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CVE-2015-7513 Detail

Current Description

arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4 does not reset the PIT counter values during state restoration, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (divide-by-zero error and host OS crash) via a zero value, related to the kvm_vm_ioctl_set_pit and kvm_vm_ioctl_set_pit2 functions.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

CWE-369: Divide By Zero

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=0185604c2d82c560dab2f2933a18f797e74ab5a8 Vendor Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/176484.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-January/175792.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-January/176194.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3434
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/07/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79901
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034602
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2886-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2887-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2887-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2888-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2889-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2889-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2890-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2890-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2890-3
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1284847
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/0185604c2d82c560dab2f2933a18f797e74ab5a8

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:*:rc8:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7513
NVD Published Date:
02/07/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017