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CVE-2017-12154 Detail

Current Description

The prepare_vmcs02 function in arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the Linux kernel through 4.13.3 does not ensure that the "CR8-load exiting" and "CR8-store exiting" L0 vmcs02 controls exist in cases where L1 omits the "use TPR shadow" vmcs12 control, which allows KVM L2 guest OS users to obtain read and write access to the hardware CR8 register.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/26/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.2
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=51aa68e7d57e3217192d88ce90fd5b8ef29ec94f Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3981
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100856 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0676
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1062
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1491224 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/51aa68e7d57e3217192d88ce90fd5b8ef29ec94f Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3698-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3698-2/
https://www.spinics.net/lists/kvm/msg155414.html Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12154
NVD Published Date:
09/26/2017
NVD Last Modified:
07/12/2018