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CVE-2016-9816

Published: 27 February 2017

Xen through 4.7.x allows local ARM guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host crash) via vectors involving an asynchronous abort while at EL2.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
This is XSA-201
ratliff
according to the XSA this affects ARM only

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

6.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
xen
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Not vulnerable

trusty
Released (4.4.2-0ubuntu0.14.04.9)
upstream Needs triage

xenial
Released (4.6.0-1ubuntu4.3)
yakkety
Released (4.7.0-0ubuntu2.1)
zesty
Released (4.8.0-1ubuntu1)
Binaries built from this source package are in Universe and so are supported by the community.

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 6.5
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required Low
User interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H