CVE-2016-4962

Priority
Description
The libxl device-handling in Xen 4.6.x and earlier allows local OS guest
administrators to cause a denial of service (resource consumption or
management facility confusion) or gain host OS privileges by manipulating
information in guest controlled areas of xenstore.
Notes
mdeslaurwe will not be fixing this issue in precise
Package
Source: xen (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was released [4.4.2-0ubuntu0.14.04.6])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.6.0-1ubuntu4.1)
Binaries built from this source package are in universe and so are supported by the community. For more details see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SecurityTeam/FAQ#Official_Support
More Information

Updated: 2020-09-10 05:29:04 UTC (commit 81a23a978c4436cd99e1d040e9e73e9146876281)