ID CVE-2014-3672
Summary The qemu implementation in libvirt before 1.3.0 and Xen allows local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host disk consumption) by writing to stdout or stderr.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Red Hat libvirt 1.2.21
    cpe:2.3:a:redhat:libvirt:1.2.21
  • Xen
    cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen
CVSS
Base: 2.1 (as of 25-05-2016 - 13:59)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-400
CAPEC
  • XML Ping of the Death
    An attacker initiates a resource depletion attack where a large number of small XML messages are delivered at a sufficiently rapid rate to cause a denial of service or crash of the target. Transactions such as repetitive SOAP transactions can deplete resources faster than a simple flooding attack because of the additional resources used by the SOAP protocol and the resources necessary to process SOAP messages. The transactions used are immaterial as long as they cause resource utilization on the target. In other words, this is a normal flooding attack augmented by using messages that will require extra processing on the target.
  • XML Entity Expansion
    An attacker submits an XML document to a target application where the XML document uses nested entity expansion to produce an excessively large output XML. XML allows the definition of macro-like structures that can be used to simplify the creation of complex structures. However, this capability can be abused to create excessive demands on a processor's CPU and memory. A small number of nested expansions can result in an exponential growth in demands on memory.
  • Inducing Account Lockout
    An attacker leverages the security functionality of the system aimed at thwarting potential attacks to launch a denial of service attack against a legitimate system user. Many systems, for instance, implement a password throttling mechanism that locks an account after a certain number of incorrect log in attempts. An attacker can leverage this throttling mechanism to lock a legitimate user out of their own account. The weakness that is being leveraged by an attacker is the very security feature that has been put in place to counteract attacks.
  • Violating Implicit Assumptions Regarding XML Content (aka XML Denial of Service (XDoS))
    XML Denial of Service (XDoS) can be applied to any technology that utilizes XML data. This is, of course, most distributed systems technology including Java, .Net, databases, and so on. XDoS is most closely associated with web services, SOAP, and Rest, because remote service requesters can post malicious XML payloads to the service provider designed to exhaust the service provider's memory, CPU, and/or disk space. The main weakness in XDoS is that the service provider generally must inspect, parse, and validate the XML messages to determine routing, workflow, security considerations, and so on. It is exactly these inspection, parsing, and validation routines that XDoS targets. There are three primary attack vectors that XDoS can navigate Target CPU through recursion: attacker creates a recursive payload and sends to service provider Target memory through jumbo payloads: service provider uses DOM to parse XML. DOM creates in memory representation of XML document, but when document is very large (for example, north of 1 Gb) service provider host may exhaust memory trying to build memory objects. XML Ping of death: attack service provider with numerous small files that clog the system. All of the above attacks exploit the loosely coupled nature of web services, where the service provider has little to no control over the service requester and any messages the service requester sends.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE PARTIAL
nessus via4
  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLEVM_OVMSA-2016-0089.NASL
    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : please see Oracle VM Security Advisory OVMSA-2016-0089 for details.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 92601
    published 2016-07-28
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=92601
    title OracleVM 3.3 : xen (OVMSA-2016-0089)
  • NASL family FreeBSD Local Security Checks
    NASL id FREEBSD_PKG_E800CD4B421211E6942DBC5FF45D0F28.NASL
    description The Xen Project reports : When the libxl toolstack launches qemu for HVM guests, it pipes the output of stderr to a file in /var/log/xen. This output is not rate-limited in any way. The guest can easily cause qemu to print messages to stderr, causing this file to become arbitrarily large. The disk containing the logfile can be exhausted, possibly causing a denial-of-service (DoS).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 91940
    published 2016-07-05
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91940
    title FreeBSD : xen-tools -- Unrestricted qemu logging (e800cd4b-4212-11e6-942d-bc5ff45d0f28)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2016-8D3FE9914B.NASL
    description cleaner way to set kernel module load list Unrestricted qemu logging [XSA-180, CVE-2014-3672] (#1339125) Qemu: scsi: esp: OOB write while writing to 's->cmdbuf' in esp_reg_write [CVE-2016-4439] (#1337502) Qemu: scsi: esp: OOB write while writing to 's->cmdbuf' in get_cmd [CVE-2016-4441] (#1337505) Qemu: scsi: megasas: out-of-bounds write while setting controller properties [CVE-2016-5106] (#1339578) Qemu: scsi: megasas: stack information leakage while reading configuration [CVE-2016-5105] (#1339583) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-10-18
    plugin id 92126
    published 2016-07-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=92126
    title Fedora 23 : xen (2016-8d3fe9914b)
  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLEVM_OVMSA-2018-0248.NASL
    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : please see Oracle VM Security Advisory OVMSA-2018-0248 for details.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-19
    plugin id 111992
    published 2018-08-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=111992
    title OracleVM 3.4 : xen (OVMSA-2018-0248) (Bunker Buster) (Foreshadow) (Meltdown) (POODLE) (Spectre)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2016-CFEA37952B.NASL
    description cleaner way to set kernel module load list Unrestricted qemu logging [XSA-180, CVE-2014-3672] (#1339125) Qemu: scsi: esp: OOB write while writing to 's->cmdbuf' in esp_reg_write [CVE-2016-4439] (#1337502) Qemu: scsi: esp: OOB write while writing to 's->cmdbuf' in get_cmd [CVE-2016-4441] (#1337505) Qemu: scsi: megasas: out-of-bounds write while setting controller properties [CVE-2016-5106] (#1339578) Qemu: scsi: megasas: stack information leakage while reading configuration [CVE-2016-5105] (#1339583) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-10-18
    plugin id 92168
    published 2016-07-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=92168
    title Fedora 24 : xen (2016-cfea37952b)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2016-4EDD58A3B5.NASL
    description cleaner way to set kernel module load list Unrestricted qemu logging [XSA-180, CVE-2014-3672] (#1339125) Qemu: scsi: esp: OOB write while writing to 's->cmdbuf' in esp_reg_write [CVE-2016-4439] (#1337502) Qemu: scsi: esp: OOB write while writing to 's->cmdbuf' in get_cmd [CVE-2016-4441] (#1337505) Qemu: scsi: megasas: out-of-bounds write while setting controller properties [CVE-2016-5106] (#1339578) Qemu: scsi: megasas: stack information leakage while reading configuration [CVE-2016-5105] (#1339583) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-10-18
    plugin id 92094
    published 2016-07-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=92094
    title Fedora 22 : xen (2016-4edd58a3b5)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-2100-1.NASL
