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Alma Linux: CVE-2019-12614: Moderate: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2020-4431)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2019-12614: Moderate: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2020-4431)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
06/03/2019
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/13/2022

Description

An issue was discovered in dlpar_parse_cc_property in arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/dlpar.c in the Linux kernel through 5.1.6. There is an unchecked kstrdup of prop->name, which might allow an attacker to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash).

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs-devel

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