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CVE-2010-4238 Detail

Current Description

The vbd_create function in Xen 3.1.2, when the Linux kernel 2.6.18 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 is used, allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS panic) via an attempted access to a virtual CD-ROM device through the blkback driver. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 5.1


Access Vector (AV): Local_Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.centos.org/bug_view_advanced_page.php?bug_id=4517 Exploit
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0017.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45795
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=655623 Exploit
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/64698

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xen:3.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-4238
NVD Published Date:
01/22/2011
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018