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USN-1767-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

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USN-1767-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/21/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The translate_desc function in drivers/vhost/vhost.c in the Linux kernel before 3.7 does not properly handle cross-region descriptors, which allows guest OS users to obtain host OS privileges by leveraging KVM guest OS privileges.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-39-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-39-generic-pae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-39-highbank
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-39-omap
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-39-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-39-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-39-virtual

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