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FreeBSD: xen-tools -- xl command line config handling stack overflow (CVE-2015-3259)

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FreeBSD: xen-tools -- xl command line config handling stack overflow (CVE-2015-3259)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/16/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/20/2015
Modified
07/22/2015

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the xl command line utility in Xen 4.1.x through 4.5.x allows local guest administrators to gain privileges via a long configuration argument.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-xen-tools

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