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Centos Linux: CVE-2021-3612: Important: kernel-rt security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2021-3612: Important: kernel-rt security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/09/2021
Created
05/14/2022
Added
05/13/2022
Modified
05/13/2022

Description

An out-of-bounds memory write flaw was found in the Linux kernel's joystick devices subsystem in versions before 5.9-rc1, in the way the user calls ioctl JSIOCSBTNMAP. This flaw allows a local user to crash the system or possibly escalate their privileges on the system. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality, integrity, as well as system availability.

Solution(s)

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

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