CVE-2010-0419 Detail

Current Description

The x86 emulator in KVM 83, when a guest is configured for Symmetric Multiprocessing (SMP), does not properly restrict writing of segment selectors to segment registers, which might allow 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, and replacing an instruction in between emulator entry and instruction fetch.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023663
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0126.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38467
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=563463
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/56662
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10139

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0419
NVD Published Date:
03/05/2010
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.