CVE-2012-4539

LOW
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Description

Xen 4.0 through 4.2, when running 32-bit x86 PV guests on 64-bit hypervisors, allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and hang or crash) via invalid arguments to GNTTABOP_get_status_frames, aka "Grant table hypercall infinite loop DoS vulnerability."

References

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/2012-12/msg00018.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-03/msg00021.html

http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-announce/2012-11/msg00002.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/51200

http://secunia.com/advisories/51324

http://secunia.com/advisories/51352

http://secunia.com/advisories/51413

http://secunia.com/advisories/51468

http://secunia.com/advisories/55082

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201309-24.xml

http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2582

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/11/13/4

http://www.osvdb.org/87305

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56498

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027763

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/80026

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-03

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-11-21

Updated: 2017-08-29

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

Tenable Plugins

View all (17 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
90380GLSA-201604-03 : Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities (Venom)NessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
83616SUSE SLES11 Security Update : Xen (SUSE-SU-2014:0446-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
83564SUSE SLED10 / SLES10 Security Update : Xen (SUSE-SU-2012:1487-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
79489OracleVM 3.1 : xen (OVMSA-2012-0051)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
medium
79488OracleVM 3.0 : xen (OVMSA-2012-0050)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
medium
74852openSUSE Security Update : xen (openSUSE-SU-2012:1685-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
74821openSUSE Security Update : XEN (openSUSE-SU-2012:1573-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
74820openSUSE Security Update : XEN (openSUSE-SU-2012:1572-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
70184GLSA-201309-24 : Xen: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
64238SuSE 11.2 Security Update : Xen (SAT Patch Number 7018)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
64232SuSE 11.2 Security Update : Xen (SAT Patch Number 7133)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
64201SuSE 11.2 Security Update : libvirt (SAT Patch Number 7015)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
63188Debian DSA-2582-1 : xen - several vulnerabilitiesNessusDebian Local Security Checks
medium
63032Fedora 18 : xen-4.2.0-4.fc18 (2012-18146)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
63010Fedora 16 : xen-4.1.3-4.fc16 (2012-18249)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
63009Fedora 17 : xen-4.1.3-6.fc17 (2012-18242)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
62963SuSE 10 Security Update : Xen (ZYPP Patch Number 8359)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium