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Centos Linux: CVE-2020-25656: Important: kernel security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2020-25656: Important: kernel security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
12/02/2020
Created
03/18/2021
Added
03/18/2021
Modified
03/18/2021

Description

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel. A use-after-free was found in the way the console subsystem was using ioctls KDGKBSENT and KDSKBSENT. A local user could use this flaw to get read memory access out of bounds. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality.

Solution(s)

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

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