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SUSE: CVE-2014-7842: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/29/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2015
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

Race condition in arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the Linux kernel before 3.17.4 allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) via a crafted application that performs an MMIO transaction or a PIO transaction to trigger a guest userspace emulation error report, a similar issue to CVE-2010-5313.

Solution(s)

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

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