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Debian: CVE-2021-20177: linux, linux-4.19 -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2021-20177: linux, linux-4.19 -- security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/03/2021
Created
02/03/2021
Added
02/03/2021
Modified
06/04/2021

Description

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's implementation of string matching within a packet. A privileged user (with root or CAP_NET_ADMIN) when inserting iptables rules could insert a rule which can panic the system. Kernel before kernel 5.5-rc1 is affected.

Solution(s)

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

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