(RHSA-2019:2405) Important: kernel-rt security update

2019-08-07T16:47:49
ID RHSA-2019:2405
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2019-08-07T16:55:12

Description

The kernel-rt packages provide the Real Time Linux Kernel, which enables fine-tuning for systems with extremely high determinism requirements.

Security Fix(es):

  • kernel: broken permission and object lifetime handling for PTRACE_TRACEME (CVE-2019-13272)

  • kernel: hw: Spectre SWAPGS gadget vulnerability (CVE-2019-1125)

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.