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Centos Linux: CVE-2018-10675: Important: kernel security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2018-10675: Important: kernel security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/02/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/17/2018
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

The do_get_mempolicy function in mm/mempolicy.c in the Linux kernel before 4.12.9 allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-kernel
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-rt

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