Vulnerability CVE-2018-19961


Published: 2018-12-07   Modified: 2018-12-08

Description:
An issue was discovered in Xen through 4.11.x on AMD x86 platforms, possibly allowing guest OS users to gain host OS privileges because TLB flushes do not always occur after IOMMU mapping changes.

Type:

CWE-459

(Incomplete Cleanup)

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.9/10
10/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
XEN -> XEN 
Debian -> Debian linux 
Citrix -> Xenserver 

 References:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-04/msg00072.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106182
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/10/msg00008.html
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/UXC6BME7SXJI2ZIATNXCAH7RGPI4UKTT/
https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX239432
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4369
https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-275.html

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