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xen-kernel -- arm: vgic-v2: GICD_SGIR is not properly emulated

Affected packages
4.5 <= xen-kernel < 4.5.0_3


VuXML ID 785c86b1-27d6-11e5-a4a5-002590263bf5
Discovery 2015-02-12
Entry 2015-07-11

The Xen Project reports:

When decoding a guest write to a specific register in the virtual interrupt controller Xen would treat an invalid value as a critical error and crash the host.

By writing an invalid value to the GICD.SGIR register a guest can crash the host, resulting in a Denial of Service attack.


CVE Name CVE-2015-0268