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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-2196

Original release date: 08/23/2013
Last revised: 04/19/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the Elf parser (libelf) in Xen 4.2.x and earlier allow local guest administrators with certain permissions to have an unspecified impact via a crafted kernel, related to "other problems" that are not CVE-2013-2194 or CVE-2013-2195.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 55082
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX138058
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2014:0411
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130620 Xen Security Advisory 55 (CVE-2013-2194,CVE-2013-2195,CVE-2013-2196) - Multiple vulnerabilities in libelf PV kernel handling
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2014:0470
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2014:0446
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201309-24
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130620 Re: Xen Security Advisory 55 - Multiple vulnerabilities in libelf PV kernel handling

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.2.2 and previous versions
* cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.2.1
* cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.2.0

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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