CVE-2015-8338

NameCVE-2015-8338
DescriptionXen 4.6.x and earlier does not properly enforce limits on page order inputs for the (1) XENMEM_increase_reservation, (2) XENMEM_populate_physmap, (3) XENMEM_exchange, and possibly other HYPERVISOR_memory_op suboperations, which allows ARM guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption, guest reboot, or watchdog timeout and host reboot) and possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors.
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-3633-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs823620

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+24-gddaaccbbab-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)4.11.4+37-g3263f257ca-1fixed
bullseye4.11.4+24-gddaaccbbab-1fixed
sid4.14.0+80-gd101b417b7-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensourcesqueeze(not affected)
xensourcewheezy(not affected)
xensourcejessie4.4.1-9+deb8u6DSA-3633-1
xensource(unstable)4.8.0~rc3-1823620

Notes

[wheezy] - xen <not-affected> (Only affects Xen on arm)
[squeeze] - xen <not-affected> (Only affects Xen on arm)
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-158.html

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