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HistoryDec 17, 2019 - 11:23 a.m.

(RHSA-2019:4256) Important: kernel security and bug fix update

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CVSS2

7.2

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

COMPLETE

Integrity Impact

COMPLETE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

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

CVSS3

8.8

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

CHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

EPSS

0.001

Percentile

34.9%

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

Security Fix(es):

  • Kernel: KVM: OOB memory access via mmio ring buffer (CVE-2019-14821)

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):

  • KEYS: prevent creating a different user’s keyrings RHEL-6.10 (BZ#1537371)

  • BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at (null) (BZ#1733760)

  • long I/O stalls with bnx2fc from not masking off scope bits of retry delay value (BZ#1749512)

CVSS2

7.2

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

COMPLETE

Integrity Impact

COMPLETE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

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

CVSS3

8.8

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

CHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

EPSS

0.001

Percentile

34.9%