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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-4962

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.
Publish Date : 2016-06-07 Last Update Date : 2016-11-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication ???
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceGain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-4962

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Oracle Vm Server 3.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Oracle Vm Server 3.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS XEN XEN 4.3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS XEN XEN 4.3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS XEN XEN 4.3.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS XEN XEN 4.3.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS XEN XEN 4.3.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS XEN XEN 4.4.0 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS XEN XEN 4.4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS XEN XEN 4.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS XEN XEN 4.4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS XEN XEN 4.4.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS XEN XEN 4.4.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS XEN XEN 4.5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS XEN XEN 4.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS XEN XEN 4.5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS XEN XEN 4.5.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS XEN XEN 4.6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS XEN XEN 4.6.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Oracle Vm Server 2

- References For CVE-2016-4962
SECTRACK 1036023
BID 91006 Xen CVE-2016-4962 Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2016-08-30

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-4962

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