DescriptionBuffer overflow in the Python bindings for the xc_vcpu_setaffinity call in Xen 4.0.x, 4.1.x, and 4.2.x allows local administrators with permissions to configure VCPU affinity to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and xend toolstack crash) and possibly gain privileges via a crafted cpumap.
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NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xen (PTS)stretch (security),
buster, buster (security)4.11.4+107-gef32c7afa2-1fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye4.14.3-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid4.14.3-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[squeeze] - xen <no-dsa> (Minor issue, can be postponed to the next Xen DSA)
[wheezy] - xen <no-dsa> (Minor issue, can be postponed to the next Xen DSA)

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