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Red Hat: CVE-2020-14351: Important: kernel-rt security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

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Red Hat: CVE-2020-14351: Important: kernel-rt security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/03/2020
Created
02/18/2021
Added
02/17/2021
Modified
07/16/2021

Description

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel. A use-after-free memory flaw was found in the perf subsystem allowing a local attacker with permission to monitor perf events to corrupt memory and possibly escalate privileges. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.

Solution(s)

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

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