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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2021-26708) ELSA-2021-1093: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2021-26708) ELSA-2021-1093: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/05/2021
Created
04/10/2021
Added
04/08/2021
Modified
04/08/2021

Description

A local privilege escalation was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.10.13. Multiple race conditions in the AF_VSOCK implementation are caused by wrong locking in net/vmw_vsock/af_vsock.c. The race conditions were implicitly introduced in the commits that added VSOCK multi-transport support.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel

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