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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2017-7518: kernel security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2017-7518: kernel security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/30/2018
Created
11/20/2019
Added
11/19/2019
Modified
11/19/2019

Description

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel before version 4.12 in the way the KVM module processed the trap flag(TF) bit in EFLAGS during emulation of the syscall instruction, which leads to a debug exception(#DB) being raised in the guest stack. A user/process inside a guest could use this flaw to potentially escalate their privileges inside the guest. Linux guests are not affected by this.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-perf
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-python-perf

References

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-perf
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-python-perf

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