CVE-2013-1796

NameCVE-2013-1796
DescriptionThe kvm_set_msr_common function in arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the Linux kernel through 3.8.4 does not ensure a required time_page alignment during an MSR_KVM_SYSTEM_TIME operation, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and host OS memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2668-1, DSA-2669-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.73-2+deb7u3fixed
jessie3.16.7-ckt25-1fixed
jessie (security)3.16.7-ckt20-1+deb8u4fixed
stretch4.5.1-1fixed
sid4.5.2-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.2.41-2medium
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.41-2+deb7u2mediumDSA-2669-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze3mediumDSA-2668-1

Notes

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/03/20/9

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