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CVE-2016-6258 Detail

Current Description

The PV pagetable code in arch/x86/mm.c in Xen 4.7.x and earlier allows local 32-bit PV guest OS administrators to gain host OS privileges by leveraging fast-paths for updating pagetable entries.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX214954 Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3633
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html Release Notes
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92131 Third Party Advisory
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036446 Third Party Advisory
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-182.html Mitigation Patch Vendor Advisory
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/xsa182-4.5.patch Patch
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/xsa182-4.6.patch Patch
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/xsa182-unstable.patch Patch
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201611-09

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:3.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xenserver:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xenserver:6.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xenserver:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xenserver:6.2.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xenserver:6.5.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xenserver:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6258
NVD Published Date:
08/02/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017