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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2019-3701: kernel security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2019-3701: kernel security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
01/03/2019
Created
03/19/2019
Added
02/15/2019
Modified
05/17/2019

Description

An issue was discovered in can_can_gw_rcv in net/can/gw.c in the Linux kernel through 4.19.13. The CAN frame modification rules allow bitwise logical operations that can be also applied to the can_dlc field. The privileged user "root" with CAP_NET_ADMIN can create a CAN frame modification rule that makes the data length code a higher value than the available CAN frame data size. In combination with a configured checksum calculation where the result is stored relatively to the end of the data (e.g. cgw_csum_xor_rel) the tail of the skb (e.g. frag_list pointer in skb_shared_info) can be rewritten which finally can cause a system crash. Because of a missing check, the CAN drivers may write arbitrary content beyond the data registers in the CAN controller's I/O memory when processing can-gw manipulated outgoing frames.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-kernel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-perf
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp5-upgrade-python-perf

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