Breaking Out and Interacting with the Hypervisor – VMEscape

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Lets dive deep into the process of breaking out and interacting with the hypervisor, which is known as “VMEscape”.

Normally virtual machines are encapsulated, isolated environments. The operating systems running inside the virtual machine should not know that they are virtualized, and there should be no capability of interacting with the parent hypervisor. The process of breaking out and interacting with the hypervisor is called a “VM escape”. Because the hypervisor administers the execution of all of the virtual machines an attacker that can gain access to, the hypervisor can then assume control over every other virtual machine running on the host.

Because the hypervisor is…

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