Upstream information

CVE-2015-8338 at MITRE

Description

Xen 4.6.x and earlier does not properly enforce limits on page order inputs for the (1) XENMEM_increase_reservation, (2) XENMEM_populate_physmap, (3) XENMEM_exchange, and possibly other HYPERVISOR_memory_op suboperations, which allows ARM guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption, guest reboot, or watchdog timeout and host reboot) and possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors.

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 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 956407 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 xen Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 xen Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA xen Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 xen Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP2 xen Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 xen Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 xen Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA xen Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 xen Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS xen Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 xen Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 xen Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA xen Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 xen Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2 xen Analysis