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Bulletin (SB11-255)

Vulnerability Summary for the Week of September 5, 2011

Original release date: September 13, 2011 | Last revised: November 08, 2012

The US-CERT Cyber Security Bulletin provides a summary of new vulnerabilities that have been recorded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) National Vulnerability Database (NVD) in the past week. The NVD is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) / United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT). For modified or updated entries, please visit the NVD, which contains historical vulnerability information.

The vulnerabilities are based on the CVE vulnerability naming standard and are organized according to severity, determined by the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) standard. The division of high, medium, and low severities correspond to the following scores:

  • High - Vulnerabilities will be labeled High severity if they have a CVSS base score of 7.0 - 10.0

  • Medium - Vulnerabilities will be labeled Medium severity if they have a CVSS base score of 4.0 - 6.9

  • Low - Vulnerabilities will be labeled Low severity if they have a CVSS base score of 0.0 - 3.9

Entries may include additional information provided by organizations and efforts sponsored by US-CERT. This information may include identifying information, values, definitions, and related links. Patch information is provided when available. Please note that some of the information in the bulletins is compiled from external, open source reports and is not a direct result of US-CERT analysis.

High Vulnerabilities

Primary
Vendor -- Product
Description Published CVSS Score Source & Patch Info
apple -- quicktime
Apple QuickTime before 7.7 on Windows allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted image description associated with an mp4v tag in a movie file. 2011-09-06 9.3 CVE-2011-0258
linux -- kernel
The key_replace_session_keyring function in security/keys/process_keys.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39.1 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a KEYCTL_SESSION_TO_PARENT argument to the keyctl function, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-2960. 2011-09-06 7.2 CVE-2011-2184
novell -- cloud_manager
The RPC implementation in the server in Novell Cloud Manager 1.1.2 before Patch 3 does not properly initialize objects, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by making RPC calls that leverage incorrect privileges associated with a partially initialized session. 2011-09-06 9.3 CVE-2011-2654
openttd -- openttd
Multiple off-by-one errors in order_cmd.cpp in OpenTTD before 1.1.3 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted CMD_INSERT_ORDER command. 2011-09-08 7.5 CVE-2011-3341
openttd -- openttd
Multiple buffer overflows in OpenTTD before 1.1.3 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to (1) NAME, (2) PLYR, (3) CHTS, or (4) AIPL (aka AI config) chunk loading from a savegame. 2011-09-08 7.5 CVE-2011-3342
opera -- opera_browser
Unspecified vulnerability in Opera before 11.51 has unknown attack vectors and a "low severity" impact. 2011-09-06 10.0 CVE-2011-3389
suse -- vpnc
The modify_resolvconf_suse script in the vpnc package before 0.5.1-55.10.1 in SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a crafted DNS domain name. 2011-09-06 7.5 CVE-2011-2660
xmlsoft -- libxml
Integer overflow in xpath.c in libxml2 2.6.x through 2.6.32 and 2.7.x through 2.7.8, and libxml 1.8.16 and earlier, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted XML file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow when adding a new namespace node, related to handling of XPath expressions. 2011-09-02 9.3 CVE-2011-1944
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Medium Vulnerabilities

