CVE-2015-6654

NameCVE-2015-6654
DescriptionThe xenmem_add_to_physmap_one function in arch/arm/mm.c in Xen 4.5.x, 4.4.x, and earlier does not limit the number of printk console messages when reporting a failure to retrieve a reference on a foreign page, which allows remote domains to cause a denial of service by leveraging permissions to map the memory of a foreign guest.
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-3414-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs800128, 823620

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xen (PTS)jessie4.4.1-9+deb8u10fixed
jessie (security)4.4.4lts4-0+deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch4.8.4+xsa273+shim4.10.1+xsa273-1+deb9u10fixed
buster, sid4.11.1~pre.20180911.5acdd26fdc+dfsg-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensource(unstable)4.8.0~rc3-1low800128, 823620
xensourcejessie4.4.1-9+deb8u3lowDSA-3414-1
xensourcesqueeze(not affected)
xensourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - xen <not-affected> (Xen on arm not yet supported)
[squeeze] - xen <not-affected> (Xen on arm not yet supported)
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-141.html

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