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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2017-2583) (Multiple Advisories): Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2017-2583) (Multiple Advisories): Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/07/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/14/2017
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

The load_segment_descriptor implementation in arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.5 improperly emulates a "MOV SS, NULL selector" instruction, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) or gain guest OS privileges via a crafted application.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-dtrace-modules
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-debug
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-debug-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-doc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel-uek-firmware

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