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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-4494

Xen before 4.1.x, 4.2.x, and 4.3.x does not take the page_alloc_lock and grant_table.lock in the same order, which allows local guest administrators with access to multiple vcpus to cause a denial of service (host deadlock) via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2013-11-02 Last Update Date : 2017-01-06
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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 Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2014-0108 -- kernel security and bug fix update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27398 unix
DSA-3006-1 xen - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26366 unix
ELSA-2014-0108-1 -- kernel security and bug fix update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27232 unix
ELSA-2014:0108: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23634 unix
RHSA-2014:0108: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22479 unix
RHSA-2014:0108: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140108 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1867-1 -- Security update for Xen oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25693 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1923-1 -- Security update for Xen oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25687 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0470-1 -- Security update for Xen oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25516 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0446-1 -- Security update for Xen oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25115 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0411-1 -- Security update for Xen oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25518 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-2013-4494

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS XEN XEN 4.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS XEN XEN 4.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS XEN XEN 4.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS XEN XEN 4.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS XEN XEN 4.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS XEN XEN 4.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS XEN XEN Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS XEN XEN 4.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS XEN XEN 4.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS XEN XEN 4.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS XEN XEN 4.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS XEN XEN 4.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS XEN XEN 4.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2013-4494
MLIST [oss-security] 20131101 Xen Security Advisory 73 - Lock order reversal between page allocation and grant table locks
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0108
MLIST [oss-security] 20131101 Re: Xen Security Advisory 73 - Lock order reversal between page allocation and grant table locks
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0470
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1876
GENTOO GLSA-201407-03
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0411
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0446

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-4494

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

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