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CVE-2011-1166

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-03-14
Bugzilla: 688579: CVE-2011-1166 kernel: xen: x86_64: fix error checking in arch_set_info_guest()
IAVA: 2012-A-0020

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Xen, possibly before 4.0.2, allows local 64-bit PV guests to cause a denial of service (host crash) by specifying user mode execution without user-mode pagetables.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1166 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.5
Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector: Adjacent Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Single Instance
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-2011:0833 May 31, 2011

External References

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