CVE-2015-4692

2015-07-27T10:59:00
ID CVE-2015-4692
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2017-09-22T01:29:00

Description

The kvm_apic_has_events function in arch/x86/kvm/lapic.h in the Linux kernel through 4.1.3 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging /dev/kvm access for an ioctl call. <a href="http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/476.html">CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference</a>