Debian Security Advisory DSA 480-1 (kernel-image-2.4.17-hppa kernel-image-2.4.18-hppa)

Published: 2008-01-17 21:41:51
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Recommendations:
https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20480-1

Technical Details:
Several serious problems have been discovered in the Linux kernel. This update takes care of Linux 2.4.17 and 2.4.18 for the hppa (PA-RISC) architecture. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems that will be fixed with this update: CVE-2004-0003 A vulnerability has been discovered in the R128 drive in the Linux kernel which could potentially lead an attacker to gain unauthorised privileges. Alan Cox and Thomas Biege developed a correction for this CVE-2004-0010 Arjan van de Ven discovered a stack-based buffer overflow in the ncp_lookup function for ncpfs in the Linux kernel, which could lead an attacker to gain unauthorised privileges. Petr Vandrovec developed a correction for this. CVE-2004-0109 zen-parse discovered a buffer overflow vulnerability in the ISO9660 filesystem component of Linux kernel which could be abused by an attacker to gain unauthorised root access. Sebastian Krahmer and Ernie Petrides developed a correction for this. CVE-2004-0177 Solar Designer discovered an information leak in the ext3 code of Linux. In a worst case an attacker could read sensitive data such as cryptographic keys which would otherwise never hit disk media. Theodore Ts'o developed a correction for this. CVE-2004-0178 Andreas Kies discovered a denial of service condition in the Sound Blaster driver in Linux. He also developed a correction for this. These problems will also be fixed by upstream in Linux 2.4.26 and future versions of 2.6. For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in version 32.4 for Linux 2.4.17 and in version 62.3 for Linux 2.4.18. For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems will be fixed soon. We recommend that you upgrade your kernel Linux Distribution Packages immediately, either

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to kernel-image-2.4.17-hppa kernel-image-2.4.18-hppa announced via advisory DSA 480-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2004-0003
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2004-0010
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2004-0109
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2004-0177
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2004-0178

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.2
Published
2008-01-17
Modified
2017-07-07
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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