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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.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
3.2.1+
Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
xen
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise
Released (4.1.6.1-0ubuntu0.12.04.4)
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was released [4.4.1-0ubuntu0.14.04.2])
upstream Needed

utopic
Released (4.4.1-0ubuntu0.14.10.2)
vivid
Released (4.4.1-3ubuntu2)
wily
Released (4.4.1-3ubuntu2)
Binaries built from this source package are in Universe and so are supported by the community.
xen-3.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

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