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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   KVM Vendors:   kvm.qumranet.com
KVM virtio-net Driver TCP Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023798
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023798
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-0741   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 31 2010
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in KVM. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

The Linux virtio-net driver does not properly implement TCP segment offloading (TSO) processing. A remote user can send specially crafted data to a certain KVM process on the target system to cause the target guest to crash.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target guest operating system to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix, available at:

https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/56479/

Vendor URL:  linux-kvm.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Mar 31 2010 (Red Hat Issues Fix) KVM virtio-net Driver TCP Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
Jun 22 2010 (Red Hat Issues Fix) KVM virtio-net Driver TCP Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor 5.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 31 Mar 2010 06:34:01 +0000
Subject:  KVM


https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/56479/

CVE-2010-0741
 
 


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