Fedora: Security Advisory for lapack (FEDORA-2021-aec9d01057)

Published: 2021-12-20 10:13:38
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'lapack' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2021-aec9d01057 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
LAPACK (Linear Algebra PACKage) is a standard library for numerical linear algebra. LAPACK provides routines for solving systems of simultaneous linear equations, least-squares solutions of linear systems of equations, eigenvalue problems, and singular value problems. Associated matrix factorizations (LU, Cholesky, QR, SVD, Schur, and generalized Schur) and related computations (i.e., reordering of Schur factorizations and estimating condition numbers) are also included. LAPACK can handle dense and banded matrices, but not general sparse matrices. Similar functionality is provided for real and complex matrices in both single and double precision. LAPACK is coded in Fortran90 and built with gcc.

Affected Versions:
'lapack' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Fedora 34.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-4048

References:


https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce%40lists.fedoraproject.org/message/6QFEVOCUG2UXMVMFMTU4ONJVDEHY2LW2

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.4
Published
2021-12-20
Modified
2021-12-24
Category
Fedora Local Security Checks

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