CVE-2012-3515

NameCVE-2012-3515
DescriptionQemu, as used in Xen 4.0, 4.1 and possibly other products, when emulating certain devices with a virtual console backend, allows local OS guest users to gain privileges via a crafted escape VT100 sequence that triggers the overwrite of a "device model's address space."
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2542-1, DSA-2543-1, DSA-2545-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs686764
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
qemu (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)0.12.5+dfsg-3squeeze4fixed
squeeze (lts)0.12.5+dfsg-3squeeze5fixed
wheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6a+deb7u6fixed
wheezy (security)1.1.2+dfsg-6a+deb7u8fixed
jessie1:2.1+dfsg-12fixed
jessie (security)1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u1fixed
stretch1:2.3+dfsg-6afixed
sid1:2.4+dfsg-1afixed
qemu-kvm (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)0.12.5+dfsg-5+squeeze11fixed
squeeze (lts)0.12.5+dfsg-5+squeeze12fixed
wheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u6fixed
wheezy (security)1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u8fixed
xen (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)4.0.1-5.11fixed
wheezy4.1.4-3+deb7u3fixed
wheezy (security)4.1.4-3+deb7u8fixed
jessie (security)4.4.1-9+deb8u1fixed
stretch, jessie, sid4.4.1-9fixed
xen-qemu-dm-4.0 (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)4.0.1-2+squeeze3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusource(unstable)1.1.2+dfsg-1high
qemusourcesqueeze0.12.5+dfsg-3squeeze2highDSA-2545-1
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)1.1.2+dfsg-1high
qemu-kvmsourcesqueeze0.12.5+dfsg-5+squeeze9highDSA-2542-1
xensource(unstable)4.1.3-2high686764
xensourcesqueeze(not affected)
xen-qemu-dm-4.0source(unstable)(unfixed)high
xen-qemu-dm-4.0sourcesqueeze4.0.1-2+squeeze2highDSA-2543-1

Notes

[squeeze] - xen <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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