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HistoryDec 15, 2020 - 4:06 p.m.

(RHSA-2020:5506) Moderate: kernel-rt security and bug fix update

2020-12-1516:06:03
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The kernel-rt packages provide the Real Time Linux Kernel, which enables fine-tuning for systems with extremely high determinism requirements.

Security Fix(es):

  • kernel: information exposure in drivers/char/random.c and kernel/time/timer.c (CVE-2020-16166)

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-rt: update RT source tree to the RHEL-8.3.z2 source tree (BZ#1894706)