MGASA-2022-0026 - Updated kernel packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 21 Jan 2022
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2022-0026.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 8
CVE: CVE-2022-0185

This kernel update is based on upstream 5.15.16 and fixes atleast the
following security issue:

William Liu and Jamie Hill-Daniel discovered that the file system context
functionality in the Linux kernel contained an integer underflow
vulnerability, leading to an out-of-bounds write. A local attacker could
use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or execute arbitrary
code (CVE-2022-0185).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29916
- https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v5.x/ChangeLog-5.15.16
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-0185

SRPMS:
- 8/core/kernel-5.15.16-1.mga8
- 8/core/kmod-virtualbox-6.1.30-1.14.mga8
- 8/core/kmod-xtables-addons-3.18-1.48.mga8