CVE-2013-4371

NameCVE-2013-4371
DescriptionUse-after-free vulnerability in the libxl_list_cpupool function in the libxl toolstack library in Xen 4.2.x and 4.3.x, when running "under memory pressure," returns the original pointer when the realloc function fails, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (heap corruption and crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xen (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)4.4.4lts5-0+deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch (lts), stretch4.8.5.final+shim4.10.4-1+deb9u12fixed
buster, buster (security)4.11.4+107-gef32c7afa2-1fixed
bullseye4.14.6-1fixed
bullseye (security)4.14.5+94-ge49571868d-1fixed
bookworm4.17.3+10-g091466ba55-1~deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie4.17.3+10-g091466ba55-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensourcesqueeze(not affected)
xensourcewheezy(not affected)
xensource(unstable)4.4.0-1

Notes

[wheezy] - xen <not-affected> (Vulnerable code only present from 4.2 onwards)
[squeeze] - xen <not-affected> (Vulnerable code only present from 4.2 onwards)

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