ID 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.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 4.9 (as of 29-09-2017 - 01:29)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-399
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE COMPLETE
cvss-vector via4 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:19:29.790-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11414
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is CentOS Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15802
  • comment Oracle Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15459
description 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.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9452
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title 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.
version 18
redhat via4
advisories
rhsa
id RHSA-2008:0233
rpms
  • kernel-0:2.6.18-53.1.19.el5
  • kernel-PAE-0:2.6.18-53.1.19.el5
  • kernel-PAE-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.19.el5
  • kernel-debug-0:2.6.18-53.1.19.el5
  • kernel-debug-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.19.el5
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.19.el5
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.18-53.1.19.el5
  • kernel-headers-0:2.6.18-53.1.19.el5
  • kernel-kdump-0:2.6.18-53.1.19.el5
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.19.el5
  • kernel-xen-0:2.6.18-53.1.19.el5
  • kernel-xen-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.19.el5
refmap via4
bid 29082
misc https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=369531
secunia
  • 30116
  • 32918
ubuntu USN-679-1
xf linux-kernel-xen-hypervisor-dos(42274)
Last major update 29-09-2017 - 01:29
Published 08-05-2008 - 00:20
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