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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1952

The backend for XenSource Xen Para Virtualized Frame Buffer (PVFB) in Xen ioemu does not properly restrict the frame buffer size, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) by mapping an arbitrary amount of guest memory.
Publish Date : 2008-06-23 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2008-05-21 2008-05-15
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2008:0892: xen security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22572 unix
RHSA-2008:0892 -- xen security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28930 unix
RHSA-2008:0892: xen security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080892 unix
The backend for XenSource Xen Para Virtualized Frame Buffer (PVFB) in Xen ioemu does not properly restrict the frame buf... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11189 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-2008-1952

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Xensource Xen Para Virtualized Frame Buffer Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Xensource Xen Para Virtualized Frame Buffer 1

- References For CVE-2008-1952

http://xenbits.xensource.com/xen-unstable.hg?rev/9044705960cb30cec385bdca7305bcf7db096721 CONFIRM
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43362
XF xen-pvfb-ioemu-dos(43362)
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0892.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0892
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020957
SECTRACK 1020957
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30646
BID 30646 Xen Para Virtualized Frame Buffer 'ioemu' Frontend Frame Buffer Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-10-01
http://lists.xensource.com/archives/html/xen-devel/2008-05/msg00421.html
MLIST [Xen-devel] 20080521 [PATCH] ioemu: Fix PVFB backend to limit frame buffer size
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/05/21/9
MLIST [oss-security] 20080521 New Xen ioemu: PVFB backend issue

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1952

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


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