CVE-2014-3610 Detail

Current Description

The WRMSR processing functionality in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.17.2 does not properly handle the writing of a non-canonical address to a model-specific register, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) by leveraging guest OS privileges, related to the wrmsr_interception function in arch/x86/kvm/svm.c and the handle_wrmsr function in arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=854e8bb1aa06c578c2c9145fa6bfe3680ef63b23 Exploit  Mailing List  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-03/msg00010.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-03/msg00025.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0869.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3060 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/10/24/9 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70742 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2394-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2417-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2418-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2491-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1144883 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/854e8bb1aa06c578c2c9145fa6bfe3680ef63b23 Exploit  Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-3610
NVD Published Date:
11/10/2014
NVD Last Modified:
08/13/2020
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.