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SCP7-518 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2017-2583

Created: Feb 9, 2017    Updated: Sep 8, 2018
Resolved Date: Mar 3, 2017
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 7
Component/s: Kernel


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.

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