CVE-2016-6259

2016-08-02T16:59:00
ID CVE-2016-6259
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2016-08-04T03:15:00

Description

Xen 4.5.x through 4.7.x do not implement Supervisor Mode Access Prevention (SMAP) whitelisting in 32-bit exception and event delivery, which allows local 32-bit PV guest OS kernels to cause a denial of service (hypervisor and VM crash) by triggering a safety check.