Upstream information

CVE-2017-8904 at MITRE

Description

Xen through 4.8.x mishandles the "contains segment descriptors" property during GNTTABOP_transfer (aka guest transfer) operations, which might allow PV guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS, aka XSA-214.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.8 6.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low High
Authentication Single None
Confidentiality Impact Complete Complete
Integrity Impact Complete Complete
Availability Impact Complete Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 8.8 7.8
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low High
Privileges Required Low Low
User Interaction None None
Scope Changed Changed
Confidentiality Impact High High
Integrity Impact High High
Availability Impact High High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1034844 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


Status of this issue by product and package

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 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 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 xen Released