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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-3968

The HVMOP_inject_msi function in Xen 4.2.x, 4.3.x, and 4.4.x allows local guest HVM administrators to cause a denial of service (host crash) via a large number of crafted requests, which trigger an error messages to be logged.
Publish Date : 2014-06-05 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication ???
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
SUSE-SU-2014:1318-1 -- Security update for Xen (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28083 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-3968

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Opensuse Opensuse 12.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS XEN XEN 4.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS XEN XEN 4.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS XEN XEN 4.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS XEN XEN 4.2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS XEN XEN 4.3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS XEN XEN 4.3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS XEN XEN 4.4.0 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS XEN XEN 4.4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Opensuse Opensuse 2

- References For CVE-2014-3968
BID 67824 Xen CVE-2014-3968 Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2014-12-19
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:1279
GENTOO GLSA-201504-04
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:1281
SECTRACK 1030322
MLIST [oss-security] 20140604 Re: Xen Security Advisory 96 - Vulnerabilities in HVM MSI injection
BID 67794 Xen 'HVM MSI injection' CVE-2014-3967 Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2014-12-19

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-3968

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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