CVE-2015-8615

NameCVE-2015-8615
DescriptionThe hvm_set_callback_via function in arch/x86/hvm/irq.c in Xen 4.6 does not limit the number of printk console messages when logging the new callback method, which allows local HVM guest OS users to cause a denial of service via a large number of changes to the callback method (HVM_PARAM_CALLBACK_IRQ).
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)
ReferencesDLA-479-1
NVD severitylow
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+37-g3263f257ca-1fixed
buster (security)4.11.4+57-g41a822c392-2fixed
bullseye, sid4.14.0+88-g1d1d1f5391-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensourcesqueeze(not affected)
xensourcewheezy4.1.6.1-1+deb7u1DLA-479-1
xensourcejessie(not affected)
xensource(unstable)4.8.0~rc3-1823620

Notes

[jessie] - xen <not-affected> (Only affects 4.6)
[wheezy] - xen <not-affected> (Only affects 4.6)
[squeeze] - xen <not-affected> (Only affects 4.6)
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-169.html

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