USN-4910-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Ryota Shiga discovered that the sockopt BPF hooks in the Linux kernel could allow a user space program to probe for valid kernel addresses. A local attacker could use this to ease exploitation of another kernel vulnerability. (CVE-2021-20239) It was discovered that the BPF verifier in the Linux kernel did not properly handle signed add32 and sub integer overflows. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-20268) It...