CVE-2012-5511

NameCVE-2012-5511
DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in the dirty video RAM tracking functionality in Xen 3.4 through 4.1 allows local HVM guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (crash) via a large bitmap image.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2636-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xen (PTS)wheezy4.1.4-3+deb7u9fixed
wheezy (security)4.1.6.1-1+deb7u1fixed
jessie4.4.1-9+deb8u4fixed
jessie (security)4.4.1-9+deb8u5fixed
stretch, sid4.6.0-1+nmu2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensource(unstable)4.1.3-5medium
xensourcesqueeze4.0.1-5.7mediumDSA-2636-1

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