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SUSE: CVE-2015-8340: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
12/17/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/04/2016
Modified
02/18/2021

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)

  • 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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