CVE-2015-5157

2015-08-31T10:59:00
ID CVE-2015-5157
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2016-12-22T02:59:00

Description

arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S in the Linux kernel before 4.1.6 on the x86_64 platform mishandles IRET faults in processing NMIs that occurred during userspace execution, which might allow local users to gain privileges by triggering an NMI.