The netback driver in Xen, when using certain Linux versions that do not allow sleeping in softirq context, allows local guest administrators to cause a denial of service ("scheduling while atomic" error and host crash) via a malformed packet, which causes a mutex to be taken when trying to disable the interface.
Published 2014-04-15 23:13:13
Updated 2014-04-16 13:57:39
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-2580

0.06%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 25 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-2580

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.4
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C
2.7
6.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2014-2580

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2014-2580

Products affected by CVE-2014-2580

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