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[security-announce] openSUSE-SU-2013:0395-1: important: kernel: fixed local privilege escalation
openSUSE Security Update: kernel: fixed local privilege escalation
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2013:0395-1
Rating: important
References: #797175 #799209 #800280 #801178 #801782 #802153
#804738 #805633
Cross-References: CVE-2012-5374 CVE-2013-0160 CVE-2013-0216
CVE-2013-0231 CVE-2013-1763
Affected Products:
openSUSE 12.2
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An update that solves 5 vulnerabilities and has three fixes
is now available.

Description:


The Linux kernel was updated to 3.4.33 and to fix a local
root privilege escalation and various other security and
non-security bugs.

CVE-2013-1763: A out of bounds access in sock_diag could be
used by local attackers to execute code in kernel context
and so become root.

CVE-2013-0160: The atime of /dev/ptmx is no longer updated,
avoiding side channel attacks via user typing speed.

CVE-2012-5374: Denial of service via btrfs hashes could
have been used by local attackers to cause a compute denial
of service.

CVE-2013-0216: Fixed a problem in XEN netback: shutdown the
ring if it contains garbage.

CVE-2013-0231: Fixed a problem in XEN pciback: rate limit
error messages from xen_pcibk_enable_msi(x).


Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 12.2:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2013-175

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE 12.2 (i586 x86_64):

kernel-default-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-default-base-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-default-base-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-default-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-default-debugsource-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-default-devel-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-default-devel-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-syms-3.4.33-2.24.1

- openSUSE 12.2 (i686 x86_64):

kernel-debug-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-debug-base-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-debug-base-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-debug-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-debug-debugsource-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-debug-devel-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-debug-devel-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-desktop-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-desktop-base-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-desktop-base-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-desktop-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-desktop-debugsource-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-desktop-devel-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-desktop-devel-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-ec2-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-ec2-base-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-ec2-base-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-ec2-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-ec2-debugsource-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-ec2-devel-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-ec2-devel-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-ec2-extra-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-ec2-extra-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-trace-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-trace-base-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-trace-base-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-trace-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-trace-debugsource-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-trace-devel-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-trace-devel-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-vanilla-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-vanilla-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-vanilla-debugsource-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-vanilla-devel-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-vanilla-devel-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-xen-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-xen-base-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-xen-base-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-xen-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-xen-debugsource-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-xen-devel-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-xen-devel-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1

- openSUSE 12.2 (noarch):

kernel-devel-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-docs-3.4.33-2.24.2
kernel-source-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-source-vanilla-3.4.33-2.24.1

- openSUSE 12.2 (i686):

kernel-pae-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-pae-base-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-pae-base-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-pae-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-pae-debugsource-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-pae-devel-3.4.33-2.24.1
kernel-pae-devel-debuginfo-3.4.33-2.24.1


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-5374.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-0160.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-0216.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-0231.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-1763.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/797175
https://bugzilla.novell.com/799209
https://bugzilla.novell.com/800280
https://bugzilla.novell.com/801178
https://bugzilla.novell.com/801782
https://bugzilla.novell.com/802153
https://bugzilla.novell.com/804738
https://bugzilla.novell.com/805633

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