A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Linux Kernel up to 5.15.11. Affected is the function __vmx_handle_exit of the file arch/x86/kvm/vmx/nested.c of the component VMX. The manipulation leads to denial of service.

This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2021-47092. The attack can only be done within the local network. There is no exploit available.

It is recommended to upgrade the affected component.