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A kpatch-patch security update has been released for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.0.



[RHSA-2023:4230-01] Important: kpatch-patch security update


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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: kpatch-patch security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2023:4230-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2023:4230
Issue date: 2023-07-20
CVE Names: CVE-2022-42896
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1. Summary:

An update for kpatch-patch is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9.0 Extended Update Support.

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 EUS (v.9.0) - 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: use-after-free in l2cap_connect and l2cap_le_connect_req in
net/bluetooth/l2cap_core.c (CVE-2022-42896)

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/):

2147364 - CVE-2022-42896 kernel: use-after-free in l2cap_connect and l2cap_le_connect_req in net/bluetooth/l2cap_core.c

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux BaseOS EUS (v.9.0):

Source:
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_36_1-1-6.el9_0.src.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_43_1-1-5.el9_0.src.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_49_1-1-4.el9_0.src.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_50_2-1-3.el9_0.src.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_53_1-1-2.el9_0.src.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_58_1-1-1.el9_0.src.rpm

ppc64le:
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_36_1-1-6.el9_0.ppc64le.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_36_1-debuginfo-1-6.el9_0.ppc64le.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_36_1-debugsource-1-6.el9_0.ppc64le.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_43_1-1-5.el9_0.ppc64le.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_43_1-debuginfo-1-5.el9_0.ppc64le.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_43_1-debugsource-1-5.el9_0.ppc64le.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_49_1-1-4.el9_0.ppc64le.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_49_1-debuginfo-1-4.el9_0.ppc64le.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_49_1-debugsource-1-4.el9_0.ppc64le.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_50_2-1-3.el9_0.ppc64le.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_50_2-debuginfo-1-3.el9_0.ppc64le.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_50_2-debugsource-1-3.el9_0.ppc64le.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_53_1-1-2.el9_0.ppc64le.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_53_1-debuginfo-1-2.el9_0.ppc64le.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_53_1-debugsource-1-2.el9_0.ppc64le.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_58_1-1-1.el9_0.ppc64le.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_58_1-debuginfo-1-1.el9_0.ppc64le.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_58_1-debugsource-1-1.el9_0.ppc64le.rpm

x86_64:
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_36_1-1-6.el9_0.x86_64.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_36_1-debuginfo-1-6.el9_0.x86_64.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_36_1-debugsource-1-6.el9_0.x86_64.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_43_1-1-5.el9_0.x86_64.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_43_1-debuginfo-1-5.el9_0.x86_64.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_43_1-debugsource-1-5.el9_0.x86_64.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_49_1-1-4.el9_0.x86_64.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_49_1-debuginfo-1-4.el9_0.x86_64.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_49_1-debugsource-1-4.el9_0.x86_64.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_50_2-1-3.el9_0.x86_64.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_50_2-debuginfo-1-3.el9_0.x86_64.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_50_2-debugsource-1-3.el9_0.x86_64.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_53_1-1-2.el9_0.x86_64.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_53_1-debuginfo-1-2.el9_0.x86_64.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_53_1-debugsource-1-2.el9_0.x86_64.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_58_1-1-1.el9_0.x86_64.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_58_1-debuginfo-1-1.el9_0.x86_64.rpm
kpatch-patch-5_14_0-70_58_1-debugsource-1-1.el9_0.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-2022-42896
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

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

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