Xen 4.5.x through 4.7.x on AMD systems without the NRip feature, when emulating instructions that generate software interrupts, allows local HVM guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest crash) by leveraging IDT entry miscalculation.
Published 2017-02-22 16:59:00
Updated 2017-07-28 01:29:09
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-9377

0.06%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 23 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-9377

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
2.1
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
3.9
2.9
NIST
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
1.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-9377

  • The product performs a calculation that generates incorrect or unintended results that are later used in security-critical decisions or resource management.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-9377

Products affected by CVE-2016-9377

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