back to article Be my guest, be my guest, at a hypervisor hacking fest

The Xen Project has posted advisories and patches for seven bugs, most of which let guests run denial-of-service (DoS) attacks on hosts. CVE-2017-15592 means “A malicious or buggy HVM guest may cause a hypervisor crash, resulting in a DoS affecting the entire host, or cause hypervisor memory corruption.” Privilege escalation …

  1. amanfromMars 1 Silver badge

    King Canute is Alive and not Dead

    The Xen Project has posted advisories and patches for seven bugs, most of which let guests run denial-of-service (DoS) attacks on hosts. ..... Richard Chirgwin/Xen Project management

    Howdy, folks,

    Is that/Are those patches akin to the application of nicotine patches to try and wean oneself off the addiction of smoking tobacco ..... and do they attempt to let hosts run denial of service attacks on guests?

    And it is not a hardware or virtual machine issue, whether either smart or dumb. It is a cyberwarware matter.

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