|Bugzilla:||906323: CVE-2013-0215 xen: oxenstored incorrect handling of certain Xenbus ring states|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
oxenstored in Xen 4.1.x, Xen 4.2.x, and xen-unstable does not properly consider the state of the Xenstore ring during read operations, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash and host-control outage, or memory consumption) or obtain sensitive control-plane data by leveraging guest administrative access.
This issue did not affect the versions of the xen package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
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|Access Vector:||Adjacent Network|
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Red Hat security errata
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