CVE Details

Release Date:2017-05-02


Xen through 4.6.x on 64-bit platforms mishandles a failsafe callback,which might allow PV guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS, aka XSA-215.

See more information about CVE-2017-8905 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score:6.8 Base Metrics:AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector: Local network Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Access Impact: Low Integrity Impact: Complete
Authentication: Requires single instance Availability Impact: Complete

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle VM version 3.2 (xen)OVMSA-2017-00962017-05-03
Oracle VM version 3.3 (xen)OVMSA-2017-00952017-05-02
Oracle VM version 3.4 (xen)OVMSA-2017-00942017-05-02

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