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SUSE: CVE-2015-7972: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/30/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2015
Modified
02/18/2021

Description

The (1) libxl_set_memory_target function in tools/libxl/libxl.c and (2) libxl__build_post function in tools/libxl/libxl_dom.c in Xen 3.4.x through 4.6.x do not properly calculate the balloon size when using the populate-on-demand (PoD) system, which allows local HVM guest users to cause a denial of service (guest crash) via unspecified vectors related to "heavy memory pressure."

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-xen
  • suse-upgrade-xen-debugsource
  • suse-upgrade-xen-devel
  • suse-upgrade-xen-doc-html
  • suse-upgrade-xen-doc-pdf
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-default
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-default-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-desktop
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-desktop-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-pae
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-pae-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-trace
  • suse-upgrade-xen-libs
  • suse-upgrade-xen-libs-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-xen-libs-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-xen-libs-debuginfo-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-xen-tools
  • suse-upgrade-xen-tools-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-xen-tools-domu
  • suse-upgrade-xen-tools-domu-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-xen-xend-tools
  • suse-upgrade-xen-xend-tools-debuginfo

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