CVE-2015-7813

NameCVE-2015-7813
DescriptionXen 4.4.x, 4.5.x, and 4.6.x does not limit the number of printk console messages when reporting unimplemented hypercalls, which allows local guests to cause a denial of service via a sequence of (1) HYPERVISOR_physdev_op hypercalls, which are not properly handled in the do_physdev_op function in arch/arm/physdev.c, or (2) HYPERVISOR_hvm_op hypercalls, which are not properly handled in the do_hvm_op function in arch/arm/hvm.c.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3414-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xen (PTS)wheezy4.1.4-3+deb7u9fixed
wheezy (security)4.1.6.lts1-8fixed
jessie4.4.1-9+deb8u9fixed
jessie (security)4.4.1-9+deb8u10fixed
buster, sid, stretch4.8.1-1+deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)4.8.1-1+deb9u3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensource(unstable)4.6.0-1low
xensourcejessie4.4.1-9+deb8u3lowDSA-3414-1
xensourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
xensourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - xen <not-affected> (arm not yet supported)
[squeeze] - xen <end-of-life> (not supported in squeeze-lts)
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-146.html

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