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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-1049) ELSA-2018-0260: systemd security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-1049) ELSA-2018-0260: systemd security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/31/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/01/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

In systemd prior to 234 a race condition exists between .mount and .automount units such that automount requests from kernel may not be serviced by systemd resulting in kernel holding the mountpoint and any processes that try to use said mount will hang. A race condition like this may lead to denial of service, until mount points are unmounted.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libgudev1
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libgudev1-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-systemd
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-systemd-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-systemd-journal-gateway
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-systemd-libs
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-systemd-networkd
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-systemd-python
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-systemd-resolved
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-systemd-sysv

References

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libgudev1
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libgudev1-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-systemd
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-systemd-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-systemd-journal-gateway
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-systemd-libs
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-systemd-networkd
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-systemd-python
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-systemd-resolved
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-systemd-sysv

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