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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-7311

libxl in Xen 4.1.x through 4.6.x does not properly handle the readonly flag on disks when using the qemu-xen device model, which allows local guest users to write to a read-only disk image.
Publish Date : 2015-10-01 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-7311

# 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 4.2.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS XEN XEN 4.2.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS XEN XEN 4.3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS XEN XEN 4.3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS XEN XEN 4.3.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS XEN XEN 4.3.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS XEN XEN 4.3.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS XEN XEN 4.4.0 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS XEN XEN 4.4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS XEN XEN 4.4.1 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS XEN XEN 4.5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS XEN XEN 4.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions

- References For CVE-2015-7311
GENTOO GLSA-201604-03
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:2250
BID 76823 Xen CVE-2015-7311 Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2015-11-19
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-15944
SECTRACK 1033633

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-7311

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