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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1758

The hypervisor_callback function in Xen, possibly before 3.4.0, as applied to the Linux kernel 2.6.30-rc4, 2.6.18, and probably other versions allows guest user applications to cause a denial of service (kernel oops) of the guest OS by triggering a segmentation fault in "certain address ranges."
Publish Date : 2009-05-22 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
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 Service
CWE ID 399

- Vendor Statements

This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and Red Hat Enterprise MRG. It was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1132.html and https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1106.html .
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
4.9
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C 2009-05-15 2009-05-13
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-1758 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20091758 unix
DSA-1809 linux-2.6 -- denial of service, privilege escalation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8079 unix
DSA-1809-1 linux-2.6 -- denial of service, privilege escalation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13265 unix
ELSA-2009:1106: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22334 unix
RHSA-2009:1106 -- kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28617 unix
RHSA-2009:1106: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091106 unix
RHSA-2009:1132: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091132 unix
The hypervisor_callback function in Xen, possibly before 3.4.0, as applied to the Linux kernel 2.6.30-rc4, 2.6.18, and p... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10313 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2009-1758

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application XEN XEN 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application XEN XEN 3.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application XEN XEN 3.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application XEN XEN 3.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application XEN XEN 3.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application XEN XEN 3.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application XEN XEN 3.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application XEN XEN 3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application XEN XEN 3.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application XEN XEN 3.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application XEN XEN 3.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application XEN XEN 3.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application XEN XEN 3.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application XEN XEN 3.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
XEN XEN 14

- References For CVE-2009-1758

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34957
BID 34957 Xen 'hypervisor_callback()' Guest Local Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-08-21
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1809
DEBIAN DSA-1809
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/05/14/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20090514 CVE Request: XEN local denial of service
http://lists.xensource.com/archives/html/xen-devel/2009-05/msg00561.html
MLIST [Xen-devel] 20090513 [PATCH] linux/i386: hypervisor_callback adjustments

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1758

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


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