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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-7092: xen Multiple issues

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-7092: xen Multiple issues

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/21/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The get_page_from_l3e function in arch/x86/mm.c in Xen allows local 32-bit PV guest OS administrators to gain host OS privileges via vectors related to L3 recursive pagetables.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-xen

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