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Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 10:55:55 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <ppandit@...hat.com>
To: oss security list <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>
cc: Cfir Cohen <cfir@...gle.com>, Alex Gaynor <alex.gaynor@...il.com>
Subject: Re: CVE-2018-16882 Kernel: KVM: nVMX: use after free
 in posted interrupt processing

  Hello Alex,

+-- On Tue, 18 Dec 2018, Alex Gaynor wrote --+
| Can you say more about why this is only a DoS? The commit message sounds (to 
| someone with little domain expertise in KVM) like a fairly traditional 
| pattern for an exploitable for code exec uaf.

That's right, it does have potential for more misuse, though it may not be as 
easy. I missed to mention that earlier.

Thank you.
--
Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Product Security Team
47AF CE69 3A90 54AA 9045 1053 DD13 3D32 FE5B 041F

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