CVE-2014-8369

NameCVE-2014-8369
DescriptionThe kvm_iommu_map_pages function in virt/kvm/iommu.c in the Linux kernel through 3.17.2 miscalculates the number of pages during the handling of a mapping failure, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS page unpinning) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging guest OS privileges. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2014-3601.
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ReferencesDSA-3093-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)3.16.59-1fixed
stretch4.9.110-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.110-3+deb9u6fixed
buster, sid4.18.10-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.16.7-ckt2-1medium
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.63-2+deb7u2mediumDSA-3093-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Incomplete fix for CVE-2014-3601 was not applied)
Introduced by http://git.kernel.org/cgit/virt/kvm/kvm.git/commit/?id=350b8bdd689cd2ab2c67c8a86a0be86cfa0751a7
Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/virt/kvm/kvm.git/commit/?id=3d32e4dbe71374a6780eaf51d719d76f9a9bf22f

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