Mandriva Update for kernel MDVSA-2008:223 (kernel)

Published: 2009-04-09 12:18:58
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Summary:
Check for the Version of kernel

Affected Versions:
kernel on Mandriva Linux 2008.1, Mandriva Linux 2008.1/X86_64

Recommendations:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

Technical Details:
Some vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in the Linux 2.6 kernel: Buffer overflow in format descriptor parsing in the uvc_parse_format function in drivers/media/video/uvc/uvc_driver.c in uvcvideo in the video4linux (V4L) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.26.1 has unknown impact and attack vectors. (CVE-2008-3496) The sbni_ioctl function in drivers/net/wan/sbni.c in the wan subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.6.26.3 does not check for the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability before processing a (1) SIOCDEVRESINSTATS, (2) SIOCDEVSHWSTATE, (3) SIOCDEVENSLAVE, or (4) SIOCDEVEMANSIPATE ioctl request, which allows local users to bypass intended capability restrictions. (CVE-2008-3525) Integer overflow in the sctp_setsockopt_auth_key function in net/sctp/socket.c in the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (sctp) implementation in the Linux kernel 2.6.24-rc1 through 2.6.26.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted sca_keylength field associated with the SCTP_AUTH_KEY option. (CVE-2008-3526) The sctp_auth_ep_set_hmacs function in net/sctp/auth.c in the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (sctp) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.26.4, when the SCTP-AUTH extension is enabled, does not verify that the identifier index is within the bounds established by SCTP_AUTH_HMAC_ID_MAX, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information via a crafted SCTP_HMAC_IDENT IOCTL request involving the sctp_getsockopt function, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-4113. (CVE-2008-4445) Additionally, fixes for sound on NEC Versa S9100 and others were added, PATA and AHCI support for Intel ICH10 was added, a fix to allow better disk transfer speeds was made for Hercules EC-900 mini-notebook, a cyrus-imapd corruption issue in x86_64 arch was solved, RealTek 8169/8168/8101 support was improved, and a few other things. Check the Linux Distribution Package changelog for details. To update your kernel, please follow the directions located at: http://www.mandriva.com/en/security/kernelupdate

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-2008-3496
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-3525
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-3526
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-4113
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-4445

References:

http://lists.mandriva.com/security-announce/2008-10/msg00057.php

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2009-04-09
Modified
2017-07-06
Category
Mandrake Local Security Checks

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