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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-9637: Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-9637: Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/16/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

The (1) ioport_read and (2) ioport_write functions in Xen, when qemu is used as a device model within Xen, might allow local x86 HVM guest OS administrators to gain qemu process privileges via vectors involving an out-of-range ioport access.

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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