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Debian: CVE-2020-14314: linux, linux-4.19 -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2020-14314: linux, linux-4.19 -- security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/15/2020
Created
09/28/2020
Added
09/28/2020
Modified
11/02/2020

Description

A memory out-of-bounds read flaw was found in the Linux kernel before 5.9-rc2 with the ext3/ext4 file system, in the way it accesses a directory with broken indexing. This flaw allows a local user to crash the system if the directory exists. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux
  • debian-upgrade-linux-4-19

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