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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2021-20269) ELSA-2021-4404: kexec-tools security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2021-20269) ELSA-2021-4404: kexec-tools security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/16/2021
Created
11/19/2021
Added
11/17/2021
Modified
11/23/2022

Description

A flaw was found in the permissions of a log file created by kexec-tools. This flaw allows a local unprivileged user to read this file and leak kernel internal information from a previous panic. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality. This flaw affects kexec-tools shipped by Fedora versions prior to 2.0.21-8 and RHEL versions prior to 2.0.20-47.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kexec-tools

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