Vulnerability CVE-2010-3699


Published: 2010-12-08   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
The backend driver in Xen 3.x allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service via a kernel thread leak, which prevents the device and guest OS from being shut down or create a zombie domain, causes a hang in zenwatch, or prevents unspecified xm commands from working properly, related to (1) netback, (2) blkback, or (3) blktap.

Type:

CWE-399

(Resource Management Errors)

CVSS2 => (AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
2.7/10
2.9/10
5.1/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Adjacent network
Low
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Citrix -> XEN 

 References:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00007.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0004.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45039
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024786
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0024
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0213
http://xenbits.xensource.com/linux-2.6.18-xen.hg?rev/59f097ef181b

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