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CVE-2012-3496 Detail

Description

XENMEM_populate_physmap in Xen 4.0, 4.1, and 4.2, and Citrix XenServer 6.0.2 and earlier, when translating paging mode is not used, allows local PV OS guest kernels to cause a denial of service (BUG triggered and host crash) via invalid flags such as MEMF_populate_on_demand.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/23/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.7 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
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/2012-09/msg00003.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00004.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00012.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.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-11/msg00017.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-11/msg00018.html
http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-announce/2012-09/msg00002.html Vendor Advisory
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201309-24.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1027481
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX134708 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Security_Announcements#XSA-14_XENMEM_populate_physmap_DoS_vulnerability
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2544
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/05/7
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55412
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=854590
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/78267
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-03

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:citrix:xenserver:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
6.0.2
 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-3496
NVD Published Date:
11/23/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017