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570528: CVE-2010-0435 kvm: vmx null pointer dereference

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2010-0435 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.6
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor 5 (rhev-hypervisor) RHSA-2010:0622 2010-08-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Virtualization 5 (kvm) RHSA-2010:0627 2010-08-19

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