CVE-2017-15594

NameCVE-2017-15594
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in Xen through 4.9.x allowing x86 SVM PV guest OS users to cause a denial of service (hypervisor crash) or gain privileges because IDT settings are mishandled during CPU hotplugging.
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-4050-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xen (PTS)jessie (security), jessie4.4.1-9+deb8u10vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch4.8.3+comet2+shim4.10.0+comet3-1+deb9u5fixed
stretch (security)4.8.3+xsa267+shim4.10.1+xsa267-1+deb9u8fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensource(unstable)4.8.2+xsa245-0+deb9u1medium
xensourcestretch4.8.2+xsa245-0+deb9u1mediumDSA-4050-1

Notes

[wheezy] - xen <ignored> (minor issue)
https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-244.html

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