(RHSA-2018:1345) Important: kernel security update

2018-05-08T22:47:46
ID RHSA-2018:1345
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2018-05-09T02:06:38

Description

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

Security Fix(es):

  • Kernel: KVM: error in exception handling leads to wrong debug stack value (CVE-2018-1087)

  • Kernel: error in exception handling leads to DoS (CVE-2018-8897)

  • kernel: ptrace() incorrect error handling leads to corruption and DoS (CVE-2018-1000199)

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

Red Hat would like to thank Andy Lutomirski for reporting CVE-2018-1087 and CVE-2018-1000199 and Nick Peterson (Everdox Tech LLC) and Andy Lutomirski for reporting CVE-2018-8897.