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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.66696
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2010:0053
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2010:0053.

The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux
operating system.

This update fixes the following security issues:

* a flaw was found in the IPv6 Extension Header (EH) handling
implementation in the Linux kernel. The skb->dst data structure was not
properly validated in the ipv6_hop_jumbo() function. This could possibly
lead to a remote denial of service. (CVE-2007-4567, Important)

* a flaw was found in each of the following Intel PRO/1000 Linux
drivers in the Linux kernel: e1000 and e1000e. A remote attacker using
packets larger than the MTU could bypass the existing fragment check,
resulting in partial, invalid frames being passed to the network stack.
These flaws could also possibly be used to trigger a remote denial of
service. (CVE-2009-4536, CVE-2009-4538, Important)

* a flaw was found in the Realtek r8169 Ethernet driver in the Linux
kernel. Receiving overly-long frames with a certain revision of the network
cards supported by this driver could possibly result in a remote denial of
service. (CVE-2009-4537, Important)

This update also fixes the following bugs:

* on certain hardware, the igb driver was unable to detect link statuses
correctly for Serializer-Deserializer (SERDES) interface Ethernet ports.
This may have caused problems for network interface bonding, such as
failover not occurring. (BZ#548023)

* in certain situations, kdump occasionally dumped a vmcore file with no
registers on Intel Itanium systems that were under high disk I/O load. In
these cases, this prevented the kernel stack backtrace in the vmcore from
being viewed with the crash utility. (BZ#542581)

Users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported
patches to correct these issues. The system must be rebooted for this
update to take effect.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0053.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

Risk factor : Critical

CVSS Score:
10.0

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-4567
BugTraq ID: 26943
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26943
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11083
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7474
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0019.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0053.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2010:0095
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0095.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/25505
http://secunia.com/advisories/28170
http://secunia.com/advisories/28706
http://secunia.com/advisories/38015
https://usn.ubuntu.com/558-1/
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-574-1
XForce ISS Database: linux-kernel-ipv6-dos(39171)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39171
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-4536
BugTraq ID: 37519
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37519
Debian Security Information: DSA-1996 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-1996
Debian Security Information: DSA-2005 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2005
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035159.html
http://blog.c22.cc/2009/12/27/26c3-cat-procsysnetipv4fuckups/
http://events.ccc.de/congress/2009/Fahrplan/events/3596.en.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/12/28/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/12/29/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/12/31/1
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10607
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12440
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A13226
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7453
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0020.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0041.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0111.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0882.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023420
http://secunia.com/advisories/35265
http://secunia.com/advisories/38031
http://secunia.com/advisories/38276
http://secunia.com/advisories/38296
http://secunia.com/advisories/38492
http://secunia.com/advisories/38610
http://secunia.com/advisories/38779
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:005 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-01/msg00005.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:007 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-01/msg00008.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:010 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-02/msg00002.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:012 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-02/msg00005.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:013 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-02/msg00007.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:014 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00000.html
XForce ISS Database: kernel-e1000main-security-bypass(55648)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/55648
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-4537
BugTraq ID: 37521
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37521
Debian Security Information: DSA-2053 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2053
http://twitter.com/dakami/statuses/7104238406
http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=126202972828626&w=2
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7443
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9439
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023419
http://secunia.com/advisories/39742
http://secunia.com/advisories/39830
http://secunia.com/advisories/40645
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:023 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2010_23_kernel.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:031 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-07/msg00006.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1857
XForce ISS Database: kernel-r8169-dos(55647)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/55647
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-4538
BugTraq ID: 37523
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37523
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:066
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7016
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9702
XForce ISS Database: kernel-edriver-unspecified(55645)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/55645
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