CVE-2014-9065

Published: 09 December 2014

common/spinlock.c in Xen 4.4.x and earlier does not properly handle read and write locks, which allows local x86 guest users to cause a denial of service (write denial or NMI watchdog timeout and host crash) via a large number of read requests, a different vulnerability to CVE-2014-9066.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
xen
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [4.4.1-0ubuntu0.14.04.4])
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.