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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-1918: Xen Security Advisory 58

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-1918: Xen Security Advisory 58

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
08/28/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

Certain page table manipulation operations in Xen 4.1.x, 4.2.x, and earlier are not preemptible, which allows local PV kernels to cause a denial of service via vectors related to "deep page table traversal."

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-xen

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