Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2011 09:18:11 -0700 From: dann frazier <dannf@...nf.org> To: Ben Hutchings <ben@...adent.org.uk>, "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Cc: Debian kernel maintainers <debian-kernel@...ts.debian.org>, stable-review@...nel.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: CVE Request: kernel [Re: Security review of 184.108.40.206] On Thu, Jan 06, 2011 at 01:05:47AM +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote: > These are the patches that looked security-relevant, from a fairly quick > review: Thanks for the review Ben! Steve, can you assign CVEs for the following issues? > [03/49] fuse: verify ioctl retries > Kernel buffer overflow, but only CUSE servers could exploit it and > /dev/cuse is normally restricted to root. Upstream fix: http://git.kernel.org/linus/7572777eef78ebdee1ecb7c258c0ef94d35bad16 Introduced in 2.6.29. > [16/49] IB/uverbs: Handle large number of entries in poll CQ > Fixes integer overflow and information leak which I assume can be triggered > by unprivileged local users. Sounds like it - Documentation/infiniband/user_verbs.txt says: "Since the InfiniBand userspace verbs should be safe for use by non-privileged processes, it may be useful to add an appropriate MODE or GROUP to the udev rule." Upstream fix: http://git.kernel.org/linus/7182afea8d1afd432a17c18162cc3fd441d0da93 Introduced in 2.6.15. > [20/49] orinoco: fix TKIP countermeasure behaviour > Fixes cryptographic weakness potentially leaking information to remote > (but physically nearby) users. Upstream fix: http://git.kernel.org/linus/0a54917c3fc295cb61f3fb52373c173fd3b69f48 Introduced in 2.6.28. > [24/49] tracing: Fix panic when lseek() called on "trace" opened for writing > File is normally only writable by root, so not a security issue. ack > [33/49] [SCSI] bfa: fix system crash when reading sysfs fc_host statistics > Local denial-of-service. > CVE-2010-4343 > > [36/49] install_special_mapping skips security_file_mmap check. > May enable privilege escalation through null pointer bugs that would > otherwise only cause denial-of-service. > CVE-2010-4346 > > [42/49] sound: Prevent buffer overflow in OSS load_mixer_volumes > Not relevant to Debian kernel images since we don't build OSS. > CVE-2010-4257 > > [44/49] ima: fix add LSM rule bug > Allows subversion of IMA. Not relevant to Debian kernel images since we > don't build IMA. Upstream fix: http://git.kernel.org/linus/867c20265459d30a01b021a9c1e81fb4c5832aa9 Introoduced in 2.6.30. > [48/49] sctp: Fix a race between ICMP protocol unreachable and connect() > Remote denial-of-service. > CVE-2010-4526 > > Ben. >
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