85203 : Xen VNC Graphical Display Key Sequence Handling Local Privilege Escalation
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-09-06

Description

Xen contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is triggered when an error occurs in the VNC graphical display during the handling of a certain key sequence. This may allow a local attacker to gain escalated privileges.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Authentication Required

Solution

It has been reported that this issue has been fixed. Upgrade to version 4.1.4, 4.2.0, or higher, to address this vulnerability.

Products

The Linux Foundation
Xen
4.1.0
4.1.2
4.1.1
4.2.0 (not affected)
4.1.3
4.1.4 (not affected)
4.0.0
4.0.2
4.0.1
4.0.3
4.0.4

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.6
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-11-26 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_1 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_0

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