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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 335 Secunia advisories
689 Vulnerabilities

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Unpatched 7% (25 of 335 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 .




13 Secunia Advisories in 2012

Secunia has issued a total of 13 Secunia advisories in 2012 for Linux Kernel 2.6.x. Currently, 38% (5 out of 13) are marked as unpatched with the most severe being rated Not 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 HFS+ Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 1 of 13 in 2012. 1,273 views.
Release Date:
2012-10-09
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA50849
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
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 to potentially gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


Linux Kernel "madvise_remove()" Use-After-Free Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 2 of 13 in 2012. 1,868 views.
Release Date:
2012-08-22
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA50310
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in 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 3 of 13 in 2012. 1,871 views.
Release Date:
2012-08-21
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA50340
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service), disclose potentially sensitive information, and gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


Linux Kernel Huge Pages Memory Leak Denial of Service Vulnerability
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 4 of 13 in 2012. 1,592 views.
Release Date:
2012-05-24
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA49191
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel NFSv4 Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 5 of 13 in 2012. 1,214 views.
Release Date:
2012-05-21
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA49149
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
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 mmap_sem Denial of Service Vulnerability
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 6 of 13 in 2012. 1,557 views.
Release Date:
2012-05-21
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA49187
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 to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel "__split_huge_page()" Race Condition Denial of Service Vulnerability
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 7 of 13 in 2012. 1,959 views.
Release Date:
2012-03-16
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA48404
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 and malicious, local users in a guest virtual machine cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel "/proc/<pid>/mem" Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 8 of 13 in 2012. 3,115 views.
Release Date:
2012-01-23
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA47378
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
Criticality:
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been discovered in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


Linux Kernel KVM "syscall" Emulation and CIFS Special Files Lookup Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 9 of 13 in 2012. 2,252 views.
Release Date:
2012-01-12
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA47482
Solution Status:
Unpatched
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 and malicious, local users in a guest virtual machine to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel DRM "drm_mode_dirtyfb_ioctl()" Integer Overflow Vulnerability
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 10 of 13 in 2012. 1,854 views.
Release Date:
2012-01-11
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA47486
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel "xfs_acl_from_disk()" Integer Overflow Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 11 of 13 in 2012. 2,431 views.
Release Date:
2012-01-11
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA47488
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
System access
Where:
Local system
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 "igmp_heard_query()" Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 12 of 13 in 2012. 2,511 views.
Release Date:
2012-01-10
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA47472
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
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 KVM KVM_ASSIGN_PCI_DEVICE IOCTL Denial of Service Vulnerability
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 13 of 13 in 2012. 1,836 views.
Release Date:
2012-01-05
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA47431
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 to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]





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