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xen-tools -- xl command line config handling stack overflow

Affected packages
4.1 <= xen-tools < 4.5.0_8


VuXML ID f1deed23-27ec-11e5-a4a5-002590263bf5
Discovery 2015-07-07
Entry 2015-07-11

The Xen Project reports:

The xl command line utility mishandles long configuration values when passed as command line arguments, with a buffer overrun.

A semi-trusted guest administrator or controller, who is intended to be able to partially control the configuration settings for a domain, can escalate their privileges to that of the whole host.


CVE Name CVE-2015-3259