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Red Hat: CVE-2015-9289: Moderate: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

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Red Hat: CVE-2015-9289: Moderate: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
Published
07/27/2019
Created
04/02/2020
Added
04/01/2020
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

In the Linux kernel before 4.1.4, a buffer overflow occurs when checking userspace params in drivers/media/dvb-frontends/cx24116.c. The maximum size for a DiSEqC command is 6, according to the userspace API. However, the code allows larger values such as 23.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-kernel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt

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