Upstream information

CVE-2015-8615 at MITRE

Description

The hvm_set_callback_via function in arch/x86/hvm/irq.c in Xen 4.6 does not limit the number of printk console messages when logging the new callback method, which allows local HVM guest OS users to cause a denial of service via a large number of changes to the callback method (HVM_PARAM_CALLBACK_IRQ).

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 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

Note from the SUSE Security Team

Only affects Xen 4.6 which is not shipped in SUSE Linux Enterprise or openSUSE stable releases.

No SUSE Bugzilla entries cross referenced.

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • xen >= 4.7.0_12-23.4
  • xen-libs >= 4.7.0_12-23.4
  • xen-libs-32bit >= 4.7.0_12-23.4
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 GA xen
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • xen >= 4.9.0_08-2.2
  • xen-libs >= 4.9.0_08-2.2
  • xen-libs-32bit >= 4.9.0_08-2.2
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 GA xen
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • xen-libs >= 4.10.1_04-1.4
  • xen-tools-domU >= 4.10.1_04-1.4
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA xen-libs
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15
  • xen >= 4.10.1_04-1.4
  • xen-devel >= 4.10.1_04-1.4
  • xen-tools >= 4.10.1_04-1.4
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 GA xen
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • xen >= 4.7.0_12-23.4
  • xen-doc-html >= 4.7.0_12-23.4
  • xen-libs >= 4.7.0_12-23.4
  • xen-libs-32bit >= 4.7.0_12-23.4
  • xen-tools >= 4.7.0_12-23.4
  • xen-tools-domU >= 4.7.0_12-23.4
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 GA xen
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • xen >= 4.9.0_08-2.2
  • xen-doc-html >= 4.9.0_08-2.2
  • xen-libs >= 4.9.0_08-2.2
  • xen-libs-32bit >= 4.9.0_08-2.2
  • xen-tools >= 4.9.0_08-2.2
  • xen-tools-domU >= 4.9.0_08-2.2
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 GA xen
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2
  • xen-devel >= 4.7.0_12-23.4
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2 GA xen-devel
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • xen-devel >= 4.9.0_08-2.2
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 GA xen-devel
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • xen-libs >= 4.10.0_20-lp150.1.2
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA xen-libs
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • xen >= 4.7.0_12-1.6
  • xen-doc-html >= 4.7.0_12-1.6
  • xen-libs >= 4.7.0_12-1.6
  • xen-tools >= 4.7.0_12-1.6
  • xen-tools-domU >= 4.7.0_12-1.6
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.2 GA xen
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • xen >= 4.9.0_08-2.1
  • xen-doc-html >= 4.9.0_08-2.1
  • xen-libs >= 4.9.0_08-2.1
  • xen-tools >= 4.9.0_08-2.1
  • xen-tools-domU >= 4.9.0_08-2.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA xen
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • xen >= 4.7.0_12-1.3
  • xen-devel >= 4.7.0_12-1.3
  • xen-doc-html >= 4.7.0_12-1.3
  • xen-libs >= 4.7.0_12-1.3
  • xen-libs-32bit >= 4.7.0_12-1.3
  • xen-tools >= 4.7.0_12-1.3
  • xen-tools-domU >= 4.7.0_12-1.3
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA xen


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