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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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Affected By 337 Secunia advisories
693 Vulnerabilities

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Unpatched 7% (25 of 337 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.



Linux Kernel "SG_IO" SCSI IOCTL Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 1 of 40 in 2011. 15,704 views.
Release Date:
2011-12-23
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA47296
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel KVM PIT Denial of Service Vulnerability
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 2 of 40 in 2011. 1,459 views.
Release Date:
2011-12-22
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA47293
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel B.A.T.M.A.N. "bat_socket_read()" Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 3 of 40 in 2011. 4,606 views.
Release Date:
2011-12-13
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA47199
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel Two Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 4 of 40 in 2011. 2,361 views.
Release Date:
2011-11-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA46803
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel "journal_get_superblock()" Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 5 of 40 in 2011. 1,754 views.
Release Date:
2011-11-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA46802
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel XFS "xfs_readlink()" Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 6 of 40 in 2011. 2,371 views.
Release Date:
2011-10-26
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA46591
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel ghash NULL Pointer Dereference Vulnerability
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 7 of 40 in 2011. 2,051 views.
Release Date:
2011-10-26
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA46584
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel ext4 Extent Splitting Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 8 of 40 in 2011. 1,813 views.
Release Date:
2011-10-24
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA46489
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel "apparmor_setprocattr()" Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 9 of 40 in 2011. 1,833 views.
Release Date:
2011-10-17
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA46423
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel CIFS DFS Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 10 of 40 in 2011. 2,166 views.
Release Date:
2011-09-15
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA45936
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel "CIFSFindNext()" Signedness Error Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 11 of 40 in 2011. 2,603 views.
Release Date:
2011-08-24
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA45695
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel Event Overflows Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 12 of 40 in 2011. 2,172 views.
Release Date:
2011-08-16
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA45533
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel Two Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 13 of 40 in 2011. 3,062 views.
Release Date:
2011-08-12
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA45489
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 14 of 40 in 2011. 3,032 views.
Release Date:
2011-07-29
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA45420
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel Xtensa "ptrace_setxregs()" Memory Disclosure Weakness
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 15 of 40 in 2011. 2,196 views.
Release Date:
2011-07-27
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA45267
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel GFS2 / ext4 Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 16 of 40 in 2011. 3,300 views.
Release Date:
2011-07-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA45193
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel Transparent Hugepage Support Denial of Service Weakness
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 17 of 40 in 2011. 2,299 views.
Release Date:
2011-06-21
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA44986
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 18 of 40 in 2011. 3,855 views.
Release Date:
2011-06-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA44754
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel "key_replace_session_keyring()" NULL Pointer Dereference Denial of Service
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 19 of 40 in 2011. 2,771 views.
Release Date:
2011-05-31
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA44747
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 20 of 40 in 2011. 3,125 views.
Release Date:
2011-05-19
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA44625
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel Bluetooth Memory Leak Weaknesses
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 21 of 40 in 2011. 2,273 views.
Release Date:
2011-05-11
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA44466
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel Denial of Service and Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 22 of 40 in 2011. 3,230 views.
Release Date:
2011-04-22
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA44248
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel NULL Pointer Dereference Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 23 of 40 in 2011. 2,439 views.
Release Date:
2011-04-20
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA44220
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 24 of 40 in 2011. 3,136 views.
Release Date:
2011-04-20
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA44164
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel "mremap()" Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 25 of 40 in 2011. 2,208 views.
Release Date:
2011-04-12
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA44094
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel "inotify_init1()" Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 26 of 40 in 2011. 2,487 views.
Release Date:
2011-04-11
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA44091
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel OCFS2 Sparse Writes Information Disclosure Weakness
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 27 of 40 in 2011. 2,749 views.
Release Date:
2011-03-31
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43966
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel "iriap_getvaluebyclass_indication()" Buffer Overflows
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 28 of 40 in 2011. 2,303 views.
Release Date:
2011-03-25
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43841
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 29 of 40 in 2011. 3,156 views.
Release Date:
2011-03-22
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43846
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel Multiple Weaknesses
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 30 of 40 in 2011. 3,201 views.
Release Date:
2011-03-21
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43806
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel TPM Information Disclosure Weaknesses
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 31 of 40 in 2011. 2,725 views.
Release Date:
2011-03-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43576
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel "ldm_frag_add()" Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 32 of 40 in 2011. 2,585 views.
Release Date:
2011-03-11
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43716
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel InfiniBand Request Handling Denial of Service
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 33 of 40 in 2011. 3,389 views.
Release Date:
2011-03-11
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43693
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 34 of 40 in 2011. 3,525 views.
Release Date:
2011-03-04
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43594
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel epoll Denial of Service Vulnerability
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 35 of 40 in 2011. 3,244 views.
Release Date:
2011-03-02
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43522
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 36 of 40 in 2011. 2,700 views.
Release Date:
2011-03-01
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43537
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel "/proc/<pid>/" Permissions Handling Weakness
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 37 of 40 in 2011. 3,927 views.
Release Date:
2011-02-25
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43496
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel World-Writable sysfs and procfs Files Weaknesses
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 38 of 40 in 2011. 2,772 views.
Release Date:
2011-02-22
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43405
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel "xfs_fs_geometry()" Memory Disclosure Weakness
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 39 of 40 in 2011. 2,282 views.
Release Date:
2011-02-16
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43358
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 40 of 40 in 2011. 4,774 views.
Release Date:
2011-01-25
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA43009
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]





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