Patch  oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110263
RHSA-2011:0263: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.9 kernel security and bug fix update (Important)  

The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system.
This update fixes the following security issues:
* A buffer overflow flaw was found in the load_mixer_volumes() function in the Linux kernel's Open Sound System (OSS) sound driver. On 64-bit PowerPC systems, a local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2010-4527, Important)
* A missing boundary check was found in the dvb_ca_ioctl() function in the Linux kernel's av7110 module. On systems that use old DVB cards that require the av7110 module, a local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or escalate their privileges. (CVE-2011-0521, Important)
* A missing initialization flaw was found in the ethtool_get_regs() function in the Linux kernel's ethtool IOCTL handler. A local user who has the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability could use this flaw to cause an information leak. (CVE-2010-4655, Low)
Red Hat would like to thank Dan Rosenberg for reporting CVE-2010-4527, and Kees Cook for reporting CVE-2010-4655.
These updated kernel packages also fix hundreds of bugs and add numerous enhancements. For details on individual bug fixes and enhancements included in this update, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.9 Release Notes, linked to in the References section.
Users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues and add these enhancements. The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.
Create Date: 2011-02-16 Last Update Date: 2011-02-16

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
Platforms: unix (from OVAL definitions)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

References

Criteria

The patch should be installed
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : Red Hat Enterprise Linux must be installed
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070026004. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304025. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-hugemem is earlier than 0:2.6.9-100.EL
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20110263021. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel-hugemem is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-largesmp-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.EL 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhba:obj:20070304011 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.9-55.EL (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-hugemem-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-100.EL
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20110263019. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel-hugemem-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-doc is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.EL 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhba:obj:20070304012 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.9-55.EL (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-100.EL
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20110263017. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-xenU-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.EL 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhba:obj:20070304009 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.9-55.EL (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-smp-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-100.EL
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20110263015. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel-smp-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-smp-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.EL 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhba:obj:20070304007 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.9-55.EL (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-xenU-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-100.EL
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20110263013. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel-xenU-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-xenU is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.EL 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhba:obj:20070304008 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.9-55.EL (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-largesmp is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-smp is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.EL 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhba:obj:20070304006 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.9-55.EL (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : kernel-largesmp is earlier than 0:2.6.9-100.EL
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20110263011. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-smp is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.EL 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhba:obj:20070304003 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.9-55.EL (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : kernel-smp is earlier than 0:2.6.9-100.EL
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20110263009. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-largesmp-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-100.EL
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20110263007. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel-largesmp-devel is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-hugemem-devel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.EL 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhba:obj:20070304005 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.9-55.EL (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-100.EL
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20110263005. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-largesmp is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.EL 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhba:obj:20070304010 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.9-55.EL (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-xenU is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel-hugemem is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.EL 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhba:obj:20070304004 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.9-55.EL (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : kernel-xenU is earlier than 0:2.6.9-100.EL
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20110263003. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : All of the following are true
IF : kernel-doc is earlier than 0:2.6.9-100.EL
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20110263001. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel-doc is signed with Red Hat master key
Linux : RPM Test :  kernel is earlier than 0:2.6.9-55.EL 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object oval:com.redhat.rhba:obj:20070304002 (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.9-55.EL (datatype=evr_string)
linux : rpminfo_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : kernel earlier than 0:2.6.9-100.EL is set to boot up on next boot
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20110263024. Please see help for possible reasons
IF : kernel earlier than 0:2.6.9-100.EL is currently running
WARNING! Unknown test oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20110263023. Please see help for possible reasons

Quick Help

Unknown Tests
There is a hardcoded maximum limit for number of tests displayed for a definition. For a small number of oval definitions, about ~1% of all, hundreds of test have been defined. This causes the pages to grow in size, exceed even 1mb, and they are unsuitable for display in a web page. So they are not displayed.Please refer to the xml definition files if you really want to view them.
evr_string datatype
Represents epoch, version, and release number as a single version string
Other Help Topics
Data Types
What is an Object?
What is a State?
What is a Test?
Other Help Topics
Regular Expression Patterns
Some object or state definitions are defined as regular expression patterns, you should interpret the regexp pattern while evaluating them.

OVAL Definitions By Referenced Objects

How does it work?   User agreement and privacy statement   About & Contact
CVE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritive source of CVE content is MITRE's CVE web site. CWE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritive source of CWE content is MITRE's CWE web site. OVAL is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation and the authoritive source of OVAL content is MITRE's OVAL web site.
Warning: This site and all data are provided as is. It is not guaranteed that all information is accurate and complete. Use any information provided on this site at your own risk. By using this site you accept that you know that these data are provided as is and not guaranteed to be accurate, correct or complete. All trademarks appearing on this site are the property of their respective owners in the US or other countries. It is the responsibility of user to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content. EACH USER WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY consequences of his or her direct or indirect use of this web site. ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. This site will NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT or any other kind of loss. PLEASE SEE nvd.nist.gov and oval.mitre.org for more details about OVAL language and definitions.
The information within this database may change without notice. Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. In no event shall the author/distributor/web site owner/maintainer be held liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use or spread of this information.
Use of OVAL and all related data is subject to terms of use defined by Mitre at http://oval.mitre.org/oval/about/termsofuse.html