DescriptionThe x86 emulator in KVM 83 does not use the Current Privilege Level (CPL) and I/O Privilege Level (IOPL) in determining the memory access available to CPL3 code, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) or gain privileges on the guest OS by leveraging access to a (1) IO port or (2) MMIO region, a related issue to CVE-2010-0306.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
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Note from the SUSE Security TeamKVM virtualization is not present in SUSE Linux Enterprise 9 and SUSE Linux Enterprise 10, so neither of them are affected by this issue. SUSE Bugzilla entry: 577079 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX] No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 03:30:20 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:52 2022