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CVE-2017-10917 Detail

Current Description

Xen through 4.8.x does not validate the port numbers of polled event channel ports, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and host OS crash) or possibly obtain sensitive information, aka XSA-221.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.1 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3969
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99157
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038731
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201708-03
https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-221.html Mailing List Mitigation Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/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-2017-10917
NVD Published Date:
07/04/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017