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Red Hat: CVE-2018-1092: Important: kernel-alt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

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Red Hat: CVE-2018-1092: Important: kernel-alt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
04/01/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
10/31/2018
Modified
02/06/2023

Description

The Linux kernel is vulnerable to a NULL pointer dereference in the ext4/mballoc.c:ext4_process_freed_data() function. An attacker could trick a legitimate user or a privileged attacker could exploit this by mounting a crafted ext4 image to cause a kernel panic.

Solution(s)

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

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