CVE-2016-8630

2016-11-27T00:00:00
ID UB:CVE-2016-8630
Type ubuntucve
Reporter ubuntu.com
Modified 2016-11-27T00:00:00

Description

The x86_decode_insn function in arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.7, when KVM is enabled, allows local users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) via a certain use of a ModR/M byte in an undefined instruction.

Notes

Author| Note
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jdstrand | android kernels (flo, goldfish, grouper, maguro, mako and manta) are not supported on the Ubuntu Touch 14.10 and earlier preview kernels linux-lts-saucy no longer receives official support linux-lts-quantal no longer receives official support