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HistoryJan 11, 2022 - 9:02 a.m.

(RHSA-2022:0063) Moderate: kernel security and bug fix update


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

Security Fix(es):

  • kernel: perf_event_parse_addr_filter memory (CVE-2020-25704)

  • kernel: fuse: fuse_do_getattr() calls make_bad_inode() in inappropriate situations (CVE-2020-36322)

  • kernel: Heap buffer overflow in firedtv driver (CVE-2021-42739)

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):

  • A gfs2 withdrawal occurs function = gfs2_setbit, file = fs/gfs2/rgrp.c, line = 109 (BZ#1364234)

  • i40e SR-IOV TX driver issue detected on VF 7 - VF connectivity loose after VF down/up (BZ#1977246)

  • duplicate ACK not sent when expected (BZ#1990665)

  • [kernel-debug] BUG: bad unlock balance detected! when running LTP read_all (BZ#2006536)

  • Rudimentary support for AMD Milan - Call init_amd_zn() om Family 19h processors (BZ#2019218)

  • A VM with <=8 CPUs handles all the Mellanox NIC interrupts on CPU0 only, causing low performance (BZ#2019272)

  • fix _PSD override quirk for AMD family 19h+ (BZ#2019588)

  • generic_file_aio_read returns 0 when interrupted early with a fatal signal (BZ#2020857)