CVE-2015-7969

MEDIUM

Description

Multiple memory leaks in Xen 4.0 through 4.6.x allow local guest administrators or domains with certain permission to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of "teardowns" of domains with the vcpu pointer array allocated using the (1) XEN_DOMCTL_max_vcpus hypercall or the xenoprofile state vcpu pointer array allocated using the (2) XENOPROF_get_buffer or (3) XENOPROF_set_passive hypercall.

References

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/171082.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/171185.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/171249.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-11/msg00063.html

http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX202404

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3414

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77364

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034033

http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-149.html

http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-151.html

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-03

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-10-30

Updated: 2018-10-30

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM