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Alpine Linux: CVE-2022-42321: Uncontrolled Recursion

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2022-42321: Uncontrolled Recursion

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/01/2022
Created
04/09/2024
Added
03/26/2024
Modified
04/09/2024

Description

Xenstore: Guests can crash xenstored via exhausting the stack Xenstored is using recursion for some Xenstore operations (e.g. for deleting a sub-tree of Xenstore nodes). With sufficiently deep nesting levels this can result in stack exhaustion on xenstored, leading to a crash of xenstored.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-xen

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