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CVE-2015-2152 Detail

Current Description

Xen 4.5.x and earlier enables certain default backends when emulating a VGA device for an x86 HVM guest qemu even when the configuration disables them, which allows local guest users to obtain access to the VGA console by (1) setting the DISPLAY environment variable, when compiled with SDL support, or connecting to the VNC server on (2) ::1 or (3) 127.0.0.1, when not compiled with SDL support.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-March/152483.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-March/152588.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-March/152776.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00014.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/73068
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031806 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031919 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-119.html Patch Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201504-04

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
4.5.0

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-2152
NVD Published Date:
03/18/2015
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018