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Bug 641572 (CVE-2017-17741) - kernel: denial of service (write_mmio stack-based out-of-bounds read)
Summary: kernel: denial of service (write_mmio stack-based out-of-bounds read)
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: CVE-2017-17741
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Kernel (show other bugs)
Hardware: x86 Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Kernel Security
URL: https://www.spinics.net/lists/kvm/msg...
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Reported: 2017-12-18 14:36 UTC by D'juan McDonald (domhnall)
Modified: 2018-04-20 06:43 UTC (History)
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Description D'juan McDonald (domhnall) 2017-12-18 14:36:36 UTC
CVE-2017-17741(https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-17741):

The KVM implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.14.7 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (write_mmio stack-based out-of-bounds read) or possibly have unspecified other impact, related to arch/x86/kvm/x86.c and include/trace/events/kvm.h.


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Comment 1 Romain Perier 2018-04-20 06:43:12 UTC
Accepted on upstream: https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git/commit/?h=linux-4.14.y&id=653c41ac4729261cb356ee1aff0f3f4f342be1eb . It is part of 4.14.x since 4.14.14