3044
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3055
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3179
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3180
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3181
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3257
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3274
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 2006.0:
 a010bd5617177d007f3907e5cb1a7eaf  2006.0/RPMS/kernel-2.6.12.14mdk-1-1mdk.i586.rpm
 ae019c85ae823dd0045759e68e5a415f  2006.0/RPMS/kernel-i586-up-1GB-2.6.12.14mdk-1-1mdk.i586.rpm
 519cffb096c4371fcdba4ea15c7af8ac  2006.0/RPMS/kernel-i686-up-4GB-2.6.12.14mdk-1-1mdk.i586.rpm
 2093641b27dd2917afd50f8daa68100b  2006.0/RPMS/kernel-smp-2.6.12.14mdk-1-1mdk.i586.rpm
 d8532d9bc53c3abd28f530ed536ac1b1  2006.0/RPMS/kernel-source-2.6-2.6.12-14mdk.i586.rpm
 8fbab680135fccd60c7da9533af72d33  2006.0/RPMS/kernel-source-stripped-2.6-2.6.12-14mdk.i586.rpm
 475fc01a6bcd294890ca55b814bd0151  2006.0/RPMS/kernel-xbox-2.6.12.14mdk-1-1mdk.i586.rpm
 cdde86f8ae57d9b08f732268e534ef85  2006.0/RPMS/kernel-xen0-2.6.12.14mdk-1-1mdk.i586.rpm
 834ddd648671714a008303f5d8be5561  2006.0/RPMS/kernel-xenU-2.6.12.14mdk-1-1mdk.i586.rpm
 6bb497c8205003ffc8538e81cdc2e0f9  2006.0/SRPMS/kernel-2.6.12.14mdk-1-1mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2006.0/X86_64:
 9fce74d95a1678c5c5217d6b113e08be  x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/kernel-2.6.12.14mdk-1-1mdk.x86_64.rpm
 5997517d826bf551567f2f7586f2f2ea  x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/kernel-smp-2.6.12.14mdk-1-1mdk.x86_64.rpm
 0f57a42ee8ef90cf2f60c8f3cc011f26  x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/kernel-source-2.6-2.6.12-14mdk.x86_64.rpm
 26a234853ea00c0e6f29526e023c26e4  x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/kernel-source-stripped-2.6-2.6.12-14mdk.x86_64.rpm
 6bb497c8205003ffc8538e81cdc2e0f9  x86_64/2006.0/SRPMS/kernel-2.6.12.14mdk-1-1mdk.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
  
 
< Prev   Next >
    
Partner

 

Latest Features
Peter Smith Releases Linux Network Security Online
Securing a Linux Web Server
Password guessing with Medusa 2.0
Password guessing as an attack vector
Squid and Digest Authentication
Squid and Basic Authentication
Demystifying the Chinese Hacking Industry: Earning 6 Million a Night
Free Online security course (LearnSIA) - A Call for Help
What You Need to Know About Linux Rootkits
Review: A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux - Fifth Edition
Yesterday's Edition
Partner Sponsor

Community | HOWTOs | Blogs | Features | Book Reviews | Networking
 Security Projects |  Latest News |  Newsletters |  SELinux |  Privacy |  Home
 Hardening |   About Us |   Advertise |   Legal Notice |   RSS |   Guardian Digital
(c)Copyright 2014 Guardian Digital, Inc. All rights reserved.