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ELSA-2012-0676 Moderate: Oracle Linux kvm security and bug fix update

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ELSA-2012-0676 Moderate: Oracle Linux kvm security and bug fix update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
05/17/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/11/2012
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

The KVM implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.3.4 does not properly manage the relationships between memory slots and the iommu, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (memory leak and host OS crash) by leveraging administrative access to the guest OS to conduct hotunplug and hotplug operations on devices.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kmod-kvm
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kmod-kvm-debug
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kvm
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kvm-qemu-img
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kvm-tools

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