CVE-2015-0239

CVE information

Published

7 years ago

Last Modified

2 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

The em_sysenter function in arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in the Linux kernel before 3.18.5, when the guest OS lacks SYSENTER MSR initialization, allows guest OS users to gain guest OS privileges or cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) by triggering use of a 16-bit code segment for emulation of a SYSENTER instruction..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
4.4/10
Exploit Score
3.4/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Medium
Authentication Required
None
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
- 3.18.5
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:5:-:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:7:-:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:
  Yes
- -

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