CVE Details

Release Date:2017-11-28


An issue was discovered in Xen through 4.9.x allowing HVM guest OS users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and host OS hang) by leveraging the mishandling of Populate on Demand (PoD) errors.

See more information about CVE-2017-17044 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v3.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 6.5 Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector: Local network Attack Complexity: Low
Privileges Required: Low User Interaction: None
Scope: Changed Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: High

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle VM version 3 (xen)OVMSA-2022-00032022-01-06
Oracle VM version 3.2 (xen)OVMSA-2017-01782017-12-13
Oracle VM version 3.3 (xen)OVMSA-2017-01772017-12-13
Oracle VM version 3.4 (xen)OVMSA-2017-01762017-12-13

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