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SUSE: CVE-2021-20177: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/06/2021
Created
02/09/2021
Added
02/06/2021
Modified
08/10/2021

Description

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's implementation of string matching within a packet. A privileged user (with root or CAP_NET_ADMIN) when inserting iptables rules could insert a rule which can panic the system. Kernel before kernel 5.5-rc1 is affected.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-docs
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-obs-build

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