what you don't know can hurt you
Home Files News &[SERVICES_TAB]About Contact Add New

Secunia Security Advisory 32063

Secunia Security Advisory 32063
Posted Oct 2, 2008
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in Xen, which can be exploited by malicious, local users in a DomU domain to bypass certain security restrictions.

tags | advisory, local
SHA-256 | a22b541e58b818e30393a57469c3972163b431af59edf81573497dedc7a8220d

Secunia Security Advisory 32063

Change Mirror Download
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Do you need accurate and reliable IDS / IPS / AV detection rules?

Get in-depth vulnerability details:
http://secunia.com/binary_analysis/sample_analysis/

----------------------------------------------------------------------

TITLE:
Xen DomU HVM Disk Format Security Bypass

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA32063

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/32063/

CRITICAL:
Less critical

IMPACT:
Security Bypass

WHERE:
Local system

SOFTWARE:
Xen 3.x
http://secunia.com/advisories/product/15863/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in Xen, which can be exploited by
malicious, local users in a DomU domain to bypass certain security
restrictions.

The vulnerability is caused due to the use of vulnerable QEMU code.
This can be exploited to e.g. read arbitrary files of the Dom0
domain.

Successful exploitation requires that the DomU domain is fully
virtualised (HVM).

For more information:
SA30111

SOLUTION:
Update to version 3.3.0.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported in QEMU by Avi Kivity.

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA30111:
http://secunia.com/advisories/30111/

----------------------------------------------------------------------

About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/advisories/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

----------------------------------------------------------------------

Login or Register to add favorites

File Archive:

April 2024

  • Su
  • Mo
  • Tu
  • We
  • Th
  • Fr
  • Sa
  • 1
    Apr 1st
    10 Files
  • 2
    Apr 2nd
    26 Files
  • 3
    Apr 3rd
    40 Files
  • 4
    Apr 4th
    6 Files
  • 5
    Apr 5th
    26 Files
  • 6
    Apr 6th
    0 Files
  • 7
    Apr 7th
    0 Files
  • 8
    Apr 8th
    22 Files
  • 9
    Apr 9th
    14 Files
  • 10
    Apr 10th
    10 Files
  • 11
    Apr 11th
    13 Files
  • 12
    Apr 12th
    14 Files
  • 13
    Apr 13th
    0 Files
  • 14
    Apr 14th
    0 Files
  • 15
    Apr 15th
    30 Files
  • 16
    Apr 16th
    10 Files
  • 17
    Apr 17th
    22 Files
  • 18
    Apr 18th
    45 Files
  • 19
    Apr 19th
    8 Files
  • 20
    Apr 20th
    0 Files
  • 21
    Apr 21st
    0 Files
  • 22
    Apr 22nd
    11 Files
  • 23
    Apr 23rd
    68 Files
  • 24
    Apr 24th
    0 Files
  • 25
    Apr 25th
    0 Files
  • 26
    Apr 26th
    0 Files
  • 27
    Apr 27th
    0 Files
  • 28
    Apr 28th
    0 Files
  • 29
    Apr 29th
    0 Files
  • 30
    Apr 30th
    0 Files

Top Authors In Last 30 Days

File Tags

Systems

packet storm

© 2022 Packet Storm. All rights reserved.

Services
Security Services
Hosting By
Rokasec
close