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Debian: CVE-2015-8340: xen -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2015-8340: xen -- security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
12/17/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/22/2016
Modified
03/23/2020

Description

The memory_exchange function in common/memory.c in Xen 3.2.x through 4.6.x does not properly release locks, which might allow guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (deadlock or host crash) via unspecified vectors, related to XENMEM_exchange error handling.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-xen

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