    description This update for xen fixes the several issues. These security issues were fixed : - CVE-2014-3672: The qemu implementation in libvirt Xen allowed local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host disk consumption) by writing to stdout or stderr (bsc#981264). - CVE-2016-3158: The xrstor function did not properly handle writes to the hardware FSW.ES bit when running on AMD64 processors, which allowed local guest OS users to obtain sensitive register content information from another guest by leveraging pending exception and mask bits (bsc#973188). - CVE-2016-3159: The fpu_fxrstor function in arch/x86/i387.c did not properly handle writes to the hardware FSW.ES bit when running on AMD64 processors, which allowed local guest OS users to obtain sensitive register content information from another guest by leveraging pending exception and mask bits (bsc#973188). - CVE-2016-3710: The VGA module improperly performed bounds checking on banked access to video memory, which allowed local guest OS administrators to execute arbitrary code on the host by changing access modes after setting the bank register, aka the 'Dark Portal' issue (bsc#978164). - CVE-2016-3960: Integer overflow in the x86 shadow pagetable code allowed local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host crash) or possibly gain privileges by shadowing a superpage mapping (bsc#974038). - CVE-2016-4001: Buffer overflow in the stellaris_enet_receive function, when the Stellaris ethernet controller is configured to accept large packets, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (QEMU crash) via a large packet (bsc#975130). - CVE-2016-4002: Buffer overflow in the mipsnet_receive function, when the guest NIC is configured to accept large packets, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and QEMU crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a packet larger than 1514 bytes (bsc#975138). - CVE-2016-4020: The patch_instruction function did not initialize the imm32 variable, which allowed local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive information from host stack memory by accessing the Task Priority Register (TPR) (bsc#975907). - CVE-2016-4037: The ehci_advance_state function in hw/usb/hcd-ehci.c allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via a circular split isochronous transfer descriptor (siTD) list (bsc#976111). - CVE-2016-4439: The esp_reg_write function in the 53C9X Fast SCSI Controller (FSC) support did not properly check command buffer length, which allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) or potentially execute arbitrary code on the host via unspecified vectors (bsc#980716). - CVE-2016-4441: The get_cmd function in the 53C9X Fast SCSI Controller (FSC) support did not properly check DMA length, which allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) via unspecified vectors, involving an SCSI command (bsc#980724). - CVE-2016-4453: The vmsvga_fifo_run function allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) via a VGA command (bsc#982225). - CVE-2016-4454: The vmsvga_fifo_read_raw function allowed local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive host memory information or cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) by changing FIFO registers and issuing a VGA command, which triggered an out-of-bounds read (bsc#982224). - CVE-2016-4952: Out-of-bounds access issue in pvsci_ring_init_msg/data routines (bsc#981276). - CVE-2016-4962: The libxl device-handling allowed local OS guest administrators to cause a denial of service (resource consumption or management facility confusion) or gain host OS privileges by manipulating information in guest controlled areas of xenstore (bsc#979620). - CVE-2016-4963: The libxl device-handling allowed local guest OS users with access to the driver domain to cause a denial of service (management tool confusion) by manipulating information in the backend directories in xenstore (bsc#979670). - CVE-2016-5105: Stack information leakage while reading configuration (bsc#982024). - CVE-2016-5106: Out-of-bounds write while setting controller properties (bsc#982025). - CVE-2016-5107: Out-of-bounds read in megasas_lookup_frame() function (bsc#982026). - CVE-2016-5126: Heap-based buffer overflow in the iscsi_aio_ioctl function allowed local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted iSCSI asynchronous I/O ioctl call (bsc#982286). - CVE-2016-5238: The get_cmd function in hw/scsi/esp.c might have allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) via vectors related to reading from the information transfer buffer in non-DMA mode (bsc#982960). - CVE-2016-5337: The megasas_ctrl_get_info function allowed local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive host memory information via vectors related to reading device control information (bsc#983973). - CVE-2016-5338: The (1) esp_reg_read and (2) esp_reg_write functions allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) or execute arbitrary code on the host via vectors related to the information transfer buffer (bsc#983984). - CVE-2016-6258: Potential privilege escalation in PV guests (XSA-182) (bsc#988675). - bsc#978295: x86 software guest page walk PS bit handling flaw (XSA-176) - CVE-2016-5403: virtio: unbounded memory allocation on host via guest leading to DoS (XSA-184) (bsc#990923) - CVE-2016-6351: scsi: esp: OOB write access in esp_do_dma (bsc#990843) The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-29
    plugin id 93298
    published 2016-09-02
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=93298
    title SUSE SLES11 Security Update : xen (SUSE-SU-2016:2100-1) (Bunker Buster)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-2093-1.NASL
    description This update for xen to version 4.5.3 fixes the several issues. These security issues were fixed : - CVE-2016-6258: Potential privilege escalation in PV guests (XSA-182) (bsc#988675). - CVE-2016-6259: Missing SMAP whitelisting in 32-bit exception / event delivery (XSA-183) (bsc#988676). - CVE-2016-5337: The megasas_ctrl_get_info function allowed local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive host memory information via vectors related to reading device control information (bsc#983973). - CVE-2016-5338: The (1) esp_reg_read and (2) esp_reg_write functions allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) or execute arbitrary code on the host via vectors related to the information transfer buffer (bsc#983984). - CVE-2016-5238: The get_cmd function in hw/scsi/esp.c might have allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) via vectors related to reading from the information transfer buffer in non-DMA mode (bsc#982960). - CVE-2016-4453: The vmsvga_fifo_run function allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) via a VGA command (bsc#982225). - CVE-2016-4454: The vmsvga_fifo_read_raw function allowed local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive host memory information or cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) by changing FIFO registers and issuing a VGA command, which triggered an out-of-bounds read (bsc#982224). - CVE-2016-5126: Heap-based buffer overflow in the iscsi_aio_ioctl function allowed local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted iSCSI asynchronous I/O ioctl call (bsc#982286). - CVE-2016-5105: Stack information leakage while reading configuration (bsc#982024). - CVE-2016-5106: Out-of-bounds write while setting controller properties (bsc#982025). - CVE-2016-5107: Out-of-bounds read in megasas_lookup_frame() function (bsc#982026). - CVE-2016-4963: The libxl device-handling allowed local guest OS users with access to the driver domain to cause a denial of service (management tool confusion) by manipulating information in the backend directories in xenstore (bsc#979670). - CVE-2016-4962: The libxl device-handling allowed local OS guest administrators to cause a denial of service (resource consumption or management facility confusion) or gain host OS privileges by manipulating information in guest controlled areas of xenstore (bsc#979620). - CVE-2016-4952: Out-of-bounds access issue in pvsci_ring_init_msg/data routines (bsc#981276). - CVE-2014-3672: The qemu implementation in libvirt Xen allowed local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host disk consumption) by writing to stdout or stderr (bsc#981264). - CVE-2016-4441: The get_cmd function in the 53C9X Fast SCSI Controller (FSC) support did not properly check DMA length, which allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) via