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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-2596): Linux kernel (HWE) vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-2596): Linux kernel (HWE) vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
02/06/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/18/2017
Modified
08/25/2021

Description

The nested_vmx_check_vmptr function in arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the Linux kernel through 4.9.8 improperly emulates the VMXON instruction, which allows KVM L1 guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS memory consumption) by leveraging the mishandling of page references.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-10-0-1005-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-10-0-21-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-10-0-21-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-10-0-21-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-10-0-27-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-10-0-27-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-10-0-27-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1014-gke
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1018-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1057-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1059-snapdragon
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-79-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-79-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-79-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-79-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-79-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-79-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-79-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-hwe-16-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae-hwe-16-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-gke
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency-hwe-16-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-e500mc-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-smp-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc64-emb-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc64-smp-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-snapdragon
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-virtual

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