Fedora 37: kernel 2023-f4f9182dc8 | LinuxSecurity.com
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2023-f4f9182dc8
2023-01-15 01:57:57.786804
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Name        : kernel
Product     : Fedora 37
Version     : 6.1.5
Release     : 200.fc37
URL         : https://www.kernel.org/
Summary     : The Linux kernel
Description :
The kernel meta package

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Update Information:

The 6.1.5 stable kernel rebase contains new features, enhanced hardware support,
and a number of important fixes across the tree.
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ChangeLog:

* Thu Jan 12 2023 Justin M. Forbes  [6.1.5-0]
- KVM: VMX: Execute IBPB on emulated VM-exit when guest has IBRS (Jim Mattson)
- Update module filters for nvmem_u-boot-env (Justin M. Forbes)
- drivers/firmware: skip simpledrm if nvidia-drm.modeset=1 is set (Javier Martinez Canillas)
- fedora: Updates for 6.1 merge (Peter Robinson)
- Linux v6.1.5
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #2152807 - CVE-2022-4379 kernel: use-after-free in __nfs42_ssc_open() in fs/nfs/nfs4file.c leading to remote Denial of Service attack
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2152807
  [ 2 ] Bug #2160023 - CVE-2022-2196 kernel: KVM: nVMX: missing IBPB when exiting from nested guest can lead to Spectre v2 attacks
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2160023
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2023-f4f9182dc8' at the command
line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

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Fedora 37: kernel 2023-f4f9182dc8

January 15, 2023
The 6.1.5 stable kernel rebase contains new features, enhanced hardware support, and a number of important fixes across the tree.

Summary

The kernel meta package

Update Information:

The 6.1.5 stable kernel rebase contains new features, enhanced hardware support, and a number of important fixes across the tree.

Change Log

* Thu Jan 12 2023 Justin M. Forbes [6.1.5-0] - KVM: VMX: Execute IBPB on emulated VM-exit when guest has IBRS (Jim Mattson) - Update module filters for nvmem_u-boot-env (Justin M. Forbes) - drivers/firmware: skip simpledrm if nvidia-drm.modeset=1 is set (Javier Martinez Canillas) - fedora: Updates for 6.1 merge (Peter Robinson) - Linux v6.1.5

References

[ 1 ] Bug #2152807 - CVE-2022-4379 kernel: use-after-free in __nfs42_ssc_open() in fs/nfs/nfs4file.c leading to remote Denial of Service attack https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2152807 [ 2 ] Bug #2160023 - CVE-2022-2196 kernel: KVM: nVMX: missing IBPB when exiting from nested guest can lead to Spectre v2 attacks https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2160023

Update Instructions

This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2023-f4f9182dc8' at the command line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

Severity
Name : kernel
Product : Fedora 37
Version : 6.1.5
Release : 200.fc37
URL : https://www.kernel.org/
Summary : The Linux kernel

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