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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-2152: Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-2152: Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
03/18/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Xen 4.5.x and earlier enables certain default backends when emulating a VGA device for an x86 HVM guest qemu even when the configuration disables them, which allows local guest users to obtain access to the VGA console by (1) setting the DISPLAY environment variable, when compiled with SDL support, or connecting to the VNC server on (2) ::1 or (3) 127.0.0.1, when not compiled with SDL support.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-emulation-xen

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