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CVE-2015-7311 Detail

Description

libxl in Xen 4.1.x through 4.6.x does not properly handle the readonly flag on disks when using the qemu-xen device model, which allows local guest users to write to a read-only disk image.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/01/2015

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7311
Original release date:
10/01/2015
Last revised:
06/30/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
3.6 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
4.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/167077.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2015-15943
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/167792.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2015-15946
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/167820.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2015-15944
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-12/msg00053.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:2250
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3414 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3414
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76823 External Source BID 76823
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033633 External Source SECTRACK 1033633
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-142.html Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-142.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1257893 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1257893
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-03 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201604-03

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