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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2020-25704) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2020-25704) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/15/2020
Created
12/16/2020
Added
12/15/2020
Modified
05/26/2021

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)

  • 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-headers
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-tools
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-tools-libs
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-tools-libs-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-perf
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-python-perf

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