Bug 639879 (CVE-2010-3698) - CVE-2010-3698 kvm: invalid selector in fs/gs causes kernel panic
Summary: CVE-2010-3698 kvm: invalid selector in fs/gs causes kernel panic
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2010-3698
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact: Zhang Kexin
URL:
Whiteboard: public=20101019,reported=20100927,sou...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 639884 639885 639886 639887
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2010-10-04 09:31 UTC by Petr Matousek
Modified: 2016-04-26 18:12 UTC (History)
15 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2015-07-29 13:00:21 UTC


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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2010:0842 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security and bug fix update 2010-11-22 19:34:20 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2010:0898 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: kvm security update 2010-12-06 19:09:29 UTC

Description Petr Matousek 2010-10-04 09:31:43 UTC
Invoking ioctl(KVM_RUN) while having invalid selector in fs and/or gs register (via LDT modifications) forces kernel to panic (DoS).

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2010-11-10 19:09:44 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2010:0842 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0842.html

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2010-11-22 19:35:39 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2010:0842 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0842.html

Comment 10 errata-xmlrpc 2010-12-06 19:09:38 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2010:0898 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0898.html


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