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HistoryNov 15, 2021 - 9:57 a.m.

Important: kernel security update

2021-11-1509:57:15
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CVSS2

7.5

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS3

9.8

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

EPSS

0.048

Percentile

92.8%

The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system.

Security Fix(es):

  • kernel: Insufficient validation of user-supplied sizes for the MSG_CRYPTO message type (CVE-2021-43267)

  • kernel: timer tree corruption leads to missing wakeup and system freeze (CVE-2021-20317)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

OSVersionArchitecturePackageVersionFilename
almalinux8x86_64kernel-tools-libs-devel< 4.18.0-348.2.1.el8_5kernel-tools-libs-devel-4.18.0-348.2.1.el8_5.x86_64.rpm

CVSS2

7.5

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS3

9.8

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

EPSS

0.048

Percentile

92.8%