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CVE-2012-3433 Detail

Description

Xen 4.0 and 4.1 allows local HVM guest OS kernels to cause a denial of service (domain 0 VCPU hang and kernel panic) by modifying the physical address space in a way that triggers excessive shared page search time during the p2m teardown.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/24/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-08/msg00024.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-08/msg00025.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00017.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00018.html
http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-devel/2012-08/msg00855.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201309-24.xml
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2531
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/08/09/3
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54942

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-3433
NVD Published Date:
11/24/2012
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2013