(RHSA-2020:3232) Important: kernel security and bug fix update

ID RHSA-2020:3232
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2020-07-30T01:25:33


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

Security Fix(es):

  • kernel: buffer overflow in mwifiex_cmd_append_vsie_tlv function in drivers/net/wireless/marvell/mwifiex/scan.c (CVE-2020-12653)

  • kernel: heap-based buffer overflow in mwifiex_ret_wmm_get_status function in drivers/net/wireless/marvell/mwifiex/wmm.c (CVE-2020-12654)

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: provide infrastructure to support dual-signing of the kernel (foundation to help address CVE-2020-10713) (BZ#1837424)