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Red Hat Security Advisory 2024-0378-03

Red Hat Security Advisory 2024-0378-03
Posted Jan 24, 2024
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2024-0378-03 - An update for kpatch-patch is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.6 Extended Update Support. Issues addressed include out of bounds write and use-after-free vulnerabilities.

tags | advisory, vulnerability
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2023-2163
SHA-256 | 05369fc29d2e250d5abc52bc4a100600fa926587abbf4341a7afc37973bdc699

Red Hat Security Advisory 2024-0378-03

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: kpatch-patch security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2024:0378-03
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:0378
Issue date: 2024-01-24
Revision: 03
CVE Names: CVE-2023-2163


An update for kpatch-patch is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.6 Extended Update Support.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. 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.


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: out-of-bounds write in qfq_change_class function (CVE-2023-31436)

* kernel: tun: bugs for oversize packet when napi frags enabled in tun_napi_alloc_frags (CVE-2023-3812)

* kernel: net/sched: sch_qfq component can be exploited if in qfq_change_agg function happens qfq_enqueue overhead (CVE-2023-3611)

* kernel: net/sched: sch_hfsc UAF (CVE-2023-4623)

* kernel: use after free in unix_stream_sendpage (CVE-2023-4622)

* kernel: netfilter: potential slab-out-of-bound access due to integer underflow (CVE-2023-42753)

* kernel: bpf: Incorrect verifier pruning leads to unsafe code paths being incorrectly marked as safe (CVE-2023-2163)

* kernel: use after free in nvmet_tcp_free_crypto in NVMe (CVE-2023-5178)

* kernel: IGB driver inadequate buffer size for frames larger than MTU (CVE-2023-45871)

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.







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