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CVE-2015-7311 Detail


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

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

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2015-15943 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2015-15946 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2015-15944 External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:2250 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3414 External Source BID 76823 External Source SECTRACK 1033633 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source GENTOO GLSA-201604-03

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