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Centos Linux: CVE-2017-2583: Important: kernel security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2017-2583: Important: kernel security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/07/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/01/2017
Modified
02/06/2023

Description

Linux kernel built with the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (CONFIG_KVM) support was vulnerable to an incorrect segment selector(SS) value error. The error could occur while loading values into the SS register in long mode. A user or process inside a guest could use this flaw to crash the guest, resulting in DoS or potentially escalate their privileges inside the guest.

Solution(s)

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

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