CVE-2012-3496

NameCVE-2012-3496
DescriptionXENMEM_populate_physmap in Xen 4.0, 4.1, and 4.2, and Citrix XenServer 6.0.2 and earlier, when translating paging mode is not used, allows local PV OS guest kernels to cause a denial of service (BUG triggered and host crash) via invalid flags such as MEMF_populate_on_demand.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2544-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs686764

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xen (PTS)jessie4.4.1-9+deb8u10fixed
jessie (security)4.4.4lts1-0+deb8u1fixed
buster, sid, stretch4.8.3+xsa267+shim4.10.1+xsa267-1+deb9u9fixed
stretch (security)4.8.4+xsa273+shim4.10.1+xsa273-1+deb9u10fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensource(unstable)4.1.3-2medium686764
xensourcesqueeze4.0.1-5.4mediumDSA-2544-1

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