CVE-2018-10853

2018-09-11T14:29:00
ID CVE-2018-10853
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2019-10-03T00:03:00

Description

A flaw was found in the way Linux kernel KVM hypervisor before 4.18 emulated instructions such as sgdt/sidt/fxsave/fxrstor. It did not check current privilege(CPL) level while emulating unprivileged instructions. An unprivileged guest user/process could use this flaw to potentially escalate privileges inside guest.