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CVE-2012-6031 Detail

Current Description

The do_tmem_get function in the Transcendent Memory (TMEM) in Xen 4.0, 4.1, and 4.2 allow local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (CPU hang and host crash) via unspecified vectors related to a spinlock being held in the "bad_copy error path." NOTE: this issue was originally published as part of CVE-2012-3497, which was too general; CVE-2012-3497 has been SPLIT into this ID and others.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-announce/2012-09/msg00006.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201309-24.xml
http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Security_Announcements#XSA-15_multiple_TMEM_hypercall_vulnerabilities
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/05/8
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55410
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027482
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/78268
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-03

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.0.0
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 cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.1.0
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 cpe:/o:xen:xen:4.2.0
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-6031
NVD Published Date:
11/23/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017