#VU65346 Information disclosure in Xen


Published: 2022-07-15 | Updated: 2022-07-28

Vulnerability identifier: #VU65346

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-33740

CWE-ID: CWE-200

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Xen
Server applications / Virtualization software

Vendor: Xen Project

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to Linux Block and Network PV device frontends don't zero memory regions before sharing them with the backend. A local user can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Xen: 4.13.0 - 4.16.1


CPE

External links
http://xenbits.xenproject.org/xsa/advisory-403.txt
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-403.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2022/07/05/6
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/IGFTRZ66KQYTSYIRT5FRHF5D6O72NWOP/


Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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