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Centos Linux: CVE-2019-12819: Important: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2019-12819: Important: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/14/2019
Created
10/30/2020
Added
10/30/2020
Modified
11/02/2020

Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.0. The function __mdiobus_register() in drivers/net/phy/mdio_bus.c calls put_device(), which will trigger a fixed_mdio_bus_init use-after-free. This will cause a denial of service.

Solution(s)

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

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