Bug 296251 - (CVE-2007-1366) CVE-2007-1366 xen aam instruction crash
CVE-2007-1366 xen aam instruction crash
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Reported: 2007-09-19 09:41 EDT by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2007-09-24 04:43 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-09-24 04:43:18 EDT
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Description Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2007-09-19 09:41:41 EDT
Tavis Ormandy discovered that the aam instruction can be
        abused to crash qemu through a division by zero, resulting in
        denial of service.

public via http://taviso.decsystem.org/virtsec.pdf
also see http://lists.xensource.com/archives/html/xen-devel/2007-05/msg00021.html
Comment 2 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2007-09-24 04:43:18 EDT
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect Xen as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5.

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