CVE Details

Release Date:2016-11-02


The x86_decode_insn function in arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in the Linuxkernel before 4.8.7, when KVM is enabled, allows local users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) via a certain use of a ModR/M byte in an undefined instruction.

See more information about CVE-2016-8630 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: 5.2 Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector: Adjacent network Attack Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Requires single instance Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: Complete

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 6 (dtrace-modules-4.1.12-61.1.27.el6uek)ELSA-2017-35142017-02-06
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2017-35142017-02-06
Oracle Linux version 7 (dtrace-modules-4.1.12-61.1.27.el7uek)ELSA-2017-35142017-02-06
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel)ELSA-2017-03862017-03-02
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel)ELSA-2017-0386-12017-03-03
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2017-35142017-02-06
Oracle VM version 3.4 (kernel-uek)OVMSA-2017-00392017-02-08

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