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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-8552: xen Multiple security issues

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-8552: xen Multiple security issues

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/17/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
01/29/2019

Description

The PCI backend driver in Xen, when running on an x86 system and using Linux 3.1.x through 4.3.x as the driver domain, allows local guest administrators to generate a continuous stream of WARN messages and cause a denial of service (disk consumption) by leveraging a system with access to a passed-through MSI or MSI-X capable physical PCI device and XEN_PCI_OP_enable_msi operations, aka "Linux pciback missing sanity checks."

Solution(s)

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

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