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Debian: CVE-2022-29901: linux, linux-5.10 -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2022-29901: linux, linux-5.10 -- security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
07/12/2022
Created
09/14/2022
Added
09/13/2022
Modified
11/04/2022

Description

Intel microprocessor generations 6 to 8 are affected by a new Spectre variant that is able to bypass their retpoline mitigation in the kernel to leak arbitrary data. An attacker with unprivileged user access can hijack return instructions to achieve arbitrary speculative code execution under certain microarchitecture-dependent conditions.

Solution(s)

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

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