CVE-2017-8904 xen


Xen through 4.8.x mishandles the "contains segment descriptors" property during GNTTABOP_transfer (aka guest transfer) operations, which might allow PV guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS, aka XSA-214.

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
buster xen 4.8.1-1+deb9u1
jessie xen 4.4.1-9+deb8u9
sid xen 4.8.1-1+deb9u1
stretch xen 4.8.1-1+deb9u1
wheezy xen 4.1.6.lts1-8