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Centos Linux: CVE-2020-25643: Important: kernel security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2020-25643: Important: kernel security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:C)
Published
10/06/2020
Created
12/22/2020
Added
12/21/2020
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

A flaw was found in the HDLC_PPP module of the Linux kernel in versions before 5.9-rc7. Memory corruption and a read overflow is caused by improper input validation in the ppp_cp_parse_cr function which can cause the system to crash or cause a denial of service. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.

Solution(s)

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

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