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Centos Linux: CVE-2018-8087: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2018-8087: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
03/13/2018
Created
08/29/2019
Added
08/28/2019
Modified
08/04/2020

Description

Memory leak in the hwsim_new_radio_nl function in drivers/net/wireless/mac80211_hwsim.c in the Linux kernel through 4.15.9 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering an out-of-array error case.

Solution(s)

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

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