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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-4553

The XEN_DOMCTL_getmemlist hypercall in Xen 3.4.x through 4.3.x (possibly 4.3.1) does not always obtain the page_alloc_lock and mm_rwlock in the same order, which allows local guest administrators to cause a denial of service (host deadlock).
Publish Date : 2013-12-24 Last Update Date : 2017-01-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication ???
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-3006-1 xen - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26366 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1923-1 -- Security update for Xen oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25687 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0372-1 -- Security update for Xen oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25302 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0446-1 -- Security update for Xen oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25115 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2013-4553

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS XEN XEN 3.4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS XEN XEN 3.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS XEN XEN 3.4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS XEN XEN 3.4.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS XEN XEN 3.4.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS XEN XEN 4.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS XEN XEN 4.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS XEN XEN 4.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS XEN XEN 4.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS XEN XEN 4.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS XEN XEN 4.1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS XEN XEN 4.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS XEN XEN 4.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS XEN XEN 4.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS XEN XEN 4.1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS XEN XEN 4.1.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS XEN XEN * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS XEN XEN 4.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS XEN XEN 4.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS XEN XEN 4.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS XEN XEN 4.2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS XEN XEN 4.3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS XEN XEN 4.3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2013-4553
GENTOO GLSA-201407-03
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0372
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:0446
MLIST [oss-security] 20131126 Xen Security Advisory 74 (CVE-2013-4553) - Lock order reversal between page_alloc_lock and mm_rwlock
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1876

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-4553

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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