4.9
CVSSv2

CVE-2017-2596

Published: 06/02/2017 Updated: 03/10/2019
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.9 | Impact Score: 6.9 | Exploitability Score: 3.9
CVSS v3 Base Score: 6.5 | Impact Score: 4 | Exploitability Score: 2
VMScore: 436
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Vulnerability Summary

The nested_vmx_check_vmptr function in arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the Linux kernel up to and including 4.9.8 improperly emulates the VMXON instruction, which allows KVM L1 guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS memory consumption) by leveraging the mishandling of page references.

Vendor Advisories

Linux kernel built with the KVM visualization support (CONFIG_KVM), with nested visualization(nVMX) feature enabled(nested=1), is vulnerable to host memory leakage issue It could occur while emulating VMXON instruction in 'handle_vmon' An L1 guest user could use this flaw to leak host memory potentially resulting in DoS ...
Several security issues were fixed in the kernel ...
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Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel ...
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux kernel that may lead to a privilege escalation, denial of service or have other impacts CVE-2016-6786 / CVE-2016-6787 It was discovered that the performance events subsystem does not properly manage locks during certain migrations, allowing a local attacker to escalate privileg ...
Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel ...
Oracle Linux Bulletin - April 2017 Description The Oracle Linux Bulletin lists all CVEs that had been resolved and announced in Oracle Linux Security Advisories (ELSA) in the last one month prior to the release of the bulletin Oracle Linux Bulletins are published on the same day as Oracle Critical Patch Updates are release ...
Oracle Linux Bulletin - July 2017 Description The Oracle Linux Bulletin lists all CVEs that had been resolved and announced in Oracle Linux Security Advisories (ELSA) in the last one month prior to the release of the bulletin Oracle Linux Bulletins are published on the same day as Oracle Critical Patch Updates are released ...
Oracle VM Server for x86 Bulletin - April 2017 Description The Oracle VM Server for x86 Bulletin lists all CVEs that had been resolved and announced in Oracle VM Server for x86 Security Advisories (OVMSA) in the last one month prior to the release of the bulletin Oracle VM Server for x86 Bulletins are published on the same day ...

Github Repositories

CVE-Study CVE id CVSS Type CVE-2017-12762 100 BOF CVE-2017-0561 100 - CVE-2017-11176 100 UAF CVE-2017-8890 100 CVE-2017-7895 100 CVE-2017-3106 93 CVE-2017-3064 93 CVE-2017-0430 93 CVE-2017-0429 93 CVE-2017-0428 93 CVE-2017-0427 93 CVE-2017-0528 93 CVE-2017-0510 93 CVE-2017-0508 93 CVE-2017-0507 93 CVE-2017-0455 93