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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-10916: xen Multiple vulnerabilities

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-10916: xen Multiple vulnerabilities

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

Description

The vCPU context-switch implementation in Xen through 4.8.x improperly interacts with the Memory Protection Extensions (MPX) and Protection Key (PKU) features, which makes it easier for guest OS users to defeat ASLR and other protection mechanisms, aka XSA-220.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-xen

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