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Debian: CVE-2024-0340: linux -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2024-0340: linux -- security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/09/2024
Created
05/08/2024
Added
05/08/2024
Modified
05/08/2024

Description

A vulnerability was found in vhost_new_msg in drivers/vhost/vhost.c in the Linux kernel, which does not properly initialize memory in messages passed between virtual guests and the host operating system in the vhost/vhost.c:vhost_new_msg() function. This issue can allow local privileged users to read some kernel memory contents when reading from the /dev/vhost-net device file.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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