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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2020-25704: kernel security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2020-25704: kernel security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
12/01/2020
Created
12/02/2020
Added
12/01/2020
Modified
12/09/2020

Description

A flaw memory leak in the Linux kernel performance monitoring subsystem was found in the way if using PERF_EVENT_IOC_SET_FILTER. A local user could use this flaw to starve the resources causing denial of service.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp9-upgrade-kernel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp9-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp9-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp9-upgrade-python3-perf

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