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CVE-2015-4692 Detail

Current Description

The kvm_apic_has_events function in arch/x86/kvm/lapic.h in the Linux kernel through 4.1.3 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging /dev/kvm access for an ioctl call.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=ce40cd3fc7fa40a6119e5fe6c0f2bc0eb4541009
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-June/160829.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-June/161144.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00049.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00011.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3329
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/06/21/1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75142
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032798
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2680-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2681-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2682-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2683-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2684-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1230770 Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/ce40cd3fc7fa40a6119e5fe6c0f2bc0eb4541009

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.1.3


Change History

8 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-4692
NVD Published Date:
07/27/2015
NVD Last Modified:
09/21/2017