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CVE-2010-0435

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-08-19
Bugzilla: 570528: CVE-2010-0435 kvm: vmx null pointer dereference

Details

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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 Instance
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Complete

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHEL Virtualization version 5 (kvm) RHSA-2010:0627 August 19, 2010
RHEV Hypervisor for RHEL-5 (rhev-hypervisor) RHSA-2010:0622 August 19, 2010

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