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CVE-2023-4155 Detail

Description

A flaw was found in KVM AMD Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV) in the Linux kernel. A KVM guest using SEV-ES or SEV-SNP with multiple vCPUs can trigger a double fetch race condition vulnerability and invoke the `VMGEXIT` handler recursively. If an attacker manages to call the handler multiple times, they can trigger a stack overflow and cause a denial of service or potentially guest-to-host escape in kernel configurations without stack guard pages (`CONFIG_VMAP_STACK`).


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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-4155 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2213802 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-367 Time-of-check Time-of-use (TOCTOU) Race Condition cwe source acceptance level NIST   Red Hat, Inc.  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2023-4155
NVD Published Date:
09/13/2023
NVD Last Modified:
11/06/2023
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.