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CVE-2015-7311 Detail

Current 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
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/167077.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/167792.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/167820.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-12/msg00053.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3414
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76823
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033633
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-142.html Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1257893
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-03

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.1.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.2.1:-:*:*:*:*:x86:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:x86:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:x86:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:x86:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.4.0:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.4.1:-:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7311
NVD Published Date:
10/01/2015
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018