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VPR Score: 6
SynopsisThe remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionThe translate_desc function in drivers/vhost/vhost.c in the Linux kernel before 3.7 does not properly handle cross-region descriptors, which allows guest OS users to obtain host OS privileges by leveraging Kernel-base Virtual Machine (KVM) guest OS privileges.
SolutionUpgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution SOL15732.