CVE-2014-3611

NameCVE-2014-3611
DescriptionRace condition in the __kvm_migrate_pit_timer function in arch/x86/kvm/i8254.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.17.2 allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) by leveraging incorrect PIT emulation.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3060-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.101-1fixed
jessie3.16.51-2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.56-1+deb8u1fixed
stretch4.9.82-1+deb9u3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.88-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid4.16.5-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.16.7-1medium
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.63-2+deb7u1mediumDSA-3060-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)medium

Notes

[squeeze] - linux-2.6 <no-dsa> (KVM not supported in Squeeze LTS)
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/virt/kvm/kvm.git/commit/?id=2febc839133280d5a5e8e1179c94ea674489dae2

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