unspecified vectors, involving an SCSI command (bsc#980724). - CVE-2016-4439: The esp_reg_write function in the 53C9X Fast SCSI Controller (FSC) support did not properly check command buffer length, which allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) or potentially execute arbitrary code on the host via unspecified vectors (bsc#980716). - CVE-2016-3710: The VGA module improperly performed bounds checking on banked access to video memory, which allowed local guest OS administrators to execute arbitrary code on the host by changing access modes after setting the bank register, aka the 'Dark Portal' issue (bsc#978164). - CVE-2016-3960: Integer overflow in the x86 shadow pagetable code allowed local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host crash) or possibly gain privileges by shadowing a superpage mapping (bsc#974038). - CVE-2016-3159: The fpu_fxrstor function in arch/x86/i387.c did not properly handle writes to the hardware FSW.ES bit when running on AMD64 processors, which allowed local guest OS users to obtain sensitive register content information from another guest by leveraging pending exception and mask bits (bsc#973188). - CVE-2016-3158: The xrstor function did not properly handle writes to the hardware FSW.ES bit when running on AMD64 processors, which allowed local guest OS users to obtain sensitive register content information from another guest by leveraging pending exception and mask bits (bsc#973188). - CVE-2016-4037: The ehci_advance_state function in hw/usb/hcd-ehci.c allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via a circular split isochronous transfer descriptor (siTD) list (bsc#976111). - CVE-2016-4020: The patch_instruction function did not initialize the imm32 variable, which allowed local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive information from host stack memory by accessing the Task Priority Register (TPR) (bsc#975907). - CVE-2016-4001: Buffer overflow in the stellaris_enet_receive function, when the Stellaris ethernet controller is configured to accept large packets, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (QEMU crash) via a large packet (bsc#975130). - CVE-2016-4002: Buffer overflow in the mipsnet_receive function, when the guest NIC is configured to accept large packets, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and QEMU crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a packet larger than 1514 bytes (bsc#975138). - bsc#978295: x86 software guest page walk PS bit handling flaw (XSA-176) - CVE-2016-5403: virtio: unbounded memory allocation on host via guest leading to DoS (XSA-184) (bsc#990923) - CVE-2016-6351: scsi: esp: OOB write access in esp_do_dma (bsc#990843) The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-29
    plugin id 93296
    published 2016-09-02
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=93296
    title SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : xen (SUSE-SU-2016:2093-1) (Bunker Buster)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DLA-571.NASL
    description Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Xen hypervisor. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems : CVE-2014-3672 (XSA-180) Andrew Sorensen discovered that a HVM domain can exhaust the hosts disk space by filling up the log file. CVE-2016-3158, CVE-2016-3159 (XSA-172) Jan Beulich from SUSE discovered that Xen does not properly handle writes to the hardware FSW.ES bit when running on AMD64 processors. A malicious domain can take advantage of this flaw to obtain address space usage and timing information, about another domain, at a fairly low rate. CVE-2016-3710 (XSA-179) Wei Xiao and Qinghao Tang of 360.cn Inc discovered an out-of-bounds read and write flaw in the QEMU VGA module. A privileged guest user could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the host with the privileges of the hosting QEMU process. CVE-2016-3712 (XSA-179) Zuozhi Fzz of Alibaba Inc discovered potential integer overflow or out-of-bounds read access issues in the QEMU VGA module. A privileged guest user could use this flaw to mount a denial of service (QEMU process crash). CVE-2016-3960 (XSA-173) Ling Liu and Yihan Lian of the Cloud Security Team, Qihoo 360 discovered an integer overflow in the x86 shadow pagetable code. A HVM guest using shadow pagetables can cause the host to crash. A PV guest using shadow pagetables (i.e. being migrated) with PV superpages enabled (which is not the default) can crash the host, or corrupt hypervisor memory, potentially leading to privilege escalation. CVE-2016-4480 (XSA-176) Jan Beulich discovered that incorrect page table handling could result in privilege escalation inside a Xen guest instance. CVE-2016-6258 (XSA-182) Jérémie Boutoille discovered that incorrect pagetable handling in PV instances could result in guest to host privilege escalation. Additionally this Xen Security Advisory without a CVE was fixed : XSA-166 Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk and Jan Beulich discovered that ioreq handling is possibly susceptible to a multiple read issue. For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 4.1.6.lts1-1. We recommend that you upgrade your xen packages. NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-06
    plugin id 92635
    published 2016-08-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=92635
    title Debian DLA-571-1 : xen security update (Bunker Buster)
  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLEVM_OVMSA-2016-0090.NASL
    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : - x86/HVM: correct CPUID leaf 80000008 handling - 6c733e54 xsa173_01_0001-x86-HVM-correct-CPUID-leaf-80000008-handl ing.patch was based on upstream commit: ef437690af8b75e6758dce77af75a22b63982883 x86/HVM: correct CPUID leaf 80000008 handling It should have been based on upstream commit: 6c733e549889a9b8c4e03140348b8e00241d4ce9 x86/HVM: correct CPUID leaf 80000008 handling The changes in this patch are the differences between those two patches. - x86/pv: Remove unsafe bits from the mod_l?_entry fastpath All changes in writeability and cacheability must go through full re-validation. Rework the logic as a whitelist, to make it clearer to follow. This is XSA-182 Upstream commit 798c1498f764bfaa7b0b955bab40b01b0610d372 Conflicts: xen/include/asm-x86/page.h - x86/mm: fully honor PS bits in guest page table walks In L4 entries it is currently unconditionally reserved (and hence should, when set, always result in a reserved bit page fault), and is reserved on hardware not supporting 1Gb pages (and hence should, when set, similarly cause a reserved bit page fault on such hardware). This is CVE-2016-4480 / XSA-176. (CVE-2016-4480) - x86/mm: Handle 1GiB superpages in the pagetable walker. This allows HAP guests to use 1GiB superpages. Shadow and PV guests still can't use them without more support in shadow/* and mm.c. Conflicts: xen/arch/x86/hvm/hvm.c xen/arch/x86/mm/guest_walk.c Backported from upstream commit 96b740e209d0bea4c16d93211ceb139fc98d10c2 (CVE-2016-4480) - main loop: Big hammer to fix logfile disk DoS in Xen setups Each time round the main loop, we now fstat stderr. If it is too big, we dup2 /dev/null onto it. This is not a very pretty patch but it is very simple, easy to see that it's correct, and has a low risk of collateral damage. The limit is 1Mby by default but can be adjusted by setting a new environment variable. This fixes CVE-2014-3672. (CVE-2014-3672) - x86: make hvm_cpuid tolerate NULL pointers Now that other HVM code started making more extensive use of hvm_cpuid, let's not force every caller to declare dummy variables for output not cared about. xen/arch/x86/hvm/svm/svm.c and xen/arch/x86/hvm/vmx/vvmx.c part are removed as no source matched. Upstream commit 11b85dbd0ab068bad3beadda3aee2298205a3c01 - x86: limit GFNs to 32 bits for shadowed superpages. Superpage shadows store the shadowed GFN in the backpointer field, which for non-BIGMEM builds is 32 bits wide. Shadowing a superpage mapping of a guest-physical address above 2^44 would lead to the GFN being truncated there, and a crash when we come to remove the shadow from the hash table. Track the valid width of a GFN for each guest, including reporting