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CVE-2015-8550 Detail

Current Description

Xen, when used on a system providing PV backends, allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) or gain privileges by writing to memory shared between the frontend and backend, aka a double fetch vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.2 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00094.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-04/msg00045.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00005.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3434
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3471
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3519
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79592 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034479 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-155.html Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-03

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-284 Improper Access Control NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_real_time_extension:12:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8550
NVD Published Date:
04/14/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017