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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2021-20265) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2021-20265) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
03/10/2021
Created
03/19/2021
Added
03/18/2021
Modified
05/04/2021

Description

A flaw was found in the way memory resources were freed in the unix_stream_recvmsg function in the Linux kernel when a signal was pending. This flaw allows an unprivileged local user to crash the system by exhausting available memory. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel

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