Bug 1905675 (CVE-2020-29570) - CVE-2020-29570 xen: FIFO event channels control block related ordering (XSA-358)
Summary: CVE-2020-29570 xen: FIFO event channels control block related ordering (XSA-358)
Alias: CVE-2020-29570
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1907931
Blocks: 1903644
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2020-12-08 19:40 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2021-02-16 18:46 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2020-12-15 22:20:12 UTC

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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-12-08 19:40:54 UTC
Recording of the per-vCPU control block mapping maintained by Xen and
that of pointers into the control block is reversed.  The consumer
assumes, seeing the former initialized, that the latter are also ready
for use.

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-12-15 14:31:38 UTC
Created xen tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1907931]

Comment 2 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-12-15 16:25:41 UTC
External References:


Comment 3 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-12-15 22:20:12 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.

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