Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2014-8866

Assigned:2014-11-14
Published:2014-12-01
Updated:2017-11-14
Summary:The compatibility mode hypercall argument translation in Xen 3.3.x through 4.4.x, when running on a 64-bit hypervisor, allows local 32-bit HVM guests to cause a denial of service (host crash) via vectors involving altering the high halves of registers while in 64-bit mode.
CVSS v3 Severity:5.1 Medium (CCN CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): High
CVSS v2 Severity:4.7 Medium (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
3.5 Low (Temporal CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): Complete
2.1 Low (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
1.6 Low (CCN Temporal CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): Partial
Vulnerability Type:CWE-17
References:Source: SUSE
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
openSUSE-SU-2015:0226

Source: SUSE
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
openSUSE-SU-2015:0256

Source: CONFIRM
Type: UNKNOWN
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX200288

Source: CONFIRM
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX201794

Source: DEBIAN
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
DSA-3140

Source: BID
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
71332

Source: CONFIRM
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-111.html

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
xen-cve20148866-dos(99020)

Source: GENTOO
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
GLSA-201504-04

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration 2:
  • cpe:/o:xen:xen:3.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:3.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:3.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:3.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:3.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:3.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:3.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:3.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.1.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.4.0:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration 3:
  • cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Denotes that component is vulnerable
    Oval Definitions
    Definition IDClassTitleLast Modified
    oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20148866
    V
    CVE-2014-8866
    2017-11-19
    oval:org.cisecurity:def:249
    P
    DSA-3140-1 -- xen -- security update
    2016-02-08
    oval:com.ubuntu.precise:def:20148866000
    V
    CVE-2014-8866 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (precise) - medium.
    2014-12-01
    oval:com.ubuntu.trusty:def:20148866000
    V
    CVE-2014-8866 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (trusty) - medium.
    2014-12-01
    BACK
    debian debian_linux 7.0
    xen xen 3.3.0
    xen xen 3.3.1
    xen xen 3.3.2
    xen xen 3.4.0
    xen xen 3.4.1
    xen xen 3.4.2
    xen xen 3.4.3
    xen xen 3.4.4
    xen xen 4.0.0
    xen xen 4.0.1
    xen xen 4.0.2
    xen xen 4.0.3
    xen xen 4.0.4
    xen xen 4.1.0
    xen xen 4.1.1
    xen xen 4.1.2
    xen xen 4.1.3
    xen xen 4.1.4
    xen xen 4.1.5
    xen xen 4.1.6.1
    xen xen 4.2.0
    xen xen 4.2.1
    xen xen 4.2.2
    xen xen 4.2.3
    xen xen 4.3.0
    xen xen 4.3.1
    xen xen 4.4.0
    xen xen 4.4.0 rc1
    novell opensuse 13.1
    novell opensuse 13.2