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USN-2176-1: Linux kernel (Raring HWE) vulnerabilities

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USN-2176-1: Linux kernel (Raring HWE) vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/11/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/28/2014
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Buffer overflow in the complete_emulated_mmio function in arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the Linux kernel before 3.13.6 allows guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS by leveraging a loop that triggers an invalid memory copy affecting certain cancel_work_item data.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-8-0-39-generic

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