CVE-2010-4238

MEDIUM

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.

References

http://bugs.centos.org/bug_view_advanced_page.php?bug_id=4517

http://secunia.com/advisories/42884

http://secunia.com/advisories/46397

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-01-22

Updated: 2018-10-10

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: (AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 5.1

Severity: MEDIUM