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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2020-10942: kernel: vhost-net: stack overflow in get_raw_socket while checking sk_family field

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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2020-10942: kernel: vhost-net: stack overflow in get_raw_socket while checking sk_family field

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:C)
Published
03/24/2020
Created
03/13/2021
Added
03/12/2021
Modified
03/12/2021

Description

In the Linux kernel before 5.5.8, get_raw_socket in drivers/vhost/net.c lacks validation of an sk_family field, which might allow attackers to trigger kernel stack corruption via crafted system calls.

Solution(s)

  • linuxrpm-upgrade-redhat-coreos

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