The pciback_enable_msi function in the PCI backend driver
(drivers/xen/pciback/conf_space_capability_msi.c) in Xen for the Linux
kernel 2.6.18 and 3.8 allows guest OS users with PCI device access to
cause a denial of service via a large number of kernel log messages.
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20130205 Xen Security Advisory 43 (CVE-2013-0231) - Linux pciback DoS via not rate limited log messages.
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