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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-8550: xen Multiple security issues

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-8550: xen Multiple security issues

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:C)
Published
12/17/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
01/29/2019

Description

Xen, when used on a system providing PV backends, allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) or gain privileges by writing to memory shared between the frontend and backend, aka a double fetch vulnerability.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-linux-grsec
  • alpine-linux-upgrade-linux-vanilla
  • alpine-linux-upgrade-qemu
  • alpine-linux-upgrade-xen

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