CVE-2013-4592 (retired)

Priority
Description
Memory leak in the __kvm_set_memory_region function in virt/kvm/kvm_main.c
in the Linux kernel before 3.9 allows local users to cause a denial of
service (memory consumption) by leveraging certain device access to trigger
movement of memory slots.
Ubuntu-Description
A flaw in the handling of memory regions of the kernel virtual machine
(KVM) subsystem was discovered. A local user with the ability to assign a
device could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (memory
consumption).
Notes
 jdstrand> attacker requires privileged access to the host hardware to exploit
 jdstrand> per kernel team, too intrusive to backport
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (see note)
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Patches:
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (see note)
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
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Updated: 2019-03-26 12:10:09 UTC (commit ccdecfcf0fead22bd291e5f4ea745a46872dcb15)