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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.69129
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu USN-1073-1 (linux-ec2)
Summary:Ubuntu USN-1073-1 (linux-ec2)
Description:The remote host is missing an update to linux-ec2
announced via advisory USN-1073-1.

Details follow:

Gleb Napatov discovered that KVM did not correctly check certain privileged
operations. A local attacker with access to a guest kernel could exploit
this to crash the host system, leading to a denial of service.
(CVE-2010-0435)

Dan Jacobson discovered that ThinkPad video output was not correctly access
controlled. A local attacker could exploit this to hang the system, leading
to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3448)

It was discovered that KVM did not correctly initialize certain CPU
registers. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading
to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3698)

Dan Rosenberg discovered that the Linux kernel TIPC implementation
contained multiple integer signedness errors. A local attacker could
exploit this to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3859)

Thomas Pollet discovered that the RDS network protocol did not
check certain iovec buffers. A local attacker could exploit this
to crash the system or possibly execute arbitrary code as the root
user. (CVE-2010-3865)

Dan Rosenberg discovered that the Linux kernel X.25 implementation
incorrectly parsed facilities. A remote attacker could exploit this to
crash the kernel, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3873)

Dan Rosenberg discovered that the CAN protocol on 64bit systems did not
correctly calculate the size of certain buffers. A local attacker could
exploit this to crash the system or possibly execute arbitrary code as
the root user. (CVE-2010-3874)

Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Linux kernel X.25 implementation did
not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to
read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3875)

Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Linux kernel sockets implementation did
not properly initialize certain structures. A local attacker could exploit
this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy.
(CVE-2010-3876)

Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the TIPC interface did not correctly
initialize certain structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read
kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3877)

Nelson Elhage discovered that the Linux kernel IPv4 implementation did not
properly audit certain bytecodes in netlink messages. A local attacker
could exploit this to cause the kernel to hang, leading to a denial of
service. (CVE-2010-3880)

Dan Rosenberg discovered that the USB subsystem did not correctly
initialize certian structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read
kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4074)

Dan Rosenberg discovered that the SiS video driver did not correctly clear
kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack
memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4078)

Dan Rosenberg discovered that the ivtv V4L driver did not correctly
initialize certian structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read
kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4079)

Dan Rosenberg discovered that the RME Hammerfall DSP audio interface driver
did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this
to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4080,
CVE-2010-4081)

Dan Rosenberg discovered that the VIA video driver did not correctly
clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel
stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4082)

Dan Rosenberg discovered that the semctl syscall did not correctly clear
kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack
memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4083)

James Bottomley discovered that the ICP vortex storage array controller
driver did not validate certain sizes. A local attacker on a 64bit system
could exploit this to crash the kernel, leading to a denial of service.
(CVE-2010-4157)

Dan Rosenberg discovered that the Linux kernel L2TP implementation
contained multiple integer signedness errors. A local attacker could
exploit this to to crash the kernel, or possibly gain root privileges.
(CVE-2010-4160)

Steve Chen discovered that setsockopt did not correctly check MSS values. A
local attacker could make a specially crafted socket call to crash the
system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4165)

Dave Jones discovered that the mprotect system call did not correctly
handle merged VMAs. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the
system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4169)

It was discovered that multithreaded exec did not handle CPU timers
correctly. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading
to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4248)

Vegard Nossum discovered that memory garbage collection was not handled
correctly for active sockets. A local attacker could exploit this to
allocate all available kernel memory, leading to a denial of service.
(CVE-2010-4249)

Solution:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 9.10:
linux-image-2.6.31-22-386 2.6.31-22.73
linux-image-2.6.31-22-generic 2.6.31-22.73
linux-image-2.6.31-22-generic-pae 2.6.31-22.73
linux-image-2.6.31-22-ia64 2.6.31-22.73
linux-image-2.6.31-22-lpia 2.6.31-22.73
linux-image-2.6.31-22-powerpc 2.6.31-22.73
linux-image-2.6.31-22-powerpc-smp 2.6.31-22.73
linux-image-2.6.31-22-powerpc64-smp 2.6.31-22.73
linux-image-2.6.31-22-server 2.6.31-22.73
linux-image-2.6.31-22-sparc64 2.6.31-22.73
linux-image-2.6.31-22-sparc64-smp 2.6.31-22.73
linux-image-2.6.31-22-virtual 2.6.31-22.73
linux-image-2.6.31-307-ec2 2.6.31-307.27

