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Debian: CVE-2015-7513: linux -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2015-7513: linux -- security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
01/05/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/07/2016
Modified
03/23/2020

Description

arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4 does not reset the PIT counter values during state restoration, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (divide-by-zero error and host OS crash) via a zero value, related to the kvm_vm_ioctl_set_pit and kvm_vm_ioctl_set_pit2 functions.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-linux

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