CVE-2016-2271

NameCVE-2016-2271
DescriptionVMX in Xen 4.6.x and earlier, when using an Intel or Cyrix CPU, allows local HVM guest users to cause a denial of service (guest crash) via vectors related to a non-canonical RIP.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-479-1, DSA-3519-1
Debian Bugs823620

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xen (PTS)buster, buster (security)4.11.4+107-gef32c7afa2-1fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye4.14.5+24-g87d90d511c-1fixed
bookworm4.16.2-1fixed
sid4.16.2-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
xensourcewheezy4.1.6.1-1+deb7u1DLA-479-1
xensourcejessie4.4.1-9+deb8u4DSA-3519-1
xensource(unstable)4.8.0~rc3-1823620

Notes

[squeeze] - xen <end-of-life> (Unsupported in Squeeze LTS)
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-170.html

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