Advisories ยป MGASA-2022-0027

Updated kernel-linus packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 21 Jan 2022
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 8
CVE: CVE-2022-0185


This kernel-linus update is based on upstream 5.15.16 and fixes at least
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).