Advisories ยป MGASA-2021-0084

Updated kernel packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 15 Feb 2021
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 7
CVE: CVE-2021-26708


This kernel update is based on upstream 5.10.14 and fixes at least the
following security issues:

A local privilege escalation was discovered in the Linux kernel before
5.10.13. Multiple race conditions in the AF_VSOCK implementation are
caused by wrong locking in net/vmw_vsock/af_vsock.c (CVE-2021-26708).

It also adds the following fixes:
- make CONNECTOR builtin to enable PROC_EVENTS (mga#28312)
- drm/amd/display: Revert "Fix EDID parsing after resume from suspend"
- drm/amdgpu: fix the issue that retry constantly once the buffer is oversize
- drm/amdgpu: set default value of noretry to 1 for vega10
- drm/amdgpu: default noretry=0 for navi1x and newer
- drm/amdkfd: fix null pointer panic while free buffer in kfd
- mm: thp: fix MADV_REMOVE deadlock on shmem THP

For other upstream fixes, see the referenced changelogs.