CVE-ID

CVE-2017-2583

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Description
The load_segment_descriptor implementation in arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.5 improperly emulates a "MOV SS, NULL selector" instruction, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) or gain guest OS privileges via a crafted application.
References
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Assigning CNA
Red Hat, Inc.
Date Entry Created
20161201 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 (20161201)
Votes (Legacy)
Comments (Legacy)
Proposed (Legacy)
N/A
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