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CVE-2015-4103 Detail

Current Description

Xen 3.3.x through 4.5.x does not properly restrict write access to the host MSI message data field, which allows local x86 HVM guest administrators to cause a denial of service (host interrupt handling confusion) via vectors related to qemu and accessing spanning multiple fields.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  04/07/2016      View Analysis Description

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Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2015-9466 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2015-9456 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2015-9965 External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:1042 External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:1045 External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:1156 External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:1157 External Source CONFIRM External Source DEBIAN DSA-3284 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3286 External Source BID 74947 External Source SECTRACK 1032456 External Source UBUNTU USN-2630-1 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM External Source GENTOO GLSA-201604-03 External Source CONFIRM

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

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