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ELSA-2013-0241 Moderate: Oracle Linux xen security update

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ELSA-2013-0241 Moderate: Oracle Linux xen security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/31/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/10/2013
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

The PV domain builder in Xen 4.2 and earlier does not validate the size of the kernel or ramdisk (1) before or (2) after decompression, which allows local guest administrators to cause a denial of service (domain 0 memory consumption) via a crafted (a) kernel or (b) ramdisk.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xen
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xen-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xen-libs

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