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CVE-2014-1950 Detail

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the xc_cpupool_getinfo function in Xen 4.1.x through 4.3.x, when using a multithreaded toolstack, does not properly handle a failure by the xc_cpumap_alloc function, which allows local users with access to management functions to cause a denial of service (heap corruption) and possibly gain privileges via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/14/2014

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00010.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00011.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3006
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/02/12/17
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-88.html Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-1950
NVD Published Date:
02/14/2014
NVD Last Modified:
12/11/2014