CVE Details

Release Date:2014-10-21


It was found that KVM's Write to Model Specific Register (WRMSR) instruction emulation would write non-canonical values passed in by the guest to certain MSRs in the host's context. A privileged guest user could use this flaw to crash the host.

See more information about CVE-2014-3610 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: 5.5 Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector: Adjacent network Attack Complexity: Low
Authentication: Requires single instance Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: Complete

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 5 (kvm)ELSA-2015-08692015-04-22
Oracle Linux version 6 (dtrace-modules-3.8.13-68.el6uek)ELSA-2015-30122015-03-19
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2015-30122015-03-19
Oracle Linux version 7 (dtrace-modules-3.8.13-68.el7uek)ELSA-2015-30122015-03-19
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2015-30122015-03-19
Oracle VM version 3.3 (kernel-uek)OVMSA-2015-00402015-04-06

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