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Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2011 12:16:27 -0800
From: Greg KH <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>, Greg KH <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2010-4525 kvm: x86: zero
 kvm_vcpu_events->interrupt.pad infoleak

On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 12:14:28PM +0800, Eugene Teo wrote:
> In addition to CVE-2010-3881, some versions of the Linux kernel
> forgot to initialize the kvm_vcpu_events.interrupt.pad field before
> being copied to userspace. I have assigned CVE-2010-4525 to this. I
> briefly checked, linux-2.6.33/34.y are affected, linux-2.6/.31/.32.y
> are not.

Is there a fix for this in the upstream kernels?  How about kernels
greater than .35?


greg k-h

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