CVE-2015-8341

HIGH

Description

The libxl toolstack library in Xen 4.1.x through 4.6.x does not properly release mappings of files used as kernels and initial ramdisks when managing multiple domains in the same process, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and disk consumption) by starting domains.

References

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3519

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034389

http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-160.html

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-12-17

Updated: 2017-07-01

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH