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Alpine Linux: CVE-2012-5513: Multiple vulnerabilities in Xen 4.1/4.2 allow remote denial of service

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2012-5513: Multiple vulnerabilities in Xen 4.1/4.2 allow remote denial of service

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/13/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

The XENMEM_exchange handler in Xen 4.2 and earlier does not properly check the memory address, which allows local PV guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly gain privileges via unspecified vectors that overwrite memory in the hypervisor reserved range.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-xen

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