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Red Hat: CVE-2018-10853: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

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Red Hat: CVE-2018-10853: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/11/2018
Created
08/08/2019
Added
08/07/2019
Modified
08/04/2020

Description

A flaw was found in the way Linux kernel KVM hypervisor before 4.18 emulated instructions such as sgdt/sidt/fxsave/fxrstor. It did not check current privilege(CPL) level while emulating unprivileged instructions. An unprivileged guest user/process could use this flaw to potentially escalate privileges inside guest.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-kernel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt

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