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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.68549
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2010:0936
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2010:0936.

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

Security fixes:

* A flaw in sctp_packet_config() in the Linux kernel's Stream Control
Transmission Protocol (SCTP) implementation could allow a remote attacker
to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3432, Important)

* A missing integer overflow check in snd_ctl_new() in the Linux kernel's
sound subsystem could allow a local, unprivileged user on a 32-bit system
to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2010-3442,
Important)

Red Hat would like to thank Dan Rosenberg for reporting CVE-2010-3442.

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-2010-0936.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
7.8

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3432
BugTraq ID: 43480
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/43480
Bugtraq: 20111013 VMSA-2011-0012 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX Service Console (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded
Debian Security Information: DSA-2126 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2126
http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=128453869227715&w=3
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=128534569803598&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=128537701808336&w=2
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0842.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0936.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0958.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0004.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/42400
http://secunia.com/advisories/42778
http://secunia.com/advisories/42789
http://secunia.com/advisories/46397
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2011:001 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00000.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2011:007 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-02/msg00000.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1000-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3113
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0012
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0024
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0298
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3442
BugTraq ID: 43787
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/43787
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-December/052513.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:257
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/29/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/29/3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/29/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/29/9
http://secunia.com/advisories/42745
http://secunia.com/advisories/42801
http://secunia.com/advisories/43291
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:060 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-12/msg00004.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2011:002 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00001.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2011:008 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-02/msg00002.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3321
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0375
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