Xen: Denial of Service — GLSA 201412-42

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Xen, possibly resulting in Denial of Service.

Affected Packages

app-emulation/xen on all architectures
Affected versions < 4.3.3-r3
Unaffected versions revision >= 4.2.5-r1
>= 4.3.3-r3

Background

Xen is a bare-metal hypervisor.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Xen. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A local user could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All xen users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/xen-4.2.5-r1"
 

All xen users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/xen-4.3.3-r3"
 

References

Release Date
December 26, 2014

Latest Revision
December 31, 2014: 2

Severity
normal

Exploitable
local

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