Vigil@nce - Xen: denial of service via x86 IOREQ
January 2019 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Fedora, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Xen.
Consequences: denial of service on server, denial of service on service.
Provenance: user shell.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 21/11/2018.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker, inside a guest system, can generate a fatal error via x86 IOREQ of Xen, in order to trigger a denial of service on the host system.
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