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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Citrix XenServer Vendors:   Citrix
Citrix XenServer Flaws Let Local Users Deny Service and Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030604
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-4947, CVE-2014-4948   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 17 2014
Impact:   Denial of service via local system, Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Not specified
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.2 SP1 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Citrix XenServer. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can trigger a buffer overflow in HVM graphics console support [CVE-2014-4947].

A local user on the guest system can cause denial of service conditions and obtain potentially sensitive information [CVE-2014-4948].

Impact:   A local user on the guest system can cause denial of service conditions on the target host system.

A local user on the guest system can obtain potentially sensitive information.

The impact was not specified [for the buffer overflow vulnerability].

Solution:   The vendor has issued hotfixes.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error, Not specified

Message History:   None.

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