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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-9383: Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-9383: Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/23/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Xen, when running on a 64-bit hypervisor, allows local x86 guest OS users to modify arbitrary memory and consequently obtain sensitive information, cause a denial of service (host crash), or execute arbitrary code on the host by leveraging broken emulation of bit test instructions.

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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