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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-8104

The KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.2.6, and Xen 4.3.x through 4.6.x, allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS panic or hang) by triggering many #DB (aka Debug) exceptions, related to svm.c.
Publish Date : 2015-11-16 Last Update Date : 2019-02-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2015:2552: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20152552 unix
RHSA-2015:2636: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20152636 unix
RHSA-2015:2645: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20152645 unix
RHSA-2016:0004: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20160004 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-8104

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 15.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Oracle Solaris 11.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Oracle Vm Virtualbox * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS XEN XEN 4.3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS XEN XEN 4.3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS XEN XEN 4.3.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS XEN XEN 4.3.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS XEN XEN 4.3.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS XEN XEN 4.4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS XEN XEN 4.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS XEN XEN 4.4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS XEN XEN 4.4.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS XEN XEN 4.5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS XEN XEN 4.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS XEN XEN 4.5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS XEN XEN 4.6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS XEN XEN 4.6.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS XEN XEN 4.6.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS XEN XEN 4.6.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS XEN XEN 4.6.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Debian Debian Linux 3
Linux Linux Kernel 1
Oracle Solaris 1
Oracle Vm Virtualbox 1

- References For CVE-2015-8104
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:2250 CONFIRM
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:2350
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-f150b2a8c8
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:2232
REDHAT RHSA-2015:2636
REDHAT RHSA-2016:0046
REDHAT RHSA-2015:2645
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:2339
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:2108
SECTRACK 1034105
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-394835a3f6
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-668d213dc3
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:2194
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0354
BID 77524 Linux Kernel CVE-2015-8104 Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2017-04-19
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2074
BID 91787 Oracle July 2016 Critical Patch Update Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2018-10-15 CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20151110 CVE-2015-8104 kernel: kvm: guest to host DoS by triggering an infinite loop in microcode via #DB exception

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-8104

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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