CVE-2014-3714

NameCVE-2014-3714
DescriptionThe ARM image loading functionality in Xen 4.4.x does not properly validate kernel length, which allows local users to read system memory or cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted 32-bit ARM guest kernel in an image, which triggers a buffer overflow.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)

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
jessie, jessie (security)4.4.1-9+deb8u10fixed
buster, sid, stretch, stretch (security)4.8.2+xsa245-0+deb9u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- xen <not-affected> (Only ARM systems are affected from Xen 4.4 onwards)

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