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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-5146: Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-5146: Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
08/22/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Certain MMU virtualization operations in Xen 4.2.x through 4.4.x before the xsa97-hap patch, when using Hardware Assisted Paging (HAP), are not preemptible, which allows local HVM guest to cause a denial of service (vcpu consumption) by invoking these operations, which process every page assigned to a guest, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-5149.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-emulation-xen

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