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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-4551

Xen 4.2.x and 4.3.x, when nested virtualization is disabled, does not properly check the emulation paths for (1) VMLAUNCH and (2) VMRESUME, which allows local HVM guest users to cause a denial of service (host crash) via unspecified vectors related to "guest VMX instruction execution."
Publish Date : 2013-11-17 Last Update Date : 2014-01-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.7
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

- Products Affected By CVE-2013-4551

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS XEN XEN 4.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS XEN XEN 4.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS XEN XEN 4.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS XEN XEN 4.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS XEN XEN 4.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS XEN XEN 4.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
XEN XEN 6

- References For CVE-2013-4551

http://secunia.com/advisories/55398
SECUNIA 55398
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00059.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1876
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/88649
XF xen-cve20134551-dos(88649)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/63625
BID 63625 Xen CVE-2013-4551 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2014-07-16
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1029313
SECTRACK 1029313
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/11/11/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20131111 Xen Security Advisory 75 (CVE-2013-4551) - Host crash due to guest VMX instruction execution

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-4551

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


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