CVE-2016-4962

MEDIUM

Description

The libxl device-handling in Xen 4.6.x and earlier allows local OS guest administrators to cause a denial of service (resource consumption or management facility confusion) or gain host OS privileges by manipulating information in guest controlled areas of xenstore.

References

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3633

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91006

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036023

http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-175.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-06-07

Updated: 2016-11-28

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.1

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 0.8

Severity: MEDIUM