CVE-2014-2580

NameCVE-2014-2580
DescriptionThe netback driver in Xen, when using certain Linux versions that do not allow sleeping in softirq context, allows local guest administrators to cause a denial of service ("scheduling while atomic" error and host crash) via a malformed packet, which causes a mutex to be taken when trying to disable the interface.
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 (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.96-3fixed
jessie3.16.51-2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.51-3+deb8u1fixed
stretch4.9.65-3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.65-3+deb9u2fixed
buster4.14.7-1fixed
sid4.14.13-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.13.10-1medium
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Introduced in 3.12)
- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Introduced in 3.12)
upstream patch: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/davem/net-next.git/commit/?id=e9d8b2c2968499c1f96563e6522c56958d5a1d0d (first included in v3.15-rc1).

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