Threat Encyclopedia

RHSA-2021:2165-Security Advisory


The vulnerabilities in the following products could cause the system to become vulnerable to malicious security attack: kpatch-patch-4_18_0


This is a kernel live patch module which is automatically loaded by the RPM post-install script to modify the code of a running kernel. Security Fix(es): kernel: userspace applications can misuse the KVM API to cause a write of 16 bytes at an offset up to 32 GB from vcpu->run (CVE-2021-3501) 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. SolutionFor details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:

Affected Products


CVE References