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    Debian: New Linux kernel 2.4.17 packages fix several vulnerabilities

    Date 29 May 2006
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 1082-1                    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/               Martin Schulze, Dann Frazier
    May 29th, 2006                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : kernel-image-2.4.17-hppa kernel-image-2.4.17-ia64 kernel-image-2.4.17-s390 kernel-patch-2.4.17-apus kernel-patch-2.4.17-mips kernel-patch-2.4.17-s390 kernel-source-2.4.17
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem-Type   : local/remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE IDs        : CVE-2004-0427 CVE-2005-0489 CVE-2004-0394 CVE-2004-0447 CVE-2004-0554 CVE-2004-0565 CVE-2004-0685  CVE-2005-0001 CVE-2004-0883 CVE-2004-0949 CVE-2004-1016 CVE-2004-1333 CVE-2004-0997 CVE-2004-1335 CVE-2004-1017 CVE-2005-0124 CVE-2005-0528 CVE-2003-0984 CVE-2004-1070 CVE-2004-1071 CVE-2004-1072 CVE-2004-1073 CVE-2004-1074 CVE-2004-0138 CVE-2004-1068 CVE-2004-1234 CVE-2005-0003 CVE-2004-1235 CVE-2005-0504 CVE-2005-0384 CVE-2005-0135
    
    Several local and remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux
    kernel that may lead to a denial of service or the execution of arbitrary
    code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the
    following problems:
    
    
     CVE-2004-0427
    
         A local denial of service vulnerability in do_fork() has been found.     
    
     CVE-2005-0489
    
         A local denial of service vulnerability in proc memory handling has
         been found.
    
     CVE-2004-0394
    
         A buffer overflow in the panic handling code has been found.
    
     CVE-2004-0447
    
         A local denial of service vulnerability through a null pointer
         dereference in the IA64 process handling code has been found.
    
     CVE-2004-0554
    
         A local denial of service vulnerability through an infinite loop in
         the signal handler code has been found.
    
     CVE-2004-0565
    
         An information leak in the context switch code has been found on
         the IA64 architecture.
    
     CVE-2004-0685
    
         Unsafe use of copy_to_user in USB drivers may disclose sensitive
         information.
    
     CVE-2005-0001
    
         A race condition in the i386 page fault handler may allow privilege
         escalation.
    
     CVE-2004-0883
    
         Multiple vulnerabilities in the SMB filesystem code may allow denial
         of service of information disclosure.
    
     CVE-2004-0949
    
         An information leak discovered in the SMB filesystem code.
    
     CVE-2004-1016
    
         A local denial of service vulnerability has been found in the SCM layer.
    
     CVE-2004-1333
    
         An integer overflow in the terminal code may allow a local denial of
         service vulnerability.
    
     CVE-2004-0997
    
         A local privilege escalation in the MIPS assembly code has been found.
     
     CVE-2004-1335
     
         A memory leak in the ip_options_get() function may lead to denial of
         service.
          
     CVE-2004-1017
    
         Multiple overflows exist in the io_edgeport driver which might be usable
         as a denial of service attack vector.
     
     CVE-2005-0124
    
         Bryan Fulton reported a bounds checking bug in the coda_pioctl function
         which may allow local users to execute arbitrary code or trigger a denial
         of service attack.
    
     CVE-2005-0528
    
         A local privilege escalation in the mremap function has been found
    
     CVE-2003-0984
    
         Inproper initialization of the RTC may disclose information.
    
     CVE-2004-1070
    
         Insufficient input sanitising in the load_elf_binary() function may
         lead to privilege escalation.
    
     CVE-2004-1071
    
         Incorrect error handling in the binfmt_elf loader may lead to privilege
         escalation.
    
     CVE-2004-1072
    
         A buffer overflow in the binfmt_elf loader may lead to privilege
         escalation or denial of service.
    
     CVE-2004-1073
    
         The open_exec function may disclose information.
    
     CVE-2004-1074
    
         The binfmt code is vulnerable to denial of service through malformed
         a.out binaries.
    
     CVE-2004-0138
    
         A denial of service vulnerability in the ELF loader has been found.
    
     CVE-2004-1068
    
         A programming error in the unix_dgram_recvmsg() function may lead to
         privilege escalation.
    
     CVE-2004-1234
    
         The ELF loader is vulnerable to denial of service through malformed
         binaries.
    
     CVE-2005-0003
    
         Crafted ELF binaries may lead to privilege escalation, due to 
         insufficient checking of overlapping memory regions.
    
