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CVE-2007-5498 - Loculicidal Lamp

Description

The Xen hypervisor block backend driver for Linux kernel 2.6.18 when running on a 64-bit host with a 32-bit paravirtualized guest allows local privileged users in the guest OS to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) via a request that specifies a large number of blocks.

Reference

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=369531 http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0233.html http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29082 http://secunia.com/advisories/30116 http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-679-1 http://secunia.com/advisories/32918 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42274 https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9452