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CVE-2013-0216

Published: 17 February 2013

The Xen netback functionality in the Linux kernel before 3.7.8 allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (loop) by triggering ring pointer corruption.

From the Ubuntu security team

A failure to validate input was discovered in the Linux kernel's Xen netback (network backend) driver. A user in a guest OS may exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service to the guest OS and other guest domains.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
Patches:
other: http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2013/q1/att-230/xsa39-pvops-0001-xen-netback-shutdown-the-ring-if-it-contains-garbage.patch
other: http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2013/q1/att-230/xsa39-pvops-0004-netback-correct-netbk_tx_err-to-handle-wrap-around.patch
Introduced by

1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2

Fixed by b9149729ebdcfce63f853aa54a404c6a8f6ebbf3
Introduced by

1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2

Fixed by 48856286b64e4b66ec62b94e504d0b29c1ade664
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
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upstream
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linux-ec2
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linux-fsl-imx51
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