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cvelistMitreCVELIST:CVE-2016-3157
HistoryApr 12, 2016 - 4:00 p.m.

CVE-2016-3157

2016-04-1216:00:00
mitre
www.cve.org
2

6.1 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.001 Low

EPSS

Percentile

28.2%

The __switch_to function in arch/x86/kernel/process_64.c in the Linux kernel does not properly context-switch IOPL on 64-bit PV Xen guests, which allows local guest OS users to gain privileges, cause a denial of service (guest OS crash), or obtain sensitive information by leveraging I/O port access.

6.1 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.001 Low

EPSS

Percentile

28.2%