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Red Hat: CVE-2018-10840: Moderate: kernel-alt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (RHSA-2019:0162)

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Red Hat: CVE-2018-10840: Moderate: kernel-alt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (RHSA-2019:0162)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/16/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
01/30/2019
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

Linux kernel is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow in the fs/ext4/xattr.c:ext4_xattr_set_entry() function. An attacker could exploit this by operating on a mounted crafted ext4 image.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-kernel

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