CVE-2017-17566

NameCVE-2017-17566
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in Xen through 4.9.x allowing PV guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) or gain host OS privileges in shadow mode by mapping a certain auxiliary page.
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-1230-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

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.lts1-11fixed
jessie (security), jessie4.4.1-9+deb8u10vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch (security), stretch4.8.2+xsa245-0+deb9u1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensource(unstable)(unfixed)medium
xensourcewheezy4.1.6.lts1-11mediumDLA-1230-1

Notes

https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-248.html

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