CVE-2012-5514

NameCVE-2012-5514
DescriptionThe guest_physmap_mark_populate_on_demand function in Xen 4.2 and earlier does not properly unlock the subject GFNs when checking if they are in use, which allows local guest HVM administrators to cause a denial of service (hang) via unspecified vectors.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2582-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
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
xen (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze4.0.1-5.11fixed
wheezy4.1.4-3+deb7u3fixed
wheezy (security)4.1.4-3+deb7u5fixed
jessie, sid4.4.1-9fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensource(unstable)4.1.3-6medium
xensourcesqueeze4.0.1-5.5mediumDSA-2582-1

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