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Red Hat: CVE-2018-14625: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

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Red Hat: CVE-2018-14625: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/10/2018
Created
08/08/2019
Added
08/07/2019
Modified
08/04/2020

Description

A flaw was found in the Linux Kernel where an attacker may be able to have an uncontrolled read to kernel-memory from within a vm guest. A race condition between connect() and close() function may allow an attacker using the AF_VSOCK protocol to gather a 4 byte information leak or possibly intercept or corrupt AF_VSOCK messages destined to other clients.

Solution(s)

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

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