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CVE-2012-4537 Detail

Current Description

Xen 3.4 through 4.2, and possibly earlier versions, does not properly synchronize the p2m and m2p tables when the set_p2m_entry function fails, which allows local HVM guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and assertion failure), aka "Memory mapping failure DoS vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-11/msg00008.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-11/msg00009.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-security-announce/2012-12/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00021.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-04/msg00000.html
http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-announce/2012-11/msg00005.html Vendor Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1540.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201309-24.xml
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2582
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/11/13/6
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56498
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027761
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/80024
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-03

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-16 Configuration NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:3.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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-2012-4537
NVD Published Date:
11/21/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017