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CVE-2013-0151 at MITRE

Description

The do_hvm_op function in xen/arch/x86/hvm/hvm.c in Xen 4.2.x on the x86_32 platform does not prevent HVM_PARAM_NESTEDHVM (aka nested virtualization) operations, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (long-duration page mappings and host OS crash) by leveraging administrative access to an HVM guest in a domain with a large number of VCPUs.

NVD CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 (AV:A/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Novell/SUSE information

Novell Bugzilla entry: 797285

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