CVE-2014-9066

NameCVE-2014-9066
DescriptionXen 4.4.x and earlier, when using a large number of VCPUs, 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 than CVE-2014-9065.
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+deb9u12vulnerable
buster, buster (security)4.11.4+107-gef32c7afa2-1vulnerable
bullseye (security), bullseye4.14.3+32-g9de3671772-1~deb11u1vulnerable
bookworm, sid4.14.3+32-g9de3671772-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

Architectual/design limitation, not treated as a security issue

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