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Vulnerability Report: Linux Kernel 2.6.x

This vulnerability report for Linux Kernel 2.6.x contains a complete overview of all Secunia advisories affecting it. You can use this vulnerability report to ensure that you are aware of all vulnerabilities, both patched and unpatched, affecting this product allowing you to take the necessary precautions.

If you have information about a new or an existing vulnerability in Linux Kernel 2.6.x then you are more than welcome to contact us.


Table of Contents

1. Product Summary Only

2. Secunia Advisory Statistics (All time)
2.1. Statistics for 2014
2.2. Statistics for 2013
2.3. Statistics for 2012
2.4. Statistics for 2011
2.5. Statistics for 2010
2.6. Statistics for 2009
2.7. Statistics for 2008
2.8. Statistics for 2007
2.9. Statistics for 2006
2.10. Statistics for 2005
2.11. Statistics for 2004
2.12. Statistics for 2003

3. List of Secunia Advisories (All time)
3.1. List for 2014
3.2. List for 2013
3.3. List for 2012
3.4. List for 2011
3.5. List for 2010
3.6. List for 2009
3.7. List for 2008
3.8. List for 2007
3.9. List for 2006
3.10. List for 2005
3.11. List for 2004
3.12. List for 2003

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Vendor, Links, and Unpatched Vulnerabilities

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Affected By 348 Secunia advisories
707 Vulnerabilities

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Unpatched 7% (26 of 348 Secunia advisories)

Most Critical Unpatched
The most severe unpatched Secunia advisory affecting Linux Kernel 2.6.x, with all vendor patches applied, is rated Moderately critical .




38 Secunia Advisories in 2009

Secunia has issued a total of 38 Secunia advisories in 2009 for Linux Kernel 2.6.x. Currently, 0% (0 out of 38) are marked as unpatched.

More information about the specific Secunia advisories affecting Linux Kernel 2.6.x can be found below. Each Secunia advisory is enclosed by a box highlighted with a color representing its current patch status. You can read the complete Secunia advisories for thorough descriptions of the issues covered and for solution suggestions by clicking either the Secunia advisory title or the "Read More" links available for each Secunia advisory.



patched Linux Kernel Ext4 Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 1 of 38 in 2009. 7,155 views.
Release Date:
2009-12-10
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA37658
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


