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HistoryJan 23, 2023 - 2:30 p.m.

Important: kernel security and bug fix update

2023-01-2314:30:23
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osv.dev
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kernel
security update
bug fix
privilege escalation
memory corruption
tlb flush
buffer overflow
intel
vfio
nvme-tcp
ice driver
drm
dell emc
rocky linux
zswap
amdclient
azure
dell system boot issues
network acceleration
stress test.

CVSS2

4.4

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

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

CVSS3

7.8

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

AI Score

7.7

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.002

Percentile

52.6%

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

Security Fix(es):

  • kernel: watch queue race condition can lead to privilege escalation (CVE-2022-2959)

  • kernel: memory corruption in AX88179_178A based USB ethernet device. (CVE-2022-2964)

  • kernel: i915: Incorrect GPU TLB flush can lead to random memory access (CVE-2022-4139)

  • kernel: nfsd buffer overflow by RPC message over TCP with garbage data (CVE-2022-43945)

  • kernel: i2c: unbounded length leads to buffer overflow in ismt_access() (CVE-2022-3077)

  • kernel: Unprivileged users may use PTRACE_SEIZE to set PTRACE_O_SUSPEND_SECCOMP option (CVE-2022-30594)

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.

Bug Fix(es):

  • Intel 9.2: Important iavf bug fixes (BZ#2127884)

  • vfio zero page mappings fail after 2M instances (BZ#2128514)

  • nvme-tcp automatic reconnect fails intermittently during EMC powerstore NDU operation (BZ#2131359)

  • ice: Driver Update to 5.19 (BZ#2132070)

  • WARNING: CPU: 116 PID: 3440 at arch/x86/mm/extable.c:105 ex_handler_fprestore+0x3f/0x50 (BZ#2134588)

  • drm: duplicated call of drm_privacy_screen_register_notifier() in drm_connector_register() (BZ#2134619)

  • updating the appid field through sysfs is returning an -EINVAL error (BZ#2136914)

  • DELL EMC: System is not booting into RT Kernel with perc12. (BZ#2139213)

  • No signal showed in the VGA monitor when installing Rocky Linux SIG Cloud9 in the legacy bios mode (BZ#2140153)

  • Practically limit “Dummy wait” workaround to old Intel systems (BZ#2142168)

  • ppc64le: unexpected oom panic when there’s enough memory left in zswap test (BZ#2143976)

  • fatal error: error in backend: Branch target out of insn range (BZ#2144902)

  • AMdCLIENT: The kernel command line parameter “nomodeset” not working properly (BZ#2145217)

  • Azure: PCI: hv: Do not set PCI_COMMAND_MEMORY to reduce VM boot time (BZ#2150910)

  • Azure z-stream: Sometimes newly deployed VMs are not getting accelerated network during provisioning (BZ#2151605)

  • DELL 9.0 RT - On PE R760 system, call traces are observed dmesg when system is running stress (BZ#2154407)

CVSS2

4.4

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

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

CVSS3

7.8

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

AI Score

7.7

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.002

Percentile

52.6%