Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2010-4247First vendor Publication2011-01-10
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2018-10-10

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Cvss Base Score5.5Attack RangeAdjacent network
Cvss Impact Score6.9Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score5.1AuthenticationRequires single instance
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Detail

The do_block_io_op function in (1) drivers/xen/blkback/blkback.c and (2) drivers/xen/blktap/blktap.c in Xen before 3.4.0 for the Linux kernel 2.6.18, and possibly other versions, allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via a large production request index to the blkback or blktap back-end drivers. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4247

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-20Improper Input Validation

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20468
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20468
Title: VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc and dhcp
Description: The do_block_io_op function in (1) drivers/xen/blkback/blkback.c and (2) drivers/xen/blktap/blktap.c in Xen before 3.4.0 for the Linux kernel 2.6.18, and possibly other versions, allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via a large production request index to the blkback or blktap back-end drivers. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2010-4247
Version: 4
Platform(s): VMWare ESX Server 4.1
VMWare ESX Server 4.0
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application13
Os1

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2012-07-30Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2011:0004 centos5 x86_64
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2011_0004_kernel_centos5_x86_64.nasl
2012-03-16Name : VMSA-2011-0012.3 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX...
File : nvt/gb_VMSA-2011-0012.nasl
2011-09-23Name : RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2011:1321-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_1321-01_kernel.nasl
2011-08-09Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2011:0004 centos5 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2011_0004_kernel_centos5_i386.nasl
2011-07-18Name : Ubuntu Update for linux USN-1170-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1170_1.nasl
2011-01-11Name : RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2011:0004-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_0004-01_kernel.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
70380Linux Kernel Xen x do_block_io_op Function Production Request Index DoS

Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

DateDescription
2011-10-27IAVM : 2011-A-0147 - Multiple Vulnerabilities in VMware ESX and ESXi
Severity : Category I - VMSKEY : V0030545

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2016-03-04Name : The remote VMware ESX / ESXi host is missing a security-related patch.
File : vmware_VMSA-2011-0012_remote.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-11-13Name : The remote VMware ESXi 5.0 host is affected by multiple security vulnerabilit...
File : vmware_esxi_5_0_build_515841_remote.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2011-0004.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-01-24Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-1321.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20110104_kernel_on_SL5_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-10-14Name : The remote VMware ESXi / ESX host is missing one or more security-related pat...
File : vmware_VMSA-2011-0012.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-07-18Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1170-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-01-07Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2011-0004.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-01-05Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-0004.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45029
BUGTRAQ http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded
CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=656206
MISC http://xenbits.xensource.com/linux-2.6.18-xen.hg?rev/7070d34f251c
http://xenbits.xensource.com/linux-2.6.18-xen.hg?rev/77f831cbb91d
MLIST http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/23/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/24/8
REDHAT http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0004.html
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0024

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