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Home » CVE Vulnerabilities » CVE-2017-2596

CVE-2017-2596 The nested_vmx_check_vmptr function in arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in

  • CVE ID: CVE-2017-2596
  • Vendors:
  • Date: February 06, 2017
  • Severity:
  • Impact score: 0.00
  • Exploit score: 0.00

The nested_vmx_check_vmptr function in arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the Linux kernel through 4.9.8 improperly emulates the VMXON instruction, which allows KVM L1 guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS memory consumption) by leveraging the mishandling of page references.

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