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Red Hat: CVE-2019-8912: Important: kernel-alt security and bug fix update (RHSA-2020:0174)

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Red Hat: CVE-2019-8912: Important: kernel-alt security and bug fix update (RHSA-2020:0174)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/18/2019
Created
01/23/2020
Added
01/22/2020
Modified
05/25/2020

Description

In the Linux kernel through 4.20.11, af_alg_release() in crypto/af_alg.c neglects to set a NULL value for a certain structure member, which leads to a use-after-free in sockfs_setattr.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-kernel

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