The translate_desc function in drivers/vhost/vhost.c in the Linux
kernel before 3.7 does not properly handle cross-region descriptors,
which allows guest OS users to obtain host OS privileges by leveraging
KVM guest OS privileges.
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20130219 Re: CVE request -- Linux kernel: vhost: fix length for cross region descriptor
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