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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.9 4.9
CVE Id CVE-2007-5498
Last Modified 21 Aug 2010 01:12:14
Published 07 May 2008 08:20:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2007-5498

Summary

The Xen hypervisor block backend driver for Linux kernel 2.6.18, when running on a 64-bit host with a 32-bit paravirtualized guest, allows local privileged users in the guest OS to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) via a request that specifies a large number of blocks.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18


References

MISC - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=369531

UBUNTU - USN-679-1

REDHAT - RHSA-2008:0233

SECUNIA - 32918

SECUNIA - 30116

XF - linux-kernel-xen-hypervisor-dos(42274)

BID - 29082


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:46:12