CVE-2013-0228

NameCVE-2013-0228
DescriptionThe xen_iret function in arch/x86/xen/xen-asm_32.S in the Linux kernel before 3.7.9 on 32-bit Xen paravirt_ops platforms does not properly handle an invalid value in the DS segment register, which allows guest OS users to gain guest OS privileges via a crafted application.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDLA-103-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian/oldstablepackage linux-2.6 is vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.65-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.65-1+deb7u2fixed
jessie, sid3.16.7-ckt4-3fixed
linux-2.6 (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze2.6.32-48squeeze6vulnerable
squeeze (lts)2.6.32-48squeeze11fixed

The information above is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.2.39-1medium
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze9mediumDLA-103-1

Notes

was actually fixed in 2.6.32-46squeeze1 but upload was done and no DSA was released for that version.

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