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CVE-2022-26363 Detail

Description

x86 pv: Insufficient care with non-coherent mappings T[his CNA information record relates to multiple CVEs; the text explains which aspects/vulnerabilities correspond to which CVE.] Xen maintains a type reference count for pages, in addition to a regular reference count. This scheme is used to maintain invariants required for Xen's safety, e.g. PV guests may not have direct writeable access to pagetables; updates need auditing by Xen. Unfortunately, Xen's safety logic doesn't account for CPU-induced cache non-coherency; cases where the CPU can cause the content of the cache to be different to the content in main memory. In such cases, Xen's safety logic can incorrectly conclude that the contents of a page is safe.


Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.7 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2022/06/09/4 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-402.html Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/OH65U6FTTB5MLH5A6Q3TW7KVCGOG4MYI/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/RKRXZ4LHGCGMOG24ZCEJNY6R2BTS4S2Q/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202208-23 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2022/dsa-5184 Third Party Advisory 
https://xenbits.xenproject.org/xsa/advisory-402.txt Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2022-26363
NVD Published Date:
06/09/2022
NVD Last Modified:
08/24/2022
Source:
Xen Project