(RHSA-2020:0831) Important: kernel security update

2020-03-17T14:21:11
ID RHSA-2020:0831
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2020-03-17T14:28:23

Description

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

Security Fix(es):

  • kernel: heap-based buffer overflow in mwifiex_process_country_ie() function in drivers/net/wireless/marvell/mwifiex/sta_ioctl.c (CVE-2019-14895)

  • kernel: rtl_p2p_noa_ie in drivers/net/wireless/realtek/rtlwifi/ps.c in the Linux kernel lacks a certain upper-bound check, leading to a buffer overflow (CVE-2019-17666)

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.