CVE-2010-0309

CVE information

Published

12 years ago

Last Modified

4 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

The pit_ioport_read function in the Programmable Interval Timer (PIT) emulation in i8254.c in KVM 83 does not properly use the pit_state data structure, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash or hang) by attempting to read the /dev/port file..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
6.8/10
Exploit Score
8/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
Single
Impact Score
6.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
None

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:linux:kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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