     CVE-2004-1235
    
         A race condition in the load_elf_library() and binfmt_aout() functions
         may allow privilege escalation.
    
     CVE-2005-0504
    
         An integer overflow in the Moxa driver may lead to privilege escalation.
    
     CVE-2005-0384
    
         A remote denial of service vulnerability has been found in the PPP
         driver.
    
     CVE-2005-0135
    
         An IA64 specific local denial of service vulnerability has been found
         in the unw_unwind_to_user() function.
    
    The following matrix explains which kernel version for which architecture
    fix the problems mentioned above:
    
                                         Debian 3.1 (sarge)
         Source                          2.4.17-1woody4
         HP Precision architecture       32.5
         Intel IA-64 architecture        011226.18
         IBM S/390 architecture/image    2.4.17-2.woody.5
         IBM S/390 architecture/patch    0.0.20020816-0.woody.4
         PowerPC architecture (apus)     2.4.17-6
         MIPS architecture               2.4.17-0.020226.2.woody7
    
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your kernel package immediately and reboot
    the machine.
    
    Upgrade Instructions
    - --------------------
    
    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get dist-upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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      Source archives:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.17-hppa/kernel-image-2.4.17-hppa_32.5.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      713 6ff55b14d3ae957c55bbed7fabf4c047
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.17-hppa/kernel-image-2.4.17-hppa_32.5.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum: 30437486 86601103169da686167972e5e560e3d4
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.17-ia64/kernel-image-2.4.17-ia64_011226.18.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      736 f97d95c6ecc26401f8f2fc2ead6cf421
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.17-ia64/kernel-image-2.4.17-ia64_011226.18.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum: 25419305 9bc354f889edd4964840475400b088b7
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.17-s390/kernel-image-2.4.17-s390_2.4.17-2.woody.5.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      800 d20db4ab99e311150734b70519cc31e9
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.17-s390/kernel-image-2.4.17-s390_2.4.17-2.woody.5.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    12283 f51a7e01941baca7010fb8c2f0f67fe3
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.17-apus/kernel-patch-2.4.17-apus_2.4.17-6.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      694 2d48f4cfa4917904b6c1f806ecc1bdb4
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.17-apus/kernel-patch-2.4.17-apus_2.4.17-6.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   491935 94638c0c03b6b163f46319e777d4aa71
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.17-mips/kernel-patch-2.4.17-mips_2.4.17-0.020226.2.woody7.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      805 b48cbc9c2cd59eee3a52f54cfa5356e0
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.17-mips/kernel-patch-2.4.17-mips_2.4.17-0.020226.2.woody7.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1150966 6748462e7bce7c917e066e0594d42571
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.17-s390/kernel-patch-2.4.17-s390_0.0.20020816-0.woody.4.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      664 f49e9cba55a8a4b098e5dc522f2a07fc
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.17-s390/kernel-patch-2.4.17-s390_0.0.20020816-0.woody.4.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   344642 3a488cc38ffc619bfff4bfbb75eff4cd
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.17/kernel-source-2.4.17_2.4.17-1woody4.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      609 4e0f66c1811cfb9e926c21566e55b202
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.17/kernel-source-2.4.17_2.4.17-1woody4.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum: 29768549 bc1f8eab880a33bfe2ebeb3ef8b6557a
    
