CVE-2017-10917

NameCVE-2017-10917
DescriptionXen through 4.8.x does not validate the port numbers of polled event channel ports, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and host OS crash) or possibly obtain sensitive information, aka XSA-221.
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-3969-1
NVD severityhigh

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
xensourcewheezy(not affected)
xensourcejessie4.4.1-9+deb8u10DSA-3969-1
xensourcestretch4.8.1-1+deb9u3DSA-3969-1
xensource(unstable)4.8.1-1+deb9u3

Notes

[wheezy] - xen <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-221.html

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