CVE-2012-0218

NameCVE-2012-0218
DescriptionXen 3.4, 4.0, and 4.1, when the guest OS has not registered a handler for a syscall or sysenter instruction, does not properly clear a flag for exception injection when injecting a General Protection Fault, which allows local PV guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest crash) by later triggering an exception that would normally be handled within Xen.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2501-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xen (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)4.0.1-5.11fixed
wheezy4.1.4-3+deb7u3fixed
wheezy (security)4.1.4-3+deb7u6fixed
stretch, sid, jessie4.4.1-9fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensource(unstable)4.1.3~rc1+hg-20120614.a9c0a89c08f2-1low
xensourcesqueeze4.0.1-5.2lowDSA-2501-1

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