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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2022-34918) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2022-34918) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/04/2022
Created
09/24/2022
Added
09/22/2022
Modified
09/22/2022

Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 5.18.9. A type confusion bug in nft_set_elem_init (leading to a buffer overflow) could be used by a local attacker to escalate privileges, a different vulnerability than CVE-2022-32250. (The attacker can obtain root access, but must start with an unprivileged user namespace to obtain CAP_NET_ADMIN access.) This can be fixed in nft_setelem_parse_data in net/netfilter/nf_tables_api.c.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-bpftool
  • 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-core
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-debug
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-debug-core
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-debug-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-debug-modules
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-debug-modules-extra
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-doc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-modules
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-modules-extra

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