Endpoint Vulnerability

RHSA-2019:2854: kpatch-patch security update (Important)

Description

This is a kernel live patch module which can be loaded by the kpatch command line utility to modify the code of a running kernel. Security Fix(es): * A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way Linux kernel's vhost functionality that translates virtqueue buffers to IOVs, logged the buffer descriptors during migration. A privileged guest user able to pass descriptors with invalid length to the host when migration is underway, could use this flaw to increase their privileges on the host. (CVE-2019-14835) 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.

Affected Products

kernel

References

CVE-2019-14835,