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Date: Mon, 4 Dec 2017 16:47:06 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <>
To: oss security list <>
Subject: CVE-2017-1000407 Kernel: KVM: DoS via write flood to I/O port 0x80


Linux kernel built with the KVM virtualization(CONFIG_KVM) support for the 
Intel processor family(CONFIG_KVM_INTEL), is vulnerable to a DoS issue. It 
could occur if a guest was to flood the I/O port 0x80 with write requests.

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

Upstream patch

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