CVE-2018-19966

NameCVE-2018-19966
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in Xen through 4.11.x allowing x86 PV guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) or possibly gain host OS privileges because of an interpretation conflict for a union data structure associated with shadow paging. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2017-15595.
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-1949-1, DSA-4369-1
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xen (PTS)stretch (security), stretch4.8.5.final+shim4.10.4-1+deb9u12fixed
buster, buster (security)4.11.4+107-gef32c7afa2-1fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye4.14.3-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid4.14.3-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensourcejessie4.4.4lts5-0+deb8u1DLA-1949-1
xensourcestretch4.8.5+shim4.10.2+xsa282-1+deb9u11DSA-4369-1
xensource(unstable)4.11.1-1

Notes

https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-280.txt

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