CVE-2011-1583

NameCVE-2011-1583
DescriptionMultiple integer overflows in tools/libxc/xc_dom_bzimageloader.c in Xen 3.2, 3.3, 4.0, and 4.1 allow local users to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted paravirtualised guest kernel image that triggers (1) a buffer overflow during a decompression loop or (2) an out-of-bounds read in the loader involving unspecified length fields.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2337-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xen (PTS)wheezy4.1.4-3+deb7u9fixed
wheezy (security)4.1.6.lts1-8fixed
jessie4.4.1-9+deb8u9fixed
jessie (security)4.4.1-9+deb8u10fixed
buster, sid, stretch4.8.1-1+deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)4.8.1-1+deb9u3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensource(unstable)4.1.1-1medium
xensourcesqueeze4.0.1-4mediumDSA-2337-1
xen-3source(unstable)(unfixed)medium

Notes

[lenny] - xen-3 <no-dsa> (Minor issue; only marginally affected)

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