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CVE-2016-3157

Description

The __switch_to function in arch/x86/kernel/process_64.c in the Linux kernel does not properly context-switch IOPL on 64-bit PV Xen guests, which allows guest OS users to gain privileges, cause a denial of service (guest OS crash), or obtain sensitive information by leveraging I/O port access.

Priority: HIGH
CVSS v3: 7.8
Publish Date: Apr 12, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Apr 12, 2016

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Products Affected

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Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux
Wind River Linux LTS 17 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux 8 Fixed LIN8-3254
8.0.0.28 --
Wind River Linux 9 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux 7 Fixed -- 7.0.0.30 --
Wind River Linux LTS 18 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 19 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux CD release Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks
VxWorks 7 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks 6.9 Not Vulnerable -- -- --

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