MGASA-2022-0027 - Updated kernel-linus packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 21 Jan 2022
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2022-0027.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 8
CVE: CVE-2022-0185

This kernel-linus 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=29917
- 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-linus-5.15.16-1.mga8