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CVE-2017-10914 Detail

Current Description

The grant-table feature in Xen through 4.8.x has a race condition leading to a double free, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption), or possibly obtain sensitive information or gain privileges, aka XSA-218 bug 2.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3969
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99411 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038722
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201708-03
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-17
https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-218.html Mailing List Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') NIST  
CWE-415 Double Free NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.8.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-10914
NVD Published Date:
07/04/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017