CVE-2014-8866

NameCVE-2014-8866
DescriptionThe compatibility mode hypercall argument translation in Xen 3.3.x through 4.4.x, when running on a 64-bit hypervisor, allows local 32-bit HVM guests to cause a denial of service (host crash) via vectors involving altering the high halves of registers while in 64-bit mode.
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 severitymedium
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+99-g8bce4698f6-1fixed
buster (security)4.11.4+107-gef32c7afa2-1fixed
bullseye4.14.1+11-gb0b734a8b3-1fixed
sid4.14.2+25-gb6a8c4f72d-1fixed

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)4.4.1-5770230

Notes

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

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