There is a denial of service vulnerability in the Linux Kernel that affects IBM Spectrum Protect Plus.
DESCRIPTION: Linux Kernel is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a pivot_root race condition in fs/namespace.c. By corrupting a mountpoint reference counter, a local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a system panic.
CVSS Base score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/181378 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM Spectrum Protect Plus||10.1.0-10.1.5|
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Workarounds and Mitigations
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14 June 2020: Initial Publication
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14 June 2020