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Alma Linux: CVE-2020-25285: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2021-1578)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2020-25285: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2021-1578)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/13/2020
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/13/2022

Description

A race condition between hugetlb sysctl handlers in mm/hugetlb.c in the Linux kernel before 5.8.8 could be used by local attackers to corrupt memory, cause a NULL pointer dereference, or possibly have unspecified other impact, aka CID-17743798d812.

Solution(s)

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

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