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Date: Thu, 1 Oct 2009 13:09:58 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
To: oss-security <>,
        oss-security <>
cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>,
        Michal Novotny <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- Xen -- PyGrub

On Fri, 25 Sep 2009, Jan Lieskovsky wrote:

>    Xen's PyGrub, when grub.conf was configured with password protection,
> did not check for the password at host boot time. An attacker, with physical
> access to the host, could use this flaw to change the OS booting configuration.

Use CVE-2009-3525, to be filled in later.

- Steve

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