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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0435

Original release date: 08/24/2010
Last revised: 01/19/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The Hypervisor (aka rhev-hypervisor) in Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) 2.2, and KVM 83, when the Intel VT-x extension is enabled, allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and host OS crash) via vectors related to instruction emulation.

Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/476.html 'NULL Pointer Dereference'

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.1
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=570528
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2011:001
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0012
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0627
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0622
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42778

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