Upstream information

CVE-2017-17044 at MITRE

Description

An issue was discovered in Xen through 4.9.x allowing HVM guest OS users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and host OS hang) by leveraging the mishandling of Populate on Demand (PoD) errors.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.9 4
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low High
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Complete Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 5.9
Vector AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1068187 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
CaaS Platform 1.0 xen Released
CaaS Platform 2.0 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 xen Released