CVE-2016-9383

NameCVE-2016-9383
DescriptionXen, when running on a 64-bit hypervisor, allows local x86 guest OS users to modify arbitrary memory and consequently obtain sensitive information, cause a denial of service (host crash), or execute arbitrary code on the host by leveraging broken emulation of bit test instructions.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-720-1, DSA-3729-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs845668

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xen (PTS)jessie (security), jessie4.4.1-9+deb8u10fixed
stretch (security)4.8.3+xsa262+shim4.10.0+comet3-1+deb9u7fixed
buster, stretch, sid4.8.3+comet2+shim4.10.0+comet3-1+deb9u5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensource(unstable)4.8.0-1high845668
xensourcejessie4.4.1-9+deb8u8highDSA-3729-1
xensourcewheezy4.1.6.lts1-4highDLA-720-1

Notes

https://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-195.html

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