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CentOS Linux: CVE-2018-5803: Important: kernel security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

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CentOS Linux: CVE-2018-5803: Important: kernel security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
06/12/2018
Created
08/29/2019
Added
08/28/2019
Modified
05/25/2023

Description

In the Linux Kernel before version 4.15.8, 4.14.25, 4.9.87, 4.4.121, 4.1.51, and 3.2.102, an error in the "_sctp_make_chunk()" function (net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c) when handling SCTP packets length can be exploited to cause a kernel crash.

Solution(s)

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

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