Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures

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Upstream information

CVE-2012-2669 at MITRE


The main function in tools/hv/hv_kvp_daemon.c in hypervkvpd, as distributed in the Linux kernel before 3.4.5, does not validate the origin of Netlink messages, which allows local users to spoof Netlink communication via a crafted connector message.

NVD CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

SUSE information

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 761200

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • hyper-v >= 4-0.9.1
SAT Patch Nr: 7106
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware
  • hyper-v >= 3-0.5.1
SAT Patch Nr: 6431