Primary
Vendor -- Product
Description Published CVSS Score Source & Patch Info
gtk -- gtk+
Untrusted search path vulnerability in gdk/win32/gdkinput-win32.c in GTK+ before 2.21.8 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse Wintab32.dll file in the current working directory. 2011-09-06 6.9 CVE-2010-4831
gtk -- gtk+
Untrusted search path vulnerability in modules/engines/ms-windows/xp_theme.c in GTK+ before 2.24.0 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse uxtheme.dll file in the current working directory, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-4831. 2011-09-06 6.9 CVE-2010-4833
ibm -- websphere_application_server
Directory traversal vulnerability in the administration console in IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) 6.1 before 6.1.0.41, 7.0 before 7.0.0.19, and 8.0 before 8.0.0.1 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the URI. 2011-09-06 5.0 CVE-2011-1359
ibm -- java
The class file parser in IBM Java 1.4.2 SR13 FP9 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or an infinite loop) via a crafted attribute length field in a class file, related to validation of a length field at the wrong time, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-0311. 2011-09-02 4.0 CVE-2011-3387
ibm -- openadmin_tool
Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in index.php in IBM OpenAdmin Tool (OAT) before 2.72 for Informix allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) informixserver, (2) host, or (3) port parameter in a login action. 2011-09-06 4.3 CVE-2011-3390
ibm -- rational_build_forge
IBM Rational Build Forge 7.1.2 relies on client-side JavaScript code to enforce the EditSecurity permission requirement for the Export Key File function, which allows remote authenticated users to read a key file by removing a disable attribute in the Security sub-menu. 2011-09-08 4.0 CVE-2011-3391
linux -- kernel
The cifs_close function in fs/cifs/file.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and BUG) or possibly have unspecified other impact by setting the O_DIRECT flag during an attempt to open a file on a CIFS filesystem. 2011-09-06 4.7 CVE-2011-1771
linux -- kernel
The is_gpt_valid function in fs/partitions/efi.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 does not check the size of an Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) GUID Partition Table (GPT) entry, which allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow and OOPS) or obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory by connecting a crafted GPT storage device, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-1577. 2011-09-06 5.6 CVE-2011-1776
linux -- kernel
The skb_gro_header_slow function in include/linux/netdevice.h in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39.4, when Generic Receive Offload (GRO) is enabled, resets certain fields in incorrect situations, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted network traffic. 2011-09-06 5.7 CVE-2011-2723
medtronic -- paradigm_wireless_insulin_pump
Unspecified vulnerability in Medtronic Paradigm wireless insulin pump 512, 522, 712, and 722 allows remote attackers to modify the delivery of an insulin bolus dose and cause a denial of service (adverse human health effects) via unspecified vectors involving wireless communications and knowledge of the device's serial number, as demonstrated by Jerome Radcliffe at the Black Hat USA conference in August 2011. NOTE: the vendor has disputed the severity of this issue, saying "we believe the risk of deliberate, malicious, or unauthorized manipulation of medical devices is extremely low... we strongly believe it would be extremely difficult for a third-party to wirelessly tamper with your insulin pump... you would be able to detect tones on the insulin pump that weren't intentionally programmed and could intervene accordingly." 2011-09-02 4.0 CVE-2011-3386
openttd -- openttd
Multiple buffer overflows in OpenTTD before 1.1.3 allow local users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly gain privileges via (1) a crafted BMP file with RLE compression or (2) crafted dimensions in a BMP file. 2011-09-08 4.6 CVE-2011-3343
opera -- opera_browser
Opera before 11.51 allows remote attackers to cause an insecure site to appear secure or trusted via unspecified actions related to Extended Validation and loading content from trusted sources in an unspecified sequence that causes the address field and page information dialog to contain security information based on the trusted site, instead of the insecure site. 2011-09-06 4.3 CVE-2011-3388
phorum -- phorum
Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in Phorum before 5.2.16 allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of unspecified victims via unknown vectors. 2011-09-08 6.8 CVE-2011-3381
phorum -- phorum
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Phorum before 5.2.16 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors. 2011-09-08 4.3 CVE-2011-3382
phorum -- phorum
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in control.php in the controlcenter in Phorum before 5.2.17 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the real_name parameter. 2011-09-08 4.3 CVE-2011-3392
rsyslog -- rsyslog
Stack-based buffer overflow in the parseLegacySyslogMsg function in tools/syslogd.c in rsyslogd in rsyslog 4.6.x before 4.6.8 and 5.2.0 through 5.8.4 might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application exit) via a long TAG in a legacy syslog message. 2011-09-06 5.0 CVE-2011-3200
sage-mozdev -- sage
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Sage add-on 1.3.10 and earlier for Firefox allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted feed, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-4102. 2011-09-08 4.3 CVE-2011-3384
shibboleth -- opensaml
Shibboleth OpenSAML library 2.4.x before 2.4.3 and 2.5.x before 2.5.1, and IdP before 2.3.2, allows remote attackers to forge messages and bypass authentication via an "XML Signature wrapping attack." 2011-09-02 5.8 CVE-2011-1411
squid-cache -- squid
Buffer overflow in the gopherToHTML function in gopher.cc in the Gopher reply parser in Squid 3.0 before 3.0.STABLE26, 3.1 before 3.1.15, and 3.2 before 3.2.0.11 allows remote Gopher servers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and daemon restart) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long line in a response. NOTE: This issue exists because of a CVE-2005-0094 regression. 2011-09-06 6.8 CVE-2011-3205
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Low Vulnerabilities

Primary
Vendor -- Product
Description Published CVSS Score Source & Patch Info
fuse -- fuse
fuse 2.8.5 and earlier does not properly handle when /etc/mtab cannot be updated, which allows local users to unmount arbitrary directories via a symlink attack. 2011-09-023.3 CVE-2011-0541
fuse -- fuse
fusermount in fuse 2.8.5 and earlier does not perform a chdir to / before performing a mount or umount, which allows local users to unmount arbitrary directories via unspecified vectors. 2011-09-023.3 CVE-2011-0542
fuse -- fuse
Certain legacy functionality in fusermount in fuse 2.8.5 and earlier, when util-linux does not support the --no-canonicalize option, allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions and unmount arbitrary directories via a symlink attack. 2011-09-023.3 CVE-2011-0543
geoff_wong -- hammerhead
hammerhead.cc in Hammerhead 2.1.4 allows local users to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (1) /tmp/hammer.log (aka the HH_LOG file) or (2) the REPORT_LOG file. 2011-09-063.3 CVE-2011-3204
gnome -- networkmanager
GNOME NetworkManager before 0.8.6 does not properly enforce the auth_admin element in PolicyKit, which allows local users to bypass intended wireless network sharing restrictions via unspecified vectors. 2011-09-022.1 CVE-2011-2176
ibm -- java
The class file parser in IBM Java before 1.4.2 SR13 FP9, as used in IBM Runtimes for Java Technology 5.0.0 before SR13 and 6.0.0 before SR10, allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (JVM segmentation fault, and possibly memory consumption or an infinite loop) via a crafted attribute length field in a class file, which triggers a buffer over-read. 2011-09-023.5 CVE-2011-0311
linux -- kernel
Multiple buffer overflows in the si4713_write_econtrol_string function in drivers/media/radio/si4713-i2c.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39.4 on the N900 platform might allow local users to cause a denial of service or have unspecified other impact via a crafted s_ext_ctrls operation with a (1) V4L2_CID_RDS_TX_PS_NAME or (2) V4L2_CID_RDS_TX_RADIO_TEXT control ID. 2011-09-062.1 CVE-2011-2700
samba -- samba
The check_mtab function in client/mount.cifs.c in mount.cifs in smbfs in Samba 3.5.10 and earlier does not properly verify that the (1) device name and (2) mountpoint strings are composed of valid characters, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (mtab corruption) via a crafted string. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2010-0547. 2011-09-062.6 CVE-2011-2724
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