navigation bar left navigation bar right

navigation left tab Advisories navigation right tab
navigation left tab Research navigation right tab
navigation left tab Forums navigation right tab
navigation left tab Create Profile navigation right tab
navigation left tab Our Commitment navigation right tab
Database
Search
Advisories by Product
Advisories by Vendor
Terminology
Report Vulnerability
Insecure Library Loading

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

4. Send Feedback
 
Vendor, Links, and Unpatched Vulnerabilities

Vendor Kernel.org

Product Link View Here (Link to external site)

Affected By 344 Secunia advisories
701 Vulnerabilities

Monitor Product Receive alerts for this product

Unpatched 7% (25 of 344 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 .




40 Secunia Advisories in 2011

Secunia has issued a total of 40 Secunia advisories in 2011 for Linux Kernel 2.6.x. Currently, 20% (8 out of 40) are marked as unpatched with the most severe being rated Moderately critical

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.



unpatched Linux Kernel "SG_IO" SCSI IOCTL Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 1 of 40 in 2011. 15,921 views.
Release Date:
2011-12-23
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA47296
Solution Status:
Unpatched
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 and malicious, local users in a guest virtual machine to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


unpatched Linux Kernel KVM PIT Denial of Service Vulnerability
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 2 of 40 in 2011. 1,549 views.
Release Date:
2011-12-22
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA47293
Solution Status:
Unpatched
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 in a guest virtual machine to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


unpatched Linux Kernel B.A.T.M.A.N. "bat_socket_read()" Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 3 of 40 in 2011. 4,654 views.
Release Date:
2011-12-13
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA47199
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Two Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 4 of 40 in 2011. 2,460 views.
Release Date:
2011-11-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA46803
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
Two vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users and malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel "journal_get_superblock()" Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 5 of 40 in 2011. 1,802 views.
Release Date:
2011-11-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA46802
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Two vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


unpatched Linux Kernel XFS "xfs_readlink()" Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 6 of 40 in 2011. 2,447 views.
Release Date:
2011-10-26
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA46591
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
DoS
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 cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel ghash NULL Pointer Dereference Vulnerability
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 7 of 40 in 2011. 2,114 views.
Release Date:
2011-10-26
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA46584
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been discovered in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel ext4 Extent Splitting Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 8 of 40 in 2011. 1,861 views.
Release Date:
2011-10-24
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA46489
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
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 "apparmor_setprocattr()" Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 9 of 40 in 2011. 1,885 views.
Release Date:
2011-10-17
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA46423
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 CIFS DFS Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 10 of 40 in 2011. 2,259 views.
Release Date:
2011-09-15
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA45936
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
A vulnerability has 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 "CIFSFindNext()" Signedness Error Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 11 of 40 in 2011. 2,664 views.
Release Date:
2011-08-24
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA45695
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
A vulnerability has 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 Event Overflows Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 12 of 40 in 2011. 2,219 views.
Release Date:
2011-08-16
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA45533
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
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 Two Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 13 of 40 in 2011. 3,179 views.
Release Date:
2011-08-12
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA45489
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A weakness 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) and gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 14 of 40 in 2011. 3,116 views.
Release Date:
2011-07-29
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA45420
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 and potentially gain escalated privileges and by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Xtensa "ptrace_setxregs()" Memory Disclosure Weakness
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 15 of 40 in 2011. 2,286 views.
Release Date:
2011-07-27
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA45267
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A weakness 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 GFS2 / ext4 Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 16 of 40 in 2011. 3,431 views.
Release Date:
2011-07-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA45193
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
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). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Transparent Hugepage Support Denial of Service Weakness
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 17 of 40 in 2011. 2,361 views.
Release Date:
2011-06-21
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA44986
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A weakness has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


partial Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 18 of 40 in 2011. 3,960 views.
Release Date:
2011-06-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA44754
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
Exposure of system information
Privilege escalation
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose certain system information, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), and gain escalated privileges and by malicious people to potentially compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel "key_replace_session_keyring()" NULL Pointer Dereference Denial of Service
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 19 of 40 in 2011. 2,885 views.
Release Date:
2011-05-31
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA44747
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 Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 20 of 40 in 2011. 3,190 views.
Release Date:
2011-05-19
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA44625
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 malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Bluetooth Memory Leak Weaknesses
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 21 of 40 in 2011. 2,310 views.
Release Date:
2011-05-11
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA44466
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Exposure of system information
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Some weaknesses have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose certain system information. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Denial of Service and Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 22 of 40 in 2011. 3,289 views.
Release Date:
2011-04-22
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA44248
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not 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) and potentially gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 23 of 40 in 2011. 3,231 views.
Release Date:
2011-04-20
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA44164
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
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). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel NULL Pointer Dereference Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 24 of 40 in 2011. 2,492 views.
Release Date:
2011-04-20
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA44220
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
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). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel "mremap()" Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 25 of 40 in 2011. 2,272 views.
Release Date:
2011-04-12
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA44094
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 "inotify_init1()" Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 26 of 40 in 2011. 2,551 views.
Release Date:
2011-04-11
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA44091
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 OCFS2 Sparse Writes Information Disclosure Weakness
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 27 of 40 in 2011. 2,882 views.
Release Date:
2011-03-31
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43966
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A weakness has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potentially sensitive information. [Read More]


