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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 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 .




33 Secunia Advisories in 2014

Secunia has issued a total of 33 Secunia advisories in 2014 for Linux Kernel 2.6.x. Currently, 3% (1 out of 33) 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.



partial Linux Kernel Virtual File System Deadlock Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 1 of 33 in 2014. 153 views.
Release Date:
2014-12-15
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA61425
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


unpatched Linux Kernel Capabilities Manipulation Security Issue
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 2 of 33 in 2014. 266 views.
Release Date:
2014-12-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA60037
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Manipulation of data
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A security issue has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to manipulate certain data. [Read More]


partial Linux Kernel #SS Trap Handling Vulnerability
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 3 of 33 in 2014. 354 views.
Release Date:
2014-11-27
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA60239
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
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) or gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


partial Linux Kernel "sctp_process_param()" NULL Pointer Dereference Vulnerability
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 4 of 33 in 2014. 393 views.
Release Date:
2014-11-22
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA62390
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel KVM invept Invocation Handling Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 5 of 33 in 2014. 237 views.
Release Date:
2014-11-05
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA62038
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users in a guest virtual machine to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


partial Linux Kernel KVM MSR Registers Written Noncanonical Values Handling Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 6 of 33 in 2014. 265 views.
Release Date:
2014-11-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA62013
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users in a guest virtual machine to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


partial Linux Kernel KVM Instruction Decoding Failure Handling Denial of Service Vulnerability
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 7 of 33 in 2014. 419 views.
Release Date:
2014-11-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA62042
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users in a guest virtual machine to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


partial Linux Kernel KVM invvpid Invocation Handling Denial of Service Vulnerability
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 8 of 33 in 2014. 268 views.
Release Date:
2014-11-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA62037
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users in a guest virtual machine to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


partial Linux Kernel "__kvm_migrate_pit_timer()" Race Condition Denial of Service Vulnerability
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 9 of 33 in 2014. 260 views.
Release Date:
2014-11-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA62036
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users in a guest virtual machine to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


partial Linux Kernel Thread Context Restore FCSR Cause Bits Denial of Service Vulnerability
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 10 of 33 in 2014. 366 views.
Release Date:
2014-10-06
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA61615
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Not critical
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]


patched Linux Kernel "kvm_iommu_map_pages()" Mapping Failure Handling Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 11 of 33 in 2014. 593 views.
Release Date:
2014-08-28
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA60830
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users in a guest virtual machine to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel NULL Pointer Dereference Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 12 of 33 in 2014. 448 views.
Release Date:
2014-08-06
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA60430
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in 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 "sctp_association_free()" Integer Underflow Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 13 of 33 in 2014. 1,460 views.
Release Date:
2014-07-28
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA59128
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel "lzo1x_decompress_safe()" Integer Overflow Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 14 of 33 in 2014. 423 views.
Release Date:
2014-07-22
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA59569
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
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) or potentially gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel ALSA Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 15 of 33 in 2014. 3,200 views.
Release Date:
2014-07-22
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA59434
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in 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 PPP Over L2TP Implementation Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 16 of 33 in 2014. 1,190 views.
Release Date:
2014-07-18
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA60071
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Two vulnerabilities have been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel ptrace SYSRET Path Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 17 of 33 in 2014. 1,188 views.
Release Date:
2014-07-11
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA59633
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel System Call Auditing Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 18 of 33 in 2014. 1,351 views.
Release Date:
2014-07-09
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA58964
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
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]


patched Linux Kernel "__do_follow_link()" Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 19 of 33 in 2014. 900 views.
Release Date:
2014-06-27
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA59560
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
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]


partial Linux Kernel Inode Capabilities Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 20 of 33 in 2014. 688 views.
Release Date:
2014-06-16
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA59220
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Andy Lutomirski has reported a vulnerability in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Futex Requeue Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 21 of 33 in 2014. 1,560 views.
Release Date:
2014-06-06
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA59029
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel BPF Two Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 22 of 33 in 2014. 739 views.
Release Date:
2014-05-19
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA58569
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Two vulnerabilities have been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel "n_tty_write()" Race Condition Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 23 of 33 in 2014. 901 views.
Release Date:
2014-05-07
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA58082
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to potentially gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel "try_to_unmap_cluster()" Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 24 of 33 in 2014. 740 views.
Release Date:
2014-05-02
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA58091
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
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]


patched Linux Kernel "rds_iw_laddr_check()" NULL Pointer Dereference Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 25 of 33 in 2014. 824 views.
Release Date:
2014-04-07
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA57424
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
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]


partial Linux Kernel vhost-net Segmentation Memory Disclosure Security Issue
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 26 of 33 in 2014. 774 views.
Release Date:
2014-03-31
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA57543
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
A security issue has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to potentially disclose sensitive information. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel SCTP Handshake NULL Pointer Dereference Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 27 of 33 in 2014. 1,666 views.
Release Date:
2014-03-21
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA57541
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel "rds_ib_laddr_check()" NULL Pointer Dereference Vulnerability
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 28 of 33 in 2014. 946 views.
Release Date:
2014-03-21
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA57284
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
Criticality:
Not critical
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]


patched Linux Kernel DCCP Packets Handling Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 29 of 33 in 2014. 1,883 views.
Release Date:
2014-03-18
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA57446
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Highly critical
Impact:
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to potentially compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Linkage Stack Instructions Handling Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 30 of 33 in 2014. 1,526 views.
Release Date:
2014-02-21
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA56963
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
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]


patched Linux Kernel CIPSO Option Handling Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 31 of 33 in 2014. 708 views.
Release Date:
2014-02-20
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA56854
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
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]


partial Linux Kernel "ieee80211_radiotap_iterator_init()" Denial of Service Vulnerability
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 32 of 33 in 2014. 847 views.
Release Date:
2014-01-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA56282
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


partial Linux Kernel "recvmsg()" and "recvfrom()" Information Disclosure Weaknesses
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 33 of 33 in 2014. 1,140 views.
Release Date:
2014-01-06
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA56036
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Some weaknesses have been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potentially sensitive information. [Read More]





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