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A kpatch-patch security update has been released for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.



RHSA-2023:0839-01: Important: kpatch-patch security update



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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: kpatch-patch security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2023:0839-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:   https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2023:0839
Issue date: 2023-02-21
CVE Names: CVE-2022-41222 CVE-2022-43945
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1. Summary:

An update for kpatch-patch is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux BaseOS (v. 8) - ppc64le, x86_64

3. Description:

This is a kernel live patch module which is automatically loaded by the RPM
post-install script to modify the code of a running kernel.

Security Fix(es):

* kernel: mm/mremap.c use-after-free vulnerability (CVE-2022-41222)

* kernel: nfsd buffer overflow by RPC message over TCP with garbage data
(CVE-2022-43945)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
page(s) listed in the References section.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

  https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

2138818 - CVE-2022-41222 kernel: mm/mremap.c use-after-free vulnerability
2141752 - CVE-2022-43945 kernel: nfsd buffer overflow by RPC message over TCP with garbage data

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux BaseOS (v. 8):

Source:
kpatch-patch-4_18_0-425_10_1-1-1.el8_7.src.rpm
kpatch-patch-4_18_0-425_3_1-1-3.el8.src.rpm

ppc64le:
kpatch-patch-4_18_0-425_10_1-1-1.el8_7.ppc64le.rpm
kpatch-patch-4_18_0-425_10_1-debuginfo-1-1.el8_7.ppc64le.rpm
kpatch-patch-4_18_0-425_10_1-debugsource-1-1.el8_7.ppc64le.rpm
kpatch-patch-4_18_0-425_3_1-1-3.el8.ppc64le.rpm
kpatch-patch-4_18_0-425_3_1-debuginfo-1-3.el8.ppc64le.rpm
kpatch-patch-4_18_0-425_3_1-debugsource-1-3.el8.ppc64le.rpm

x86_64:
kpatch-patch-4_18_0-425_10_1-1-1.el8_7.x86_64.rpm
kpatch-patch-4_18_0-425_10_1-debuginfo-1-1.el8_7.x86_64.rpm
kpatch-patch-4_18_0-425_10_1-debugsource-1-1.el8_7.x86_64.rpm
kpatch-patch-4_18_0-425_3_1-1-3.el8.x86_64.rpm
kpatch-patch-4_18_0-425_3_1-debuginfo-1-3.el8.x86_64.rpm
kpatch-patch-4_18_0-425_3_1-debugsource-1-3.el8.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
  https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

  https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-41222
  https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-43945
  https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is . More contact
details at   https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

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