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Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:09:40 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <ppandit@...hat.com>
To: oss security list <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>
Subject: CVE-2017-2584 Kernel: kvm: use after free in
 complete_emulated_mmio

   Hello,

Linux kernel built with the Kernel-based Virtual Machine(CONFIG_KVM) support 
is vulnerable to a use after free flaw. It could occur on x86 platform, when 
emulating instructions fxsave, fxrstor, sgdt, etc.

A user/process could use this flaw to crash the host kernel resulting in DoS.

Upstream patch:
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   -> https://www.spinics.net/lists/kvm/msg143571.html

Reference:
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   -> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1413001

'CVE-2017-2584' is assigned to this issue by Red Hat Inc.

Thank you.
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Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Product Security Team
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