CVE Reference: CVE-2013-1917

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2013-1917

Description:
Xen 3.1 through 4.x, when running 64-bit hosts on Intel CPUs, does not clear the NT flag when using an IRET after a SYSENTER instruction, which allows PV guest users to cause a denial of service (hypervisor crash) by triggering a #GP fault, which is not properly handled by another IRET instruction.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00015.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-06/msg00049.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00021.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-04/msg00000.html

ST
  1028455

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA55082

MLIST
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/04/18/8

GENTOO
  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201309-24.xml

FEDORA
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-May/104537.html

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2662


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