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Debian: CVE-2015-7969: xen -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2015-7969: xen -- security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
10/30/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/14/2015
Modified
03/23/2020

Description

Multiple memory leaks in Xen 4.0 through 4.6.x allow local guest administrators or domains with certain permission to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of "teardowns" of domains with the vcpu pointer array allocated using the (1) XEN_DOMCTL_max_vcpus hypercall or the xenoprofile state vcpu pointer array allocated using the (2) XENOPROF_get_buffer or (3) XENOPROF_set_passive hypercall.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-xen

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