CVE-2017-15589 Detail

Current Description

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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101496 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039568 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/11/msg00027.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/10/msg00009.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201801-14
https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX228867
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4050
https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-239.html Mailing List  Mitigation  Patch  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-15589
NVD Published Date:
10/18/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018
Source:
MITRE