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; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2542-1, DSA-2543-1, DSA-2545-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs686764

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qemu (PTS)wheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6a+deb7u12fixed
wheezy (security)1.1.2+dfsg-6a+deb7u13fixed
jessie (security), jessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u6fixed
stretch, sid1:2.6+dfsg-3fixed
qemu-kvm (PTS)wheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u12fixed
wheezy (security)1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u13fixed
xen (PTS)wheezy4.1.4-3+deb7u9fixed
wheezy (security)4.1.6.lts1-1fixed
jessie4.4.1-9+deb8u5fixed
jessie (security)4.4.1-9+deb8u6fixed
stretch, sid4.6.0-1+nmu2fixed

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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