DescriptionUse-after-free vulnerability in the kvm_ioctl_create_device function in virt/kvm/kvm_main.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.13 allows host OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) or possibly gain privileges via crafted ioctl calls on the /dev/kvm device.
Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database||SUSE|
Status of this issue by product and package
Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2||kernel-source||Not affected|