Upstream information

CVE-2011-3131 at MITRE


Xen 4.1.1 and earlier allows local guest OS kernels with control of a PCI[E] device to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and host hang) via many crafted DMA requests that are denied by the IOMMU, which triggers a livelock.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 712051 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • libvirt >= 0.7.6-1.27.5
  • libvirt-doc >= 0.7.6-1.27.5
  • libvirt-python >= 0.7.6-1.27.5
  • vm-install >= 0.4.32-0.3.6
  • xen >= 4.0.2_21511_04-0.5.1
  • xen-doc-html >= 4.0.2_21511_04-0.5.1
  • xen-doc-pdf >= 4.0.2_21511_04-0.5.1
  • xen-kmp-default >= 4.0.2_21511_04_2.6.32.46_0.3-0.5.1
  • xen-kmp-pae >= 4.0.2_21511_04_2.6.32.46_0.3-0.5.1
  • xen-libs >= 4.0.2_21511_04-0.5.1
  • xen-tools >= 4.0.2_21511_04-0.5.1
  • xen-tools-domU >= 4.0.2_21511_04-0.5.1

Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for SAP Enterprise Search xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP1 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Business All-in-One 11 SP1 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1 xen Released

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 08:10:13 2013
CVE page last modified: Tue Jan 17 12:04:08 2023