it through CPUID, and enforce it in the shadow pagetables. Set the maximum witth to 32 for guests where this truncation could occur. This is XSA-173. Conflicts: xen/arch/x86/cpu/common.c arch/x86/mm/guest_walk.c Upstream commit 95dd1b6e87b61222fc856724a5d828c9bdc30c80 (CVE-2016-3960) - x86/HVM: correct CPUID leaf 80000008 handling CPUID[80000008].EAX[23:16] have been given the meaning of the guest physical address restriction (in case it needs to be smaller than the host's), hence we need to mirror that into vCPUID[80000008].EAX[7:0]. Enforce a lower limit at the same time, as well as a fixed value for the virtual address bits, and zero for the guest physical address ones. In order for the vMTRR code to see these overrides we need to make it call hvm_cpuid instead of domain_cpuid, which in turn requires special casing (and relaxing) the controlling domain. This additionally should hide an ordering problem in the tools: Both xend and xl appear to be restoring a guest from its image before setting up the CPUID policy in the hypervisor, resulting in domain_cpuid returning all zeros and hence the check in mtrr_var_range_msr_set failing if the guest previously had more than the minimum 36 physical address bits. Conflicts: xen/arch/x86/hvm/mtrr.c Upstream commit ef437690af8b75e6758dce77af75a22b63982883 (CVE-2016-3960)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 92602
    published 2016-07-28
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=92602
    title OracleVM 3.2 : xen (OVMSA-2016-0090)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-2533-1.NASL
    description This update for xen fixes several issues. These security issues were fixed : - CVE-2014-3672: The qemu implementation in libvirt Xen allowed local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host disk consumption) by writing to stdout or stderr (bsc#981264). - CVE-2016-3158: The xrstor function did not properly handle writes to the hardware FSW.ES bit when running on AMD64 processors, which allowed local guest OS users to obtain sensitive register content information from another guest by leveraging pending exception and mask bits (bsc#973188). - CVE-2016-3159: The fpu_fxrstor function in arch/x86/i387.c did not properly handle writes to the hardware FSW.ES bit when running on AMD64 processors, which allowed local guest OS users to obtain sensitive register content information from another guest by leveraging pending exception and mask bits (bsc#973188). - CVE-2016-3710: The VGA module improperly performed bounds checking on banked access to video memory, which allowed local guest OS administrators to execute arbitrary code on the host by changing access modes after setting the bank register, aka the 'Dark Portal' issue (bsc#978164) - CVE-2016-3960: Integer overflow in the x86 shadow pagetable code allowed local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host crash) or possibly gain privileges by shadowing a superpage mapping (bsc#974038). - CVE-2016-4001: Buffer overflow in the stellaris_enet_receive function, when the Stellaris ethernet controller is configured to accept large packets, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (QEMU crash) via a large packet (bsc#975130). - CVE-2016-4002: Buffer overflow in the mipsnet_receive function, when the guest NIC is configured to accept large packets, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and QEMU crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a packet larger than 1514 bytes (bsc#975138). - CVE-2016-4020: The patch_instruction function did not initialize the imm32 variable, which allowed local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive information from host stack memory by accessing the Task Priority Register (TPR) (bsc#975907) - CVE-2016-4037: The ehci_advance_state function in hw/usb/hcd-ehci.c allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via a circular split isochronous transfer descriptor (siTD) list (bsc#976111) - CVE-2016-4439: The esp_reg_write function in the 53C9X Fast SCSI Controller (FSC) support did not properly check command buffer length, which allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) or potentially execute arbitrary code on the host via unspecified vectors (bsc#980716) - CVE-2016-4441: The get_cmd function in the 53C9X Fast SCSI Controller (FSC) support did not properly check DMA length, which allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) via unspecified vectors, involving an SCSI command (bsc#980724) - CVE-2016-4453: The vmsvga_fifo_run function allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) via a VGA command (bsc#982225) - CVE-2016-4454: The vmsvga_fifo_read_raw function allowed local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive host memory information or cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) by changing FIFO registers and issuing a VGA command, which triggered an out-of-bounds read (bsc#982224) - CVE-2016-4480: The guest_walk_tables function in arch/x86/mm/guest_walk.c in Xen did not properly handle the Page Size (PS) page table entry bit at the L4 and L3 page table levels, which might have allowed local guest OS users to gain privileges via a crafted mapping of memory (bsc#978295). - CVE-2016-4952: Out-of-bounds access issue in pvsci_ring_init_msg/data routines (bsc#981276) - CVE-2016-4962: The libxl device-handling allowed local OS guest administrators to cause a denial of service (resource consumption or management facility confusion) or gain host OS privileges by manipulating information in guest controlled areas of xenstore (bsc#979620) - CVE-2016-4963: The libxl device-handling allowed local guest OS users with access to the driver domain to cause a denial of service (management tool confusion) by manipulating information in the backend directories in xenstore (bsc#979670) - CVE-2016-5105: Stack information leakage while reading configuration (bsc#982024) - CVE-2016-5106: Out-of-bounds write while setting controller properties (bsc#982025) - CVE-2016-5107: Out-of-bounds read in megasas_lookup_frame() function (bsc#982026) - CVE-2016-5126: Heap-based buffer overflow in the iscsi_aio_ioctl function allowed local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted iSCSI asynchronous I/O ioctl call (bsc#982286) - CVE-2016-5238: The get_cmd function in hw/scsi/esp.c might have allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) via vectors related to reading from the information transfer buffer in non-DMA mode (bsc#982960) - CVE-2016-5337: The megasas_ctrl_get_info function allowed local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive host memory information via vectors related to reading device control information (bsc#983973) - CVE-2016-5338: The (1) esp_reg_read and (2) esp_reg_write functions allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) or execute arbitrary code on the host via vectors related to the information transfer buffer (bsc#983984) - CVE-2016-5403: virtio: unbounded memory allocation on host via guest leading to DoS (XSA-184) (bsc#990923) - CVE-2016-6258: The PV pagetable code in arch/x86/mm.c in Xen allowed local 32-bit PV guest OS administrators to gain host OS privileges by leveraging fast-paths for updating pagetable entries (bsc#988675) - CVE-2016-6351: The esp_do_dma function in hw/scsi/esp.c, when built with ESP/NCR53C9x controller emulation support, allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) or execute arbitrary code on the host via vectors involving DMA read into ESP command buffer (bsc#990843). - CVE-2016-6833: A use-after-free issue in the VMWARE VMXNET3 NIC device support allowed privileged user inside guest to crash the Qemu instance resulting in DoS (bsc#994775). - CVE-2016-6834: A infinite loop during packet fragmentation in the VMWARE VMXNET3 NIC device support allowed privileged user inside guest to crash the Qemu instance resulting in DoS (bsc#994421). - CVE-2016-6835: Buffer overflow in the VMWARE VMXNET3 NIC device support, causing an OOB read access (bsc#994625). - CVE-2016-6836: VMWARE VMXNET3 NIC device allowed privileged user inside the guest to leak information. It occured while processing transmit(tx) queue, when it reaches the end of packet (bsc#994761). - CVE-2016-6888: A integer overflow int the VMWARE VMXNET3 NIC device support, during the initialisation of new packets in the device, could have allowed a privileged user inside guest to crash the Qemu instance resulting in DoS (bsc#994772). - CVE-2016-7092: The get_page_from_l3e function in arch/x86/mm.c in Xen allowed local 32-bit PV guest OS administrators to gain host OS privileges via vectors related to L3 recursive pagetables (bsc#995785) - CVE-2016-7093: Xen allowed local HVM guest OS administrators to overwrite hypervisor memory and consequently gain host OS privileges by leveraging mishandling of instruction pointer truncation during emulation (bsc#995789) - CVE-2016-7094: Buffer overflow in Xen allowed local x86 HVM guest OS administrators on guests running with shadow paging to cause a denial of service via a pagetable update (bsc#995792) - CVE-2016-7154: Use-after-free vulnerability in the FIFO event channel code in Xen allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (host crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code or obtain sensitive information via an invalid guest frame number (bsc#997731). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-29
