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The backend for XenSource Xen Para Virtualized Frame Buffer (PVFB) in Xen ioemu does not properly restrict the frame buffer size which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) by mapping an arbitrary amount of guest memory.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11189

The backend for XenSource Xen Para Virtualized Frame Buffer (PVFB) in Xen ioemu does not properly restrict the frame buffer size which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) by mapping an arbitrary amount of guest memory.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-1952
Product(s):