The vmi_write_ldt_entry function in arch/x86/kernel/vmi_32.c in the
Virtual Machine Interface (VMI) in the Linux kernel 188.8.131.52 invokes
write_idt_entry where write_ldt_entry was intended, which allows local
users to cause a denial of service (persistent application failure)
via crafted function calls, related to the Java Runtime Environment
(JRE) experiencing improper LDT selector state, a different
vulnerability than CVE-2008-3247.
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