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CVE-2011-1583 Detail

Description

Multiple integer overflows in tools/libxc/xc_dom_bzimageloader.c in Xen 3.2, 3.3, 4.0, and 4.1 allow local users to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted paravirtualised guest kernel image that triggers (1) a buffer overflow during a decompression loop or (2) an out-of-bounds read in the loader involving unspecified length fields.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/12/2011

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.xensource.com/archives/html/xen-devel/2011-05/msg00483.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://lists.xensource.com/archives/html/xen-devel/2011-05/msg00491.html Patch
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0496.html

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1583
NVD Published Date:
08/12/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/23/2011