CVE-2013-0231

MEDIUM

Description

The pciback_enable_msi function in the PCI backend driver (drivers/xen/pciback/conf_space_capability_msi.c) in Xen for the Linux kernel 2.6.18 and 3.8 allows guest OS users with PCI device access to cause a denial of service via a large number of kernel log messages. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-03/msg00004.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-04/msg00018.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-06/msg00005.html

http://osvdb.org/89903

http://secunia.com/advisories/52059

http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2632

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/02/05/9

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/57740

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/81923

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-02-13

Updated: 2017-08-29

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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