Upstream information

CVE-2015-7814 at MITRE

Description

Race condition in the relinquish_memory function in arch/arm/domain.c in Xen 4.6.x and earlier allows local domains with partial management control to cause a denial of service (host crash) via vectors involving the destruction of a domain and using XENMEM_decrease_reservation to reduce the memory of the domain.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.7
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This vulnerability is ARM platform specific and so does not affected SUSE Linux Enterprise.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 950173 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP2 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2 xen Not affected