|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.
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
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|Access Vector:||Adjacent Network|
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