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Computer Security Incident Response Team of Mauritius (CERT-MU)
Vulnerabilities in Xen
Severity Rating: Medium
System Affected:   

  • Xen versions 4.5 and later

Multiple Vulnerabilities have been identified in Xen which allow a local user on the guest system to cause denial of service conditions on the guest system.

Moreover, an attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities to crash the guest, denying service to legitimate users.


Source

Solution

Users are advised to apply updates.
More information is available on:
Xen

http://xenbits.xenproject.org/xsa/advisory-196.html 


Vendor Information
Xen
 
 
CVE Information
CVE-2016-9377
CVE-2016-9378

References
Security Focus


Contact Information
 
Postal address
Mauritian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-MU)
National Computer Board
7th Floor, Stratton Court
La Poudriere Street
Port Louis