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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-5242

The p2m_teardown function in arch/arm/p2m.c in Xen 4.4.x through 4.6.x allows local guest OS users with access to the driver domain to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and host OS crash) by creating concurrent domains and holding references to them, related to VMID exhaustion.
Publish Date : 2016-06-07 Last Update Date : 2016-11-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-5242

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS XEN XEN 4.4.0 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS XEN XEN 4.4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS XEN XEN 4.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS XEN XEN 4.4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS XEN XEN 4.4.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS XEN XEN 4.4.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS XEN XEN 4.5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS XEN XEN 4.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS XEN XEN 4.5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS XEN XEN 4.5.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS XEN XEN 4.6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS XEN XEN 4.6.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2016-5242
BID 91015

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-5242

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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