Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities

2016-12-31T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201612-56
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2016-12-31T00:00:00

Description

Background

Xen is a bare-metal hypervisor.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Xen. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A local attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, could gain privileges on the host system, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain sensitive information.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Xen users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/xen-4.7.1-r4"

All Xen Tools users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
 ">=app-emulation/xen-tools-4.7.1-r4"

All Xen PvGrub users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
 ">=app-emulation/xen-pvgrub-4.7.1-r1"