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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-4554

Xen 3.0.3 through 4.1.x (possibly, 4.2.x (possibly 4.2.3), and 4.3.x (possibly 4.3.1) does not properly prevent access to hypercalls, which allows local guest users to gain privileges via a crafted application running in ring 1 or 2.
Publish Date : 2013-12-24 Last Update Date : 2017-01-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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 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) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2014-0285 -- kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27368 unix
ELSA-2014-0285-1 -- kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27275 unix
ELSA-2014:0285: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23863 unix
RHSA-2014:0285: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24254 unix
RHSA-2014:0285: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140285 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1923-1 -- Security update for Xen oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25687 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0372-1 -- Security update for Xen oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25302 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0411-1 -- Security update for Xen oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25518 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
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-2013-4554

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS XEN XEN 3.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS XEN XEN 3.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS XEN XEN 3.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS XEN XEN 3.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS XEN XEN 3.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS XEN XEN 3.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS XEN XEN 3.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS XEN XEN 3.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS XEN XEN 3.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS XEN XEN 3.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS XEN XEN 3.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS XEN XEN 3.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS XEN XEN 3.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS XEN XEN 3.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS XEN XEN 3.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS XEN XEN 3.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS XEN XEN 4.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS XEN XEN 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS XEN XEN 4.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS XEN XEN 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS XEN XEN 4.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS XEN XEN 4.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS XEN XEN 4.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS XEN XEN 4.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS XEN XEN 4.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS XEN XEN 4.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS XEN XEN 4.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS XEN XEN Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS XEN XEN 4.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS XEN XEN 4.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS XEN XEN 4.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS XEN XEN 4.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS XEN XEN 4.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS XEN XEN 4.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2013-4554
MLIST [oss-security] 20131126 Xen Security Advisory 76 (CVE-2013-4554) - Hypercalls exposed to privilege rings 1 and 2 of HVM guests
GENTOO GLSA-201407-03
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0285
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1876
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0470
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0446
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0372
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0411

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-4554

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

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