Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2011-1898First vendor Publication2011-08-12
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2011-10-25

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score7.4Attack RangeAdjacent network
Cvss Impact Score10Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score4.4AuthenticationRequires single instance
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Detail

Xen 4.1 before 4.1.1 and 4.0 before 4.0.2, when using PCI passthrough on Intel VT-d chipsets that do not have interrupt remapping, allows guest OS users to gain host OS privileges by "using DMA to generate MSI interrupts by writing to the interrupt injection registers."

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1898

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-264Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application3

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2012-07-30Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2011:1479 centos5 x86_64
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2011_1479_kernel_centos5_x86_64.nasl
2012-07-09Name : RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2011:1189-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_1189-01_kernel.nasl
2012-06-28Name : Fedora Update for xen FEDORA-2012-9430
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_9430_xen_fc15.nasl
2012-02-21Name : Fedora Update for xen FEDORA-2012-1539
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2012_1539_xen_fc15.nasl
2012-02-11Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 2337-1 (xen)
File : nvt/deb_2337_1.nasl
2011-12-02Name : RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2011:1479-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_1479-01_kernel.nasl
2011-12-02Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2011:1479 centos5 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2011_1479_kernel_centos5_i386.nasl
2011-09-07Name : Fedora Update for xen FEDORA-2011-10942
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2011_10942_xen_fc15.nasl
2011-07-12Name : Fedora Update for xen FEDORA-2011-8421
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2011_8421_xen_fc15.nasl
2011-07-08Name : Fedora Update for xen FEDORA-2011-8403
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2011_8403_xen_fc14.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
75175Xen Intel VT-d Chipset PCI Passthrough DMA MSI Interrupt Injection Register P...

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2014-06-13Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_3_xen-201107-110726.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-13Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_4_xen-201107-110726.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2011-1189.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2011-1479.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2011-2025.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-06-29Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2011-1479.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-01-24Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2012-0358.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20110823_kernel_on_SL6_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20111129_kernel_on_SL5_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-11-30Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-1479.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-11-07Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2337.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-08-25Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_xen-201107-110808.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-08-24Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-1189.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-06-30Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2011-8403.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-06-30Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2011-8421.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
CONFIRM http://xen.org/download/index_4.0.2.html
FEDORA http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/062112.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/062139.html
MISC http://theinvisiblethings.blogspot.com/2011/05/following-white-rabbit-softwar...
http://www.invisiblethingslab.com/resources/2011/Software%20Attacks%20on%20In...
MLIST http://xen.1045712.n5.nabble.com/Xen-security-advisory-CVE-2011-1898-VT-d-PCI...
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-08/msg00017.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-08/msg00018.html

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