Linux kernel (Azure) vulnerability

2017-11-21T00:00:00
ID USN-3488-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2017-11-21T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel did not
properly keep track of nested levels in guest page tables. A local attacker
in a guest VM could use this to cause a denial of service (host OS crash)
or possibly execute arbitrary code in the host OS.