    plugin id 94269
    published 2016-10-26
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=94269
    title SUSE SLES12 Security Update : xen (SUSE-SU-2016:2533-1) (Bunker Buster)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-2528-1.NASL
    description This update for xen fixes several issues. These security issues were fixed : - CVE-2016-7094: Buffer overflow in Xen allowed local x86 HVM guest OS administrators on guests running with shadow paging to cause a denial of service via a pagetable update (bsc#995792) - CVE-2016-7092: The get_page_from_l3e function in arch/x86/mm.c in Xen allowed local 32-bit PV guest OS administrators to gain host OS privileges via vectors related to L3 recursive pagetables (bsc#995785) - CVE-2016-6258: The PV pagetable code in arch/x86/mm.c in Xen allowed local 32-bit PV guest OS administrators to gain host OS privileges by leveraging fast-paths for updating pagetable entries (bsc#988675) - CVE-2016-5338: The (1) esp_reg_read and (2) esp_reg_write functions allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) or execute arbitrary code on the host via vectors related to the information transfer buffer (bsc#983984) - CVE-2016-5238: The get_cmd function in hw/scsi/esp.c might have allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) via vectors related to reading from the information transfer buffer in non-DMA mode (bsc#982960) - CVE-2014-3672: The qemu implementation in libvirt Xen allowed local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host disk consumption) by writing to stdout or stderr (bsc#981264) - CVE-2016-4441: The get_cmd function in the 53C9X Fast SCSI Controller (FSC) support did not properly check DMA length, which allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) via unspecified vectors, involving an SCSI command (bsc#980724) - CVE-2016-4439: The esp_reg_write function in the 53C9X Fast SCSI Controller (FSC) support did not properly check command buffer length, which allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) or potentially execute arbitrary code on the host via unspecified vectors (bsc#980716) - CVE-2016-3710: The VGA module improperly performed bounds checking on banked access to video memory, which allowed local guest OS administrators to execute arbitrary code on the host by changing access modes after setting the bank register, aka the 'Dark Portal' issue (bsc#978164) - CVE-2016-4480: The guest_walk_tables function in arch/x86/mm/guest_walk.c in Xen did not properly handle the Page Size (PS) page table entry bit at the L4 and L3 page table levels, which might have allowed local guest OS users to gain privileges via a crafted mapping of memory (bsc#978295) - CVE-2016-3960: Integer overflow in the x86 shadow pagetable code allowed local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host crash) or possibly gain privileges by shadowing a superpage mapping (bsc#974038) - CVE-2016-3158: The xrstor function did not properly handle writes to the hardware FSW.ES bit when running on AMD64 processors, which allowed local guest OS users to obtain sensitive register content information from another guest by leveraging pending exception and mask bits (bsc#973188) - CVE-2016-4001: Buffer overflow in the stellaris_enet_receive function, when the Stellaris ethernet controller is configured to accept large packets, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (QEMU crash) via a large packet (bsc#975130) - CVE-2016-4002: Buffer overflow in the mipsnet_receive function, when the guest NIC is configured to accept large packets, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and QEMU crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a packet larger than 1514 bytes (bsc#975138) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-29
    plugin id 94267
    published 2016-10-26
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=94267
    title SUSE SLES11 Security Update : xen (SUSE-SU-2016:2528-1) (Bunker Buster)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-2725-1.NASL
    description This update for xen fixes several issues. These security issues were fixed : - CVE-2016-7094: Buffer overflow in Xen allowed local x86 HVM guest OS administrators on guests running with shadow paging to cause a denial of service via a pagetable update (bsc#995792) - CVE-2016-7092: The get_page_from_l3e function in arch/x86/mm.c in Xen allowed local 32-bit PV guest OS administrators to gain host OS privileges via vectors related to L3 recursive pagetables (bsc#995785) - CVE-2016-5403: Unbounded memory allocation allowed a guest administrator to cause a denial of service of the host (bsc#990923) - CVE-2016-6351: The esp_do_dma function in hw/scsi/esp.c, when built with ESP/NCR53C9x controller emulation support, allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) or execute arbitrary code on the host via vectors involving DMA read into ESP command buffer (bsc#990843) - CVE-2016-6258: The PV pagetable code in arch/x86/mm.c in Xen allowed local 32-bit PV guest OS administrators to gain host OS privileges by leveraging fast-paths for updating pagetable entries (bsc#988675) - CVE-2016-5338: The (1) esp_reg_read and (2) esp_reg_write functions allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) or execute arbitrary code on the host via vectors related to the information transfer buffer (bsc#983984) - CVE-2016-5238: The get_cmd function in hw/scsi/esp.c might have allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) via vectors related to reading from the information transfer buffer in non-DMA mode (bsc#982960) - CVE-2016-4453: The vmsvga_fifo_run function allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) via a VGA command (bsc#982225) - CVE-2016-4454: The vmsvga_fifo_read_raw function allowed local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive host memory information or cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) by changing FIFO registers and issuing a VGA command, which triggered an out-of-bounds read (bsc#982224) - CVE-2014-3672: The qemu implementation in libvirt Xen allowed local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host disk consumption) by writing to stdout or stderr (bsc#981264) - CVE-2016-4441: The get_cmd function in the 53C9X Fast SCSI Controller (FSC) support did not properly check DMA length, which allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) via unspecified vectors, involving an SCSI command (bsc#980724) - CVE-2016-4439: The esp_reg_write function in the 53C9X Fast SCSI Controller (FSC) support did not properly check command buffer length, which allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) or potentially execute arbitrary code on the host via unspecified vectors (bsc#980716) - CVE-2016-3710: The VGA module improperly performed bounds checking on banked access to video memory, which allowed local guest OS administrators to execute arbitrary code on the host by changing access modes after setting the bank register, aka the 'Dark