|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|Exploitation vector||Local network|
xen (Alpine package)
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component
|Vendor||Alpine Linux Development Team|
This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a local user to perform denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in the mechanism responsible for error handling on some Intel platforms. A local user of a guest operating system can use a specially crafted application to trigger memory corruption and cause the host system to stop responding.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in a denial of service (DoS) attack.
Below is the list of processor families that are affected by this vulnerability:
Install update from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
xen (Alpine package): 4.1.3-r0 - 4.10.4-r0
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?