Citrix XenServer Security Update for CVE-2016-7777 (CTX217363)

Published: 2016-10-25 08:24:27
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

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 may allow malicious user code within an HVM guest VM to read or modify the contents of certain registers belonging to other tasks within that same guest VM.

Affected Versions:
This vulnerability affects all currently supported versions of Citrix XenServer up to and including Citrix XenServer 7.0.

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-2016-7777

References:

http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX217363

Severity
Low
CVSS Score
3.3

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