Upstream information

CVE-2013-4127 at MITRE

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the vhost_net_set_backend function in drivers/vhost/net.c in the Linux kernel through 3.10.3 allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash) via vectors involving powering on a virtual machine.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.7
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 829617 [CLOSED / INVALID]

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