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Home » CVE Vulnerabilities » CVE-2017-2583

CVE-2017-2583 The load_segment_descriptor implementation in arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in

  • CVE ID: CVE-2017-2583
  • Vendors: Linux
  • Date: February 06, 2017
  • Severity: Medium
  • Impact score: 6.40
  • Exploit score: 3.90

The load_segment_descriptor implementation in arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.5 improperly emulates a "MOV SS, NULL selector" instruction, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) or gain guest OS privileges via a crafted application.

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