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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2020-10757: kernel: kernel: DAX hugepages not considered during mremap

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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2020-10757: kernel: kernel: DAX hugepages not considered during mremap

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/09/2020
Created
12/30/2020
Added
12/29/2020
Modified
12/29/2020

Description

A flaw was found in the Linux Kernel in versions after 4.5-rc1 in the way mremap handled DAX Huge Pages. This flaw allows a local attacker with access to a DAX enabled storage to escalate their privileges on the system.

Solution(s)

  • linuxrpm-upgrade-redhat-coreos

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