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Xen oxenstored Xenbus Ring State Handling Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2013-02-05    Last Update:  2013-02-15    Views:  1,638

Secunia Advisory SA52055

Where:

Local system

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Xen, which can be exploited by malicious, local users in a guest virtual machine to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the oxenstored daemon when handling Xenbus ring state content and can be exploited to trigger an out-of-bounds read or exhaust system memory.

The vulnerability is reported in versions 4.1 and later.


Solution:
Apply patch.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
XSA-38:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/02/05/10
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/02/15/5

Deep Links:
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