Citrix Xen 4.2.0/4.2.1 Page access control

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A vulnerability was found in Citrix Xen 4.2.0/4.2.1 (Connectivity Software). It has been declared as problematic. This vulnerability affects some unknown functionality of the component Page Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-264. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The weakness was published 01/22/2013 with Security Team as not defined mailinglist post (Maillist). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2013-0151 since 12/06/2012. Local access is required to approach this attack. A single authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1068 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 64418 (Fedora 18 : xen-4.2.1-5.fc18 (2013-1434)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Fedora Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 166341 (OpenSuSE Security Update for XEN (openSUSE-SU-2013:1404-1)).

Applying the patch XSA-34 is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 57495), X-Force (81430), Secunia (SA51874), Vulnerability Center (SBV-39053) and Tenable (64418). Similar entries are available at 7449 and 63550.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: 5.5
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Nessus ID: 64418
Nessus Name: Fedora 18 : xen-4.2.1-5.fc18 (2013-1434)
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OpenVAS ID: 865902
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for xen FEDORA-2013-10136
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Patch: XSA-34


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Organization: Security Team
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CVE: CVE-2013-0151 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 57495 - Xen CVE-2013-0151 Local Denial of Service Vulnerability
Secunia: 51874 - Xen Two Nested Virtualization Denial of Service Vulnerabilities, Not Critical
X-Force: 81430
Vulnerability Center: 39053 - XenSource Xen 4.2.* Local Denial of Service via Leveraging of Administrative Access to an HVM Guest, Low
OSVDB: 89472

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Created: 01/24/2013 02:47 PM
Updated: 04/26/2017 11:52 PM
Changes: (3) source_secunia_date source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class
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Committer: olku


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