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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-9637) ELSA-2016-2963: xen security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-9637) ELSA-2016-2963: xen security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/07/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/21/2016
Modified
01/22/2018

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)

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

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