Vulnerability CVE-2010-4238


Published: 2011-01-22   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
The vbd_create function in Xen 3.1.2, when the Linux kernel 2.6.18 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 is used, allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS panic) via an attempted access to a virtual CD-ROM device through the blkback driver. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5.5/10
6.9/10
5.1/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Adjacent network
Low
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete
Affected software
Citrix -> XEN 

 References:
http://bugs.centos.org/bug_view_advanced_page.php?bug_id=4517
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0017.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45795
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=655623
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/64698

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