CVE-2016-2271

Published: 19 February 2016

VMX in Xen 4.6.x and earlier, when using an Intel or Cyrix CPU, allows local HVM guest users to cause a denial of service (guest crash) via vectors related to a non-canonical RIP.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
xen
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needed

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.6.0-1ubuntu4)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [4.4.2-0ubuntu0.14.04.5])
Binaries built from this source package are in Universe and so are supported by the community.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
hypervisor packages are in universe. For
issues in the hypervisor, add appropriate
tags to each section, ex:
Tags_xen: universe-binary

References