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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2020-27777: kernel security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2020-27777: kernel security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/15/2020
Created
02/23/2021
Added
02/22/2021
Modified
02/22/2021

Description

A flaw was found in the way RTAS handled memory accesses in userspace to kernel communication. On a locked down (usually due to Secure Boot) guest system running on top of PowerVM or KVM hypervisors (pseries platform) a root like local user could use this flaw to further increase their privileges to that of a running kernel.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-kernel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-kernel-debug-devel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-perf
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-python-perf

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