CVE-2012-6031

NameCVE-2012-6031
DescriptionThe do_tmem_get function in the Transcendent Memory (TMEM) in Xen 4.0, 4.1, and 4.2 allow local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (CPU hang and host crash) via unspecified vectors related to a spinlock being held in the "bad_copy error path." NOTE: this issue was originally published as part of CVE-2012-3497, which was too general; CVE-2012-3497 has been SPLIT into this ID and others.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs686764

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.lts1-10fixed
jessie4.4.1-9+deb8u9fixed
jessie (security)4.4.1-9+deb8u10fixed
buster, sid, stretch (security), stretch4.8.1-1+deb9u3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensource(unstable)4.1.4-1unimportant686764

Notes

[squeeze] - xen <no-dsa> (Experimental/unsupported feature)
CVE-2012-3497 has been SPLIT into this ID and others
TMEM not supported for production systems (technology preview)

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