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HistoryDec 10, 2019 - 10:19 a.m.

(RHSA-2019:4168) Important: kernel security and bug fix update


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

Security Fix(es):

  • kernel: brcmfmac heap buffer overflow in brcmf_wowl_nd_results (CVE-2019-9500)

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):

  • [HPEMC 7.7 BUG] Protect against concurrent calls into UV BIOS (BZ#1720367)

  • A cluster node has multiple hung “mv” processes that are accessing a gfs2 filesystem. (BZ#1721911)

  • alua messages flooding serial console leading to cluster failover delays (BZ#1754849)

  • kernel build: parallelize redhat/ (BZ#1755329)

  • kernel build: speed up module compression step (BZ#1755338)

  • Nested VirtualBox VMs on Windows guest has the potential of impacting memory region allocated to other KVM guests (BZ#1755782)

  • [Intel 7.8 Bug] [KVM][CLX] CPUID_7_0_EDX_ARCH_CAPABILITIES is not enabled in VM. (BZ#1757756)

  • OS getting restarted because of driver issue with QLogic Corp. ISP2532-based 8Gb Fibre Channel to PCI Express HBA [1077:2532] (rev 02). (BZ#1759446)

  • patchset for x86/atomic: Fix smp_mb__{before,after}_atomic() (BZ#1772810)