National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-1950
Original release date:02/14/2014
Use-after-free vulnerability in the xc_cpupool_getinfo function in Xen 4.1.x through 4.3.x, when using a multithreaded toolstack, does not properly handle a failure by the xc_cpumap_alloc function, which allows local users with access to management functions to cause a denial of service (heap corruption) and possibly gain privileges via unspecified vectors.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
**NOTE: Access Complexity scored Low due to insufficient information
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: CONFIRM
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140212 Xen Security Advisory 88 (CVE-2014-1950) - use-after-free in xc_cpupool_getinfo() under memory pressure
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