CVE-2009-4004

2009-11-19T21:30:00
ID CVE-2009-4004
Type cve
Reporter NVD
Modified 2017-08-16T21:31:23

Description

Buffer overflow in the kvm_vcpu_ioctl_x86_setup_mce function in arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32-rc7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly gain privileges via a KVM_X86_SETUP_MCE IOCTL request that specifies a large number of Machine Check Exception (MCE) banks.