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Overview

Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2012-4537
Last Modified 05 May 2014 01:14:43
Published 21 Nov 2012 06:55:02
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2012-4537

Summary

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."

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Xen 3.4.0

  • Xen 3.4.1

  • Xen 3.4.2

  • Xen 3.4.3

  • Xen 3.4.4

  • Xen 4.0.0

  • Xen 4.0.1

  • Xen 4.0.2

  • Xen 4.0.3

  • Xen 4.0.4

  • Xen 4.1.0

  • Xen 4.1.1

  • Xen 4.1.2

  • Xen 4.1.3

  • Xen 4.2.0


References

XF - xen-setp2mentry-dos(80024)

SECTRACK - 1027761

MLIST - [oss-security] 20121113 Xen Security Advisory 22 (CVE-2012-4537) - Memory mapping failure DoS vulnerability

OSVDB - 87307

MLIST - [Xen-announce] 20121113 Xen Security Advisory 22 (CVE-2012-4537) - Memory mapping failure DoS vulnerability

DEBIAN - DSA-2582

SECUNIA - 51468

SUSE - SUSE-SU-2012:1615

REDHAT - RHSA-2012:1540

SUSE - openSUSE-SU-2012:1572

SUSE - SUSE-SU-2012:1487

SUSE - SUSE-SU-2012:1486

BID - 56498

SECUNIA - 51200

SECUNIA - 51413

SECUNIA - 51352

SECUNIA - 51324

GENTOO - GLSA-201309-24

SECUNIA - 55082

SUSE - SUSE-SU-2014:0470

SUSE - SUSE-SU-2014:0446

SUSE - openSUSE-SU-2012:1573

Related Patches

Red Hat 2012:1540-01 RHSA Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update for RHEL 5 x86

Novell SUSE 2012:7015 libvirt-201211 security update for SLE 11 SP2 i586

Novell SUSE 2012:7015 libvirt-201211 security update for SLE 11 SP2 x86_64

Novell SUSE 2012:7018 xen-201211 security update for SLE 11 SP2 i586

Novell SUSE 2012:7018 xen-201211 security update for SLE 11 SP2 x86_64

Novell SUSE 2012:7081 vminstall-201211 recommended update for SLE 11 SP2 i586

Novell SUSE 2012:7081 vminstall-201211 recommended update for SLE 11 SP2 x86_64

Novell SUSE 2012:7133 xen security update for SLE 11 SP2 x86_64

Novell SUSE 2012:8359 xen-201211 security update for SLE 10 SP4 i586

Novell SUSE 2012:8359 xen-201211 security update for SLE 10 SP4 x86_64


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:58:29