Vulnerability in Citrix XenServer Could Result in Information Disclosure (CTX201717)

Published: 2015-08-28 12:51:58
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Detection Method:
Check the installed hotfixes

Recommendations:
Apply the hotfix referenced in the advisory.

Summary:
A vulnerability has been identified in Citrix XenServer which could, if exploited, allow a malicious administrator of an HVM guest VM to obtain meta-data about their own VM. Citrix is presently unaware of any meta-data that might be leaked that would be of value to a malicious guest administrator. In non-default configurations, where the RTL8139 guest network device has been configured to enable offload and the Citrix PV guest drivers are not active, it may also be possible for a remote attacker to obtain information from the HVM guest.

Affected Versions:
This issue affects all supported versions of 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-2015-5165

CVE Analysis

https://www.mageni.net/cve/CVE-2015-5165

References:

http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX201717

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0
Published
2015-08-28
Modified
2018-10-12
Category
Citrix Xenserver Local Security Checks

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