CVE-2007-5498

medium

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.

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/30116

http://secunia.com/advisories/32918

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0233.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29082

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-679-1

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

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42274

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9452

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-05-08

Updated: 2017-09-29

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM