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Date: Thu, 14 May 2009 12:00:16 +0200
From: Marcus Meissner <>
To: OSS Security List <>
Subject: CVE Request: XEN local denial of service


A user mode application running in a x86 32bit Xen Guest could Ooops (denial of service)
of the guest by causing a segfault in certain address ranges.

(Just jumping to an address between "ecrit" and "scrit" symbols is sufficient.)

This is not a mainline Linux kernel issue, the bug is in the XEN patchset against
the Linux kernel.

Ciao, Marcus

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