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CVE-2015-8340 Detail

Current Description

The memory_exchange function in common/memory.c in Xen 3.2.x through 4.6.x does not properly release locks, which might allow guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (deadlock or host crash) via unspecified vectors, related to XENMEM_exchange error handling.

Source:  MITRE
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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://support.citrix.com/article/CTX203451 Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3519
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79038
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034391
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-159.html Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-03

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.1.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8340
NVD Published Date:
12/17/2015
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017