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CVE-2010-3699

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

Details

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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 Instance
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 version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2011:0004 January 04, 2011

External References

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