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CVE-2009-4031 at MITRE

Description

The do_insn_fetch function in arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in the x86 emulator in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32-rc8-next-20091125 tries to interpret instructions that contain too many bytes to be valid, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (increased scheduling latency) on the host OS via unspecified manipulations related to SMP support.

NVD CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.8 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Novell/SUSE information

Novell Bugzilla entry: 558269, 558662

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.2
  • kernel-debug-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-debug-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-debug-debugsource >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-debug-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-default-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-default-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-default-debugsource >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-default-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-desktop-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-desktop-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-desktop-debugsource >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-desktop-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-pae-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-pae-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-pae-debugsource >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-pae-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-trace-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-trace-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-trace-debugsource >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-trace-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-vanilla-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-vanilla-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-vanilla-debugsource >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-vanilla-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-xen-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-xen-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-xen-debugsource >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-xen-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • preload-kmp-default-debuginfo >= 1.1_2.6.31.12_0.2-6.9.15
  • preload-kmp-desktop-debuginfo >= 1.1_2.6.31.12_0.2-6.9.15
openSUSE 11.2
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-debug-base >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-debug-devel >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-desktop >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-desktop-base >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-desktop-devel >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-pae >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-source-vanilla >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-trace >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-vanilla >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-vanilla-base >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-vanilla-devel >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • preload-kmp-default >= 1.1_2.6.31.12_0.2-6.9.15
  • preload-kmp-desktop >= 1.1_2.6.31.12_0.2-6.9.15

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