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Alma Linux: CVE-2021-45485: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2022-1988)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2021-45485: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2022-1988)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
12/25/2021
Created
05/14/2022
Added
05/13/2022
Modified
05/20/2022

Description

In the IPv6 implementation in the Linux kernel before 5.13.3, net/ipv6/output_core.c has an information leak because of certain use of a hash table which, although big, doesn't properly consider that IPv6-based attackers can typically choose among many IPv6 source addresses.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-bpftool
  • alma-upgrade-kernel
  • alma-upgrade-kernel-abi-stablelists
  • alma-upgrade-kernel-core
  • alma-upgrade-kernel-cross-headers
  • alma-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • alma-upgrade-kernel-debug-core
  • alma-upgrade-kernel-debug-devel
  • alma-upgrade-kernel-debug-modules
  • alma-upgrade-kernel-debug-modules-extra
  • alma-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • alma-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • alma-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • alma-upgrade-kernel-modules
  • alma-upgrade-kernel-modules-extra
  • alma-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • alma-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs
  • alma-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs-devel
  • alma-upgrade-perf
  • alma-upgrade-python3-perf

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