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CVE-2010-0298

CVE information

Published

12 years ago

Last Modified

4 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

The x86 emulator in KVM 83 does not use the Current Privilege Level (CPL) and I/O Privilege Level (IOPL) in determining the memory access available to CPL3 code, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) or gain privileges on the guest OS by leveraging access to a (1) IO port or (2) MMIO region, a related issue to CVE-2010-0306..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
6.5/10
Exploit Score
8/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
Single
Impact Score
6.4/10
Confidentiality Impact
Partial
Availability Impact
Partial
Integrity Impact
Partial

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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