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CVE-2015-7969

Published: 30 October 2015

Multiple memory leaks in Xen 4.0 through 4.6.x allow local guest administrators or domains with certain permission to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of "teardowns" of domains with the vcpu pointer array allocated using the (1) XEN_DOMCTL_max_vcpus hypercall or the xenoprofile state vcpu pointer array allocated using the (2) XENOPROF_get_buffer or (3) XENOPROF_set_passive hypercall.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
xen
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise
Released (4.1.6.1-0ubuntu0.12.04.7)
trusty
Released (4.4.2-0ubuntu0.14.04.3)
upstream Needs triage

vivid
Released (4.5.0-1ubuntu4.3)
wily
Released (4.5.1-0ubuntu1.1)
Binaries built from this source package are in Universe and so are supported by the community.