Affected configuration(s):


Date published: 2017-09-20T04:29:00.210-04:00

Date last modified: 2017-09-22T10:48:18.990-04:00

CVSS Score: 4.9

Principal attack vector: LOCAL

Complexity:  LOW

Reference URL:

Summary: The access_pmu_evcntr function in arch/arm64/kvm/sys_regs.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.11 allows privileged KVM guest OS users to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and host OS crash) by accessing the Performance Monitors Cycle Count Register (PMCCNTR).


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