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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-2072

Buffer overflow in the Python bindings for the xc_vcpu_setaffinity call in Xen 4.0.x, 4.1.x, and 4.2.x allows local administrators with permissions to configure VCPU affinity to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and xend toolstack crash) and possibly gain privileges via a crafted cpumap.
Publish Date : 2013-08-28 Last Update Date : 2016-12-31
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
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 ???
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflowGain privilegesMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-3041-1 xen - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26783 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1075-1 -- Security update for Xen oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25689 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0446-1 -- Security update for Xen oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25115 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-2013-2072

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS XEN XEN 4.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS XEN XEN 4.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS XEN XEN 4.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS XEN XEN 4.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS XEN XEN 4.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS XEN XEN 4.1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS XEN XEN 4.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS XEN XEN 4.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS XEN XEN 4.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS XEN XEN 4.1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS XEN XEN 4.1.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS XEN XEN 4.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS XEN XEN 4.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS XEN XEN 4.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1

- References For CVE-2013-2072
BID 59982 Xen 'xc_vcpu_setaffinity()' Function Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2014-10-07
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0446
MLIST [oss-security] 20130517 Xen Security Advisory 56 (CVE-2013-2072) - Buffer overflow in xencontrol Python bindings affecting xend

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-2072

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