Threat Encyclopedia

RHSA-2021:2169-Security Advisory

Description

The vulnerabilities in the following products could cause the system to become vulnerable to malicious security attack: kernel-rt

Analysis

The kernel-rt packages provide the Real Time Linux Kernel, which enables fine-tuning for systems with extremely high determinism requirements. 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) kernel: nitro_enclaves stale file descriptors on failed usercopy (CVE-2021-3543) 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) kernel: nitro_enclaves stale file descriptors on failed usercopy (CVE-2021-3543) 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): kernel-rt: update RT source tree to the RHEL-8.4.z0 source tree (BZ#1957489) SolutionFor details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258 The system must be rebooted for this update to take effect.

Affected Products

kernel-rt

CVE References

CVE-2021-3501 CVE-2021-3543