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HistoryJan 07, 2021 - 12:00 a.m.

Linux kernel (OEM) vulnerability

2021-01-0700:00:00
ubuntu.com
129

6.5 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

5.2%

Releases

  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Packages

  • linux-oem-5.6 - Linux kernel for OEM systems

Details

Minh Yuan discovered that the framebuffer console driver in the Linux
kernel did not properly handle fonts in some conditions. A local attacker
could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly
expose sensitive information (kernel memory).