CVE-2016-9382

2017-01-23T00:00:00
ID UB:CVE-2016-9382
Type ubuntucve
Reporter ubuntu.com
Modified 2017-01-23T00:00:00

Description

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.

Notes

Author| Note
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mdeslaur | This is XSA-192