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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2012-0217

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2012-0217



The x86-64 kernel system-call functionality in Xen 4.1.2 and earlier, as used in Citrix XenServer 6.0.2 and earlier and other products; Oracle Solaris 11 and earlier; illumos before r13724; Joyent SmartOS before 20120614T184600Z; FreeBSD before 9.0-RELEASE-p3; NetBSD 6.0 Beta and earlier; Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and R2 SP1 and Windows 7 Gold and SP1; and possibly other operating systems, when running on an Intel processor, incorrectly uses the sysret path in cases where a certain address is not a canonical address, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application. NOTE: because this issue is due to incorrect use of the Intel specification, it should have been split into separate identifiers; however, there was some value in preserving the original mapping of the multi-codebase coordinated-disclosure effort to a single identifier.


  • suse-upgrade-xen
  • suse-upgrade-xen-debugsource
  • suse-upgrade-xen-devel
  • suse-upgrade-xen-doc-html
  • suse-upgrade-xen-doc-pdf
  • suse-upgrade-xen-doc-ps
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-bigsmp
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-debug
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-default
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-default-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-desktop
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-desktop-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-kdump
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-kdumppae
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-pae
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-pae-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-smp
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-vmi
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-vmipae
  • suse-upgrade-xen-libs
  • suse-upgrade-xen-libs-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-xen-libs-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-xen-libs-debuginfo-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-xen-libs-debuginfo-x86
  • suse-upgrade-xen-libs-x86
  • suse-upgrade-xen-tools
  • suse-upgrade-xen-tools-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-xen-tools-domu
  • suse-upgrade-xen-tools-domu-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-xen-tools-ioemu

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