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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.1.4.2013.0845.1
Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SUSE: Security Advisory (SUSE-SU-2013:0845-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'Linux kernel' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2013:0845-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'Linux kernel' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2013:0845-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP2 Realtime kernel has been updated to fix a critical security issue.

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CVE-2013-2850: Incorrect strncpy usage in the network listening part of the iscsi target driver could have been used by remote attackers to crash the kernel or execute code.

This required the iscsi target running on the machine and the attacker able to make a network connection to it
(aka not filtered by firewalls).

Security Issue reference:

* CVE-2013-2850
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Affected Software/OS:
'Linux kernel' package(s) on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2, SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 11 SP2, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 11 SP2, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2, SLE 11

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
7.9

CVSS Vector:
AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-2850
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/06/01/2
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2013:0845 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-05/msg00017.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1005 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-06/msg00011.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1042 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-06/msg00017.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1043 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-06/msg00018.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1844-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1845-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1846-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1847-1
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