CVE-2007-6416

MEDIUM
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Description

The copy_to_user function in the PAL emulation functionality for Xen 3.1.2 and earlier, when running on ia64 systems, allows HVM guest users to access arbitrary physical memory by triggering certain mapping operations.

References

http://osvdb.org/41344

http://secunia.com/advisories/28146

http://secunia.com/advisories/28643

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0089.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26954

http://xenbits.xensource.com/ext/ia64/xen-unstable.hg?rev/e6069a715fd7

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9840

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2007-12-17

Updated: 2017-09-29

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.6

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:xen:xen:3.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (4 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
67645Oracle Linux 5 : kernel (ELSA-2008-0089)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
60351Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
medium
43672CentOS 5 : kernel (CESA-2008:0089)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
medium
30090RHEL 5 : kernel (RHSA-2008:0089)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium