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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2020-27170) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security and bug fix update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2020-27170) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security and bug fix update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
03/20/2021
Created
04/05/2021
Added
04/01/2021
Modified
06/10/2021

Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.11.8. kernel/bpf/verifier.c performs undesirable out-of-bounds speculation on pointer arithmetic, leading to side-channel attacks that defeat Spectre mitigations and obtain sensitive information from kernel memory, aka CID-f232326f6966. This affects pointer types that do not define a ptr_limit.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-container
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-container-debug
  • 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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