Upstream information

CVE-2020-29485 at MITRE

Description

An issue was discovered in Xen 4.6 through 4.14.x. When acting upon a guest XS_RESET_WATCHES request, not all tracking information is freed. A guest can cause unbounded memory usage in oxenstored. This can lead to a system-wide DoS. Only systems using the Ocaml Xenstored implementation are vulnerable. Systems using the C Xenstored implementation are not vulnerable.

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 4.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5.5 6.5
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required Low Low
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Changed
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1179504 [NEW]

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 xen Not affected
SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP1 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP2 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 ESPOS xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.0 xen Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 SP1 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 SP2 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 SP3 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11 SP3 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service Image Server 12 SP2 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 ESPOS xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 ESPOS xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Storage 6 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Storage 7 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Storage 7.1 xen Not affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 xen Not affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.1 xen Not affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2 xen Not affected
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 xen Not affected
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.1 xen Not affected
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2 xen Not affected
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 xen Not affected
SUSE Manager Server 4.1 xen Not affected
SUSE Manager Server 4.2 xen Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 xen Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 xen Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 xen Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 xen Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 xen Not affected