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Alma Linux: CVE-2020-35508: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2021-1578)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2020-35508: 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
03/26/2021
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/13/2022

Description

A flaw possibility of race condition and incorrect initialization of the process id was found in the Linux kernel child/parent process identification handling while filtering signal handlers. A local attacker is able to abuse this flaw to bypass checks to send any signal to a privileged process.

Solution(s)

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

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