Citrix Hypervisor Security Update

2021-02-16T14:49:39
ID CTX296603
Type citrix
Reporter Citrix
Modified 2021-03-09T18:45:39

Description

<section class="article-content" data-swapid="ArticleContent"> <div class="content-block" data-swapid="ContentBlock"><h2>Description of Problem</h2> <p>Several security issues have been identified that, collectively, may allow privileged code running in a guest VM to cause the host to crash or to become unresponsive.<br/><br/>These issues have the following CVE identifiers:</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td colspan="1" rowspan="1">CVE ID</td> <td colspan="1" rowspan="1">Description</td> <td colspan="1" rowspan="1">Vulnerability Type</td> <td colspan="1" rowspan="1">Pre-conditions</td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="1" rowspan="1"> <p>CVE-2021-26930</p> </td> <td colspan="1" rowspan="1">An attacker with the ability to execute privileged mode code in a guest can perform a denial of service attack against the host</td> <td colspan="1" rowspan="1">CWE-664: Improper Control of a Resource Through its Lifetime</td> <td colspan="1" rowspan="1">Administrator access in guest</td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="1" rowspan="1">CVE-2021-26931</td> <td colspan="1" rowspan="1">An attacker with the ability to execute privileged mode code in a guest can perform a denial of service attack against the host</td> <td colspan="1" rowspan="1">CWE-664: Improper Control of a Resource Through its Lifetime</td> <td colspan="1" rowspan="1">Administrator access in guest</td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="1" rowspan="1">CVE-2021-26932</td> <td colspan="1" rowspan="1">An attacker with the ability to execute privileged mode code in a guest can perform a denial of service attack against the host</td> <td colspan="1" rowspan="1">CWE-664: Improper Control of a Resource Through its Lifetime</td> <td colspan="1" rowspan="1">Administrator access in guest</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <br/>All supported versions of Citrix Hypervisor are affected by these issues. <br/> <h2>What Customers Should Do</h2> Citrix has released hotfixes to address these issue. Citrix recommends that affected customers install these hotfixes as their patching schedule allows. The hotfixes can be downloaded from the following locations: <br/>Citrix Hypervisor 8.2 LTSR: CTX294145 – <a href="https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX294145">https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX294145</a> <br/>Citrix Hypervisor 7.1 LTSR: CTX294143 – <a href="https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX294143">https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX294143</a> <br/>Citrix Hypervisor 7.0: CTX294141 – <a href="https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX294141">https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX294141</a> <br/> <h2>What Citrix Is Doing</h2> Citrix is notifying customers and channel partners about this potential security issue. This article is also available from the Citrix Knowledge Center at <a href="http://support.citrix.com/">http://support.citrix.com/</a>. <br/> <h2>Obtaining Support on This Issue</h2> If you require technical assistance with this issue, please contact Citrix Technical Support. Contact details for Citrix Technical Support are available at <a href="http://www.citrix.com/site/ss/supportContacts.asp">http://www.citrix.com/site/ss/supportContacts.asp</a>. <br/> <h2>Reporting Security Vulnerabilities</h2> Citrix welcomes input regarding the security of its products and considers any and all potential vulnerabilities seriously. For details on our vulnerability response process and guidance on how to report security-related issues to Citrix, please see the following webpage: –
<a href="https://www.citrix.com/about/trust-center/vulnerability-process.html">https://www.citrix.com/about/trust-center/vulnerability-process.html</a> <br/> <h2>Disclaimer</h2> This document is provided on an "as is" basis and does not imply any kind of guarantee or warranty, including the warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular use. Your use of the information on the document is at your own risk. Citrix reserves the right to change or update this document at any time. <br/> <h2>Changelog</h2> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td colspan="1" rowspan="1">Date</td> <td colspan="1" rowspan="1">Change</td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="1" rowspan="1">2021-02-16</td> <td colspan="1" rowspan="1">Initial Publication</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </section>