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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2020-10942) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2020-10942) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:C)
Published
03/24/2020
Created
04/14/2020
Added
04/09/2020
Modified
10/07/2020

Description

In the Linux kernel before 5.5.8, get_raw_socket in drivers/vhost/net.c lacks validation of an sk_family field, which might allow attackers to trigger kernel stack corruption via crafted system calls.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-debug
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-debug-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-doc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-firmware

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