Security Advisories & Alerts


Linux Kernel CVE-2017-1000379 Local Security Bypass Vulnerability

Description:  The Linux Kernel running on AMD64 systems will sometimes map the contents of PIE executable, the heap or ld.so to where the stack is mapped allowing attackers to more easily manipulate the stack. Linux Kernel version 4.11.5 is affected. Impact: Attackers can exploit this issue to bypass certain security...

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Linux kernel CVE-2017-12762 Local Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Description:  In /drivers/isdn/i4l/isdn_net.c: A user-controlled buffer is copied into a local buffer of constant size using strcpy without a length check which can cause a buffer overflow. This affects the Linux kernel 4.9-stable tree, 4.12-stable tree, 3.18-stable tree, and 4.4-stable tree. Impact: Successful exploits may allow attackers to execute arbitrary...

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Linux Kernel CVE-2017-7558 Multiple Local Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities

Description: A kernel data leak due to an out-of-bound read was found in Linux kernel in inet_diag_msg_sctp{,l}addr_fill() and sctp_get_sctp_info() functions present since v4.7-rc1 upto v4.13 including. A data leak happens when these functions fill in sockaddr data structures used to export socket’s diagnostic information. As a result upto 100 bytes...

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NfSen CVE-2017-6972 Unspecified Security Bypass Vulnerability

Description:   AlienVault USM and OSSIM before 5.3.7 and NfSen before 1.3.8 have an error in privilege dropping and unnecessarily execute the NfSen Perl code as root, aka AlienVault ID ENG-104945, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-6970 and CVE-2017-6971. Impact: Remote attackers can exploit this issue to bypass certain security restrictions and...

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Nagios CVE-2016-8641 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Description:  A privilege escalation vulnerability was found in nagios that occurs in daemon-init.in when creating necessary files and insecurely changing the ownership afterwards. It’s possible for the local attacker to create symbolic links before the files are to be created and possibly escalating the privileges with the ownership change. Impact:...

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ISC BIND CVE-2017-3143 Security Bypass Vulnerability

Description:  BIND is open source software that enables you to publish your Domain Name System (DNS) information on the Internet, and to resolve DNS queries for your users. An attacker who is able to send and receive messages to an authoritative DNS server and who has knowledge of a valid TSIG...

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ISC BIND CVE-2017-3142 Security Bypass Vulnerability

Description:  BIND is open source software that enables you to publish your Domain Name System (DNS) information on the Internet, and to resolve DNS queries for your users. An attacker who is able to send and receive messages to an authoritative DNS server and who has knowledge of a valid TSIG...

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