CVE Reference: CVE-2011-3131

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2011-3131

Description:
Xen 4.1.1 and earlier allows local guest OS kernels with control of a PCI[E] device to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and host hang) via many crafted DMA requests that are denied by the IOMMU, which triggers a livelock.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA45622
  Secunia Advisory: SA51468

MLIST
  http://old-list-archives.xen.org/archives/html/xen-devel/2011-06/msg01106.html
  http://old-list-archives.xen.org/archives/html/xen-devel/2011-08/msg00450.html

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2582

CONFIRM
  http://xenbits.xen.org/hg/staging/xen-4.1-testing.hg/rev/84e3706df07a

BID
  49146


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