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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.1.4.2014.1698.1
Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SUSE: Security Advisory (SUSE-SU-2014:1698-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'Linux kernel' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2014:1698-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'Linux kernel' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2014:1698-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 2 LTSS kernel has been updated to fix security issues on kernels on the x86_64 architecture.

The following security bugs have been fixed:

*

CVE-2014-9322: A local privilege escalation in the x86_64 32bit compatibility signal handling was fixed, which could have been used by local attackers to crash the machine or execute code.

*

CVE-2014-9090: The do_double_fault function in arch/x86/kernel/traps.c in the Linux kernel did not properly handle faults associated with the Stack Segment (SS) segment register, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via a modify_ldt system call, as demonstrated by sigreturn_32 in the 1
-clock-tests test suite.

*

CVE-2014-8133: Insufficient validation of TLS register usage could have leaked information from the kernel stack to userspace.

Security Issues:

* CVE-2014-8133
* CVE-2014-9090
* CVE-2014-9322

Affected Software/OS:
'Linux kernel' package(s) on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1, SLE 11

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
7.2

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-8133
BugTraq ID: 71684
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71684
Debian Security Information: DSA-3128 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3128
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:058
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/12/15/6
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1272
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1272.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/62801
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:0736 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00015.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:0566 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-03/msg00025.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2490-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2491-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2492-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2493-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2515-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2516-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2517-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2518-1
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-9090
Debian Security Information: DSA-3093 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3093
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/11/26/5
http://secunia.com/advisories/62336
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:0812 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00020.html
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-9322
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/36266
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBGN03282
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=142722544401658&w=2
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBGN03285
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=142722450701342&w=2
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-16-170
http://osvdb.org/show/osvdb/115919
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2014:1998
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1998.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2014:2008
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-2008.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2014:2028
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-2028.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2014:2031
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-2031.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:0009
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0009.html
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