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CVE-2015-8104 Detail

Description

The KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.2.6, and Xen 4.3.x through 4.6.x, allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS panic or hang) by triggering many #DB (aka Debug) exceptions, related to svm.c.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/16/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.7 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=cbdb967af3d54993f5814f1cee0ed311a055377d Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/172187.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/172300.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/172435.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00035.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00005.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00026.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00031.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00013.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-04/msg00015.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00038.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-12/msg00039.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-12/msg00053.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2636.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2645.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0046.html
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX202583
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX203879 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3414
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3426
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3454
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/10/5 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2016-2881720.html Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2016-2367955.html Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77524
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91787 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034105
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2840-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2841-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2841-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2842-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2842-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2843-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2843-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2844-1
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-156.html Patch Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1278496 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/cbdb967af3d54993f5814f1cee0ed311a055377d Issue Tracking Patch
https://kb.juniper.net/JSA10783

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8104
NVD Published Date:
11/16/2015
NVD Last Modified:
05/23/2017