CVE-ID

CVE-2017-12188

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
arch/x86/kvm/mmu.c in the Linux kernel through 4.13.5, when nested virtualisation is used, does not properly traverse guest pagetable entries to resolve a guest virtual address, which allows L1 guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS or cause a denial of service (incorrect index during page walking, and host OS crash), aka an "MMU potential stack buffer overrun."
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Assigning CNA
Red Hat, Inc.
Date Entry Created
20170801 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20170801)
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Comments (Legacy)
Proposed (Legacy)
N/A
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