CVE-2014-8595

Published: 19 November 2014

arch/x86/x86_emulate/x86_emulate.c in Xen 3.2.1 through 4.4.x does not properly check privileges, which allows local HVM guest users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted (1) CALL, (2) JMP, (3) RETF, (4) LCALL, (5) LJMP, or (6) LRET far branch instruction.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
xen
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needed

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [4.4.1-0ubuntu0.14.04.2])
Binaries built from this source package are in Universe and so are supported by the community.
xen-3.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

Binaries built from this source package are in Universe and so are supported by the community.