Mageia 2020-0162: kernel security update

    Date 05 Apr 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    This update is based on upstream 5.5.15 and fixes some security related issues related to use after free and null pointer dereferences and also some other bugfixes. Other fixes in this update:
    MGASA-2020-0162 - Updated kernel packages fix security issues
    
    Publication date: 05 Apr 2020
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0162.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    
    This update is based on upstream 5.5.15 and fixes some security related
    issues related to use after free and null pointer dereferences and also
    some other bugfixes.
    
    Other fixes in this update:
    - WireGuard module has been updated to v1.0.20200401
    - ndiswrapper has been fixed and re-enabled (mga#26430)
    - udisks2 has been fixed to properly automount exfat partitions using
      the in-kernel exfat driver (mga#26396)
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26434
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26430
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26396
    - https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.5.15
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/kernel-5.5.15-3.mga7
    - 7/core/kmod-virtualbox-6.0.18-11.mga7
    - 7/core/kmod-xtables-addons-3.8-11.mga7
    - 7/core/ndiswrapper-1.62-3.mga7
    - 7/core/udisks2-2.8.2-1.1.mga7
    

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