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
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.5.1-0ubuntu2)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [4.4.2-0ubuntu0.14.04.3])
Binaries built from this source package are in Universe and so are supported by the community.