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FreeBSD: VID-942433DB-C661-11E6-AE1B-002590263BF5 (CVE-2016-10013): xen-kernel -- x86: Mishandling of SYSCALL singlestep during emulation

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FreeBSD: VID-942433DB-C661-11E6-AE1B-002590263BF5 (CVE-2016-10013): xen-kernel -- x86: Mishandling of SYSCALL singlestep during emulation

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/19/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/22/2016
Modified
05/03/2019

Description

Xen through 4.8.x allows local 64-bit x86 HVM guest OS users to gain privileges by leveraging mishandling of SYSCALL singlestep during emulation.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-xen-kernel

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