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Debian: CVE-2016-6258: xen -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-6258: xen -- security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/27/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/28/2016
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

The PV pagetable code in arch/x86/mm.c in Xen 4.7.x and earlier allows local 32-bit PV guest OS administrators to gain host OS privileges by leveraging fast-paths for updating pagetable entries.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-xen

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