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ELSA-2012-1236 Important: Oracle Linux xen security update

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ELSA-2012-1236 Important: Oracle Linux xen security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/05/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/05/2012
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

Qemu, as used in Xen 4.0, 4.1 and possibly other products, when emulating certain devices with a virtual console backend, allows local OS guest users to gain privileges via a crafted escape VT100 sequence that triggers the overwrite of a "device model's address space."

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xen
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xen-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xen-libs

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