DescriptionXen 4.5.x through 4.7.x on AMD systems without the NRip feature, when emulating instructions that generate software interrupts, allows local HVM guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest crash) by leveraging IDT entry miscalculation.
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 severitylow
Debian Bugs845669

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xen (PTS)stretch (security),
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
xensourcewheezy(not affected)
xensourcejessie(not affected)


[jessie] - xen <not-affected> (Only 4.5 onwards vulnerable)
[wheezy] - xen <not-affected> (Only 4.5 onwards vulnerable)

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