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Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2009 13:09:04 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: kvm: update_cr8_intercept() NULL
 pointer dereference when running without an apic

Please use CVE-2009-3640.



----- "Eugene Teo" <> wrote:

> Quote from the upstream commit:
> "update_cr8_intercept() can be triggered from userspace while there
> is no apic present."
> This one can be triggered via kvm_vcpu_ioctl() if /dev/kvm is user 
> accessible (which is recommended...). Fixed in v2.6.32-rc1.
> Eugene

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