The Vigil@nce team watches public vulnerabilities impacting your computers, and then offers security solutions, a vigilance database and tools to fix them.

Vulnerability of Xen: privilege escalation via Alternate Pci Assignment

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker, inside a guest system, can bypass restrictions via Alternate Pci Assignment of Xen, in order to escalate his privileges on the host system.
Impacted systems: Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Xen.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 26/11/2019.
Références of this alert: CERTFR-2019-AVI-590, CVE-2019-19579, DSA-4602-1, FEDORA-2019-3d7105bd2a, openSUSE-SU-2020:0011-1, SUSE-SU-2019:3297-1, SUSE-SU-2019:3309-1, SUSE-SU-2019:3310-1, SUSE-SU-2019:3338-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0334-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0388-1, SUSE-SU-2020:1630-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-30977, XSA-306.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker, inside a guest system, can bypass restrictions via Alternate Pci Assignment of Xen, in order to escalate his privileges on the host system.
Full bulletin, software filtering, emails, fixes, ... (Request your free trial)

This computer vulnerability bulletin impacts software or systems such as Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Xen.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability bulletin is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this threat note.

Solutions for this threat 

Xen: version 4.12.2.
The version 4.12.2 is fixed:
  http://xenbits.xen.org/gitweb/?p=xen.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/stable-4.12
  https://xenproject.org/downloads/xen-project-archives/xen-project-4-12-series/xen-project-4-12-2/

Xen: version 4.11.3.
The version 4.11.3 is fixed:
  http://xenbits.xen.org/gitweb/?p=xen.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/stable-4.11
  https://xenproject.org/downloads/xen-project-archives/xen-project-4-11-series/xen-project-4-11-3/

Xen: patch for Alternate Pci Assignment.
A patch is available:
  http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/xsa306.meta
  http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/xsa306.patch
  http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/xsa306-4.9.patch
  http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/xsa306-4.11.patch
  http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/xsa306-4.12.patch

Debian 9/10: new xen packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: xen 4.8.5.final+shim4.10.4-1+deb9u12
  Debian 10: xen 4.11.3+24-g14b62ab3e5-1~deb10u1

Fedora 30: new xen packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 30: xen 4.11.2-4.fc30

openSUSE Leap 15.1: new xen packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: xen 4.12.1_06-lp151.2.9.1

SUSE LE 12 SP1: new xen packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP1: xen 4.5.5_28-22.64.1

SUSE LE 12 SP2: new xen packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP2: xen 4.7.6_06-43.59.1

SUSE LE 12 SP3: new xen packages (16/12/2019).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: xen 4.9.4_06-3.59.1

SUSE LE 12 SP3: new xen packages (17/06/2020).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: xen 4.9.4_06-3.62.1

SUSE LE 12 SP4: new xen packages (18/12/2019).
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: xen 4.11.3_02-2.20.1

SUSE LE 15 RTM: new xen packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: xen 4.10.4_08-3.28.1

SUSE LE 15 SP1: new xen packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: xen 4.12.1_06-3.9.1
Full bulletin, software filtering, emails, fixes, ... (Request your free trial)

Computer vulnerabilities tracking service 

Vigil@nce provides computer security patches. The Vigil@nce vulnerability database contains several thousand vulnerabilities.