CVE-2017-14431

NameCVE-2017-14431
DescriptionMemory leak in Xen 3.3 through 4.8.x allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (ARM or x86 AMD host OS memory consumption) by continually rebooting, because certain cleanup is skipped if no pass-through device was ever assigned, aka XSA-207.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs856229

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xen (PTS)wheezy4.1.4-3+deb7u9vulnerable
wheezy (security)4.1.6.lts1-9vulnerable
jessie4.4.1-9+deb8u9vulnerable
jessie (security)4.4.1-9+deb8u10vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch (security), stretch4.8.1-1+deb9u3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensource(unstable)4.8.1-1medium856229

Notes

[jessie] - xen <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - xen <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-207.html

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