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CVE-2007-5906 Detail

Description

Xen 3.1.1 allows virtual guest system users to cause a denial of service (hypervisor crash) by using a debug register (DR7) to set certain breakpoints.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/09/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5906
Original release date:
11/09/2007
Last revised:
09/05/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.7 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-01/msg00002.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:001
http://lists.xensource.com/archives/html/xen-devel/2007-10/msg01048.html Patch External Source MLIST [Xen-devel] 20071031 [PATCH, fixed] x86: fix debug register handling
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/suse_security_summary_report.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:002
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27219 External Source BID 27219

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:xensource_inc:xen:3.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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