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CVE-2017-12188 Detail

Current Description

arch/x86/kvm/mmu.c in the Linux kernel through 4.13.5, when nested virtualisation is used, does not properly traverse guest pagetable entries to resolve a guest virtual address, which allows L1 guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS or cause a denial of service (incorrect index during page walking, and host OS crash), aka an "MMU potential stack buffer overrun."

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101267 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0395
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0412
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1500380 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9996579/ Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9996587/ Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') NIST  
CWE-121 Stack-based Buffer Overflow Red Hat, Inc.  

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)
4.13.5


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12188
NVD Published Date:
10/11/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2018