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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.
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

Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-8133
BugTraq ID: 71684
Debian Security Information: DSA-3128 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1272
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:0736 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:0566 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-9090
Debian Security Information: DSA-3093 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:0812 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-9322
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBGN03282
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBGN03285
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2014:1998
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2014:2008
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2014:2028
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2014:2031
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:0009
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