DescriptionThe HVMOP_set_mem_type control in Xen 4.1 through 4.4.x allows local guest HVM administrators to cause a denial of service (hypervisor crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code by leveraging a separate qemu-dm vulnerability to trigger invalid page table translations for unspecified memory page types.
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)
Debian Bugs757724

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.lts1-2fixed
jessie (security), jessie4.4.1-9+deb8u7fixed
stretch, sid4.6.0-1+nmu2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensourcesqueeze(not affected)


[squeeze] - xen <not-affected> (Xen versions from 4.1 onwards are vulnerable)

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