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CVE-2017-1000252 Detail

Current Description

The KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.13.3 allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (assertion failure, and hypervisor hang or crash) via an out-of bounds guest_irq value, related to arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c and virt/kvm/eventfd.c.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/26/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-1000252
Original release date:
09/26/2017
Last revised:
11/05/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
5.5 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.1 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=36ae3c0a36b7456432fedce38ae2f7bd3e01a563 Issue Tracking; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=36ae3c0a36b7456432fedce38ae2f7bd3e01a563
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=3a8b0677fc6180a467e26cc32ce6b0c09a32f9bb Issue Tracking; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=3a8b0677fc6180a467e26cc32ce6b0c09a32f9bb
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3981 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3981
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/09/15/4 Mailing List; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/09/15/4
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101022 External Source BID 101022
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1490781 Issue Tracking; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1490781
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/36ae3c0a36b7456432fedce38ae2f7bd3e01a563 Issue Tracking; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/36ae3c0a36b7456432fedce38ae2f7bd3e01a563
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/3a8b0677fc6180a467e26cc32ce6b0c09a32f9bb Issue Tracking; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/3a8b0677fc6180a467e26cc32ce6b0c09a32f9bb
https://marc.info/?l=kvm&m=150549145711115&w=2 Mailing List; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://marc.info/?l=kvm&m=150549145711115&w=2
https://marc.info/?l=kvm&m=150549146311117&w=2 Mailing List; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://marc.info/?l=kvm&m=150549146311117&w=2

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