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Red Hat: CVE-2020-8648: Moderate: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

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Red Hat: CVE-2020-8648: Moderate: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/06/2020
Created
11/06/2020
Added
11/05/2020
Modified
07/19/2021

Description

There is a use-after-free vulnerability in the Linux kernel through 5.5.2 in the n_tty_receive_buf_common function in drivers/tty/n_tty.c.

Solution(s)

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

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