partial Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 2 of 38 in 2009. 6,430 views.
Release Date:
2009-12-04
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA37590
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Manipulation of data
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A security issue and some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to manipulate certain data and cause a DoS (Denial of Service), and by malicious people to potentially compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel "gdth_read_event()" Array Indexing Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 3 of 38 in 2009. 5,240 views.
Release Date:
2009-11-19
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA37435
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 4 of 38 in 2009. 4,870 views.
Release Date:
2009-11-17
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA37357
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially gain escalated privileges, and by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 5 of 38 in 2009. 5,031 views.
Release Date:
2009-11-04
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA37233
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potentially sensitive information, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), and potentially gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel connector Security Bypass
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 6 of 38 in 2009. 4,065 views.
Release Date:
2009-10-27
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA37113
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A security issue has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 7 of 38 in 2009. 6,043 views.
Release Date:
2009-10-19
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA37086
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A security issue and a vulnerability have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potentially sensitive information, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), and potentially gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel 64bit Kernel Register Value Leak
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 8 of 38 in 2009. 4,806 views.
Release Date:
2009-10-02
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA36927
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Exposure of system information
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A security issue has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose certain system information. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 9 of 38 in 2009. 4,198 views.
Release Date:
2009-09-17
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA36763
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), and gain escalated privileges and by malicious people to cause a DoS. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 10 of 38 in 2009. 7,100 views.
Release Date:
2009-09-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA36707
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially gain escalated privileges, and by malicious people to cause a DoS. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Two Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 11 of 38 in 2009. 3,643 views.
Release Date:
2009-09-08
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA36617
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Two vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potentially sensitive information and cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel ".getname" Information Disclosure
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 12 of 38 in 2009. 4,789 views.
Release Date:
2009-08-27
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA36438
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potentially sensitive information. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 13 of 38 in 2009. 6,126 views.
Release Date:
2009-08-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA36278
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially gain escalated privileges, and by malicious people to cause a DoS. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel "mm_for_maps()" Information Disclosure
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 14 of 38 in 2009. 3,083 views.
Release Date:
2009-08-11
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA36265
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potentially sensitive information. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel "clock_nanosleep()" NULL Pointer Dereference
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 15 of 38 in 2009. 4,319 views.
Release Date:
2009-08-07
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA36200
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel "clear_child_tid" Memory Corruption
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 16 of 38 in 2009. 5,134 views.
Release Date:
2009-08-04
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA35983
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel "sigaltstack()" Information Disclosure
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 17 of 38 in 2009. 4,196 views.
Release Date:
2009-08-04
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA36136
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A security issue has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potentially sensitive information. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel eCryptfs Two Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 18 of 38 in 2009. 5,360 views.
Release Date:
2009-07-29
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA35985
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Two vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to potentially compromise a user's system. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel "tun_char_poll()" NULL Pointer Dereference
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 19 of 38 in 2009. 5,288 views.
Release Date:
2009-07-17
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA35839
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel "PER_CLEAR_ON_SETID" Security Issue
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 20 of 38 in 2009. 5,991 views.
Release Date:
2009-07-13
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA35801
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A security issue has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel KVM and Route Flushing Denial of Service
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 21 of 38 in 2009. 3,220 views.
Release Date:
2009-07-06
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA35705
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users and by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel e1000 / e1000e / RTL8169 Drivers Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 22 of 38 in 2009. 13,231 views.
Release Date:
2009-06-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA35265
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Denial of Service Security Issues
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 23 of 38 in 2009. 4,435 views.
Release Date:
2009-05-18
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA35127
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Some security issues have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel CIFS String Conversion Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 24 of 38 in 2009. 5,434 views.
Release Date:
2009-05-15
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA35107
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious users and malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel NFSv4 "MAY_EXEC" Security Bypass
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 25 of 38 in 2009. 5,101 views.
Release Date:
2009-05-15
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA35106
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A security issue has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel "ptrace_attach()" Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 26 of 38 in 2009. 6,401 views.
Release Date:
2009-05-04
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA34977
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to potentially gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 27 of 38 in 2009. 5,700 views.
Release Date:
2009-04-08
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA34644
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Exposure of sensitive information
System access
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potentially sensitive information and bypass certain security restrictions, and by malicious people to potentially compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Multiple Security Issues
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 28 of 38 in 2009. 5,128 views.
Release Date:
2009-04-08
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA34614
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Exposure of sensitive information
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Some security issues have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions and disclose potentially sensitive information. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Denial of Service Security Issues and Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 29 of 38 in 2009. 5,211 views.
Release Date:
2009-04-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA34478
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Three security issues and a vulnerability have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Information Disclosure and Security Bypass
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 30 of 38 in 2009. 6,607 views.
Release Date:
2009-03-23
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA34422
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Exposure of system information
Exposure of sensitive information
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
Some security issues have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potentially sensitive information and by malicious users to bypass certain security restrictions. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel 32bit/64bit System Call Security Bypass Weaknesses
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 31 of 38 in 2009. 7,224 views.
Release Date:
2009-03-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA34084
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Two weaknesses have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel "clone()" Child Signal Sending Weakness
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 32 of 38 in 2009. 5,540 views.
Release Date:
2009-02-25
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA34033
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A weakness has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 33 of 38 in 2009. 4,794 views.
Release Date:
2009-02-24
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA33977
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 34 of 38 in 2009. 6,234 views.
Release Date:
2009-02-20
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA33938
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A weakness and two vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), or potentially gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 35 of 38 in 2009. 5,198 views.
Release Date:
2009-02-04
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA33785
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel dell_rbu Denial of Service Security Issues
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 36 of 38 in 2009. 7,949 views.
Release Date:
2009-01-26
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA33656
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Two security issues have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel "keyctl_join_session_keyring()" Denial of Service
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 37 of 38 in 2009. 7,653 views.
Release Date:
2009-01-19
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA33569
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel 64bit ABI System Call Parameter Sign Extension Security Issue
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 38 of 38 in 2009. 8,335 views.
Release Date:
2009-01-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA33477
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A security issue has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to potentially cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or gain escalated privileges. [Read More]





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