Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2019 10:07:52 +0530 (IST) From: P J P <ppandit@...hat.com> To: oss security list <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> cc: Marc Orr <marcorr@...gle.com> Subject: CVE-2019-3887 Kernel: KVM: nVMX: guest accesses L0 MSR causes potential DoS Hello, A flaw was found in the way KVM hypervisor handled x2APIC Machine Specific Rregister(MSR) access with nested(=1) virtualization enabled. In that, L1 guest could access L0's APIC register values via L2 guest, when 'virtualize x2APIC mode' is enabled. A guest could use this flaw to potentially crash the host kernel resulting in DoS issue. Upstream patches: ----------------- -> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/virt/kvm/kvm.git/commit/?id=acff78477b9b4f26ecdf65733a4ed77fe837e9dc -> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/virt/kvm/kvm.git/commit/?id=c73f4c998e1fd4249b9edfa39e23f4fda2b9b041 This issue was discovered by Marc Orr of Google Inc. Thank you. -- Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Product Security Team 47AF CE69 3A90 54AA 9045 1053 DD13 3D32 FE5B 041F
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