Citrix XenServer Security Update for CVE-2016-1571 (CTX205496)

Published: 2016-01-26 11:16:17
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Detection Method:
Check the installed hotfixes

Recommendations:
Apply the hotfix referenced in the advisory

Summary:
A security vulnerability has been identified in Citrix XenServer that could, if exploited, allow a malicious administrator of a guest VM to crash the host in certain deployments

Affected Versions:
Citrix XenServer up to and including Citrix XenServer 6.5 Service Pack 1

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1571

CVE Analysis

https://www.mageni.net/cve/CVE-2016-1571

References:

http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX205496

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.7
Published
2016-01-26
Modified
2018-10-17
Category
Citrix Xenserver Local Security Checks

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