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Alma Linux: CVE-2020-27835: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2021-1578)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2020-27835: 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
01/07/2021
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/13/2022

Description

A use after free in the Linux kernel infiniband hfi1 driver in versions prior to 5.10-rc6 was found in the way user calls Ioctl after open dev file and fork. A local user could use this flaw to crash the system.

Solution(s)

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

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