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.

http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=USN-1073-1

Risk factor : High
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-0435
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2010:0622
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0622.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2010:0627
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0627.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2011:001 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00000.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/42778
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0012
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3448
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/06/23/2
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/28/1
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/29/7
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/30/6
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/30/1
Debian Security Information: DSA-2126 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2126
XForce ISS Database: kernel-thinkpad-dos(64580)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/64580
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3698
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-December/052513.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:029
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0842.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0898.html
BugTraq ID: 44500
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44500
http://secunia.com/advisories/42745
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3123
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3321
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3859
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/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded
http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=128770476511716&w=2
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145248.html
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145247.html
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145263.html
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145265.html
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145262.html
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145264.html
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145352.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/22/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/22/5
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0004.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0162.html
BugTraq ID: 44354
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44354
http://secunia.com/advisories/42789
http://secunia.com/advisories/42963
http://secunia.com/advisories/46397
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0024
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0168
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3865
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145359.html
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145397.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/29/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/01/1
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0007.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:057 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-11/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:2011:007 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-02/msg00000.html
BugTraq ID: 44549
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44549
http://secunia.com/advisories/42801
http://secunia.com/advisories/42890
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0298
XForce ISS Database: kernel-rdsrdmapages-overflow(62881)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/62881
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3873
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145786.html
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145873.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/03/2
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/04/3
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2011:008 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-02/msg00002.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:0925 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-06/msg00005.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/43291
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0375
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3874
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145791.html
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg146469.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/03/3
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/04/4
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/12/20/2
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/12/20/3
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/12/20/4
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/12/21/1
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/12/20/5
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0958.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2011:004 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00004.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/42932
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0124
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3875
http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=128854507120898&w=2
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/02/7
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/04/5
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:051
BugTraq ID: 44630
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44630
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3876
http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=128854507220908&w=2
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/02/12
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/02/10
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/02/9
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3877
http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=128854507420917&w=2
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0017.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/42884
XForce ISS Database: kernel-getname-info-disc(64578)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/64578
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-3880
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145899.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/04/9
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/05/3
BugTraq ID: 44665
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44665
http://secunia.com/advisories/42126
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-4074
http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/9/15/392
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/25/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/07/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/06/6
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/25/3
BugTraq ID: 45074
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45074
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-4078
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:060 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-12/msg00004.html
BugTraq ID: 43810
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/43810
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-4079
http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/9/15/393
BugTraq ID: 45062
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45062
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-4080
http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/9/25/41
BugTraq ID: 45058
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45058
BugTraq ID: 45063
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45063
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-4081
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-4082
http://lkml.indiana.edu/hypermail//linux/kernel/1009.1/03392.html
BugTraq ID: 43817
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/43817
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-4083
http://www.spinics.net/lists/mm-commits/msg80234.html
BugTraq ID: 43809
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/43809
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-4157
http://ns3.spinics.net/lists/linux-scsi/msg47361.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/09/1
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/09/3
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/09/4
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/09/5
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/10/12
BugTraq ID: 44648
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44648
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-4160
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145673.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/10/5
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/10/16
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/24/4
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/24/5
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/24/6
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/24/12
http://xorl.wordpress.com/2010/11/11/cve-2010-4160-linux-kernel-l2tp-integer-overflows/
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2011:005 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00007.html
BugTraq ID: 44762
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44762
http://secunia.com/advisories/43056
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0213
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-4165
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg146495.html
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg146405.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/12/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/12/4
BugTraq ID: 44830
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44830
http://www.osvdb.org/69241
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8111
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8123
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-4169
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=128979684911295&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=128984344103497&w=2
BugTraq ID: 44861
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44861
XForce ISS Database: kernel-perfeventmmap-dos(63316)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/63316
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-4248
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/23/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/24/9
BugTraq ID: 45028
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45028
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-4249
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/15622/
http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/11/23/395
http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/11/23/450
http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/11/25/8
http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=129059035929046&w=2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/24/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/24/10
BugTraq ID: 45037
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45037
http://secunia.com/advisories/42354
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