CVE-2011-1898

NameCVE-2011-1898
DescriptionXen 4.1 before 4.1.1 and 4.0 before 4.0.2, when using PCI passthrough on Intel VT-d chipsets that do not have interrupt remapping, allows guest OS users to gain host OS privileges by "using DMA to generate MSI interrupts by writing to the interrupt injection registers."
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2337-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xen (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy4.1.4-3+deb7u9fixed
jessie4.4.1-9+deb8u4fixed
jessie (security)4.4.1-9+deb8u5fixed
stretch, sid4.6.0-1+nmu2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensource(unstable)4.1.1-1high
xensourcesqueeze4.0.1-4highDSA-2337-1
xen-3sourcelenny(not affected)

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