CVE-ID

CVE-2016-6258

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
The PV pagetable code in arch/x86/mm.c in Xen 4.7.x and earlier allows local 32-bit PV guest OS administrators to gain host OS privileges by leveraging fast-paths for updating pagetable entries.
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Assigning CNA
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Date Entry Created
20160720 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 (20160720)
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Proposed (Legacy)
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