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CVE-2008-3687 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the flask_security_label function in Xen 3.3, when compiled with the XSM:FLASK module, allows unprivileged domain users (domU) to execute arbitrary code via the flask_op hypercall.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/21/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the version of Xen hypervisor as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, as it does not support XSM.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://invisiblethingslab.com/bh08/part2.pdf
http://theinvisiblethings.blogspot.com/2008/08/our-xen-0wning-trilogy-highlights.html
http://www.nabble.com/-PATCH--XSM--FLASK--Argument-handling-bugs-in-XSM:FLASK-to18536032.html Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30834
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020731
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2426
http://xenbits.xensource.com/xen-3.3-testing.hg?rev/fa66b33f975a
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44608

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:xen:xen:3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xen:xen_flask_module:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3687
NVD Published Date:
08/14/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017