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CVE-2017-17566 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in Xen through 4.9.x allowing PV guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) or gain host OS privileges in shadow mode by mapping a certain auxiliary page.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/12/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 6.0
Exploitability Score: 1.1


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): High
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: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
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.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/12/12/4 Mailing List
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102167
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040768
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00003.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/10/msg00009.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201801-14
https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX232096
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4112
https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-248.html Mitigation Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 4.9.1

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-17566
NVD Published Date:
12/12/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018