CVE-2013-4553

MEDIUM

Description

The XEN_DOMCTL_getmemlist hypercall in Xen 3.4.x through 4.3.x (possibly 4.3.1) does not always obtain the page_alloc_lock and mm_rwlock in the same order, which allows local guest administrators to cause a denial of service (host deadlock).

References

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

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

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00059.html

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201407-03.xml

http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3006

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/11/26/8

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-12-24

Updated: 2017-01-07

Type: CWE-119

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