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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2022-43945) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security and bug fix update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2022-43945) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security and bug fix update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/04/2022
Created
01/26/2023
Added
01/25/2023
Modified
02/23/2023

Description

The Linux kernel NFSD implementation prior to versions 5.19.17 and 6.0.2 are vulnerable to buffer overflow. NFSD tracks the number of pages held by each NFSD thread by combining the receive and send buffers of a remote procedure call (RPC) into a single array of pages. A client can force the send buffer to shrink by sending an RPC message over TCP with garbage data added at the end of the message. The RPC message with garbage data is still correctly formed according to the specification and is passed forward to handlers. Vulnerable code in NFSD is not expecting the oversized request and writes beyond the allocated buffer space. CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel

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