CVE-2014-8866

Published: 01 December 2014

The compatibility mode hypercall argument translation in Xen 3.3.x through 4.4.x, when running on a 64-bit hypervisor, allows local 32-bit HVM guests to cause a denial of service (host crash) via vectors involving altering the high halves of registers while in 64-bit mode.

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])
Patches:
Upstream: https://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=141709003205095&q=p3 (4.2)
Upstream: https://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=141709003205095&q=p4 (4.3)
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.