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CVE-2012-5514

Published: 13 December 2012

The guest_physmap_mark_populate_on_demand function in Xen 4.2 and earlier does not properly unlock the subject GFNs when checking if they are in use, which allows local guest HVM administrators to cause a denial of service (hang) via unspecified vectors.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
xen
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

oneiric
Released (4.1.1-2ubuntu4.3)
precise
Released (4.1.2-2ubuntu2.3)
quantal
Released (4.1.3-3ubuntu1.1)
raring
Released (4.2.0-1ubuntu4)
upstream Needs triage

Binaries built from this source package are in Universe and so are supported by the community.
xen-3.1
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Not vulnerable

lucid Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

raring Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

Binaries built from this source package are in Universe and so are supported by the community.
xen-3.2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Not vulnerable

lucid Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

raring Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

Binaries built from this source package are in Universe and so are supported by the community.
xen-3.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid Not vulnerable

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

raring Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

Binaries built from this source package are in Universe and so are supported by the community.