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SCP7-839 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2017-7518

Created: Jun 29, 2018    Updated: Oct 26, 2018
Resolved Date: Aug 27, 2018
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 7
Component/s: Kernel


Linux kernel built with the Kernel-based Virtual Machine(CONFIG_KVM) support is vulnerable to an incorrect debug exception(#DB) error. It could occur while emulating a syscall instruction. A user/process inside guest could use this flaw to potentially escalate their privileges inside guest. 

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