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ELSA-2015-0869 Important: Oracle Linux kvm security update

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ELSA-2015-0869 Important: Oracle Linux kvm security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/10/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/25/2015
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

Race condition in the __kvm_migrate_pit_timer function in arch/x86/kvm/i8254.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.17.2 allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) by leveraging incorrect PIT emulation.

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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