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Centos Linux: CVE-2019-5108: Important: kernel-alt security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2019-5108: Important: kernel-alt security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/23/2019
Created
04/18/2020
Added
04/17/2020
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

An exploitable denial-of-service vulnerability exists in the Linux kernel prior to mainline 5.3. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by triggering AP to send IAPP location updates for stations before the required authentication process has completed. This could lead to different denial-of-service scenarios, either by causing CAM table attacks, or by leading to traffic flapping if faking already existing clients in other nearby APs of the same wireless infrastructure. An attacker can forge Authentication and Association Request packets to trigger this vulnerability.

Solution(s)

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

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