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CVE-2012-3498

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PHYSDEVOP_map_pirq in Xen 4.1 and 4.2 and Citrix XenServer 6.0.2 and earlier allows local HVM guest OS kernels to cause a denial of service (host crash) and possibly read hypervisor or guest memory via vectors related to a missing range check of map->index.

Details Source

Mitre

Statement

Not vulnerable.

This issue did not affect the versions of the kernel-xen package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

This issue did not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG as we did not have support for Xen hypervisor.

Public Date

2012-09-05 00:00:00

Impact

Moderate

Bugzilla

CVE-2012-3498 kernel: xen: PHYSDEVOP_map_pirq index vulnerability

Bugzilla ID

851 193

CVSS Status

draft

Base Score

5.80

Base Metrics

AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:C

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Xen project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Matthew Daley as the original reporter.

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel-xen Not affected