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CVE-2010-3699

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2010-11-24
IAVA:
2011-A-0147
Bugzilla:
636411: CVE-2010-3699 kernel: guest->host denial of service from invalid xenbus transitions

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The backend driver in Xen 3.x allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service via a kernel thread leak, which prevents the device and guest OS from being shut down or create a zombie domain, causes a hang in zenwatch, or prevents unspecified xm commands from working properly, related to (1) netback, (2) blkback, or (3) blktap.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3699 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 2.7
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2011:0004 2011-01-04

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