CVE-2014-1896

NameCVE-2014-1896
DescriptionThe (1) do_send and (2) do_recv functions in io.c in libvchan in Xen 4.2.x, 4.3.x, and 4.4-RC series allows local guests to cause a denial of service or possibly gain privileges via crafted xenstore ring indexes, which triggers a "read or write past the end of the ring."
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xen (PTS)stretch (security), stretch4.8.5.final+shim4.10.4-1+deb9u12fixed
buster4.11.4+57-g41a822c392-2fixed
buster (security)4.11.4+99-g8bce4698f6-1fixed
bullseye, sid4.14.1+11-gb0b734a8b3-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensourcesqueeze(not affected)
xensourcewheezy(not affected)
xensource(unstable)4.4.0-1

Notes

[squeeze] - xen <not-affected> (Only affects 4.2 and later)
[wheezy] - xen <not-affected> (Only affects 4.2 and later)

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