CVE-2020-35508

NameCVE-2020-35508
DescriptionA flaw possibility of race condition and incorrect initialization of the process id was found in the Linux kernel child/parent process identification handling while filtering signal handlers. A local attacker is able to abuse this flaw to bypass checks to send any signal to a privileged process.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1vulnerable
stretch (security)4.9.258-1fixed
buster4.19.181-1fixed
buster (security)4.19.171-2fixed
bullseye5.10.26-1fixed
sid5.10.28-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcestretch4.9.246-1
linuxsourcebuster4.19.160-1
linuxsource(unstable)5.9.9-1

Notes

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1902724

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