Last updated: Sun Mar 09 22:35:53 EDT 2014
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Vulnerability Workload Index: 6.3
The pit_ioport_read function in the Programmable Interval Timer (PIT) emulation in i8254.c in KVM 83 does not properly use the pit_state data structure, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash or hang) by attempting to read the /dev/port file.
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