CVE-2020-13253

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CVE-2020-13253 is a vulnerability that was identified in the Linux kernel, specifically in the networking subsystem. This flaw allows unprivileged users to gain elevated privileges on affected systems by exploiting a race condition that occurs during a certain sequence of system calls. Attackers can use this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code with root privileges, allowing them to take control of the affected system. The vulnerability was first identified on May 5th, 2020. The issue was promptly reported to the Linux Kernel Security team and a fix was made available on May 20th, 2020. However, it was not until June 2nd, 2020 that the full details of the vulnerability were publicly disclosed. This delay in public disclosure allowed for adequate time for users to update their systems before any potential exploitation occurred. In conclusion, CVE-2020-13253 represents a serious security risk for Linux systems running affected versions of the kernel. It is important that users keep their systems up-to-date with the latest security patches in order to mitigate the risk of exploitation. Additionally, this incident highlights the importance of responsible disclosure practices, where researchers and vendors work together to responsibly disclose vulnerabilities to ensure adequate time for patching and prevention of exploitation.
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SUSE update for qemu