      Architecture independent components:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.17-hppa/kernel-source-2.4.17-hppa_32.5_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum: 24455128 ed5362b12c6327295cd89027ff8e80ab
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.17-ia64/kernel-source-2.4.17-ia64_011226.18_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum: 24735538 cf9ddb702811464ac2dd2231512053f9
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.17-mips/kernel-patch-2.4.17-mips_2.4.17-0.020226.2.woody7_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1151866 6f2575f26e7800e1e7a7cafdaf02b3a6
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.17-s390/kernel-patch-2.4.17-s390_0.0.20020816-0.woody.4_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   300202 0f5db53cdab20024b4a3a75bd0799b1a
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.17/kernel-doc-2.4.17_2.4.17-1woody4_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1708122 7d18878351662289ac0841e0ad8f10f4
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.17/kernel-source-2.4.17_2.4.17-1woody4_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum: 23972270 a0bf4a2796a9b49c36579166e6a72d62
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.17-hppa/kernel-headers-2.4.17-hppa_32.5_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  3523044 63c790a70164e579c8bb3b8a08ea69b5
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.17-hppa/kernel-image-2.4.17-32_32.5_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  2869994 e9e2be22d5fdf40f2e879570adc1132d
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.17-hppa/kernel-image-2.4.17-32-smp_32.5_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  3006192 cf53ac718c6ed26a59802e74c5926f00
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.17-hppa/kernel-image-2.4.17-64_32.5_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  3029436 d0e0fd747af9ff7a3633ee9cc6b1f1e6
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.17-hppa/kernel-image-2.4.17-64-smp_32.5_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  3170356 ca408698a580463da3a547b2f87006e4
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.17/mkcramfs_2.4.17-1woody3_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    16886 437018078d9d01e25702cf1a20c23414
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.17-ia64/kernel-headers-2.4.17-ia64_011226.18_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  3638280 b6cd4e0d4129b6f4d0734253818cd828
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.17-ia64/kernel-image-2.4.17-itanium_011226.18_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  7026800 55e4cd610c06297c7132ce2aeb88d029
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.17-ia64/kernel-image-2.4.17-itanium-smp_011226.18_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  7172892 a66f94c18d8ee4354e9446655837c72a
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.17-ia64/kernel-image-2.4.17-mckinley_011226.18_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  7014470 d99cc0f293c747a295230de934328007
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.17-ia64/kernel-image-2.4.17-mckinley-smp_011226.18_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  7165570 997a9dbf17821067de6ceb65548e7c2b
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.17/mkcramfs_2.4.17-1woody4_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    21616 1eab80187061fbd304b6328533d7dc33
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.17-s390/kernel-headers-2.4.17_2.4.17-2.woody.5_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  3379418 74817217abf90896eb63d6c6792839fe
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-image-2.4.17-s390/kernel-image-2.4.17-s390_2.4.17-2.woody.5_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1346190 39433c757763336b6c14bf0d00652596
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.17/mkcramfs_2.4.17-1woody3_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    16404 9cfcf10a2a2ef99bbb009a650cddd227
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.17-apus/kernel-headers-2.4.17-apus_2.4.17-6_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  3409712 698750e3998ee3792db43f445a8a8d96
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.17-apus/kernel-image-2.4.17-apus_2.4.17-6_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  2211146 103890e43508a5913a10ff8be80e9cdc
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.17-apus/kernel-image-apus_2.4.17-6_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:     4602 31ef3f45675fc13836337dee97486e20
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.17-apus/kernel-patch-2.4.17-apus_2.4.17-6_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   490842 799441a4e49b88f780353d7aff9f29d2
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.17/mkcramfs_2.4.17-1woody3_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    16280 4e54c040bc83523d8122287bab6df7a5
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.17-mips/kernel-headers-2.4.17_2.4.17-0.020226.2.woody7_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  3523520 45f001c255a3a66f22148d84d035abb1
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.17-mips/kernel-image-2.4.17-r4k-ip22_2.4.17-0.020226.2.woody7_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  2045436 c840c6ff8c9e3ab455d38021d09a391d
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.17-mips/kernel-image-2.4.17-r5k-ip22_2.4.17-0.020226.2.woody7_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  2045226 709ccbc6754644fa448c93058f0df504
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.17/mkcramfs_2.4.17-1woody3_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    16556 019623b1dbc75bff84d7f056435dc6db
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.17-mips/kernel-headers-2.4.17_2.4.17-0.020226.2.woody7_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  3522422 2118440d1658730fd93f47867848573c
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.17-mips/kernel-image-2.4.17-r3k-kn02_2.4.17-0.020226.2.woody7_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  2200968 63bc732deee6df19b83f10a50485a476
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.17-mips/kernel-image-2.4.17-r4k-kn04_2.4.17-0.020226.2.woody7_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:  2195278 697eb9b05f765c332eca175284eb24b8
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-patch-2.4.17-mips/mips-tools_2.4.17-0.020226.2.woody7_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    17836 61df1f292dccb4e64cb956a629f729fc
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.17/mkcramfs_2.4.17-1woody3_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    16558 f8382b01aca2c535988b5ab5709dae90
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.17/mkcramfs_2.4.17-1woody3_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    17180 7d1cf8fb24431c01f45fadf7becb6d2e
    
      ARM architecture:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.17/mkcramfs_2.4.17-1woody3_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    15878 fcf97ed103c205699fb5396c3a49e293
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.17/mkcramfs_2.4.17-1woody3_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    15518 2e7d50090a469a84ef7f3ae8aa97b85f
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.17/mkcramfs_2.4.17-1woody3_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    15368 41a11620bf7ea34b15742ccf59ff6895
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
        https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/k/kernel-source-2.4.17/mkcramfs_2.4.17-1woody3_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    18356 71b076d3eeff837bfb54a7f538b11b58
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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