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Alma Linux: CVE-2020-14314: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2021-1578)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2020-14314: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2021-1578)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/15/2020
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/13/2022

Description

A memory out-of-bounds read flaw was found in the Linux kernel before 5.9-rc2 with the ext3/ext4 file system, in the way it accesses a directory with broken indexing. This flaw allows a local user to crash the system if the directory exists. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.

Solution(s)

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

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