The KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.0 does not check
whether kernel addresses are specified during allocation of memory
slots for use in a guest's physical address space, which allows local
users to gain privileges or obtain sensitive information from kernel
memory via a crafted application, related to
arch/x86/kvm/paging_tmpl.h and virt/kvm/kvm_main.c.
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