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Debian: CVE-2021-3759: linux, linux-5.10 -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2021-3759: linux, linux-5.10 -- security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/23/2022
Created
12/23/2022
Added
12/22/2022
Modified
12/22/2022

Description

A memory overflow vulnerability was found in the Linux kernel’s ipc functionality of the memcg subsystem, in the way a user calls the semget function multiple times, creating semaphores. This flaw allows a local user to starve the resources, causing a denial of service. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux
  • debian-upgrade-linux-5-10

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