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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-2212

The vmx_set_uc_mode function in Xen 3.3 through 4.3, when disabling caches, allows local HVM guests with access to memory mapped I/O regions to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and possibly hypervisor or guest kernel panic) via a crafted GFN range.
Publish Date : 2013-08-28 Last Update Date : 2016-12-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
SUSE-SU-2014:0372-1 -- Security update for Xen oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25302 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0373-1 -- Security update for Xen oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25390 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-2013-2212

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS XEN XEN 3.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS XEN XEN 3.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS XEN XEN 3.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS XEN XEN 3.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS XEN XEN 3.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS XEN XEN 3.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS XEN XEN 3.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS XEN XEN 3.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS XEN XEN 4.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS XEN XEN 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS XEN XEN 4.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS XEN XEN 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS XEN XEN 4.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS XEN XEN 4.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS XEN XEN 4.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS XEN XEN 4.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS XEN XEN 4.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS XEN XEN 4.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS XEN XEN 4.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS XEN XEN 4.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS XEN XEN 4.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS XEN XEN 4.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS XEN XEN 4.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2013-2212
GENTOO GLSA-201504-04
MLIST [oss-security] 20130724 Xen Security Advisory 60 (CVE-2013-2212) - Excessive time to disable caching with HVM guests with PCI passthrough
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0373
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0446
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0372

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-2212

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

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