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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-4538: Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-4538: Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/24/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The HVMOP_pagetable_dying hypercall in Xen 4.0, 4.1, and 4.2 does not properly check the pagetable state when running on shadow pagetables, which allows a local HVM guest OS to cause a denial of service (hypervisor crash) via unspecified vectors.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-emulation-pvgrub
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-emulation-xen
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-emulation-xen-pvgrub
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-emulation-xen-tools

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