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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2017-1000252) ELSA-2018-1062: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2017-1000252) ELSA-2018-1062: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/26/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/19/2018
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

The KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.13.3 allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (assertion failure, and hypervisor hang or crash) via an out-of bounds guest_irq value, related to arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c and virt/kvm/eventfd.c.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel

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