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CVE-2017-15589

Published: 18 October 2017

An issue was discovered in Xen through 4.9.x allowing x86 HVM guest OS users to obtain sensitive information from the host OS (or an arbitrary guest OS) because intercepted I/O operations can cause a write of data from uninitialized hypervisor stack memory.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
xen
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.9.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (4.9.2-0ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.6.4-0ubuntu1.4)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was needs-triage)
Binaries built from this source package are in Universe and so are supported by the community.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
hypervisor packages are in universe. For
issues in the hypervisor, add appropriate
tags to each section, ex:
Tags_xen: universe-binary

References