The KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.2.6, and Xen 4.3.x
through 4.6.x, allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service
(host OS panic or hang) by triggering many #AC (aka Alignment Check)
exceptions, related to svm.c and vmx.c.
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20151110 Re: CVE-2015-5307 kernel: kvm: guest to host DoS by triggering an infinite loop in microcode via #AC exception
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