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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2012-3515
Last Modified 05 May 2014 01:12:46
Published 23 Nov 2012 03:55:03
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2012-3515

Summary

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."

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Xen 4.0.0

  • Xen 4.1.0

Application

  • Qemu -


References

MLIST - [oss-security] 20120905 Xen Security Advisory 17 (CVE-2012-3515) - Qemu VT100 emulation vulnerability

CONFIRM - http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Security_Announcements#XSA-17_Qemu_VT100_emulation_vulnerability

CONFIRM - http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX134708

SECUNIA - 50530

SECUNIA - 50472

MLIST - [Xen-announce] 20120905 Xen Security Advisory 17 (CVE-2012-3515) - Qemu VT100 emulation vulnerability

SUSE - openSUSE-SU-2012:1174

SUSE - openSUSE-SU-2012:1172

SUSE - SUSE-SU-2012:1205

SUSE - SUSE-SU-2012:1203

DEBIAN - DSA-2545

SUSE - SUSE-SU-2012:1320

UBUNTU - USN-1590-1

DEBIAN - DSA-2543

REDHAT - RHSA-2012:1325

REDHAT - RHSA-2012:1262

REDHAT - RHSA-2012:1236

REDHAT - RHSA-2012:1235

REDHAT - RHSA-2012:1234

REDHAT - RHSA-2012:1233

SUSE - openSUSE-SU-2012:1153

SUSE - openSUSE-SU-2012:1572

SUSE - SUSE-SU-2012:1202

SUSE - openSUSE-SU-2012:1170

SUSE - SUSE-SU-2012:1162

SUSE - SUSE-SU-2012:1135

SUSE - SUSE-SU-2012:1133

SUSE - SUSE-SU-2012:1132

SUSE - SUSE-SU-2012:1129

BID - 55413

SECUNIA - 50860

SECUNIA - 50632

SECUNIA - 50528

SECUNIA - 50913

SECUNIA - 50689

SECUNIA - 51413

GENTOO - GLSA-201309-24

SECUNIA - 55082

CONFIRM - http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu-stable-0.15.git;a=log

SUSE - openSUSE-SU-2012:1573

Related Patches

Red Hat 2012:1236-01 RHSA Important: xen security update for RHEL 5 x86

Novell SUSE 2012:6748 xen-201209 security update for SLE 11 SP2 i586

Novell SUSE 2012:6748 xen-201209 security update for SLE 11 SP2 x86_64

Novell SUSE 2012:6755 kvm security update for SLE 11 SP2 i586

Novell SUSE 2012:6755 kvm security update for SLE 11 SP2 x86_64

Novell SUSE 2012:8268 xen-201209 security update for SLE 10 SP4 i586

Novell SUSE 2012:8268 xen-201209 security update for SLE 10 SP4 x86_64


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:58:31