ID:

CVE-2016-9382 (NVD)

- Vulnerability Info (edit)
2017-01-23

Xen 4.0.x through 4.7.x mishandle x86 task switches to VM86 mode, which allows local 32-bit x86 HVM guest OS users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) by leveraging a guest operating system that uses hardware task switching and allows a new task to start in VM86 mode.

Products Xenserver, Xen
Type Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)
First patch - None (likely due to unavailable code)
Links https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-56
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-192.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037341
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94470
https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX218775
Annotation

Note:

No patch was assigned yet.