CVE-2014-9065

MEDIUM

Description

common/spinlock.c in Xen 4.4.x and earlier does not properly handle read and write locks, which allows local x86 guest users to cause a denial of service (write denial or NMI watchdog timeout and host crash) via a large number of read requests, a different vulnerability to CVE-2014-9066.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-02/msg00005.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-02/msg00010.html

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/12/08/4

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71544

http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-114.html

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201504-04

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-12-09

Updated: 2018-10-30

Type: CWE-17

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.4

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 2.7

Severity: MEDIUM