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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-10911: xen Multiple vulnerabilities

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-10911: xen Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
Published
07/04/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/27/2017
Modified
12/04/2019

Description

The make_response function in drivers/block/xen-blkback/blkback.c in the Linux kernel before 4.11.8 allows guest OS users to obtain sensitive information from host OS (or other guest OS) kernel memory by leveraging the copying of uninitialized padding fields in Xen block-interface response structures, aka XSA-216.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-xen

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