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Red Hat: CVE-2018-14646: Moderate: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

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Red Hat: CVE-2018-14646: Moderate: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/26/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
11/28/2018
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

The Linux kernel before 4.15-rc8 was found to be vulnerable to a NULL pointer dereference bug in the __netlink_ns_capable() function in the net/netlink/af_netlink.c file. A local attacker could exploit this when a net namespace with a netnsid is assigned to cause a kernel panic and a denial of service.

Solution(s)

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

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