CVE-ID

CVE-2016-4480

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
The guest_walk_tables function in arch/x86/mm/guest_walk.c in Xen 4.6.x and earlier does not properly handle the Page Size (PS) page table entry bit at the L4 and L3 page table levels, which might allow local guest OS users to gain privileges via a crafted mapping of memory.
References
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Assigning CNA
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Date Entry Created
20160503 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20160503)
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Proposed (Legacy)
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