CVE-2013-4553

NameCVE-2013-4553
DescriptionThe XEN_DOMCTL_getmemlist hypercall in Xen 3.4.x through 4.3.x (possibly 4.3.1) does not always obtain the page_alloc_lock and mm_rwlock in the same order, which allows local guest administrators to cause a denial of service (host deadlock).
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-3006-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian/oldstablepackage xen is vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xen (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze4.0.1-5.11vulnerable
wheezy4.1.4-3+deb7u3fixed
wheezy (security)4.1.4-3+deb7u5fixed
jessie, sid4.4.1-9fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensource(unstable)4.4.0-1medium
xensourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
xensourcewheezy4.1.4-3+deb7u2mediumDSA-3006-1

Notes

[squeeze] - xen <end-of-life> (Unsupported in squeeze-lts)

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