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The Xen hypervisor block backend driver for Linux kernel 2.6.18 when running on a 64-bit host with a 32-bit paravirtualized guest allows local privileged users in the guest OS to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) via a request that specifies a large number of blocks.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9452

The Xen hypervisor block backend driver for Linux kernel 2.6.18 when running on a 64-bit host with a 32-bit paravirtualized guest allows local privileged users in the guest OS to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) via a request that specifies a large number of blocks.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-5498
Product(s):