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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-0241

Original release date: 02/12/2013
Last revised: 02/06/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The QXL display driver in QXL Virtual GPU 0.1.0 allows local users to cause a denial of service (guest crash or hang) via a SPICE connection that prevents other threads from obtaining the qemu_mutex mutex. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Description

Per https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0218.html Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6) Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6) Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6) Per http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1714-1/ A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Ubuntu 11.10

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: qxl-virtual-spice-dos(81704)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=906032
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130130 Re: CVE request -- qxl: synchronous io guest DoS
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1714-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2013-0036
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130130 CVE request -- qxl: synchronous io guest DoS
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0218
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:138
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 52021
Type: Advisory

Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)