CVE-2014-8595

NameCVE-2014-8595
Descriptionarch/x86/x86_emulate/x86_emulate.c in Xen 3.2.1 through 4.4.x does not properly check privileges, which allows local HVM guest users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted (1) CALL, (2) JMP, (3) RETF, (4) LCALL, (5) LJMP, or (6) LRET far branch instruction.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3140-1
NVD severitylow
Debian Bugs770230

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xen (PTS)stretch (security), stretch4.8.5.final+shim4.10.4-1+deb9u12fixed
buster4.11.4+37-g3263f257ca-1fixed
buster (security)4.11.4+57-g41a822c392-2fixed
bullseye, sid4.14.0+88-g1d1d1f5391-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
xensourcewheezy4.1.4-3+deb7u4DSA-3140-1
xensource(unstable)4.4.1-4770230

Notes

[squeeze] - xen <end-of-life> (Unsupported in squeeze-lts)

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