CVE-2009-3525 Detail

Current Description

The pyGrub boot loader in Xen 3.0.3, 3.3.0, and Xen-3.3.1 does not support the password option in grub.conf for para-virtualized guests, which allows attackers with access to the para-virtualized guest console to boot the guest or modify the guest's kernel boot parameters without providing the expected password.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-05/msg00002.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/25/1 Patch 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1472.html Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36523 Exploit 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022950
http://xenbits.xensource.com/xen-unstable.hg?rev/8f783adc0ee3 Exploit 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=525740 Exploit  Patch 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=525740#c0 Exploit  Patch 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9466

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3525
NVD Published Date:
10/05/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017
Source:
MITRE