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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-3259

Stack-based buffer overflow in the xl command line utility in Xen 4.1.x through 4.5.x allows local guest administrators to gain privileges via a long configuration argument.
Publish Date : 2015-07-16 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) OverflowGain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-3259

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS XEN XEN 4.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS XEN XEN 4.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS XEN XEN 4.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS XEN XEN 4.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS XEN XEN 4.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS XEN XEN 4.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS XEN XEN Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS XEN XEN 4.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS XEN XEN 4.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS XEN XEN 4.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS XEN XEN 4.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS XEN XEN 4.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS XEN XEN 4.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS XEN XEN 4.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS XEN XEN 4.4.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS XEN XEN 4.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS XEN XEN 4.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS XEN XEN 4.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS XEN XEN 4.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2015-3259
GENTOO GLSA-201604-03
SECTRACK 1032973
BID 75573 Xen CVE-2015-3259 Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2015-11-19
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:1299
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:1302

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-3259

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