Bug 1903678 (CVE-2020-11935) - CVE-2020-11935 kernel: panic hit by kube-proxy iptables-save/restore
Summary: CVE-2020-11935 kernel: panic hit by kube-proxy iptables-save/restore
Alias: CVE-2020-11935
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1903680
Blocks: 1903681
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2020-12-02 16:00 UTC by Dhananjay Arunesh
Modified: 2021-05-27 17:39 UTC (History)
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A flaw improperly managed inode reference counts in the vfsub_dentry_open() in the Linux kernel aufs subsystem was found in the way local user calls vfsub_dentry_open() method. A local user could use this flaw to crash the system.
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Last Closed: 2020-12-11 12:47:05 UTC

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Description Dhananjay Arunesh 2020-12-02 16:00:37 UTC
Systems with aufs mounts are vulnerable to a kernel BUG(), which can turn into a panic/crash if panic_on_oops is set.

Comment 1 Dhananjay Arunesh 2020-12-02 16:02:45 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1903680]

Comment 2 Justin M. Forbes 2020-12-03 13:36:14 UTC
The aufs bits are not upstream, and have never been included in a Fedora build.

Comment 3 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-12-11 12:47:05 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


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