CVE-2013-2212

MEDIUM

Description

The vmx_set_uc_mode function in Xen 3.3 through 4.3, when disabling caches, allows local HVM guests with access to memory mapped I/O regions to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and possibly hypervisor or guest kernel panic) via a crafted GFN range.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00010.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00011.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00021.html

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/07/24/6

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201504-04

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-08-28

Updated: 2016-12-22

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.7

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 5.5

Severity: MEDIUM