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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2009-2287

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
07/01/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/12/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The kvm_arch_vcpu_ioctl_set_sregs function in the KVM in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.30, when running on x86 systems, does not validate the page table root in a KVM_SET_SREGS call, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash or hang) via a crafted cr3 value, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference in the gfn_to_rmap function.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kvm
  • suse-upgrade-kvm-kmp-default
  • suse-upgrade-kvm-kmp-pae

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