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Overview

Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2008-1952
Last Modified 21 Aug 2010 12:00:00
Published 23 Jun 2008 03:41:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-1952

Summary

The backend for XenSource Xen Para Virtualized Frame Buffer (PVFB) in Xen ioemu does not properly restrict the frame buffer size, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) by mapping an arbitrary amount of guest memory.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Xensource Xen Para Virtualized Frame Buffer


References

CONFIRM - http://xenbits.xensource.com/xen-unstable.hg?rev/9044705960cb30cec385bdca7305bcf7db096721

MLIST - [oss-security] 20080521 New Xen ioemu: PVFB backend issue

REDHAT - RHSA-2008:0892

XF - xen-pvfb-ioemu-dos(43362)

SECTRACK - 1020957

BID - 30646

SECUNIA - 32088

MLIST - [Xen-devel] 20080521 [PATCH] ioemu: Fix PVFB backend to limit frame buffer size


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:47:42