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USN-2396-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
10/31/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/03/2014
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Race condition in the __kvm_migrate_pit_timer function in arch/x86/kvm/i8254.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.17.2 allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) by leveraging incorrect PIT emulation.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-24-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-24-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-24-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-24-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-24-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-24-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-24-powerpc64-smp

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