CVE-2014-2915

NameCVE-2014-2915
DescriptionXen 4.4.x, when running on ARM systems, does not properly restrict access to hardware features, which allows local guest users to cause a denial of service (host or guest crash) via unspecified vectors, related to (1) cache control, (2) coprocessors, (3) debug registers, and (4) other unspecified registers.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xen (PTS)wheezy4.1.4-3+deb7u9fixed
wheezy (security)4.1.6.lts1-10fixed
jessie4.4.1-9+deb8u9fixed
jessie (security)4.4.1-9+deb8u10fixed
buster, sid, stretch (security), stretch4.8.1-1+deb9u3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- xen <not-affected> (Only 32-bit and 64-bit ARM systems are vulnerable from Xen 4.4 onwards)

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