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VMSA-2019-0020: Hypervisor-Specific Mitigations for Machine Check Error on Page Size Change (MCEPSC) Denial-of-Service vulnerability (CVE-2018-12207)

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VMSA-2019-0020: Hypervisor-Specific Mitigations for Machine Check Error on Page Size Change (MCEPSC) Denial-of-Service vulnerability (CVE-2018-12207)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/21/2019
Created
11/23/2019
Added
11/21/2019
Modified
02/03/2020

Description

Improper invalidation for page table updates by a virtual guest operating system for multiple Intel(R) Processors may allow an authenticated user to potentially enable denial of service of the host system via local access.

Solution(s)

  • vmware-esxi60-upgrade-15018929
  • vmware-esxi65-upgrade-14990892
  • vmware-esxi67-upgrade-15018017

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