Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-10024: xen Multiple issues

Back to Search

Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-10024: xen Multiple issues

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
01/26/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
11/06/2017

Description

Xen through 4.8.x allows local x86 PV guest OS kernel administrators to cause a denial of service (host hang or crash) by modifying the instruction stream asynchronously while performing certain kernel operations.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-xen

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;