Endpoint Vulnerability

CVE-2019-14835kernel: vhost-net: guest to host kernel escape during migration

Description

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way Linux kernel's vhost functionality that translates virtqueue buffers to IOVs, logged the buffer descriptors during migration. A privileged guest user able to pass descriptors with invalid length to the host when migration is underway, could use this flaw to increase their privileges on the host.

Affected Products

kernel

References

CVE-2019-14835,