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Centos Linux: CVE-2016-8630: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2016-8630: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/27/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/06/2017
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

The x86_decode_insn function in arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.7, when KVM is enabled, allows local users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) via a certain use of a ModR/M byte in an undefined instruction.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-kernel
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-rt

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