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# CVE ID CWE ID # of Exploits Vulnerability Type(s) Publish Date Update Date Score Gained Access Level Access Complexity Authentication Conf. Integ. Avail.
1 CVE-2019-18423 193 DoS 2019-10-31 2020-08-24
8.5
None Remote Medium ??? Complete Complete Complete
An issue was discovered in Xen through 4.12.x allowing ARM guest OS users to cause a denial of service via a XENMEM_add_to_physmap hypercall. p2m->max_mapped_gfn is used by the functions p2m_resolve_translation_fault() and p2m_get_entry() to sanity check guest physical frame. The rest of the code in the two functions will assume that there is a valid root table and check that with BUG_ON(). The function p2m_get_root_pointer() will ignore the unused top bits of a guest physical frame. This means that the function p2m_set_entry() will alias the frame. However, p2m->max_mapped_gfn will be updated using the original frame. It would be possible to set p2m->max_mapped_gfn high enough to cover a frame that would lead p2m_get_root_pointer() to return NULL in p2m_get_entry() and p2m_resolve_translation_fault(). Additionally, the sanity check on p2m->max_mapped_gfn is off-by-one allowing "highest mapped + 1" to be considered valid. However, p2m_get_root_pointer() will return NULL. The problem could be triggered with a specially crafted hypercall XENMEM_add_to_physmap{, _batch} followed by an access to an address (via hypercall or direct access) that passes the sanity check but cause p2m_get_root_pointer() to return NULL. A malicious guest administrator may cause a hypervisor crash, resulting in a Denial of Service (DoS). Xen version 4.8 and newer are vulnerable. Only Arm systems are vulnerable. x86 systems are not affected.
2 CVE-2019-18422 732 DoS +Priv 2019-10-31 2019-11-17
8.5
None Remote Medium ??? Complete Complete Complete
An issue was discovered in Xen through 4.12.x allowing ARM guest OS users to cause a denial of service or gain privileges by leveraging the erroneous enabling of interrupts. Interrupts are unconditionally unmasked in exception handlers. When an exception occurs on an ARM system which is handled without changing processor level, some interrupts are unconditionally enabled during exception entry. So exceptions which occur when interrupts are masked will effectively unmask the interrupts. A malicious guest might contrive to arrange for critical Xen code to run with interrupts erroneously enabled. This could lead to data corruption, denial of service, or possibly even privilege escalation. However a precise attack technique has not been identified.
3 CVE-2014-7188 399 DoS 2014-10-02 2018-10-30
8.3
None Local Network Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The hvm_msr_read_intercept function in arch/x86/hvm/hvm.c in Xen 4.1 through 4.4.x uses an improper MSR range for x2APIC emulation, which allows local HVM guests to cause a denial of service (host crash) or read data from the hypervisor or other guests via unspecified vectors.
4 CVE-2014-1666 264 DoS +Priv 2014-01-26 2018-01-03
8.3
None Local Network Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The do_physdev_op function in Xen 4.1.5, 4.1.6.1, 4.2.2 through 4.2.3, and 4.3.x does not properly restrict access to the (1) PHYSDEVOP_prepare_msix and (2) PHYSDEVOP_release_msix operations, which allows local PV guests to cause a denial of service (host or guest malfunction) or possibly gain privileges via unspecified vectors.
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