(RHSA-2020:2770) Moderate: kernel security and bug fix update

ID RHSA-2020:2770
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2020-06-30T15:52:03


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

Security Fix(es):

  • kernel: usb: missing size check in the __usb_get_extra_descriptor() leading to DoS (CVE-2018-20169)

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):

  • kernel: hw: provide reporting and microcode mitigation toggle for CVE-2020-0543 / Special Register Buffer Data Sampling (SRBDS) (BZ#1840676)