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Alpine Linux: CVE-2012-5515: Vulnerability in xen 4.2/4.1 may allow remote denial of service

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2012-5515: Vulnerability in xen 4.2/4.1 may allow remote denial of service

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
12/13/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

The (1) XENMEM_decrease_reservation, (2) XENMEM_populate_physmap, and (3) XENMEM_exchange hypercalls in Xen 4.2 and earlier allow local guest administrators to cause a denial of service (long loop and hang) via a crafted extent_order value.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-xen

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