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CVE-2013-0231 Detail

Description

The pciback_enable_msi function in the PCI backend driver (drivers/xen/pciback/conf_space_capability_msi.c) in Xen for the Linux kernel 2.6.18 and 3.8 allows guest OS users with PCI device access to cause a denial of service via a large number of kernel log messages. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/12/2013

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-0231
Original release date:
02/12/2013
Last revised:
08/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-03/msg00004.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0395
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-04/msg00018.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2013:0674
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-06/msg00005.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0925
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2632 External Source DEBIAN DSA-2632
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/02/05/9 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20130205 Xen Security Advisory 43 (CVE-2013-0231) - Linux pciback DoS via not rate limited log messages.
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/57740 External Source BID 57740
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/81923 External Source XF xen-pcibackenablemsi-dos(81923)

Technical Details

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