CVE-2014-3968

NameCVE-2014-3968
DescriptionThe HVMOP_inject_msi function in Xen 4.2.x, 4.3.x, and 4.4.x allows local guest HVM administrators to cause a denial of service (host crash) via a large number of crafted requests, which trigger an error messages to be logged.
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.lts1-8fixed
jessie4.4.1-9+deb8u9fixed
jessie (security)4.4.1-9+deb8u10fixed
buster, sid, stretch4.8.1-1+deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)4.8.1-1+deb9u3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensource(unstable)4.4.1-1medium757724
xensourcesqueeze(not affected)
xensourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - xen <not-affected> (Xen versions from 4.2 onwards are vulnerable)
[squeeze] - xen <not-affected> (Xen versions from 4.2 onwards are vulnerable)

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