The PyGrub boot loader in Xen unstable before changeset 25589:60f09d1ab1fe, 4.2.x, and 4.1.x allows local para-virtualized guest users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large (1) bzip2 or (2) lzma compressed kernel image.
Published 2012-10-31 16:55:02
Updated 2018-04-13 13:00:10
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Input validationDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-2625

0.06%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 26 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-2625

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
2.7
LOW AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
5.1
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2012-2625

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2012-2625

Products affected by CVE-2012-2625

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