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CVE-2020-29374

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Overview

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.7.3, related to mm/gup.c and mm/huge_memory.c. The get_user_pages (aka gup) implementation, when used for a copy-on-write page, does not properly consider the semantics of read operations and therefore can grant unintended write access, aka CID-17839856fd58.

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Kernel Live Patch Security Notice LSN-0075-1
Posted Apr 7, 2021
Authored by Benjamin M. Romer

Piotr Krysiuk discovered that the BPF subsystem in the Linux kernel did not properly apply speculative execution limits on some pointer types. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). It was discovered that the memory management subsystem in the Linux kernel did not properly handle copy-on-write operations in some situations. A local attacker could possibly use this to gain unintended write access to read-only memory pages. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, kernel, local
systems | linux
advisories | CVE-2020-27170, CVE-2020-27171, CVE-2020-29372, CVE-2020-29374, CVE-2021-27363, CVE-2021-27364, CVE-2021-27365, CVE-2021-3444
MD5 | 485d57e139e0096fac110f9ec89736de
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4749-1
Posted Feb 25, 2021
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 4749-1 - Bodong Zhao discovered a use-after-free in the Sun keyboard driver implementation in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. It was discovered that the jfs file system implementation in the Linux kernel contained an out-of-bounds read vulnerability. A local attacker could use this to possibly cause a denial of service. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary, kernel, local
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2020-25669, CVE-2020-27815, CVE-2020-29374, CVE-2020-29568, CVE-2020-29569, CVE-2020-29660, CVE-2020-29661
MD5 | e814a088294feb0a838a75b2880951cd
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4748-1
Posted Feb 25, 2021
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 4748-1 - It was discovered that the jfs file system implementation in the Linux kernel contained an out-of-bounds read vulnerability. A local attacker could use this to possibly cause a denial of service. It was discovered that the memory management subsystem in the Linux kernel did not properly handle copy-on-write operations in some situations. A local attacker could possibly use this to gain unintended write access to read-only memory pages. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, kernel, local
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2020-27815, CVE-2020-29374, CVE-2020-29568, CVE-2020-29660, CVE-2020-29661
MD5 | 89dfc2cac6b4f51b038cdb39707b3c65
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