Two questions about User-Mode Linux: Suppose that a privilege escalation attack is used to gain root in a UML guest. Assuming modern (3.0 or later) host and guest kernels, is it trivial to escape ...
I was wondering if malicious programs are detected using a virtual system. For example a "canary" system would be set up in a virtual environment then unknown and untrusted programs would be executed ...
This question is derived from my previous question on Isolating Web application where two approaches were recommended. Apache Chroot Jail Isolation through Virtualization My question is if one of ...
I am thinking about the design for a sandbox, which is able to execute arbitrary unmodified, untrusted binaries. The goal is to implement an application Unlike something like e.g. Google Chrome's ...
I recently started learning about xen and became more interested in visualization. I read a few whitepapers, did a search here, but couldn't find an answer. My guess is someone will link me to some ...
Can an unprivileged process in a hardware-virtualized system cause a `VMExit` without cooperation from the kernel?
For SVM or VT-x, the set of conditions which trigger a vmexit to the virtual machine monitor is pretty complex. Can an unprivileged process trigger any of these without assistance from the kernel? ...