Executive Summary

Summary
Titlekernel security and bug fix update
Informations
NameRHSA-2012:0052First vendor Publication2012-01-23
VendorRedHatLast vendor Modification2012-01-23
Severity (Vendor) ImportantRevision01

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score6.9Attack RangeLocal
Cvss Impact Score10Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score3.4AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Problem Description:

Updated kernel packages that fix one security issue and three bugs are now
available for for Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Original Source

Url : https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0052.html

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

idName
CWE-264Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21212
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21212
Title: RHSA-2012:0052: kernel security and bug fix update (Important)
Description: The mem_write function in Linux kernel 2.6.39 and other versions, when ASLR is disabled, does not properly check permissions when writing to /proc/<pid>/mem, which allows local users to gain privileges by modifying process memory, as demonstrated by Mempodipper.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): RHSA-2012:0052-01
CESA-2012:0052
CVE-2012-0056
Version: 4
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
CentOS Linux 6
Product(s): kernel
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23795
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23795
Title: ELSA-2012:0052: kernel security and bug fix update (Important)
Description: The mem_write function in Linux kernel 2.6.39 and other versions, when ASLR is disabled, does not properly check permissions when writing to /proc/<pid>/mem, which allows local users to gain privileges by modifying process memory, as demonstrated by Mempodipper.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): ELSA-2012:0052-01
CVE-2012-0056
Version: 3
Platform(s): Oracle Linux 6
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os1

ExploitDB Exploits

idDescription
2012-01-23Mempodipper - Linux Local Root for >=2.6.39, 32-bit and 64-bit

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2012-12-18Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-20240
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_20240_kernel_fc16.nasl
2012-11-29Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-18691
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_18691_kernel_fc16.nasl
2012-11-06Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-17479
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_17479_kernel_fc16.nasl
2012-09-04Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-12684
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_12684_kernel_fc16.nasl
2012-08-06Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-11348
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_11348_kernel_fc16.nasl
2012-07-30Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2012:0052 centos6
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2012_0052_kernel_centos6.nasl
2012-07-09Name : RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2012:0052-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2012_0052-01_kernel.nasl
2012-06-25Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-8931
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_8931_kernel_fc15.nasl
2012-06-15Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-8890
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_8890_kernel_fc16.nasl
2012-05-17Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-7594
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_7594_kernel_fc15.nasl
2012-05-14Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-7538
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_7538_kernel_fc16.nasl
2012-04-26Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-6406
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_6406_kernel_fc15.nasl
2012-04-02Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-3030
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_3030_kernel_fc16.nasl
2012-04-02Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-3712
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_3712_kernel_fc16.nasl
2012-04-02Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-0876
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_0876_kernel_fc16.nasl
2012-03-29Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-3715
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_3715_kernel_fc15.nasl
2012-03-22Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-4410
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_4410_kernel_fc16.nasl
2012-03-19Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-1497
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_1497_kernel_fc16.nasl
2012-03-19Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-3350
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_3350_kernel_fc16.nasl
2012-03-16Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-3356
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_3356_kernel_fc15.nasl
2012-03-16Name : Ubuntu Update for linux USN-1336-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1336_1.nasl
2012-03-16Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-ti-omap4 USN-1364-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1364_1.nasl
2012-03-07Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-2753
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_2753_kernel_fc15.nasl
2012-02-13Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-1503
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_1503_kernel_fc15.nasl
2012-02-01Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-lts-backport-oneiric USN-1342-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1342_1.nasl
2012-01-25Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2012-0861
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_0861_kernel_fc15.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
78509Linux Kernel /proc/<pid>/mem Access Restriction Weakness Local Privileg...

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2012-2001.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2012-0052.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20120123_kernel_on_SL6_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-02-14Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1364-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-01-26Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1342-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-01-25Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2012-0861.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-01-25Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2012-0876.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-01-25Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2012-0052.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-01-24Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2012-0052.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-01-24Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1336-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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