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F5 Networks: K84900646 (CVE-2020-14385): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2020-14385

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F5 Networks: K84900646 (CVE-2020-14385): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2020-14385

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
09/15/2020
Created
02/06/2021
Added
02/04/2021
Modified
02/04/2021

Description

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel before 5.9-rc4. A failure of the file system metadata validator in XFS can cause an inode with a valid, user-creatable extended attribute to be flagged as corrupt. This can lead to the filesystem being shutdown, or otherwise rendered inaccessible until it is remounted, leading to a denial of service. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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