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The pyGrub boot loader in Xen 3.0.3 3.3.0 and Xen-3.3.1 does not support the password option in grub.conf for para-virtualized guests which allows attackers with access to the para-virtualized guest console to boot the guest or modify the guest's kernel boot parameters without providing the expected password.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9466

The pyGrub boot loader in Xen 3.0.3 3.3.0 and Xen-3.3.1 does not support the password option in grub.conf for para-virtualized guests which allows attackers with access to the para-virtualized guest console to boot the guest or modify the guest's kernel boot parameters without providing the expected password.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-3525
Product(s):