Portal' issue (bsc#978164) - CVE-2016-4480: The guest_walk_tables function in arch/x86/mm/guest_walk.c in Xen did not properly handle the Page Size (PS) page table entry bit at the L4 and L3 page table levels, which might have allowed local guest OS users to gain privileges via a crafted mapping of memory (bsc#978295) - CVE-2016-3960: Integer overflow in the x86 shadow pagetable code allowed local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host crash) or possibly gain privileges by shadowing a superpage mapping (bsc#974038) - CVE-2016-3158: The xrstor function did not properly handle writes to the hardware FSW.ES bit when running on AMD64 processors, which allowed local guest OS users to obtain sensitive register content information from another guest by leveraging pending exception and mask bits (bsc#973188) - CVE-2016-4001: Buffer overflow in the stellaris_enet_receive function, when the Stellaris ethernet controller is configured to accept large packets, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (QEMU crash) via a large packet (bsc#975130) - CVE-2016-4002: Buffer overflow in the mipsnet_receive function, when the guest NIC is configured to accept large packets, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and QEMU crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a packet larger than 1514 bytes (bsc#975138) The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-29
    plugin id 94608
    published 2016-11-07
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=94608
    title SUSE SLES11 Security Update : xen (SUSE-SU-2016:2725-1) (Bunker Buster)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2016-1170.NASL
    description This update for xen fixes the following issues : These security issues were fixed : - CVE-2016-7092: The get_page_from_l3e function in arch/x86/mm.c in Xen allowed local 32-bit PV guest OS administrators to gain host OS privileges via vectors related to L3 recursive pagetables (bsc#995785) - CVE-2016-7093: Xen allowed local HVM guest OS administrators to overwrite hypervisor memory and consequently gain host OS privileges by leveraging mishandling of instruction pointer truncation during emulation (bsc#995789) - CVE-2016-7094: Buffer overflow in Xen allowed local x86 HVM guest OS administrators on guests running with shadow paging to cause a denial of service via a pagetable update (bsc#995792) - CVE-2016-6836: VMWARE VMXNET3 NIC device support was leaging information leakage. A privileged user inside guest could have used this to leak host memory bytes to a guest (boo#994761) - CVE-2016-6888: Integer overflow in packet initialisation in VMXNET3 device driver. A privileged user inside guest could have used this flaw to crash the Qemu instance resulting in DoS (bsc#994772) - CVE-2016-6833: Use-after-free issue in the VMWARE VMXNET3 NIC device support. A privileged user inside guest could have used this issue to crash the Qemu instance resulting in DoS (boo#994775) - CVE-2016-6835: Buffer overflow in the VMWARE VMXNET3 NIC device support, causing an OOB read access (bsc#994625) - CVE-2016-6834: A infinite loop during packet fragmentation in the VMWARE VMXNET3 NIC device support allowed privileged user inside guest to crash the Qemu instance resulting in DoS (bsc#994421) - CVE-2016-6258: The PV pagetable code in arch/x86/mm.c in Xen allowed local 32-bit PV guest OS administrators to gain host OS privileges by leveraging fast-paths for updating pagetable entries (bsc#988675) - CVE-2016-6259: Xen did not implement Supervisor Mode Access Prevention (SMAP) whitelisting in 32-bit exception and event delivery, which allowed local 32-bit PV guest OS kernels to cause a denial of service (hypervisor and VM crash) by triggering a safety check (bsc#988676) - CVE-2016-5403: The virtqueue_pop function in hw/virtio/virtio.c in QEMU allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and QEMU process crash) by submitting requests without waiting for completion (boo#990923) - CVE-2016-6351: The esp_do_dma function in hw/scsi/esp.c, when built with ESP/NCR53C9x controller emulation support, allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) or execute arbitrary code on the host via vectors involving DMA read into ESP command buffer (bsc#990843) - CVE-2016-6258: The PV pagetable code in arch/x86/mm.c in Xen allowed local 32-bit PV guest OS administrators to gain host OS privileges by leveraging fast-paths for updating pagetable entries (bsc#988675) - CVE-2016-6259: Xen did not implement Supervisor Mode Access Prevention (SMAP) whitelisting in 32-bit exception and event delivery, which allowed local 32-bit PV guest OS kernels to cause a denial of service (hypervisor and VM crash) by triggering a safety check (bsc#988676) - CVE-2016-5337: The megasas_ctrl_get_info function in hw/scsi/megasas.c in QEMU allowed local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive host memory information via vectors related to reading device control information (bsc#983973) - CVE-2016-5338: The (1) esp_reg_read and (2) esp_reg_write functions in hw/scsi/esp.c in QEMU allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) or execute arbitrary code on the QEMU host via vectors related to the information transfer buffer (bsc#983984) - CVE-2016-5238: The get_cmd function in hw/scsi/esp.c in QEMU allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) via vectors related to reading from the information transfer buffer in non-DMA mode (bsc#982960) - CVE-2016-4453: The vmsvga_fifo_run function in hw/display/vmware_vga.c in QEMU allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) via a VGA command (bsc#982225) - CVE-2016-4454: The vmsvga_fifo_read_raw function in hw/display/vmware_vga.c in QEMU allowed local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive host memory information or cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) by changing FIFO registers and issuing a VGA command, which triggers an out-of-bounds read (bsc#982224) - CVE-2016-5126: Heap-based buffer overflow in the iscsi_aio_ioctl function in block/iscsi.c in QEMU allowed local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted iSCSI asynchronous I/O ioctl call (bsc#982286) - CVE-2016-5105: The megasas_dcmd_cfg_read function in hw/scsi/megasas.c in QEMU, when built with MegaRAID SAS 8708EM2 Host Bus Adapter emulation support, used an uninitialized variable, which allowed local guest administrators to read host memory via vectors involving a MegaRAID Firmware Interface (MFI) command (bsc#982024) - CVE-2016-5106: The megasas_dcmd_set_properties function in hw/scsi/megasas.c in QEMU, when built with MegaRAID SAS 8708EM2 Host Bus Adapter emulation support, allowed local guest administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write access) via vectors involving a MegaRAID Firmware Interface (MFI) command (bsc#982025) - CVE-2016-5107: The megasas_lookup_frame function in QEMU, when built with MegaRAID SAS 8708EM2 Host Bus Adapter emulation support, allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and crash) via unspecified vectors (bsc#982026) - CVE-2016-4963: The libxl device-handling allowed local guest OS users with access to the driver domain to cause a denial of service (management tool confusion) by manipulating information in the backend directories in xenstore (bsc#979670) - CVE-2016-4962: The libxl device-handling allowed local OS guest administrators to cause a denial of service (resource consumption or management facility confusion) or gain host OS privileges by manipulating information in guest controlled areas of xenstore (bsc#979620) - CVE-2016-4952: Out-of-bounds access issue in pvsci_ring_init_msg/data routines (bsc#981276) - CVE-2016-3710: The VGA module improperly performed bounds checking on banked access to video memory, which allowed local guest OS administrators to execute arbitrary code on the host by changing access modes after setting the bank register, aka the 'Dark Portal' issue (bsc#978164) - CVE-2014-3672: The qemu implementation in libvirt Xen allowed local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host disk consumption) by writing to stdout or stderr (bsc#981264) - CVE-2016-4441: The get_cmd function in the 53C9X Fast SCSI Controller (FSC) support did not properly check DMA length, which allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) via unspecified vectors, involving an SCSI command (bsc#980724) - CVE-2016-4439: The esp_reg_write function in the 53C9X Fast SCSI Controller (FSC) support did not properly check command buffer length, which allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) or potentially execute arbitrary code on the host via unspecified vectors (bsc#980716) - CVE-2016-3960: Integer overflow in the x86 shadow pagetable code allowed local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host crash) or possibly gain privileges by shadowing a superpage mapping (bsc#974038) - CVE-2016-3158: The xrstor function did not properly handle writes to the hardware FSW.ES bit when running on AMD64 processors, which allowed local guest OS users to obtain sensitive register content information from another guest by leveraging pending exception and mask bits (bsc#973188) - CVE-2016-3159: The fpu_fxrstor function in arch/x86/i387.c did not properly handle writes to the hardware FSW.ES bit when running on AMD64 processors, which allowed local guest OS users to obtain sensitive register content information from another guest by leveraging pending exception and mask bits (bsc#973188) - CVE-2016-4037: The ehci_advance_state function in hw/usb/hcd-ehci.c allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via a circular split isochronous transfer descriptor (siTD) list (bsc#976111) - CVE-2016-4020: The patch_instruction function did not initialize the imm32 variable, which allowed local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive information from host stack memory by accessing the Task Priority Register (TPR) (bsc#975907) - CVE-2016-4001: Buffer overflow in the stellaris_enet_receive function, when the Stellaris ethernet controller is configured to accept large packets, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (QEMU crash) via a large packet (bsc#975130) - CVE-2016-4002: Buffer overflow in the mipsnet_receive function, when the guest NIC is configured to accept large packets, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and QEMU crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a packet larger than 1514 bytes (bsc#975138) - CVE-2016-4480: The guest_walk_tables function in arch/x86/mm/guest_walk.c in Xen did not properly handle the Page Size (PS) page table entry bit at the L4 and L3 page table levels, which might have allowed local guest OS users to gain privileges via a crafted mapping of memory (bsc#978295) These non-security issues were fixed : - boo#991934: xen hypervisor crash in csched_acct - boo#992224: During boot of Xen Hypervisor, Failed to get contiguous memory for DMA from Xen - boo#955104: Virsh reports error 'one or more references were leaked after disconnect from hypervisor' when 'virsh save' failed due to 'no response from client after 6 keepalive messages' - boo#959552: Migration of HVM guest leads into libvirt segmentation fault - boo#993665: Migration of xen guests finishes in: One or more references were leaked after disconnect from the hypervisor - boo#959330: Guest migrations using virsh results in error 'Internal error: received hangup / error event on socket' - boo#990500: VM virsh migration fails with keepalive error: ':virKeepAliveTimerInternal:143 : No response from client' - boo#953518: Unplug also SCSI disks in qemu-xen-traditional for upstream unplug protocol - boo#953518: xen_platform: unplug also SCSI disks in qemu-xen - boo#971949: Support (by ignoring) xl migrate --live. xl migrations are always live - boo#970135: New virtualization project clock test randomly fails on Xen - boo#990970: Add PMU support for Intel E7-8867 v4 (fam=6, model=79) - boo#985503: vif-route broken - boo#961100: Migrate a fv guest from sles12 to sles12sp1 fails remove patch because it can not fix the bug - boo#978413: PV guest upgrade from sles11sp4 to sles12sp2 alpha3 failed on sles11sp4 xen host. - boo#986586: Out of memory (oom) during boot on 'modprobe xenblk' (non xen kernel) init.50-hvm-xen_conf - boo#900418: Dump cannot be performed on SLES12 XEN - boo#953339, boo#953362, boo#953518, boo#984981: Implement SUSE specific unplug protocol for emulated PCI devices in PVonHVM guests to qemu-xen-upstream - boo#954872: script block-dmmd not working as expected - libxl: error: libxl_dm.c (Additional fixes) block-dmmd - boo#982695: xen-4.5.2 qemu fails to boot HVM guest from xvda - boo#958848: HVM guest crash at /usr/src/packages/BUILD/ xen-4.4.2-testing/obj/default/balloon/balloon.c:407 - boo#949889: Fail to install 32-bit paravirt VM under SLES12SP1Beta3 XEN - boo#954872: script block-dmmd not working as expected - libxl: error: libxl_dm.c (another modification) block-dmmd - boo#961600: Poor performance when Xen HVM domU configured with max memory greater than current memory - boo#963161: Windows VM getting stuck during load while a VF is assigned to it after upgrading to latest maintenance updates - boo#976058: Xen error running simple HVM guest (Post Alpha 2 xen+qemu) - boo#961100: Migrate a fv guest from sles12 to sles12sp1 on xen fails for 'Domain is not running on destination host'. qemu-ignore-kvm-tpr-opt-on-migration.patch - boo#973631: AWS EC2 kdump issue - boo#964427: Discarding device blocks: failed - Input/output error
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-10-25
    plugin id 94000
    published 2016-10-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=94000
    title openSUSE Security Update : xen (openSUSE-2016-1170) (Bunker Buster)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2016-1169.NASL
    description This update for xen fixes the following issues : These security issues were fixed : - CVE-2016-7092: The get_page_from_l3e function in arch/x86/mm.c in Xen allowed local 32-bit PV guest OS administrators to gain host OS privileges via vectors related to L3 recursive pagetables (bsc#995785) - CVE-2016-7093: Xen allowed local HVM guest OS administrators to overwrite hypervisor memory and consequently gain host OS privileges by leveraging mishandling of instruction pointer truncation during emulation (bsc#995789) - CVE-2016-7094: Buffer overflow in Xen allowed local x86 HVM guest OS administrators on guests running with shadow paging to cause a denial of service via a pagetable update (bsc#995792) - CVE-2016-7154: Use-after-free vulnerability in the FIFO event channel code in Xen allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (host crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code or obtain sensitive information via an invalid guest frame number (bsc#997731) - CVE-2016-6836: VMWARE VMXNET3 NIC device support was leaging information leakage. A privileged user inside guest could have used this to leak host memory bytes to a guest (boo#994761) - CVE-2016-6888: Integer overflow in packet initialisation in VMXNET3 device driver. A privileged user inside guest could have used this flaw to crash the Qemu instance resulting in DoS (bsc#994772) - CVE-2016-6833: Use-after-free issue in the VMWARE VMXNET3 NIC device support. A privileged user inside guest could have used this issue to crash the Qemu instance resulting in DoS (boo#994775) - CVE-2016-6835: Buffer overflow in the VMWARE VMXNET3 NIC device support, causing an OOB read access (bsc#994625) - CVE-2016-6834: A infinite loop during packet fragmentation in the VMWARE VMXNET3 NIC device support allowed privileged user inside guest to crash the Qemu instance resulting in DoS (bsc#994421) - CVE-2016-6258: The PV pagetable code in arch/x86/mm.c in Xen allowed local 32-bit PV guest OS administrators to gain host OS privileges by leveraging fast-paths for updating pagetable entries (bsc#988675) - CVE-2016-5403: The virtqueue_pop function in hw/virtio/virtio.c in QEMU allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and QEMU process crash) by submitting requests without waiting for completion (boo#990923) - CVE-2016-6351: The esp_do_dma function in hw/scsi/esp.c, when built with ESP/NCR53C9x controller emulation support, allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) or execute arbitrary code on the host via vectors involving DMA read into ESP command buffer (bsc#990843) - CVE-2016-6258: The PV pagetable code in arch/x86/mm.c in Xen allowed local 32-bit PV guest OS administrators to gain host OS privileges by leveraging fast-paths for updating pagetable entries (bsc#988675) - CVE-2016-5337: The megasas_ctrl_get_info function in hw/scsi/megasas.c in QEMU allowed local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive host memory information via vectors related to reading device control information (bsc#983973) - CVE-2016-5338: The (1) esp_reg_read and (2) esp_reg_write functions in hw/scsi/esp.c in QEMU allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) or execute arbitrary code on the QEMU host via vectors related to the information transfer buffer (bsc#983984) - CVE-2016-5238: The get_cmd function in hw/scsi/esp.c in QEMU allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) via vectors related to reading from the information transfer buffer in non-DMA mode (bsc#982960) - CVE-2016-4453: The vmsvga_fifo_run function in hw/display/vmware_vga.c in QEMU allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) via a VGA command (bsc#982225) - CVE-2016-4454: The vmsvga_fifo_read_raw function in hw/display/vmware_vga.c in QEMU allowed local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive host memory information or cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) by changing FIFO registers and issuing a VGA command, which triggers an out-of-bounds read (bsc#982224) - CVE-2016-5126: Heap-based buffer overflow in the iscsi_aio_ioctl function in block/iscsi.c in QEMU allowed local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted iSCSI asynchronous I/O ioctl call (bsc#982286) - CVE-2016-5105: The megasas_dcmd_cfg_read function in hw/scsi/megasas.c in QEMU, when built with MegaRAID SAS 8708EM2 Host Bus Adapter emulation support, used an uninitialized variable, which allowed local guest administrators to read host memory via vectors involving a MegaRAID Firmware Interface (MFI) command (bsc#982024) - CVE-2016-5106: The megasas_dcmd_set_properties function in hw/scsi/megasas.c in QEMU, when built with MegaRAID SAS 8708EM2 Host Bus Adapter emulation support, allowed local guest administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write access) via vectors involving a MegaRAID Firmware Interface (MFI) command (bsc#982025) - CVE-2016-5107: The megasas_lookup_frame function in QEMU, when built with MegaRAID SAS 8708EM2 Host Bus Adapter emulation support, allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and crash) via unspecified vectors (bsc#982026) - CVE-2016-4963: The libxl device-handling allowed local guest OS users with access to the driver domain to cause a denial of service (management tool confusion) by manipulating information in the backend directories in xenstore (bsc#979670) - CVE-2016-4962: The libxl device-handling allowed local OS guest administrators to cause a denial of service (resource consumption or management facility confusion) or gain host OS privileges by manipulating information in guest controlled areas of xenstore (bsc#979620) - CVE-2016-4952: Out-of-bounds access issue in pvsci_ring_init_msg/data routines (bsc#981276) - CVE-2014-3672: The qemu implementation in libvirt Xen allowed local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host disk consumption) by writing to stdout or stderr (bsc#981264) - CVE-2016-4441: The get_cmd function in the 53C9X Fast SCSI Controller (FSC) support did not properly check DMA length, which allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) via unspecified vectors, involving an SCSI command (bsc#980724) - CVE-2016-4439: The esp_reg_write function in the 53C9X Fast SCSI Controller (FSC) support did not properly check command buffer length, which allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) or potentially execute arbitrary code on the host via unspecified vectors (bsc#980716) - CVE-2016-3710: The VGA module improperly performed bounds checking on banked access to video memory, which allowed local guest OS administrators to execute arbitrary code on the host by changing access modes after setting the bank register, aka the 'Dark Portal' issue (bsc#978164) - CVE-2016-3960: Integer overflow in the x86 shadow pagetable code allowed local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host crash) or possibly gain privileges by shadowing a superpage mapping (bsc#974038) - CVE-2016-4037: The ehci_advance_state function in hw/usb/hcd-ehci.c allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via a circular split isochronous transfer descriptor (siTD) list (bsc#976111) - CVE-2016-4020: The patch_instruction function did not initialize the imm32 variable, which allowed local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive information from host stack memory by accessing the Task Priority Register (TPR) (bsc#975907) - CVE-2016-4001: Buffer overflow in the stellaris_enet_receive function, when the Stellaris ethernet controller is configured to accept large packets, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (QEMU crash) via a large packet (bsc#975130) - CVE-2016-4002: Buffer overflow in the mipsnet_receive function, when the guest NIC is configured to accept large packets, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and QEMU crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a packet larger than 1514 bytes (bsc#975138) - CVE-2016-3158: The xrstor function did not properly handle writes to the hardware FSW.ES bit when running on AMD64 processors, which allowed local guest OS users to obtain sensitive register content information from another guest by leveraging pending exception and mask bits (bsc#973188) - CVE-2016-3159: The fpu_fxrstor function in arch/x86/i387.c did not properly handle writes to the hardware FSW.ES bit when running on AMD64 processors, which allowed local guest OS users to obtain sensitive register content information from another guest by leveraging pending exception and mask bits (bsc#973188) - CVE-2016-4480: The guest_walk_tables function in arch/x86/mm/guest_walk.c in Xen did not properly handle the Page Size (PS) page table entry bit at the L4 and L3 page table levels, which might have allowed local guest OS users to gain privileges via a crafted mapping of memory (bsc#978295) These non-security issues were fixed : - boo#991934: xen hypervisor crash in csched_acct - boo#992224: [HPS Bug] During boot of Xen Hypervisor, Failed to get contiguous memory for DMA from Xen - boo#970135: new virtualization project clock test randomly fails on Xen - boo#971949 xl: Support (by ignoring) xl migrate --live. xl migrations are always live - boo#990970: Add PMU support for Intel E7-8867 v4 (fam=6, model=79) - boo#985503: vif-route broken - boo#978413: PV guest upgrade from sles11sp4 to sles12sp2 alpha3 failed on sles11sp4 xen host - boo#986586: out of memory (oom) during boot on 'modprobe xenblk' (non xen kernel) - boo#953339, boo#953362, boo#953518, boo#984981) boo#953339, boo#953362, boo#953518, boo#984981: Implement SUSE specific unplug protocol for emulated PCI devices in PVonHVM guests to qemu-xen-upstream - boo#958848: HVM guest crash at /usr/src/packages/BUILD/ xen-4.4.2-testing/obj/default/balloon/balloon.c:407 - boo#982695: xen-4.5.2 qemu fails to boot HVM guest from xvda - boo#954872: script block-dmmd not working as expected - boo#961600: L3: poor performance when Xen HVM domU configured with max memory greater than current memory - boo#979035: restore xm migrate fixes for boo#955399/ boo#955399 - boo#963161: Windows VM getting stuck during load while a VF is assigned to it after upgrading to latest maintenance updates boo#963161 - boo#976058: Xen error running simple HVM guest (Post Alpha 2 xen+qemu) - boo#973631: AWS EC2 kdump issue - boo#961100: Migrate a fv guest from sles12 to sles12sp1 on xen fails for 'Domain is not running on destination host'. - boo#964427: Discarding device blocks: failed - Input/output error
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-10-25
    plugin id 93999
    published 2016-10-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=93999
    title openSUSE Security Update : xen (openSUSE-2016-1169) (Bunker Buster)
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