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CVE-2021-43056

Published: October 28, 2021Last modified: November 8, 2023

Description

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel for powerpc before 5.14.15. It allows a malicious KVM guest to crash the host, when the host is running on Power8, due to an arch/powerpc/kvm/book3s_hv_rmhandlers.S implementation bug in the handling of the SRR1 register values.

Severity score breakdown

ParameterValue
Base score5.5
Attack VectorLOCAL
Attack complexityLOW
Privileges requiredLOW
User interactionNONE
ScopeUNCHANGED
ConfidentialityNONE
Integrity impactNONE
Availability impactHIGH
VectorCVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Status

ProductReleasePackageStatus
Alpaquita LinuxStreamlinux-ltsUnknown (6.1.33-r0)

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