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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-9379: Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-9379: Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/23/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The pygrub boot loader emulator in Xen, when S-expression output format is requested, allows local pygrub-using guest OS administrators to read or delete arbitrary files on the host via string quotes and S-expressions in the bootloader configuration file.

Solution(s)

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

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