DescriptionThe kvm_arch_vcpu_ioctl_set_sregs function in the KVM in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.30, when running on x86 systems, does not validate the page table root in a KVM_SET_SREGS call, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash or hang) via a crafted cr3 value, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference in the gfn_to_rmap function.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
List of released packages
|Product(s)||Fixed package version(s)||References|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 |
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11
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Status of this issue by product and package
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|Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11||kvm||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11||kvm||Released|
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 06:54:29 2013
CVE page last modified: Mon Jul 3 12:24:42 2023