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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2020-12655: kernel: sync of excessive duration via an XFS v5 image with crafted metadata

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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2020-12655: kernel: sync of excessive duration via an XFS v5 image with crafted metadata

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/05/2020
Created
03/13/2021
Added
03/12/2021
Modified
03/12/2021

Description

An issue was discovered in xfs_agf_verify in fs/xfs/libxfs/xfs_alloc.c in the Linux kernel through 5.6.10. Attackers may trigger a sync of excessive duration via an XFS v5 image with crafted metadata, aka CID-d0c7feaf8767.

Solution(s)

  • linuxrpm-upgrade-redhat-coreos

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