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CVE-2013-1964

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2013-04-18
Bugzilla:
953632: CVE-2013-1964 xen: grant table hypercall acquire/release imbalance

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Xen 4.0.x and 4.1.x incorrectly releases a grant reference when releasing a non-v1, non-transitive grant, which allows local guest administrators to cause a denial of service (host crash), obtain sensitive information, or possible have other impacts via unspecified vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1964 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Not vulnerable.

This issue did not affect the versions of the kernel-xen package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG as we did not have support for Xen hypervisor.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 5.7
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

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 Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Not affected

Acknowledgements

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

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