CVE-2016-9381

MEDIUM

Description

Race condition in QEMU in Xen allows local x86 HVM guest OS administrators to gain privileges by changing certain data on shared rings, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94476

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037344

http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-197.html

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-56

https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX218775

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-01-23

Updated: 2017-07-01

Type: CWE-362

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 6

Exploitability Score: 0.8

Severity: HIGH