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CVE-2010-2070

Impact: Important
Public: 2007-09-11
Bugzilla: 586415: CVE-2010-2070 /kernel/security/CVE-2006-0742 test cause kernel-xen panic on ia64
IAVA: 2011-A-0066

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

arch/ia64/xen/faults.c in Xen 3.4 and 4.0 in Linux kernel 2.6.18, and possibly other kernel versions, when running on IA-64 architectures, allows local users to cause a denial of service and "turn on BE by modifying the user mask of the PSR," as demonstrated via exploitation of CVE-2006-0742.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2070 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.7
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Complete

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2010:0610 August 10, 2010

External References

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