CVE-2011-2519

MEDIUM

Description

Xen in the Linux kernel, when running a guest on a host without hardware assisted paging (HAP), allows guest users to cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference and hypervisor crash) via the SAHF instruction.

References

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1212.html

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/08/30/1

http://xenbits.xen.org/hg/xen-3.1-testing.hg/rev/15644

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=718882

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-12-27

Updated: 2013-12-27

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.2

Vector: AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 4.4

Severity: MEDIUM