CVE Details

Release Date:2012-12-10


Memory leak in the __kvm_set_memory_region function in virt/kvm/kvm_main.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by leveraging certain device access to trigger movement of memory slots.

See more information about CVE-2013-4592 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 4 Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector: Local network Attack Complexity: High
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: Complete

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 5 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2013-25842013-11-28
Oracle Linux version 6 (dtrace-modules-3.8.13-16.2.2.el6uek)ELSA-2013-25832013-11-28
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel)ELSA-2013-16452013-11-25
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2013-25832013-11-28
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2013-25842013-11-28

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