CVE-2014-9065

NameCVE-2014-9065
Descriptioncommon/spinlock.c in Xen 4.4.x and earlier does not properly handle read and write locks, which allows local x86 guest users to cause a denial of service (write denial or NMI watchdog timeout and host crash) via a large number of read requests, a different vulnerability to CVE-2014-9066.
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)
NVD severitymedium

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+57-g41a822c392-2fixed
buster (security)4.11.4+99-g8bce4698f6-1fixed
bullseye, sid4.14.1+11-gb0b734a8b3-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensourcesqueeze(not affected)
xensourcewheezy(not affected)
xensource(unstable)4.4.1-6

Notes

[wheezy] - xen <not-affected> (Only affects 4.2 and later)
[squeeze] - xen <not-affected> (Only affects 4.2 and later)

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