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CVE-2016-9637 Detail

Current Description

The (1) ioport_read and (2) ioport_write functions in Xen, when qemu is used as a device model within Xen, might allow local x86 HVM guest OS administrators to gain qemu process privileges via vectors involving an out-of-range ioport access.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2963.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94699
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037397
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-199.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/02/msg00005.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-56
https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX219136

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xenserver:6.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xenserver:6.2.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xenserver:6.5:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xenserver:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9637
NVD Published Date:
02/16/2017
NVD Last Modified:
02/07/2018