CVE-2016-9588

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Description

arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the Linux kernel through 4.9 mismanages the #BP and #OF exceptions, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) by declining to handle an exception thrown by an L2 guest.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=ef85b67385436ddc1998f45f1d6a210f935b3388

http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3804

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/15/3

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94933

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1842

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2077

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1404924

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/ef85b67385436ddc1998f45f1d6a210f935b3388

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3822-1/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3822-2/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-12-28

Updated: 2018-11-28

Type: CWE-388

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 4.9 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (23 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
124983EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1530)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
124819EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1496)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
118973Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : Linux kernel vulnerabilities (USN-3822-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
102734CentOS 7 : kernel (CESA-2017:1842) (Stack Clash)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
102645Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL7.x x86_64 (20170801)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
102511Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2017-1842-1) (Stack Clash)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
102281Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2017-1842) (Stack Clash)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
102151RHEL 7 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2017:2077)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
102143RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2017:1842) (Stack Clash)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
100320SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:1360-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
100150SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:1247-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
99848EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2017-1001)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
99163OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0057) (Dirty COW)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
critical
99162OracleVM 3.4 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0056)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
critical
99160Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3534)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
99159Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2017-3533)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
97640Debian DLA-849-1 : linux security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
97615Debian DSA-3804-1 : linux - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
97324Ubuntu 16.10 : linux, linux-raspi2 vulnerabilities (USN-3209-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
97323Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-xenial vulnerabilities (USN-3208-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
97322Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux, linux-snapdragon vulnerabilities (USN-3208-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
96115Fedora 25 : kernel (2016-dd895763ac)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
96107Fedora 24 : kernel (2016-2b1f91e9bd)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium