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CVE-2012-3515 Detail

Current Description

Qemu, as used in Xen 4.0, 4.1 and possibly other products, when emulating certain devices with a virtual console backend, allows local OS guest users to gain privileges via a crafted escape VT100 sequence that triggers the overwrite of a "device model's address space."

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu-stable-0.15.git;a=log
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00001.html
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/msg00005.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00012.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00016.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/2012-09/msg00024.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00026.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00027.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-10/msg00002.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.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-09/msg00051.html
http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-announce/2012-09/msg00003.html Vendor Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1233.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1234.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1235.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1236.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1262.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1325.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201309-24.xml
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX134708
http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Security_Announcements#XSA-17_Qemu_VT100_emulation_vulnerability Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2543
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2545
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/05/10
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55413
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1590-1
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:qemu:qemu:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-3515
NVD Published Date:
11/23/2012
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017