High

CVE-2015-8341 - Resource Management Errors vulnerability in XEN

Publication: 2015-12-17
Summary

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.

Classification
CWE-399: Resource Management Errors

Risk level (CVSS 7.8)

High

7.8

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Affected Products

  • XEN XEN 4.1.0
  • XEN XEN 4.1.1
  • XEN XEN 4.1.2
  • XEN XEN 4.1.3
  • XEN XEN 4.1.4
  • XEN XEN 4.1.5
  • XEN XEN 4.1.6.1
  • XEN XEN 4.1.6
  • XEN XEN 4.2.0
  • XEN XEN 4.2.1
  • XEN XEN 4.2.2
  • XEN XEN 4.2.3
  • XEN XEN 4.2.4
  • XEN XEN 4.2.5
  • XEN XEN 4.3.0
  • XEN XEN 4.3.1
  • XEN XEN 4.3.2
  • XEN XEN 4.3.3
  • XEN XEN 4.3.4
  • XEN XEN 4.4.0
  • XEN XEN 4.4.1
  • XEN XEN 4.4.2
  • XEN XEN 4.4.3
  • XEN XEN 4.5.0
  • XEN XEN 4.5.1
  • XEN XEN 4.5.2
  • XEN XEN 4.6.0