CVE-2017-17044

Current Description

An issue was discovered in Xen through 4.9.x allowing HVM guest OS users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and host OS hang) by leveraging the mishandling of Populate on Demand (PoD) errors.

Basic Data

PublishedNovember 28, 2017
Last ModifiedOctober 03, 2019
Assignercve@mitre.org
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-835
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score4.9
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score6.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

CVSS 3 - Version3.0
CVSS 3 - Vector StringCVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVSS 3 - Attack VectorLOCAL
CVSS 3 - Attack ComplexityLOW
CVSS 3 - Privileges RequiredLOW
CVSS 3 - User InteractionNONE
CVSS 3 - ScopeCHANGED
CVSS 3 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 3 - Integrity ImpactNONE
CVSS 3 - Availability ImpactHIGH
CVSS 3 - Base Score6.5
CVSS 3 - Base SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score2.0
Base SeverityMEDIUM

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSXenXen********4.9.1

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Xen Xen *

References

NameSourceURLTags
102008http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102008BIDThird Party Advisory VDB Entry
102129http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102129BIDThird Party Advisory VDB Entry
105954http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105954BID
1039878http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039878SECTRACKThird Party Advisory VDB Entry
[debian-lts-announce] 20180105 [SECURITY] [DLA 1230-1] xen security updatehttps://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00003.htmlMLIST
[debian-lts-announce] 20181030 [SECURITY] [DLA 1559-1] xen security updatehttps://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/10/msg00021.htmlMLIST
GLSA-201801-14https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201801-14GENTOO
https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX230138https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX230138CONFIRMIssue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-246.htmlhttps://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-246.htmlCONFIRMIssue Tracking Mitigation Patch Vendor Advisory