CVE-2013-0311

2013-02-22T00:55:00
ID CVE-2013-0311
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2019-04-22T17:48:00

Description

The translate_desc function in drivers/vhost/vhost.c in the Linux kernel before 3.7 does not properly handle cross-region descriptors, which allows guest OS users to obtain host OS privileges by leveraging KVM guest OS privileges. Per https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-0311 "This issue did affect the version of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6."