(RHSA-2019:2169) Important: linux-firmware security, bug fix, and enhancement update

2019-08-06T12:09:24
ID RHSA-2019:2169
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2019-08-06T13:43:59

Description

The linux-firmware packages contain all of the firmware files that are required by various devices to operate.

Security Fix(es):

  • kernel: Bluetooth implementations may not sufficiently validate elliptic curve parameters during Diffie-Hellman key exchange (CVE-2018-5383)

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.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 Release Notes linked from the References section.