Xen Security Update for Debian 7 LTS
Posted on: 11/20/2017 06:50 PM

Updated Xen packages has been released for Debian GNU/Linux 7 LTS

Xen Security Update for Debian 7 LTS

Package : xen
Version : 4.1.6.lts1-10
CVE ID : CVE-2017-15588 CVE-2017-15589 CVE-2017-15592 CVE-2017-15593

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Xen hypervisor:


Jann Horn discovered a race condition that can cause a stale TLB
entry which might result in privilege escalation, denial of
service or information leak.


Roger Pau Monné discovered a hypervisor stack leak in the x86 I/O
intercept code, resulting in information leaks.


Andrew Cooper discovered that incorrect handling of self-linear
shadow mappings for translated guests might result in denial
of service or privilege escalation.


Jan Beulich discovered that page type reference counts are
mishandled which may result in denial of service.


Jann Horn discovered that crafted page-table stacking might result
in denial of service, privilege escalation or information leaks.

For Debian 7 "Wheezy", these problems have been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your xen packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

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