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Bug #2890

SYSRET 64-bit operating system privilege escalation vulnerability on Intel CPU hardware

Added by Igor Pashev about 7 years ago. Updated about 7 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
-
Start date:
2012-06-17
Due date:
% Done:

0%

Estimated time:
Difficulty:
Medium
Tags:
needs-triage

Description

Some 64-bit operating systems and virtualization software running on Intel CPU hardware are vulnerable to a local privilege escalation attack. The vulnerability may be exploited for local privilege escalation or a guest-to-host virtual machine escape.

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/649219


Related issues

Is duplicate of illumos gate - Bug #2873: sysretq doesn't properly handle non-canonical addressesResolved2012-06-14

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#1

Updated by Rich Lowe about 7 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed

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