Patch  oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7980
DSA-1681 linux-2.6.24 -- denial of service/privilege escalation  

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux kernel that may lead to a denial of service or privilege escalation. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: Eugene Teo reported a local DoS issue in the ext2 and ext3 filesystems. Local users who have been granted the privileges necessary to mount a filesystem would be able to craft a corrupted filesystem that causes the kernel to output error messages in an infinite loop. Milos Szeredi reported that the usage of splice() on files opened with O_APPEND allows users to write to the file at arbitrary offsets, enabling a bypass of possible assumed semantics of the O_APPEND flag. Vlad Yasevich reported an issue in the SCTP subsystem that may allow remote users to cause a local DoS by triggering a kernel oops. Wei Yongjun reported an issue in the SCTP subsystem that may allow remote users to cause a local DoS by triggering a kernel panic. Eric Sesterhenn reported a local DoS issue in the hfsplus filesystem. Local users who have been granted the privileges necessary to mount a filesystem would be able to craft a corrupted filesystem that causes the kernel to overrun a buffer, resulting in a system oops or memory corruption. Eric Sesterhenn reported a local DoS issue in the hfsplus filesystem. Local users who have been granted the privileges necessary to mount a filesystem would be able to craft a corrupted filesystem that results in a kernel oops due to an unchecked return value. Eric Sesterhenn reported a local DoS issue in the hfs filesystem. Local users who have been granted the privileges necessary to mount a filesystem would be able to craft a filesystem with a corrupted catalog name length, resulting in a system oops or memory corruption. Andrea Bittau reported a DoS issue in the unix socket subsystem that allows a local user to cause memory corruption, resulting in a kernel panic. Johannes Berg reported a remote DoS issue in the libertas wireless driver, which can be triggered by a specially crafted beacon/probe response. Al Viro reported race conditions in the inotify subsystem that may allow local users to acquire elevated privileges. Dann Frazier reported a DoS condition that allows local users to cause the out of memory handler to kill off privileged processes or trigger soft lockups due to a starvation issue in the unix socket subsystem.
Create Date: 2009-12-15 Last Update Date: 2014-06-23

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
Platforms: unix (from OVAL definitions) Products: unix
  • Debian GNU/Linux 4.0
  • linux-2.6.24

References

Criteria

The patch should be installed
IF : All of the following are true
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 is installed. oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6461
IF : Any one of the following are true Architecture section
IF : All of the following are true Supported platform section
IF : Installed architecture is hppa
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is hppa 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) hppa
processor_type is hppa unix : uname_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true Packages section
IF : linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc package information
linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-common is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-common is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-common package information
linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-common
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-all is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-all is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-all package information
linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-all
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc64-smp is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc64-smp is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc64-smp package information
linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc64-smp
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc64-smp is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc64-smp is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc64-smp package information
linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc64-smp
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-all-hppa is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-all-hppa is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-all-hppa package information
linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-all-hppa
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc package information
linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc64 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc64 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc64 package information
linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc64
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc-smp is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc-smp is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc-smp package information
linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc-smp
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc-smp is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc-smp is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc-smp package information
linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc-smp
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc64 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc64 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc64 package information
linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-parisc64
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true Architecture dependent section
IF : Any one of the following are true Packages section
IF : linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-all is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-all is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-all package information
linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-all
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-amd64 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-amd64 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-amd64 package information
linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-amd64
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-common is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-common is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-common package information
linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-common
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-amd64 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-amd64 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-amd64 package information
linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-amd64
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true Supported architectures section
IF : Installed architecture is i386
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is i386 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) i686
processor_type is i686 unix : uname_state 
IF : Installed architecture is amd64
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is amd64 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) x86-64
processor_type is x86-64 unix : uname_state 
IF : All of the following are true Architecture dependent section
IF : Installed architecture is s390
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is s390 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
processor_type (equals) s390x
processor_type is s390x unix : uname_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true Packages section
IF : linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-s390x is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-s390x is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-s390x package information
linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-s390x
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-s390 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-s390 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-s390 package information
linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-s390
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-all-s390 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-all-s390 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-all-s390 package information
linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-all-s390
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-s390 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-s390 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-s390 package information
linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-s390
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-s390-tape is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-s390-tape is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-s390-tape package information
linux-image-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-s390-tape
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-all is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-all is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-all package information
linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-all
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-common is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-common is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-common package information
linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-common
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-s390x is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-s390x is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-s390x package information
linux-headers-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1-s390x
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : All of the following are true Architecture independent section
IF : Installed architecture is all
Uname Test :  Installed architecture is all 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unix : uname Object The single uname object.
Output of "uname -a"
IF : Any one of the following are true Packages section
IF : linux-doc-2.6.24 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-doc-2.6.24 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-doc-2.6.24 package information
linux-doc-2.6.24
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-tree-2.6.24 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-tree-2.6.24 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-tree-2.6.24 package information
linux-tree-2.6.24
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-source-2.6.24 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-source-2.6.24 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-source-2.6.24 package information
linux-source-2.6.24
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-manual-2.6.24 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-manual-2.6.24 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-manual-2.6.24 package information
linux-manual-2.6.24
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-support-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-support-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-support-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1 package information
linux-support-2.6.24-etchnhalf.1
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 
IF : linux-patch-debian-2.6.24 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7
Linux : Debian DPKG Test :  linux-patch-debian-2.6.24 is earlier than 2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Linux : Debian DPKG Package linux-patch-debian-2.6.24 package information
linux-patch-debian-2.6.24
RPM Version less than 0:2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.7 (datatype=evr_string)
linux : dpkginfo_state 

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