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HistoryDec 22, 2020 - 8:30 a.m.

(RHSA-2020:5656) Moderate: kernel security update

2020-12-2208:30:57
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The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system.

Security Fix(es):

  • kernel: out of bounds write in function i2c_smbus_xfer_emulated in drivers/i2c/i2c-core-smbus.c (CVE-2017-18551)

  • kernel: race condition in smp_task_timedout() and smp_task_done() in drivers/scsi/libsas/sas_expander.c leads to use-after-free (CVE-2018-20836)

  • kernel: out of bounds write in i2c driver leads to local escalation of privilege (CVE-2019-9454)

  • kernel: Denial Of Service in the __ipmi_bmc_register() function in drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_msghandler.c (CVE-2019-19046)

  • kernel: mounting a crafted ext4 filesystem image, performing some operations, and unmounting can lead to a use-after-free in ext4_put_super in fs/ext4/super.c (CVE-2019-19447)

  • kernel: out-of-bounds write via crafted keycode table (CVE-2019-20636)

  • kernel: sg_write function lacks an sg_remove_request call in a certain failure case (CVE-2020-12770)

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.