|Bugzilla:||1009553: CVE-2013-4356 Kernel: Xen: Xsa-64: memory leak by 64bit PV guests under live migration|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Xen 4.3.x writes hypervisor mappings to certain shadow pagetables when live migration is performed on hosts with more than 5TB of RAM, which allows local 64-bit PV guests to read or write to invalid memory and cause a denial of service (crash).
This issue does not affect the versions of the kernel-xen package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
This issue does not affect the versions of the Linux kernel package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG as it does not have support for Xen hypervisor.
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Red Hat security errata
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