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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-6035: Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-6035: Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/23/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The do_tmem_destroy_pool function in the Transcendent Memory (TMEM) in Xen 4.0, 4.1, and 4.2 does not properly validate pool ids, which allows local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and host crash) or execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors. NOTE: this issue was originally published as part of CVE-2012-3497, which was too general; CVE-2012-3497 has been SPLIT into this ID and others.

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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