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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-2078

Xen 4.0.2 through 4.0.4, 4.1.x, and 4.2.x allows local PV guest users to cause a denial of service (hypervisor crash) via certain bit combinations to the XSETBV instruction.
Publish Date : 2013-08-14 Last Update Date : 2013-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.7
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 20

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-3006-1 xen - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26366 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1075-1 -- Security update for Xen oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25689 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1314-1 -- Security update for Xen oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25878 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2013-2078

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS XEN XEN 4.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS XEN XEN 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS XEN XEN 4.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS XEN XEN 4.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS XEN XEN 4.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS XEN XEN 4.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS XEN XEN 4.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS XEN XEN 4.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS XEN XEN 4.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS XEN XEN 4.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS XEN XEN 4.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS XEN XEN 4.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
XEN XEN 12

- References For CVE-2013-2078

http://secunia.com/advisories/55082
SECUNIA 55082
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/06/03/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20130603 Xen Security Advisory 54 (CVE-2013-2078) - Hypervisor crash due to missing exception recovery on XSETBV
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201309-24.xml
GENTOO GLSA-201309-24
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1028613
SECTRACK 1028613

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-2078

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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