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CVE-2016-7092 Detail

Current Description

The get_page_from_l3e function in arch/x86/mm.c in Xen allows local 32-bit PV guest OS administrators to gain host OS privileges via vectors related to L3 recursive pagetables.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.2 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 6.0
Exploitability Score: 1.5


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): High
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.1


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX216071 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3663
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92862 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036751 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-185.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/xsa185.patch Patch Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201611-09

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7092
NVD Published Date:
09/21/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017