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Debian: CVE-2020-29660: linux, linux-4.19 -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2020-29660: linux, linux-4.19 -- security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
12/09/2020
Created
02/03/2021
Added
02/03/2021
Modified
03/10/2021

Description

A locking inconsistency issue was discovered in the tty subsystem of the Linux kernel through 5.9.13. drivers/tty/tty_io.c and drivers/tty/tty_jobctrl.c may allow a read-after-free attack against TIOCGSID, aka CID-c8bcd9c5be24.

Solution(s)

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

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