CVE-2010-0309

2010-02-12T14:30:00
ID CVE-2010-0309
Type cve
Reporter NVD
Modified 2017-09-18T21:30:21

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.