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FreeBSD: xen-kernel -- VMX: guest user mode may crash guest with non-canonical RIP (CVE-2016-2271)

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FreeBSD: xen-kernel -- VMX: guest user mode may crash guest with non-canonical RIP (CVE-2016-2271)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/19/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/29/2016
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

VMX in Xen 4.6.x and earlier, when using an Intel or Cyrix CPU, allows local HVM guest users to cause a denial of service (guest crash) via vectors related to a non-canonical RIP.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-xen-kernel

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