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Debian: CVE-2020-14385: linux, linux-4.19 -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2020-14385: linux, linux-4.19 -- security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
09/15/2020
Created
09/28/2020
Added
09/28/2020
Modified
09/28/2020

Description

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel before 5.9-rc4. A failure of the file system metadata validator in XFS can cause an inode with a valid, user-creatable extended attribute to be flagged as corrupt. This can lead to the filesystem being shutdown, or otherwise rendered inaccessible until it is remounted, leading to a denial of service. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.

Solution(s)

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

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