Xen "arch_set_info_guest()" Denial of Service (2)
Release Date : 2011-03-17
Criticality level : Not critical
Impact : DoS
Where : Local system
Solution Status: Vendor Workaround
Software: Xen 3.x
A vulnerability has been reported in Xen, which can be exploited by malicious, local users in a guest virtual machine to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the "arch_set_info_guest()" function in xen/arch/x86/domain.c.
Fixed in the Mercurial repository.
Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported in a SUSE bug by Jan Beulich.
SUSE Bug #679344: