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Centos Linux: CVE-2020-10942: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2020-10942: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:C)
Published
03/24/2020
Created
10/01/2020
Added
10/01/2020
Modified
10/05/2020

Description

In the Linux kernel before 5.5.8, get_raw_socket in drivers/vhost/net.c lacks validation of an sk_family field, which might allow attackers to trigger kernel stack corruption via crafted system calls.

Solution(s)

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

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