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Red Hat: CVE-2018-5848: Important: kernel-alt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

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Red Hat: CVE-2018-5848: Important: kernel-alt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/12/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
10/31/2018
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

In the function wmi_set_ie(), the length validation code does not handle unsigned integer overflow properly. As a result, a large value of the 'ie_len' argument can cause a buffer overflow in all Android releases from CAF (Android for MSM, Firefox OS for MSM, QRD Android) using the Linux Kernel.

Solution(s)

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

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