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Alma Linux: CVE-2021-38201: Important: kernel security and bug fix update (ALSA-2021-3447)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2021-38201: Important: kernel security and bug fix update (ALSA-2021-3447)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/08/2021
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/13/2022

Description

net/sunrpc/xdr.c in the Linux kernel before 5.13.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (xdr_set_page_base slab-out-of-bounds access) by performing many NFS 4.2 READ_PLUS operations.

Solution(s)

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

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