CVE-ID

CVE-2017-10916

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Description
The vCPU context-switch implementation in Xen through 4.8.x improperly interacts with the Memory Protection Extensions (MPX) and Protection Key (PKU) features, which makes it easier for guest OS users to defeat ASLR and other protection mechanisms, aka XSA-220.
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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Entry Created
20170704 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 (20170704)
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Proposed (Legacy)
N/A
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