CVE-2018-10982

NameCVE-2018-10982
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in Xen through 4.10.x allowing x86 HVM guest OS users to cause a denial of service (unexpectedly high interrupt number, array overrun, and hypervisor crash) or possibly gain hypervisor privileges by setting up an HPET timer to deliver interrupts in IO-APIC mode, aka vHPET interrupt injection.
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-1383-1, DSA-4201-1
NVD severityhigh (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, stretch (security), stretch, sid4.8.3+xsa267+shim4.10.1+xsa267-1+deb9u9fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensource(unstable)4.8.3+xsa262+shim4.10.0+comet3-1+deb9u6high
xensourcestretch4.8.3+xsa262+shim4.10.0+comet3-1+deb9u6highDSA-4201-1
xensourcewheezy4.1.6.lts1-14highDLA-1383-1

Notes

https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-261.html

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