CVE-2014-1950

medium

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the xc_cpupool_getinfo function in Xen 4.1.x through 4.3.x, when using a multithreaded toolstack, does not properly handle a failure by the xc_cpumap_alloc function, which allows local users with access to management functions to cause a denial of service (heap corruption) and possibly gain privileges via unspecified vectors.

References

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

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

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

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/02/12/17

http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-88.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-02-14

Updated: 2014-12-12

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM