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.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
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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[oss-security] 20130130 Re: CVE request -- qxl: synchronous io guest DoS
[oss-security] 20130130 CVE request -- qxl: synchronous io guest DoS