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CVE-2010-4247 Detail

Current Description

The do_block_io_op function in (1) drivers/xen/blkback/blkback.c and (2) drivers/xen/blktap/blktap.c in Xen before 3.4.0 for the Linux kernel 2.6.18, and possibly other versions, allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via a large production request index to the blkback or blktap back-end drivers. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
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Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/23/1 Patch
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/24/8 Patch
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0004.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45029
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0024
http://xenbits.xensource.com/linux-2.6.18-xen.hg?rev/7070d34f251c Patch
http://xenbits.xensource.com/linux-2.6.18-xen.hg?rev/77f831cbb91d Patch
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=656206 Patch

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xen:3.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xen:3.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xen:3.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xen:3.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xen:3.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xen:3.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xen:3.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xen:3.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xen:3.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xen:3.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xen:3.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xen:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.3.2
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-4247
NVD Published Date:
01/10/2011
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018