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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-8550: Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-8550: Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:C)
Published
04/14/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
11/06/2017

Description

Xen, when used on a system providing PV backends, allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) or gain privileges by writing to memory shared between the frontend and backend, aka a double fetch vulnerability.

Solution(s)

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

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