CVE-2012-5513

NameCVE-2012-5513
DescriptionThe XENMEM_exchange handler in Xen 4.2 and earlier does not properly check the memory address, which allows local PV guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly gain privileges via unspecified vectors that overwrite memory in the hypervisor reserved range.
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-2582-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xen (PTS)jessie4.4.1-9+deb8u10fixed
jessie (security)4.4.4lts5-0+deb8u1fixed
stretch4.8.5+shim4.10.2+xsa282-1+deb9u11fixed
stretch (security)4.8.5.final+shim4.10.4-1+deb9u12fixed
buster4.11.1+92-g6c33308a8d-2fixed
buster (security)4.11.3+24-g14b62ab3e5-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid4.11.3+24-g14b62ab3e5-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensource(unstable)4.1.3-5
xensourcesqueeze4.0.1-5.5DSA-2582-1

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