arch/x86/hvm/vmx/vmcs.c in the virtual-machine control structure
(VMCS) implementation in the Linux kernel 2.6.18 on Red Hat Enterprise
Linux (RHEL) 5, when an Intel platform without Extended Page Tables
(EPT) functionality is used, accesses VMCS fields without verifying
hardware support for these fields, which allows local users to cause a
denial of service (host OS crash) by requesting a VMCS dump for a
fully virtualized Xen guest.
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BUGTRAQ:20111013 VMSA-2011-0012 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX Service Console
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