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CVE-2018-19966 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in Xen through 4.11.x allowing x86 PV guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) or possibly gain host OS privileges because of an interpretation conflict for a union data structure associated with shadow paging. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2017-15595.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-04/msg00072.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106182 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/10/msg00008.html
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/UXC6BME7SXJI2ZIATNXCAH7RGPI4UKTT/
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4369 Third Party Advisory
https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-280.html Mitigation Patch Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-436 Interpretation Conflict NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:xen:xen
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
4.11.0
Up to (including)
4.11.1

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-19966
NVD Published Date:
12/07/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019