Upstream information

CVE-2008-1952 at MITRE

Description

The backend for XenSource Xen Para Virtualized Frame Buffer (PVFB) in Xen ioemu does not properly restrict the frame buffer size, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) by mapping an arbitrary amount of guest memory.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 393924 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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