unpatched Linux Kernel "iriap_getvaluebyclass_indication()" Buffer Overflows
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 28 of 40 in 2011. 2,348 views.
Release Date:
2011-03-25
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43841
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
Two vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 29 of 40 in 2011. 3,211 views.
Release Date:
2011-03-22
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43846
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
DoS
System access
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 and potentially compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Multiple Weaknesses
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 30 of 40 in 2011. 3,254 views.
Release Date:
2011-03-21
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43806
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Spoofing
Exposure of system information
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Some weaknesses have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose system information and bypass certain security restrictions. [Read More]


partial Linux Kernel TPM Information Disclosure Weaknesses
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 31 of 40 in 2011. 2,768 views.
Release Date:
2011-03-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43576
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Some weaknesses 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 "ldm_frag_add()" Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 32 of 40 in 2011. 2,673 views.
Release Date:
2011-03-11
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43716
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people with physical access to potentially compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


unpatched Linux Kernel InfiniBand Request Handling Denial of Service
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 33 of 40 in 2011. 3,494 views.
Release Date:
2011-03-11
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43693
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
A weakness has 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 Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 34 of 40 in 2011. 3,598 views.
Release Date:
2011-03-04
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43594
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
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). [Read More]


unpatched Linux Kernel epoll Denial of Service Vulnerability
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 35 of 40 in 2011. 3,341 views.
Release Date:
2011-03-02
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43522
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been discovered in the Linux Kernel, which 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 36 of 40 in 2011. 2,741 views.
Release Date:
2011-03-01
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43537
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Exposure of system information
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Vasiliy Kulikov has reported a weakness and some vulnerabilities in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose system information or cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


unpatched Linux Kernel "/proc/<pid>/" Permissions Handling Weakness
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 37 of 40 in 2011. 4,029 views.
Release Date:
2011-02-25
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43496
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
halfdog has discovered a weakness in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions. [Read More]


partial Linux Kernel World-Writable sysfs and procfs Files Weaknesses
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 38 of 40 in 2011. 2,828 views.
Release Date:
2011-02-22
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43405
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Some 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 "xfs_fs_geometry()" Memory Disclosure Weakness
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 39 of 40 in 2011. 2,322 views.
Release Date:
2011-02-16
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43358
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Exposure of system information
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A weakness 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 40 of 40 in 2011. 4,901 views.
Release Date:
2011-01-25
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43009
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Exposure of system information
Privilege escalation
DoS
System access
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Some weaknesses and vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose system information, bypass certain security restrictions, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), and potentially gain escalated privileges and by malicious people with physical access to potentially compromise a vulnerable system and cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]





Discuss this Product
A new thread in our forum is automatically created for each Product. Activate the thread by commenting/discussing below.
Subject: Linux Kernel 2.6.x 
No posts yet

-

You must be logged in to post a comment.



 Products Solutions Customers Partner Resources Company
 
 Corporate
Vulnerability Intelligence Manager (VIM)
Corporate Software Inspector (CSI)
Consumer
Personal Software Inspector (PSI)
Online Software Inspector (OSI)
 Industry
Compliance
Technology
Integration
 Customers
Testimonials
 MSSP
Technology Partners
References
 Reports
Webinars
Events
 About us
Careers
Memberships
Newsroom


Secunia is a member of FIRST Secunia is a member of EDUcause Secunia is a member of The Open Group Secunia is a member of FS-ISAC
 
Secunia © 2002-2014 Secunia ApS - Rued Langgaards Vej 8, 4th floor, DK-2300 Copenhagen, Denmark - +45 7020 5144
Terms & Conditions and Copyright - Privacy - Report Vulnerability - Disclaimer
follow Secunia on Facebook follow Secunia on Twitter follow Secunia on LinkedIn follow Secunia on YouTube follow Secunia Xing follow Secunias RSS feed follow Secunia on Google+