Upstream information

CVE-2007-6416 at MITRE


The copy_to_user function in the PAL emulation functionality for Xen 3.1.2 and earlier, when running on ia64 systems, allows HVM guest users to access arbitrary physical memory by triggering certain mapping operations.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 355642 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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