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SUSE: CVE-2014-3601: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
08/31/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2015
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

The kvm_iommu_map_pages function in virt/kvm/iommu.c in the Linux kernel through 3.16.1 miscalculates the number of pages during the handling of a mapping failure, which allows guest OS users to (1) cause a denial of service (host OS memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering a large gfn value or (2) cause a denial of service (host OS memory consumption) by triggering a small gfn value that leads to permanently pinned pages.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-docs

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