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CVE-2010-4255 Detail

Current Description

The fixup_page_fault function in arch/x86/traps.c in Xen 4.0.1 and earlier on 64-bit platforms, when paravirtualization is enabled, does not verify that kernel mode is used to call the handle_gdt_ldt_mapping_fault function, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS BUG_ON) via a crafted memory access.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.xensource.com/archives/html/xen-devel/2010-11/msg01650.html Patch
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/30/5 Patch
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/30/8 Patch
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0017.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=658155 Patch

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other 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:3.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:3.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xen:3.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xen:3.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xen:3.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xen:3.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xen:4.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xen:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
4.0.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-4255
NVD Published Date:
01/24/2011
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018