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Alma Linux: CVE-2021-3501: Important: kernel security and bug fix update (ALSA-2021-2168)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2021-3501: Important: kernel security and bug fix update (ALSA-2021-2168)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/06/2021
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/13/2022

Description

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel in versions before 5.12. The value of internal.ndata, in the KVM API, is mapped to an array index, which can be updated by a user process at anytime which could lead to an out-of-bounds write. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data integrity and system availability.

Solution(s)

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

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