|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:1465|
The remote host is missing updates announced in
KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for
Linux on AMD64 and Intel 64 systems. KVM is a Linux kernel module built for
the standard Red Hat Enterprise Linux kernel.
The kvm_emulate_hypercall() implementation was missing a check for the
Current Privilege Level (CPL). A local, unprivileged user in a virtual
machine could use this flaw to cause a local denial of service or escalate
their privileges within that virtual machine. (CVE-2009-3290)
All KVM users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
backported patches to resolve these issues. Note: The procedure in the
Solution section must be performed before this update takes effect.
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-3290|
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