CVE-2013-0216

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2013-02-05
Bugzilla:
910883: CVE-2013-0216 CVE-2013-0217 kernel: xen: Linux netback DoS via malicious guest ring.

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Xen netback functionality in the Linux kernel before 3.7.8 allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (loop) by triggering ring pointer corruption.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0216 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue did affect the versions of the kernel-xen package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

This issue did not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.2
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
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 5 (kernel) RHSA-2013:0747 2013-04-16

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel-xen Affected

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Xen project for reporting this issue.

Mitigation

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