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Debian: CVE-2016-9385: xen -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-9385: xen -- security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
12/07/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/09/2016
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

The x86 segment base write emulation functionality in Xen 4.4.x through 4.7.x allows local x86 PV guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (host crash) by leveraging lack of canonical address checks.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-xen

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