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CVE-2014-3690 Detail

Description

arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.17.2 on Intel processors does not ensure that the value in the CR4 control register remains the same after a VM entry, which allows host OS users to kill arbitrary processes or cause a denial of service (system disruption) by leveraging /dev/kvm access, as demonstrated by PR_SET_TSC prctl calls within a modified copy of QEMU.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/10/2014

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=d974baa398f34393db76be45f7d4d04fbdbb4a0a Exploit
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-01/msg00035.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-03/msg00010.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-03/msg00025.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00015.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0290.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0782.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0864.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3060
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.17.2
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:058
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/10/21/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/10/29/7
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70691
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2417-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2418-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2419-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2420-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2421-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1153322
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/d974baa398f34393db76be45f7d4d04fbdbb4a0a Exploit

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-3690
NVD Published Date:
11/10/2014
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018