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Alma Linux: CVE-2020-25704: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2021-1578)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2020-25704: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2021-1578)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
12/02/2020
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/13/2022

Description

A flaw memory leak in the Linux kernel performance monitoring subsystem was found in the way if using PERF_EVENT_IOC_SET_FILTER. A local user could use this flaw to starve the resources causing denial of service.

Solution(s)

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

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