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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-2580

The netback driver in Xen, when using certain Linux versions that do not allow sleeping in softirq context, allows local guest administrators to cause a denial of service ("scheduling while atomic" error and host crash) via a malformed packet, which causes a mutex to be taken when trying to disable the interface.
Publish Date : 2014-04-15 Last Update Date : 2014-04-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.4
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 Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-2580

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS XEN XEN - Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
XEN XEN 1

- References For CVE-2014-2580

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/03/24/6
MLIST [oss-security] 20140324 Xen Security Advisory 90 - Linux netback crash trying to disable due to malformed packet
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/66386
BID 66386 Xen Linux netback CVE-2014-2580 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2014-04-15
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/03/24/8
MLIST [oss-security] 20140324 Re: Xen Security Advisory 90 - Linux netback crash trying to disable due to malformed packet
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1029949
SECTRACK 1029949
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-90.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-2580

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


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