CVE-2012-5514 Detail

Current Description

The guest_physmap_mark_populate_on_demand function in Xen 4.2 and earlier does not properly unlock the subject GFNs when checking if they are in use, which allows local guest HVM administrators to cause a denial of service (hang) via unspecified vectors.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-12/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-12/msg00018.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-12/msg00019.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-01/msg00011.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00021.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-04/msg00051.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-04/msg00052.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201309-24.xml
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX135777
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2582
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/12/03/12
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56803
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/80483

Weakness Enumeration

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5514
NVD Published Date:
12/13/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.