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CVE-2017-17045 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in Xen through 4.9.x allowing HVM guest OS users to gain privileges on the host OS, obtain sensitive information, or cause a denial of service (BUG and host OS crash) by leveraging the mishandling of Populate on Demand (PoD) Physical-to-Machine (P2M) errors.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 6.0
Exploitability Score: 2.0


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102013 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102129 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039879 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00003.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/10/msg00021.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201801-14
https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX230138 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-247.html Issue Tracking Mitigation Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

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)
4.9.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-17045
NVD Published Date:
11/28/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018