CVE-2017-8905

NameCVE-2017-8905
DescriptionXen through 4.6.x on 64-bit platforms mishandles a failsafe callback, which might allow PV guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS, aka XSA-215.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-964-1, DSA-3847-1
Debian Bugs861662

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xen (PTS)buster, buster (security)4.11.4+107-gef32c7afa2-1fixed
bullseye4.14.5+24-g87d90d511c-1fixed
bullseye (security)4.14.5+86-g1c354767d5-1fixed
bookworm, sid4.16.2+90-g0d39a6d1ae-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensourcewheezy4.1.6.lts1-8DLA-964-1
xensourcejessie4.4.1-9+deb8u9DSA-3847-1
xensource(unstable)4.8.0~rc3-1861662

Notes

https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-215.html

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