USN-4678-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

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It was discovered that the AMD Running Average Power Limit (RAPL) driver in the Linux kernel did not properly restrict access to power data. A local attacker could possibly use this to expose sensitive information. (CVE-2020-12912) Jann Horn discovered that the io_uring subsystem in the Linux kernel did not properly perform reference counting in some situations. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information or possibly escalate privileges. (CVE-2020-29534)

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