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CVE-2012-4411

Impact: Important
Public: 2012-09-06
CWE: CWE-284
Bugzilla: 855140: CVE-2012-4411 xen: qemu: guest administrator can access qemu monitor console

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The graphical console in Xen 4.0, 4.1 and 4.2 allows local OS guest administrators to obtain sensitive host resource information via the qemu monitor. NOTE: this might be a duplicate of CVE-2007-0998.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4411 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

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.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 7.4
Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector: Adjacent Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Integrity Impact: Complete
Availability Impact: Complete

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Red Hat security errata

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External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Xen project for reporting this issue.

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