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Centos Linux: CVE-2019-14816: Important: kernel-alt security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2019-14816: Important: kernel-alt security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/20/2019
Created
01/23/2020
Added
01/22/2020
Modified
06/01/2021

Description

There is heap-based buffer overflow in kernel, all versions up to, excluding 5.3, in the marvell wifi chip driver in Linux kernel, that allows local users to cause a denial of service(system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Solution(s)

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

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