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Red Hat Security Advisory 2020-4805-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2020-4805-01
Posted Nov 4, 2020
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2020-4805-01 - EDK is a project to enable UEFI support for Virtual Machines. This package contains a sample 64-bit UEFI firmware for QEMU and KVM. Issues addressed include a memory leak vulnerability.

tags | advisory, memory leak
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2019-14559
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Red Hat Security Advisory 2020-4805-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Moderate: edk2 security, bug fix, and enhancement update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2020:4805-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:4805
Issue date: 2020-11-03
CVE Names: CVE-2019-14559
====================================================================
1. Summary:

An update for edk2 is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from
the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream (v. 8) - noarch

3. Description:

EDK (Embedded Development Kit) is a project to enable UEFI support for
Virtual Machines. This package contains a sample 64-bit UEFI firmware for
QEMU and KVM.

Security Fix(es):

* edk2: memory leak in ArpOnFrameRcvdDpc (CVE-2019-14559)

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.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 8.3 Release Notes linked from the References section.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1758601 - CVE-2019-14559 edk2: memory leak in ArpOnFrameRcvdDpc
1808845 - RFE: write "Auto Boot Time-out" DEBUG messages for the GetFrontPageTimeoutFromQemu() function
1817035 - rebase edk2 to upstream tag edk2-stable202005 for RHEL-8.3
1861718 - Very slow boot when overcommitting CPU

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream (v. 8):

Source:
edk2-20200602gitca407c7246bf-3.el8.src.rpm

noarch:
edk2-aarch64-20200602gitca407c7246bf-3.el8.noarch.rpm
edk2-ovmf-20200602gitca407c7246bf-3.el8.noarch.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-14559
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate
https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_enterprise_linux/8/html/8.3_release_notes/index

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2020 Red Hat, Inc.
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