Fwd: [CIVN-2020-0270] Multiple Vulnerabilities in Red Hat Kernel

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Severity rating: Medium

Software affected

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - AUS 7.2 x86_64

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - AUS 7.3 x86_64

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - TUS 7.3 x86_64

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (for IBM Power LE) - Update Services for

SAP Solutions 7.3 ppc64le

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server - Update Services for SAP Solutions 7.3

x86_64

Overview

Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Red Hat Kernel which could

allow an attacker to gain escalated privileges or cause denial of service

conditions.

Description

1.  Denial of Service Vulnerability (CVE-2020-12888)

This vulnerability exists in VFIO PCI driver due to mishandling attempts to

access disabled memory space. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability

by accessing the read/write devices MMIO address space when it is disabled.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could crash the system or

cause a denial of service conditions on the targeted system.

2. Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (CVE-2020-12653)

This vulnerability exists in drivers/net/wireless/marvell/mwifiex/scan.c

due to an incorrect memcpy and buffer overflow in

mwifiex_cmd_append_vsie_tlv function. 

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a local attacker

to gain privileges or cause a denial of service conditions on the targeted

system.

3. Heap-based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (CVE-2020-12654)

This vulnerability exists in drivers/net/wireless/marvell/mwifiex/wmm.c due

to heap-based buffer overflow in mwifiex_ret_wmm_get_status function.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow the attacker to

cause threat to data integrity and system availability.

Solution

Apply appropriate updates as mentioned in the vendor advisory

Vendor Information

Redhat

References

Redhat

CVE Name

CVE-2020-12888

CVE-2020-12653

CVE-2020-12654

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