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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2020-9391) ELSA-2020-5691: Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2020-9391) ELSA-2020-5691: Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/25/2020
Created
10/06/2022
Added
10/05/2022
Modified
10/05/2022

Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel 5.4 and 5.5 through 5.5.6 on the AArch64 architecture. It ignores the top byte in the address passed to the brk system call, potentially moving the memory break downwards when the application expects it to move upwards, aka CID-dcde237319e6. This has been observed to cause heap corruption with the GNU C Library malloc implementation.

Solution(s)

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

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